A young woman of 23 might have seemed a pliable appointment as a teacher at Glenmaggie, but Clara Weeks, who opened the school in June 1875 to public cheering, proved otherwise.
for him nothing remotely matched these Irish events in importance.
Come to the centenary re-enactment of the speech, by noted actor Rod Quantock.
Eoin Hahessy’s insightful, low-budget film, Michael, They’ve Shot Them, is to be shown on RTE 1
This remarkable film of St Patrick’s Day 1920 in Melbourne is an impassioned call for Ireland’s independence
As the pool of Australian volunteers had begun to dry, Prime Minister Hughes, ever an avid defender and supporter of the British Empire and of Australia as a key dominion, sought to conscript additional Australian manpower.