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Long, Long Thoughts

Long, Long Thoughts

THE BIRTHING By Maurice Brick On our little farm in Gorta Dubha we had for the most times, seven cows. The cows were well respected. They each had a name and a particular stall in the cowshed. We had Bó Dave which we bought from Dave a’Gabha (blacksmith), Bó Danny we bought from Danny Sheehy … Continue reading

Memories of a 1950s Irish leftie in St Kilda Melbourne

Memories of a 1950s Irish leftie in St Kilda, Melbourne by Dr Dennis Walker The extraordinary cultural mix of St Kilda inevitably brought together people of radically opposing ideologies.   Dr Dennis Walker sheds some light on one aspect of this diversity remembered from his childhood: the Irish immigrant nationalists. My father, Patrick Joseph Walker, was born … Continue reading