Come to the centenary re-enactment of the speech, by noted actor Rod Quantock.
Ambassador Breandán took an inclusive and humanist approach, linking the sufferings of the victims of the Irish Famine with those of people displaced today.
Arrival of Irish Famine Orphan Girls in Melbourne
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.
The peacemaking legacy of Daniel Berrigan, S.J