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Irish Australia – Getting More Interesting

Launch of Elizabeth Malcolm and Dianne Hall, A New History of the Irish in Australia, Sydney, New South, 2018. This is the full text of Val Noone‘s launch speech on 20 November 2018 On your behalf, I pay our respects to the Wurundjeri people, the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, especially to their … Continue reading

Irish South Australia: new histories and insights

Due to be launched on February 1 at the Irish Club, Carrington St, Adelaide, by the Irish Ambassador to Australia Breandán Ó Caollaí, this volume of essays has had some enthusiastic reviews already. Associate Professor of Archaeology at Flinders University, Heather Burke, says This collection provides a unique set of insights into Irish life in … Continue reading

Ó labhair an teanga Ghaeilge liom

2019 Canberra Irish Language Class Information Evening 5 February 2019 Nature of Event: If you’re interested in attending Irish language classes in 2019 please come to this free information session in February. This information session will serve to answer any questions you have about the classes, materials and content as well as giving you an … Continue reading

Season’s Greetings

Season’s Greetings

    Go raibh gach sonas oraibh an Nollaig seo agus athbhliain faoi mhaise daoibh go léir! Wishing you a very Happy and Peaceful  Christmas and a prosperous New Year!

Mythology in the Irish landscape

Mythology in the Irish landscape

A Feature by Neasa Nic Dhómhnaill: this is part two of Neasa’s visit to Irish places and their associated mythology. See also June’s edition.   I clearly remember standing in the magnificent archway of Uaimheanna na Céise* or Uaimheanna Chéis Chorainn, scanning the emerald fields of Contaetha Ros Comáin, Sligeach agus Maigh Eo. I had … Continue reading