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Irish in Britain Representation Group (IBRG)

We received the following communication from IBRG a chara/dear friend I am writing to let you know about my work on cataloguing the Irish in Britain Representation Group archive, which was lodged at the Working Class Movement  Library in Salford  some years ago. IBRG was a campaigning organisation from 1982 to 2000, established because of … Continue reading

An Australian Premiere for Belfast Girls

Nature of Event: The Highlands Theatre Group is pleased to announce that it will be producing an exciting new play by Irish author Jaki McCarrick, Belfast Girls. This is the first time the play has been produced by an Australian Theatre Company, professional or amateur. For information regarding the origins of the play, here are … Continue reading

The silent grief of voluntary migration

A Personal Narrative on Emigration by Méabh O’Leary Méabh is what is termed a ‘love migrant’ in a ‘mixed marriage’. She said ‘I do’ in ‘home’ sickness and in health to Bruce and to Australia. Managing a dual identity and the issues that arise over the lifecycle of migration led Méabh to be involved with ‘Griefline’ … Continue reading