I usually held my father’s hand and would walk on the outside of the path as the hedges and bushes we passed seemed to develop a sinister aspect in the night shadows. Our footsteps resonated in the silence of the night. No memory of the cold temperatures of those nights remains with me. Only the joy of the special experience.
I have never smuggled anything over borders before or since and I was extremely nervous, but our car was not searched on the way over. The return trip was a different matter.
For many in Ireland, ‘Around the Boree Log’ was our introduction to Australia.
The Pope named her with Lincoln, Martin Luther King and Thomas Merton as four great Americans.
A Tribute to Fr Michael O’Sullivan.
Catherine Fitzpatrick, a convict’s wife, conductor of the first choir of an infant colony.
A conference to celebrate the contribution of Archbishop Goold to Melbourne.
Skellig really is a magical place.
the book is beautifully produced and illustrated
It’s a memory I’ll hold forever, it’s made me take an interest in our history.