In a new play by Irish-Australian poet and playwright, Meg McNena, Pompey Elliott, inspires as husband, father, general, Anzac veteran, leader.
The An Post images tell the story of reconciliation: that both sides suffered as a consequence of war and also the 1916 rising.
The play powerfully captures in battle and at home the courage of Australian men and women.
Calls for Donations for a new play about WWI by Irish-Australian poet, Meg McNena.
Meleady makes very clear that he does not accept much of the previous scholarly and political consensus concerning Redmond’s alleged personal and political shortcomings.
1917 was a bitter year – probably the most bitter in white Australia’s history – but also one of which Irish Australians can be proud.
How the ‘Warwick egg incident’ of 1917 exemplified an Australian nation divided.
A major event in the formative history of Warwick will be brought to life and celebrated around the town on Saturday, November 18th November.
In September 1916, a 27-year-old police officer George Duncan was shot dead in Tottenham, a small mining town in the copper belt of western New South Wales. The perpetrators were Roland Kennedy and Frank Franz, two members of the IWW.
the book is beautifully produced and illustrated