ISAANZ call for abstracts

ISAANZ call for abstracts

24th Irish Studies in Australia and New Zealand conference (ISAANZ24) December 9-12, 2019 Adelaide, South Australia Foregrounding Irish Women : the Antipodes and beyond Call for Abstracts The Antipodes, the opposite, figuratively, geographically, metaphorically. We are interested in accounts of women and men who lived opposite lives often off the main stage, but who played … Continue reading

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

Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know

Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know

A Book Review by Steve Carey Colm Toibin: Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know: The Fathers oWilde, Yeats, and Joyce. Picador, 2018. RRP: $29.99 [price at Readings] ISBN: 9781760781149 Originating as the 2017 Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature at Emory University, Tόibín’s little book is a meditation on three very different Dublin dads and their literary lads. At … 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