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Convict Women and Orphan Girls

Convict Women and Orphan Girls

Independent Irish fimmakers Barrie Dowdall & Siobhan Lynam have recently completed a 4-hour documentary series, filmed in Australia, called Convict Women & Orphan Girls which tells the story of the 25,000 convict women, nearly half of them Irish born, who were transported from Ireland  to Australia from 1787 to 1853. The series also features the 4,200 … Continue reading