Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising helped to shape political forces in Australia at a crucial time in our own national history.
Convict Women and Orphan Girls is a compelling portrayal – meticulously researched, vividly scripted and brilliantly enacted
Their productions, which deliver meticulous historical research with narrative force and aesthetic appeal, have been broadcast around the world,
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 …