The ISAANZ conference circuit is as healthy and vibrant as it is because it is open to those outside academia and enthusiastically followed by family historians, journalists, and those who take a pride in their Irish heritage.
It is important that in remembering and commemorating what happened that we don’t glorify or justify it.
The feelings expressed by the poets of the time brought home the anguish that drove these young men. All were at a pivotal point in their lives when they refused to ‘bow’ to a future under exploitative foreign domination
Save the Dates! Bloomsday in Melbourne and the Easter Rising 1916 Centenary Commemorations