This author’s style is varied and warm but grounded in truth-finding and truth-telling…. This is also a handsome book. Great thought has gone into its design and format.
Rosanna Flemming, an Irish Famine Orphan, had serious medical and psychological issues. It is not known what triggered them. We know that she lost at least two children in infancy, but perhaps her earlier experiences in Ireland played a part….
The fear of his first battle with the 1st Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers remained with Bill for the rest of his life. It was a bloody affair in which a victory of sorts was secured but at a high cost. Many of his Battalion were killed or captured.
Theatre Review by Anna-Rose Shack Vanessa O’Neill: In Search of Owen Roe – La Mama, Carlton, Melbourne. 26th May 2016 Vanessa O’Neill’s In Search of Owen Roe is a one-woman show of gently dramatised storytelling, playing at La Mama theatre in May 2016 after a sold-out season in 2015. Owen Roe, who led an …
when everyone is poor, cooperation tends to be more common than conflict.
A new Australian play about Irish forebears and failure.