Was the period between 1840 and 1869 the one when the influence of the Irish, at least, numerically, was strongest in colonial Australia? How do we account for the fluctuations?
The 25th Irish Studies in Australia and New Zealand conference (ISANZ25) will be held at Auckland University December 6-8.
There is James Joyce, the lionised author; there is young Jim Joyce, full of confidence and with nothing to justify it and no good reason to believe he ever will; and there is Stephen Dedalus, the fictional altar of his ego.
Irish judges and politicians in colonial Australia have been credited with ‘undermining British Australia’ and ‘transforming English law’ in Australia and contributing to ‘Irish Supremacy’ down under. Strong words!
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is in contention to be named the World’s Leading Tourist Attraction at prestigious World Travel Awards
A book of essays reissued to mark the centenary of women’s suffrage in Ireland in 2018 full of interest for the general reader.
The Surprise, moored at the Cove of Cork, and the Essex, at Kingstown in Dublin Bay (now Dun Laoghaire), were derelict ships which operated as holding prisons for convicts from 1823 until 1837.
Proposals are invited for Research Papers and/or Sessions and/or Posters
Hugh Mahon has the dubious distinction of being the only member expelled from the federal parliament
The aim of The Children’s Relief Fund was to relieve hardship, assist with building reconstruction, and to support breadwinners in prison.