Tagged with Irish history

David Goodall:Peacemaker

The iconic image of of Bishop Edward Daly in Derry ‘negotiating’ a safe passage for Jackie Duddy, a victim of the Bloody Sunday massacre in Derry on the 30th January 1972, resurfaced in the media on the occasion of the death of the Bishop recently. The image was a stark reminder of just how much … Continue reading

Memories of a 1950s Irish leftie in St Kilda Melbourne

Memories of a 1950s Irish leftie in St Kilda, Melbourne by Dr Dennis Walker The extraordinary cultural mix of St Kilda inevitably brought together people of radically opposing ideologies.   Dr Dennis Walker sheds some light on one aspect of this diversity remembered from his childhood: the Irish immigrant nationalists. My father, Patrick Joseph Walker, was born … Continue reading