We are looking for any informaiton of evictions, locations and local folklore.
A move to Canberra, squire to proof reader, squire’s wife to a cleaner, life was not easy.
IXO volunteers in the parish of your ancestors are a friendly face and great source of information and advice;
Each visit home is another stage in the grieving process
Perhaps without knowing it, Dan O’Riordan tells the story of his redemption as a tribute to Australia and the powerful connection that exists between our two nations.
that stream still wound
Its onward carving through ancient
Ground of sod and sedge and glacial sands
Was there a ‘gendered’ difference in the colonial experience of the first generation of Famine migrants? Did the women adapt more readily? Were women more willingly acculturated? Were they more independent in their choice of marriage partners? Was the regrouping of their family more likely to be ‘transitional’ than that of Irish men? These are questions about women’s role in their family emigration strategy that can, and still need to be addressed.
Leaving and Arriving: Irish Women Migrating to Australia Today