Jo Biden and Seamus Heaney; Two Irish Artists and the Archibald Prize; 11 November in Australian history; Active Adelaide under Covid19; Restoration of Images of the Founders; Elegy for the Corncrake by Michael Boyle; Mary McAleese, by herself; New Irish Fiction; Remember hoping for an Australian Republic?; Monica McInerney Interview;

Jo Biden and Seamus Heaney

Nov 10, 2020 09:50 am
It means once in a lifetime That justice can rise up And hope and history rhyme. Continue reading

Two Irish Artists and the Archibald Prize

Nov 10, 2020 09:48 am
Sinead Davies has painted fellow Irish-born Australian Claire Dunne, OAM, and the painting was shortlisted for the Archibald Prize. Continue reading

11 November in Australian history

Nov 10, 2020 09:45 am
11th November: does this date have an uncanny talismanic quality? Continue reading

Active Adelaide under Covid19

Nov 10, 2020 09:43 am
Adelaide is certainly a fortunate place to live during Covid19. Continue reading

Restoration of Images of the Founders

Nov 10, 2020 09:41 am
A Report by Peter Gavin The Celtic Club Melbourne was successful in securing a grant under the Emigrant Support Programme to restore the Club’s founders’ picture and create a digital copy and a smaller print copy.  This magnificent and invaluable collage painting is a historical document featuring the Club’s initial purpose in supporting Home Rule, … Continue reading

Elegy for the Corncrake by Michael Boyle

Nov 10, 2020 09:35 am
An Elegy for the Corncrake (On September 26 2020 local bird watcher Jared Clarke saw a corncrake on the South- east coast of Newfoundland.) Crek craik, crek craik crek craikNear noon on that Saturday mornon the boggy bake apple barrensflushed out by the spottersat a droke close Cape Race.You were only just a couple hours … Continue reading

Mary McAleese, by herself

Nov 10, 2020 09:30 am
Born and raised, in a large Catholic family in the much-troubled Ardoyne district, violence surrounded Mary McAleese's life from the beginning. Continue reading

New Irish Fiction

Nov 10, 2020 09:25 am
The Fenians were an oathbound and highly secret group of ruthless killers, who were much more adept than those presented here. Continue reading

Remember hoping for an Australian Republic?

Nov 10, 2020 09:20 am
The story of Tom Keneally's involvement in the Australian Republican Movement and of the many who supported a Republic from the foundation of Australian society. Continue reading

Monica McInerney Interview

Nov 10, 2020 09:18 am
Descended from County Clare people, Monica McInerney understands intergenerational trauma. Continue reading


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