Congratulations; The Irish and Australian Law; Something Special …; Cuckoon’s Nest; Recalling Dorothy Day; Irish Settlers in South Australia; From The Papers; Hospital Pass; Two Irish Contributions to Australia; Heroes like Finucane;


Aug 10, 2020 09:50 am
Two new OAM recipients with connection to Tintean Continue reading

The Irish and Australian Law

Aug 10, 2020 09:46 am
The role of Irish lawyers in colonial Australia has received regular attention over the years but has not achieved much clarity. Continue reading

Something Special …

Aug 10, 2020 09:42 am
Surely a woman could not have done this on her own. Surely a woman could not have seen what this festering tyrant was doing. Surely a woman could not have known that tyranny incubates and flies across borders. Continue reading

Cuckoon’s Nest

Aug 10, 2020 09:38 am
Working through Irish-music tune-names for an article in the 3rd edition of Companion to Irish Traditional Music, Fintan Valelly was time-travelled back to the 1800s, conjured by those melodic ‘handles’ into a heaving landscape of people, lives, places and the everyday. Continue reading

Recalling Dorothy Day

Aug 10, 2020 09:33 am
The Pope named her with Lincoln, Martin Luther King and Thomas Merton as four great Americans. Continue reading

Irish Settlers in South Australia

Aug 10, 2020 09:29 am
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. Continue reading

From The Papers

Aug 10, 2020 09:25 am
Short items from past four weeks. Continue reading

Hospital Pass

Aug 10, 2020 09:21 am
Your partners are your long-time opponents, there's a pandemic, there is noise on you backbench ... and then there are the Greens. Who would want to be Taoiseach? Continue reading

Two Irish Contributions to Australia

Aug 10, 2020 09:17 am
This impressive work tells us the story of two exceptional personalities, Curtin and Scullin, it is also, in a most profound manner, the story of the movement they nurtured, the Australian Labor movement. Continue reading

Heroes like Finucane

Aug 10, 2020 09:13 am
Churchill is quoted as saying 'If ever I feel a bitter feeling rising in my heart about the Irish, the hands of heroes like Finucane seem to stretch out to soothe it away.' Continue reading

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