The Nation writers emigrate to Melbourne; Love’s Bitter Mystery: the Year that Made James Joyce; My Irish Story; The Young Naturalist; New Irish Fiction; From the Papers; Finding Our Heart in Irish; Fr Bob: ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam; Darkness Into Light Melbourne 2021 raises $50,000 for Pieta House and Batyr; Struggling to Belong Anywhere;

The Nation writers emigrate to Melbourne

Jun 10, 2021 09:50 am
It is a remarkable fact that three writers associated with The Nation newspaper emigrated to Melbourne in the mid-1850s: Edward Hayes, Charles Gavan Duffy and Gerald Henry Supple. Professionally diverse, they shared a deep love of poetry and song. Continue reading

Love’s Bitter Mystery: the Year that Made James Joyce

Jun 10, 2021 09:45 am
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. Continue reading

My Irish Story

Jun 10, 2021 09:40 am
From Limerick and Wicklow, now with a street named after a member of the family. Continue reading

The Young Naturalist

Jun 10, 2021 09:35 am
Book Review by James King Dara McAnulty: Diary of a Young Naturalist, The Text Publishing Company, 2020. RRP: $29.99 ISBN: 9781922330000 I was given this book for Christmas, and having no prior knowledge of it, or its author, I raised a sceptical eyebrow. My experience with books as Christmas gifts is not an entirely happy … Continue reading

New Irish Fiction

Jun 10, 2021 09:30 am
Malachi O'Doherty uses Ulster, while John Connolly uses Arkansas for their murder stories. Graham Norton's gentler story is set in West Cork. Continue reading

From the Papers

Jun 10, 2021 09:25 am
Snippets from the Irish newspapers. Continue reading

Finding Our Heart in Irish

Jun 10, 2021 09:20 am
The Statement from the Heart won this year's Australian international peace prize, the Sydney Peace Prize, from 200 nominations. Continue reading

Fr Bob: ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam

Jun 10, 2021 09:15 am
Last year was indeed both the worst of times and the best of times for many of us. Continue reading

Darkness Into Light Melbourne 2021 raises $50,000 for Pieta House and Batyr

Jun 10, 2021 09:10 am
Connecting with the fitness sets for a good Irish cause Continue reading

Struggling to Belong Anywhere

May 20, 2021 07:49 am
Austere minimalist staging that is also aesthetically pleasing and inventive. Continue reading


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