Searching for Bridget; Vale, Peter Kiernan (1923-2019); The Irish Australian Literature Symposium (22 November 2019); Irish General Election: A Screenshot; Dirty Linen; The Women Who Changed Australia; Resurrecting our Feminist Dead; Nevil Shute’s Irish Connection; Global Irish Newsletter.; Invitation to Irish Emigrants;

Searching for Bridget

Feb 07, 2020 09:46 am
An attempt to piece together the history of the elusive Famine Orphan, Bridget Gallagher of Donegal. Continue reading

Vale, Peter Kiernan (1923-2019)

Feb 07, 2020 09:45 am
Peter Kiernan had a long association with Irish affairs in Melbourne - the Connolly Association program on Radio 3CR, the Famine Rock commemoration at Williamstown, and with both Táin and Tinteán magazines... Continue reading

The Irish Australian Literature Symposium (22 November 2019)

Feb 07, 2020 09:42 am
The Irish-Australian Literature Symposium of 2019 may be remembered in years to come as the event that marked the formal initiation of ‘a distinctive new field of research’. Continue reading

Irish General Election: A Screenshot

Feb 07, 2020 09:40 am
By Sean Farrell As this is written, we are well into the second week of the General Election campaign; the vote to take place on Saturday 8 February.  Though the early opinion polls show the two main parties neck and neck, as they have been virtually since 2016, it has not been a good start … Continue reading

Dirty Linen

Feb 07, 2020 09:35 am
When the day of your confinement came / they gave you nothing to ease the pain... Continue reading

The Women Who Changed Australia

Feb 07, 2020 09:30 am
The subtitle of this book reflects the ambitions of its author: 'The women who changed Australia'. It’s a big claim... Continue reading

Resurrecting our Feminist Dead

Feb 07, 2020 09:25 am
This novel is a paeon of love to Sydney and to Michael Davitt and the Ladies Land League. Continue reading

Nevil Shute’s Irish Connection

Feb 07, 2020 09:20 am
Book review by Sean Farrell and Frank O’Shea Nevil Shute. On the Beach.  Text Publishing, Melbourne 2019. With Introduction by Gideon Haigh. 352 pp. ISBN: 9781822268327 RRP: $24.99 h/b It is easy now to forget how close the world may have come to nuclear war during the Cuban crisis of 1962. In a way, we … Continue reading

Global Irish Newsletter.

Feb 07, 2020 09:15 am
This past year has seen a wealth of diaspora activity taking place around the world. Continue reading

Invitation to Irish Emigrants

Feb 07, 2020 09:00 am
Irish emigrants are invited to participate in a study being carried out by Maria Touza, Emilia Grycuk and David Tracey, as part of their Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology at Utrecht University, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The study aims to investigate Migratory Grief among migrants living abroad who originate from either Poland, Venezuela … Continue reading


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