The Rise of Irish Australia documentary which illustrates the impact of Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising in Australia is now available to stream.
A brief friendship with a remarkable man
Irish history has returned to the curriculum of Australia’s leading university, the University of Melbourne, after an absence of a number of years.
It is the 1850’s in Australia. An English man Edward Hargraves has just discovered a ‘grain of gold’ in a waterhole near Bathurst.
Ireland’s national independent talk radio station, Newstalk, will focus on Irish-Australian history in its autumn schedule.
Ireland’s generation emigration illustrated.
Newstalk quizzed the Diaspora Minister recently on engagement with Irish emigrants.
A harp played lightly as canapés were served gracefully. The welcome mat was out on the other side of the world for Mary McAleese.
Just over 200 years ago, nearly 200 Irish men and women experienced a voyage of sadism in their transportation to Britain’s new penal colony of Australia.
“Drunk Paddy’s $500k flood of tears” screamed the headline, and the jokes were quick to follow.