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
26 years ago Garret Fitzgerald examined the significance of 1916. In the centenary of this rising it is worth remembering the thoughts of the late Irish statesman. … Read more “The significance of 1916”
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.
We all know The Boys of Bárr na Sráide, City of Chicago and the Christmas thumper Fairytale of New York but what about those gems of Irish emigration songs that are sometimes forgotten.
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.
For over ninety years the Irish language has been force fed to its citizens yet we never acquired a taste.
Time for a new Irish stereotype