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.
Just over 200 years ago the Australian state of Tasmania was England’s human dumping ground. For fifty years over 70,000 men, women and children were ripped from… Read more “Why does Tasmania whitewash its convict past?”
The election of Australia’s new PM is good for the Irish, but a race to the right wing.
Life on a 457 visa is just so easy
A discovery of a 131 year old book on Ireland’s history reveals the original Game of Thrones.