The Rise of Irish Australia documentary which illustrates the impact of Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising in Australia is now available to stream.
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”
A 16mm camera captures Ireland 60 years ago
Ireland’s national independent talk radio station, Newstalk, will focus on Irish-Australian history in its autumn schedule.
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?”
In the previous episode a tribe by the name of Firblog (men of bags or leather wallets) had enjoyed an eighty year possession of Ireland but the new invaders, the Tuatha de Dananns, were to make their indelible mark on Irish history.
A discovery of a 131 year old book on Ireland’s history reveals the original Game of Thrones.