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
An interesting map shows the areas in the United States that have the heaviest concentration of Irish-Americans.
Ireland’s national independent talk radio station, Newstalk, will focus on Irish-Australian history in its autumn schedule.
Ireland’s generation emigration illustrated.
4 meetings across Australia were organised by the Irish government to consult with its diaspora. The average turnout? 30 people. With free will or not the Irish… Read more “Irish government is playing lip service to its emigrants”
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.
“Drunk Paddy’s $500k flood of tears” screamed the headline, and the jokes were quick to follow.