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”
It is the 1850’s in Australia. An English man Edward Hargraves has just discovered a ‘grain of gold’ in a waterhole near Bathurst.
Newstalk, Ireland’s national talk radio station, will feature a new five part series on Irish Australian history in 2015. The ‘Talking History’ show, broadcast on Newstalk on… Read more “Newstalk to broadcast new Irish-Australian history series”
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 generation emigration illustrated.
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.
Newstalk quizzed the Diaspora Minister recently on engagement with Irish emigrants.
A cartoon in the West Australian newspaper on the subject of Irish nurses coming to Australia has provoked a furious reaction from the Irish community here. The… Read more “Irish stereotypes raise their head again Down Under”