A Publication of the Australian Irish Heritage Association
Volume 7 Number 1
On the impressive history of Irish women
Annual Report For Year Ending March 1999
By Ed Pigott and including a Board of Management Report
Joe O'Sullivan OAM
Joe Crozier interviews Joe on his award of the Order of Australia medal
Irish Anticipations of Botany Bay
Bob Reece describes the Irish interest in the establishment of a convict colony in Botany Bay
Captain Joseph Peter Lalor
Ian Chambers tells of the Gallipoli exploits of the grandson of the Eureka Stockade
The 75th Anniversary
Irish Times writer Fintan O'Toole talks of the relatively quiet commemoration of 75 years since the end of the Civil War
Letter from Sydney
Joe OíSullivan talks of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race and buying fish at the markets
A Mother Superior's Prayer
On humility and having a few friends at the end
Good Books Lately
Going Inland by Pat Jacobs
An Irish dynasty is the Correspondence of Myles Dillon 1992-1925: Irish German Relations and Celtic Studies reviewed by Brendan O'Cathaoir"
Bob Reeceís speech at the launch of Deborah Lissonís book Red Hugh
James Larkin: Lion of the Fold edited by Donal Nevin and reviewed by Padraig Yeates
A Dictionary of Hiberno-English by Terence Dolan
Ginchy: Nationalist Irelandís forgotten battle of the Somme
Martin Stauntion tells of Major Willie Redmond and the 6th Royal Irish regiment at Ginchy and Guillement in September 1916.
The "Confessio" of Saint Patrick
The autobiographical confession by Patrick himself around 450AD gives a unique record of life in the British isles.
Australia Day Ecumenical Service
St Georgeís Cathedral 24 January 1999
Adventures in Wonderland
Irish Times cartoonist Martyn Turner says that magical Australia would be even more majestic were it not for the rabbits, nuclear tests and the arrival of Captain Cook and a bunch of Europeans in 1770.
Lance Contrucci checks out Dublin eateries
An Irishman's Diary
Kevin Myers writes on the fate of the Good Friday Agreement
From the Past
An excerpt from JN Brewerís book "The Beauties of Ireland"
Alex Main writes on highland dancing
History of Irish Women
Sinead McCoole talks of a reappraisal of the role of women in the foundation of the of the Irish Free State
Irishman who Played Bagpipes on Deck
John Shaw writes of Eugene Daly a Titanic survivor who told his story.
The Easter Rising 1916
Constance Fitzgibbon describes events of Easter Monday 24 April 1916
Anne Devlin: The Heroine as Laundress
Elizabeth Malcolm tells of Robert Emmetís faithful servant who otherwise "lived in obscurity and poverty"
Mary Richardson writes on surnames
Eileen Battersby describes the winter solstice at Newgrange Co. Meath
Oliver St. John Gogarty
Honor Pusenjak writes of a "man of the Renaissance" who was a better conversationalist than Wilde, the wittiest man in London, surgeon, aviator, senator, writer and athlete who few knew or remembered.