A Publication of the Australian Irish Heritage Association
Volume 8 Number 2
Dr Simon Adams gives us some views of the uncertain future of the Northern Ireland peace discussions
Mary Durack Lecture
Siobhan McHugh talks of her research for work in television productions about Irish history, the Diaspora and tells of the Argentineans with West Meath accents.
Eleventh Irish-Australian Conference
A report on the conference
Yeats in Love
Edna OíBrien discusses some of his "sensibility and torment" as Yeats pursued love.
It's Only A Pipe: It's Not A Word Like Federation
Dymphana Lonergan reports on a field trip to the Australian National Dictionary Centre
The Irish language
If the US and England are two countries divided by a common language, then is Ireland one country divided by an uncommon language?
Good books lately
Brigid by Jill Blee
Temptation by Dermot Bolger
Inishowen by Joseph O'Connor
McCarthy's Bar: A Journey of Discovery in Ireland by Pete McCarthy
The Construction of Dublin by Frank McDonald
Burke and Hare, Alex Main tells us, may have ended their careers as bodysnatchers to anatomist Dr Knox but they had a role in building the Forth and Clyde Canal.
A tribute to the passing of Elizabeth Durack and Sr Helen Lombard
100 favourite Irish poems
from readers of the Irish Times and Poetry Ireland
The Great trek
Susan Hansford retraces 220km of Irish footsteps in this story by by Danny Cusack
A developed West of plenty in a wider world of want
A quick and sober review of 1000 years of Ireland and the hope of release from want of those who still live in poverty around the world.
The Jews In Ireland
A talk given by Professor Alex Cohen at a dinner on 13 June 2000 to celebrate WB Yeatsí birthday in which he reviews Jewish Irish history
Some West Australian history by Ruth Marchant-James
Dr Felix McKnight looks at the beginnings of Aussie Rules and Gaelic football
The Shamrock In The Bush
Danny Cusak describes the 8th annual "Shamrock in the Bush" celebrated at Galong, near Canberra.
Don Willcox's moving story of a Vietnam vet revisiting memories, was commended by the judges in the Famine Literary Prize
Waves Of Change
Highly recommended by the Famine Literary Prize judges was Clare Boltoní story of the real aspects of a homecoming.
Telling His Story in Poetry
The first Ireland Professor of Poetry, a "poor Ulster Catholic boy", describes his childhood and the respective stories of his life and Ireland walk hand in hand through his work writes Eileen Battersby.