A New History of the Irish in Australia, as its title suggests, offers a new look at this major group of founding peoples. The book uses source materials not employed previously; it examines topics not studied in the past; it takes approaches not attempted before; and it draws upon the latest research published, not only in Australia, but overseas as well.
Hanged for treason in 1798, James Coigly was a Catholic priest from Armagh. This biography puts into relief the political and sectarian conflicts that engulfed Armagh and spawned the Orange Order in 1795.
Joanne Hayes, at 24 years of age, concealed the birth and death of her baby in County Kerry, Ireland, in 1984. Subsequently she confessed to the murder, by stabbing, of another baby. All of the scientific evidence showed that she could not have had this second baby. The police nevertheless, insisted on charging her.
"Across the Lines" is a study of how language mediates experience across cultures with regard to travel. The study is partly based on the books of various travel writers with no grasp of a foreign tongue and their perceptions using interpreters and guides.
All on Show takes the circus in literature as its theme. The book introduces readers to the obscure history of the circus and travelling entertainment in Ireland while contextualising celebrated works by major writers of the twentieth century including O Conaire, Joyce, Yeats, Friel and Heaney.
This atlas consists of around ninety articles from over fifty contributors covering a wide range of topics that are central to the cultural and natural heritage of Donegal. The book brings together the great diversity of material written about the county's history, landscapes and people.
This book is about the history and practice of recording Irish traditional music and dance, and the variety of documents that exist as a result of the activities of collectors both in Ireland and in North America.
A narrative history that examines and reflects on the relationship between Australians and Ireland during the First World War. This book is a military history that considers the battles where the Irish and Australian troops fought together but it is also a social history.