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Author Reid, Richard, 1944- author

Title Sinners, saints & settlers : a journey through Irish Australia / Richard Reid & Brendon Kelson
Published Canberra : National Museum of Australia Press, 2010


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  994.0049162 Rei/Ssa  AVAILABLE
Description 191 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
regular print
Series Australian history
Contents Convicts--Immigrants--Public life--Making a contribution--Faith of our fathers--Irish Nationalism in Australia--Legends--Some Irish places in Australia--Irish legacy
Summary "From the arrival of the First Fleet to the present, Irish immigrants and their descendants have been at the centre of Australian life. Sinners, Saints & Settlers takes the reader on a journey through the Irish experience in Australia. It seeks out places around the nation that tell of Irish lawyers, farmers and publicans, and many others, and how central their stories are to any sense of what Australia was and is. The echoes of that Irish presence are everywhere - in a city street, a distance lighthouse on rocky cape, a railway museum or in the stained-glass windows of a country church."--Back cover
Analysis Australia - Emigration and immigration - History
Australia - History
Australia - emigration & immigration
Ireland - Emigration and immigration
Irish - Australia
Irish - Australia - History
Notes Photography by Brendon Kelson
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Parkes, Henry, Sir, 1815-1896 -- Anecdotes.
Tighe, John.
Irish -- Australia -- History.
Irish -- Australia.
Irish -- Australia -- Illawarra (N.S.W.) -- History.
Irish -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Kiama -- History
Politicians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Kiama -- History
Australia -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Australia -- History.
Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Ireland -- Emigration and immigration.
Kiama (N.S.W.) -- History -- Anecdotes
Ireland -- Emigration and immigration.
Genre/Form Anecdotes.
Author Kelson, Brendon, 1935-
LC no. 2010478239
ISBN 9781876944766 (hbk.)
Other Titles Sinners, saints and settlers