On this day…20 August

On 20 August 1909 Margaret Joyce began her second term at St Brigid’s Missionary School. Margaret Joyce had decided to become a nun and in 1909 she entered St Brigid’s Missionary School in Callan, Co. Kilkenny. At the end of the year, she left Ireland for New Zealand where she lived the rest of her […]

Bloomsday Events in Australia & New Zealand

Adelaide On Saturday June 16th 2012, readings music and songs commence 1pm at The Gov, performed by Adelaide’s Irish and Australian communities, and then travel by bus to Dublin, SA, and present continued readings at the Dublin Hotel and Institute, using multiple amateur performers, musicians and singers. This event, performed in the Irish style of […]