Journal article

Searching for the Irish and Irish Studies in Australia

Elizabeth Malcolm

ESTUDIOS IRLANDESES | SPANISH ASSOC IRISH STUDIES | Published : 2019

Abstract

The Irish-Australian story is different in important respects from the Irish story in other parts of the diaspora. Therefore, before embarking upon any discussion of the writing or teaching of Irish Studies, it is important for readers to appreciate some of the main characteristics of the Irish experience in Australia.