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Wednesday 22 September 2021

Monthly Meeting

6 pm via Zoom.

The guest speaker will be Hugh Myers,Special Collections Advisor, Australian Catholic University, who will speak about the Catholic mission to the Irish convicts, and how this was perceived by the colonial government of the time. Attempts by some Protestant ministers and laymen to stem the flow of Irish Catholics to New South Wales and Van Diemen’s Land will be examined. The talk will conclude with observations on how a peaceful, pluralistic society evolved from the fractious sectarian history of Australia’s early days.

Wednesday 27 October 2021

Monthly Meeting

6 pm via Zoom.

The guest speaker is Gregory Byrnes (MPhil in Celtic Studies at Sydney University) who will give a talk entitled ‘Wandering around Innisfree’.

Wednesday November 2021

Christmas Party

Time and speaker to be advised