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Wednesday 25 August 2021

Monthly Meeting

6 pm via Zoom.

The guest speakers will be Julian Neylan and Greg Stewart who will speak on the celebration Bloomsday in Sydney, with some observations on the history of the publication of Ulysses and their experiences in putting on events in Sydney to mark the day.

Wednesday 22 September 2021

Monthly Meeting

6 pm via Zoom and, Covid restrictions permitting, at the Consulate-General of Ireland, Level 26, 1 Market Street, Sydney.

NOTE: If attending at the consulate, please advise by email: contact@aislingsociety.org.au

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

Time and speaker to be advised

Wednesday November 2021

Christmas Party

Time and speaker to be advised