Tag: Irish Land League

  • Inside Our Collection – the Irish Land League Poster

    Inside Our Collection – the Irish Land League Poster

    The object The large framed Irish Land League propaganda-style poster depicts the 1881 trial in Dublin of Charles Stewart Parnell and other leaders of The Irish Land League. The men were arrested on 13 October 1881 and imprisoned under a proclaimed Coercion Act in Kilmainham Gaol for “sabotaging the Land Act”, from where the No […]

  • Moruya’s Got Talent: Posey, Maud, Eva and Molly

    Moruya’s Got Talent: Posey, Maud, Eva and Molly

    Before the invention of the gramophone and radio at the turn of the twentieth century, music was a do-it-yourself affair and a very popular form of social entertainment. Everyone was expected to be able to join in – either on an instrument or singing. Yet there was high demand for those who were genuinely musically […]