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Tell us your Irish story

Visitors to Not Just Ned: A true history of the Irish in Australia told their own Irish stories.

Watch what they had to say.

29 November 2011: Made in Ireland

My life

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04 October 2011: Seeking relatives

A letter written in 1903 started a search for
lost relatives.

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27 September 2011: Joseph and Mary Hughes

My great great grandfather was a saddler.

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21 June 2011: To-and-fro

My family couldn't decide where we should live.

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26 May 2011: Luck of the Irish

I had two extraordinary experiences in coming to Australia.

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11 May 2011: Family similarities

Julia talks about her descendants the Ryan family from County Tipperary.

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21 April 2011: Family connections

McManus - Gore - Clements ancestry.

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7 April 2011: Irish Rebel

Robert McAllister was deported for involvement
with the United Irishmen Rebellion against British rule in Ireland.

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31 March 2011: Enduring love

With no work in Ireland, Nicole follows
her sweetheart to Australia seeking a new life.

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17 March 2011: One man's sedition is another man's speech

The night of the exhibition launch, guest speaker
and author Tom Keneally sat down and told his Irish story.

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