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Personal stories, 21 June 2011

Personal stories, 21 June 2011

Tell us your 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.

To-and-fro

My family couldn't decide where we should live.

What was the true story?

False shipping records to keep the family together.

Tragedy on arrival

A family's sad start to a new life.

Penniless

Thomas Plunket was determined to start his new life as a equal.

Calloused hands

My great great grandmother's hard work often went unnoticed.

Exhibition discoveries

I discovered I have two family members in the Irish exhibition.

Irish heritage

Fond memories of my Irish grandmother and my Irish Catholic schooling.

Irish story - Irish heritage from National Museum of Australia on Vimeo.

Anna to Australia

I am one of two Annas from my family who came to Australia.

Proud to be Irish

My Australian wife also has Irish heritage.