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Personal stories, 11 May 2011

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.

Family similarities

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

Green Jam

The Hero of Waterloo

Death by hanging

Sir Redmond Barry sentenced Ned Kelly to death.

Feeling connected

Ruby describes what it feels like to be connected.

New opportunities

After 36 years of unrest in Ireland, we came to Australia seeking a new life.

Six degrees of separation

Brian describes how he met his Irish wife.

Potato folklore

'If you don't eat your potatoes you won't get into Ireland'.

Proud father

The life that dad didn't have.

Feels like yesterday

I never regretted my decision to move to Australia.


I have two reasons to celebrate St Patrick's Day.

Photo opportunity

My celebration photo.


I look forward to going home.

Everlasting love

Marry me in Australia.


What does my name mean?


Early settlement in north east Victoria.

Irish king

Brian Boru High King of ireland.

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