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Personal stories, 31 March 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.

Enduring love

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

From Kilcoo to Canberra

After a romance blossomed in a foreign country, I moved to Australia.


Grace describes moving to Australia at the tender age of one.

Irish great grandmother

My great grandmother hid Ned Kelly in her laundry.

It wasn't all singing and dancing

Michelle talks about her father's Irish personality.

Anti Irish

My great great grandfather changed his name due to prejudice.

Front page news

Saint Patrick's Day 1950, I carried the bass drum.

A mystery to me

My great grandmother came to Australia as a nanny at the age of fourteen.

Mixed blood

Ian's ancestry is both Irish and English.

Children saved

Frank William Croucher saves two children in Blacksod Bay.

Irish ancestors

I have many Irish ancestors in Australia.

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