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Luck of the Irish with Babette Smith

Event Information

  • 11 Oct 2014 12:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street
  • Sydney
  • New South Wales
Other Information
  • Cost: $20 members/$30 non members

The ‘luck of the Irish’ was chronic bad luck, as their sad history attests. Babette Smith will discuss her research into the lives of
Irish convicts. Most of these convicts were assigned to work on farms or in businesses, building a better life than they could have
experienced in Ireland.