An Irish place name in the New World could enhance the migrant experience and diminish the effects of displacement if it evoked the familial and social comforts of home. The Irish people have always had a strong sense of place.
This property was named after Higginsbrook in County Meath, Ireland, the family home of Thomas Walker Higgins who was born in Sussex. He arrived in…
The 2006 Australian Census reports Irish ancestry as being the third highest in Australia after Australian and English. The Irish Embassy in Canberra…
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