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Mr Charles J. Haughey presents Ireland's Bicentennial Gift to Australia at the National Library, on Tuesday 12 July 1988 [sound recording]
Bib ID 1907408
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Haughey, Charles J
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1988 Jul. 12 
1 tape reel (ca. 32 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track stereo ; 10 in. 
Summary

Mr James Sharkey, Ambassador of Ireland introduces Mr Haughey, Prime Minister of Ireland, who presents Ireland's Bicentennial Gift to Australia, microfilm of Transportation Records from 1788-1868 from Ireland to Australia, and gives background history to the records, and to the contribution of Irish people to Australia, and reads a poem about Irish-Australian friendship. Prime Minister Hawke and Mr Gary Punch respond.

Notes

Excerpts from Program of Mr & Mrs Haughey's visit to Canberra held in transcript run (13 p.)

Recorded at the National Library, Canberra ACT on 12 July 1988.

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Subjects Irish -- Australia -- History.  |  Convicts -- Australia -- Databases.  |  Australia -- Relations -- Ireland.  |  Ireland -- Relations -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Sharkey, James  |  Hawke, Bob, 1929-2019  |  Punch, G. F. (Gary Francis), 1957-
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Irish transportation records from the Irish National Archives

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