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The Irish National Foresters Organisation is a mutual aid society, which was established to help members in distress and the relatives of members who are deceased. It began in 1877 as a breakaway from the Order of Foresters, which was originally set…

Still image depicting members of St. Anthony's Parish participating in a Saints Parade. The medieval Franciscan priest Saint Anthony of Padua (1195-1231) was born in Portugal and died in Padua, Italy.

A photograph of members of the WA Portuguese Community congregated outside St Patrick's Basilica in Fremantle during the 'Blessing of the Fleet' celebrations in 1979. The Blessing of the Fleet takes place in Fremantle, Western Australia, on the…

In this newspaper article, the author traces the origin of Christmas pudding to the popular medieval dish of “plum porridge”, a savoury dish combining mixed meats, fruits and spices. It suggests that this traditional medieval dish was forbidden…

An article from the Sydney Morning Herald notifying readers of a second performance of Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur. The performance by graduates and undergraduates of the University of Sydney was of a section of Malory's work, The Quest for the Holy…

Thomas Joseph Daly, the son of First World War veteran Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Daly, was born in Ballarat in March 1913. He attended the Royal Military College (RMC), Duntroon from 1930 to 1934 and was commissioned into 4 Light Horse Regiment. He…

This photograph from the West Australian shows a mason carving a crocket on a stone pinnacle during the building of St. Mary’s Cathedral in East Perth in 1929. The caption accompanying the photograph likens his work to that of a medieval guild…

In this newspaper article from The West Australian, the author describes progress on the building of the eastern part of St. Mary’s Cathedral in East Perth in June, 1929. He describes the Gothic design of the architecture as a particularly English…