Peter Lalor

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Question 100: What was Father Ted’s routine explanation for alleged financial misconduct?

What was Father Ted’s money doing? What did Mary Robinson’s electors rock in 1990? And could Lindsay Lohan play soccer for the Republic of Ireland? (...)

George Cruickshank’s depiction of the Battle of Vinegar Hill. Image: British Library/Getty

Never mind being “passionate” about what you do in work or life. As I’ve said before, that has become the mere entry level for your expected commitmen(...)

Eureka stockade leader: Peter Lalor, in an illustration by Ludwig Becker from 1856. Photograph courtesy of the State Library of Victoria

On December 1st, 1854, gold miners in the town of Ballarat burned their mining licences in protest at the unelected government of the colony of Victor(...)