This website is to alert fellow historians and genealogists of Perry McIntyre’s publications and other activities including her involvement in research projects to do with Irish-Australian immigration in the 19th century. Some of her work, written with Dr Liz Rushen, is published by Anchor Books Australia - see www.anchorbooksaustralia.com.au. Anchor Books Australia has also published ’the’ book on Irish emigration to Australian in the 19th century -Farewell My Children by Dr Richard Reid. It is essential reading for anyone interested in emigration from Ireland to Australia.
Perry is currently the Chair of the Great Irish Famine Commemoration Committee (GIFCC) which is actively seeking information about Earl Grey’s Irish Workhouse Immigrant women. Please visit www.irishfaminememorial.org. She is also an Adjunct Lecturer with the Centre for Global Irish Studies, University of New South Wales.