Exiles from Erin

Convict Lives in Ireland and Australia

  • Bob Reece

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Bob Reece
    Pages 1-9
  3. Keith Johnson, Michael Flynn
    Pages 10-26
  4. Ruan O’Donnell
    Pages 27-56
  5. Niamh Brennan
    Pages 57-84
  6. Bob Reece
    Pages 112-134
  7. Bob Reece
    Pages 135-150
  8. Bob Reece
    Pages 151-183
  9. Bob Reece
    Pages 184-217
  10. Bob Reece
    Pages 218-245
  11. Richard Davis
    Pages 246-283
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 304-336

About this book


In April 1791 the "Queen" sailed from Cobh in Cork with the first cargo of Irish convicts destined for New South Wales. During the next 76 years, Ireland supplied 40,000 of all the convicts transported to Australia. This book looks at what happened to these exiles.


Australia career compound history history of literature history of mathematics Ireland knowledge list of abbreviations patent law plates Rack story transport

Editors and affiliations

  • Bob Reece
    • 1
  1. 1.Murdoch UniversityWestern Australia

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