St Patrick's Day

How Australians of Irish descent have celebrated St Patrick's Day. From the collections of the State Library of New South Wales.
20 Pins1.46k Followers
Archbishop Michael Kelly addresses the crowd at the St Patrick's Day parade and sports carnival, Sydney Showground, 12 March 1938. Sam Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=22354

Archbishop Michael Kelly addresses the crowd at the St Patrick's Day parade and sports carnival, Sydney Showground, 12 March 1938. Sam Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=22354

'Erin go bragh' (Ireland forever). The Australian Holy Catholic Guild's float arrives into Sydney Showground in the St Patrick's Day parade, 12 March 1938. Sam Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=22355

'Erin go bragh' (Ireland forever). The Australian Holy Catholic Guild's float arrives into Sydney Showground in the St Patrick's Day parade, 12 March 1938. Sam Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=22355

Celebrating Australian Catholic history at the St Patrick's Day parade, Sydney Showground, 12 March 1938. Sam Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=22369

Celebrating Australian Catholic history at the St Patrick's Day parade, Sydney Showground, 12 March 1938. Sam Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=22369

Schoolgirls take part in the St Patrick's Day parade, Sydney Showground, 9 March 1940. Sam Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=25724

Schoolgirls take part in the St Patrick's Day parade, Sydney Showground, 9 March 1940. Sam Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=25724

'Faith of our fathers living still'. The St Gabriel's School for Deaf Boys float heads into the Sydney Showground in the St Patrick's Day parade, 11 March 1939. Sam Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=24640

'Faith of our fathers living still'. The St Gabriel's School for Deaf Boys float heads into the Sydney Showground in the St Patrick's Day parade, 11 March 1939. Sam Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=24640

Hibernian Australasian Catholic Benefit Society float passes down Flinders Street in the St Patrick's Day parade, Sydney, 11 March 1939. Sam Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=24619

Hibernian Australasian Catholic Benefit Society float passes down Flinders Street in the St Patrick's Day parade, Sydney, 11 March 1939. Sam Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=24619

Irish National Foresters float in the St Patrick's Day parade, Sydney, 11 March 1939. Sam Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=24639

Irish National Foresters float in the St Patrick's Day parade, Sydney, 11 March 1939. Sam Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=24639

Girls from St Mark's Drummoyne take part in the St Patrick's Day parade, Sydney Showground, 11 March 1939. Sam Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=24634

Girls from St Mark's Drummoyne take part in the St Patrick's Day parade, Sydney Showground, 11 March 1939. Sam Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=24634

'Irish abroad pay homage to their mother country'. Irish National Foresters float at the St Patrick's Day parade, Sydney, 12 March 1938. Sam Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=22310

'Irish abroad pay homage to their mother country'. Irish National Foresters float at the St Patrick's Day parade, Sydney, 12 March 1938. Sam Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=22310

St Patrick's Day sports carnival at the Sydney Showground, 12 March 1938. Sam Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=22369

St Patrick's Day sports carnival at the Sydney Showground, 12 March 1938. Sam Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=22369


More ideas
Pinterest
Search