Wakefield Press Essay Prize 

Susan Arthure, holding the book with her winning essay

The winner of the main prize is: Susan Arthure for her essay 'Kapunda's Irish Connections'. This article is from a chapter in 'Irish South Australia: New Histories and Insights'.

Susan is a PhD candidate in the Archaeology department at Flinders University. She researches the archaeology of Irish-Australia, social identity and Irishness, and the Irish-Australian experience. She blogs about her research on her blog, Don't forget your shovel.

Read the essay here.

Arthure, Susan, Breen, Fidelma, James, Stephanie, Lonergan, Dymphna, and Irish Studies Association of Australia New Zealand, Host Institution. Irish South Australia: New Histories and Insights (Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2019).