September 2, 2020


Review by Ian Browne Shamrock News

Known as one of the great bass players of our time, and a creative, e...

August 24, 2020

Archie Roach

Tell Me Why: The story of my life and my music

Reviewed by Ian Browne Shamrock News

…the journey must be told to be understood.”

Archie Roach start...

August 19, 2020

Mardi Wilson “PART TIME LOVER”

 “I feel most alive when I’m soaked in the smell of campfire, with salty hair and sand between my toes.”

By Ian Browne Shamrock...

Shamrock News Music

2020 PUNK & HARDCORE series...

Hi there, this is my entire 2020 Facebook Punk & Hardcore series that ran throughout the first four months...


Music post Covid-19

and of course ‘that gig’:

  the National Bushfire Relief concert in Sydney! 

“We watched K D Lang from...

Sonja Röhrig - I think the way I teach is something unique!

By Ian Browne Shamrock News

From a sad beginning, this young guitar teacher found music as a way t...

“Searching for my brother Billy”

…born in a pub in Devonport: bashed, abused & abandoned!

Born to a murky past, a heart-breaking tale of a sister’s search for...


Learning to fly by Mick Wall (2015)
Book review by Ian Browne Shamrock News

I’d read about foo fighters before, and I think I have even seen som...


Reviewed by Ian Browne Shamrock News

If you’re just not streetwise, perhaps you wished you could have lived a life less ordinary; have done what w...

October 14, 2019

ALLEY BOY Dave Evans 

A life growing up on the streets of beachside Sydney & the Queensland Gold Coast - with one of our nation's most revered skaters

By Ian...

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Shamrock News Human dignity with a trickle of giggle 

As a writer, I love to share the lives of interesting people. I have a background in Indigenous education, journalism and environmental science. I have travelled widely and I am a sponge for knowledge and intruige. Please check out my welcome blog-profile in the older posts.


MY free Ebooks on Asia & Australia @ Ian Browne Acadamia

Ian Browne Independent Academia



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