Paul Irish

Paul Irish is a historian, archaeologist and Director of Coast History and Heritage. For over ten years he has been piecing together the Aboriginal history of coastal Sydney with researchers from the La Perouse Aboriginal community, including the NSW History Fellowship exhibition This Is Where They Travelled: Historical Aboriginal Lives in Sydney, and his book Hidden In Plain View: The Aboriginal People of Coastal Sydney, which won the NSW Premier’s History Award for Community and Regional History in 2018.