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 Mary Garrett / ... (13 episodes, 1978)
Kerry McGuire ...
 Polly McNamara (12 episodes, 1978)
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 Jonathan Garrett (11 episodes, 1978)
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 Will Price (11 episodes, 1978)
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 Captain Charles Wiltshire (7 episodes, 1978)
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 Dinny O'Byrne (7 episodes, 1978)
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 Jonas Pike (6 episodes, 1978)
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 Mrs. Louisa Wiltshire (6 episodes, 1978)
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Mary Mulvane, an 18 year old Irish girl, is transported to New South Wales for seven years for doing little else than protecting her own property. She must endure the horror of transport to Australia, and years of anxiety as a convict. Mary, her friends and her family fight out their battle against a lively historical backdrop - Irelands 1798 Rebellion. Australia's Castle Hill Rebellion of 1804 and the 1808 Rum Rebellion. Written by Avatareon

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Most awesome TV MiniSeries Ever!
29 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Rarely do I rate anything this highly, but this one cannot be beat! Captivating, intriguing, educational as well. I saw it as a teen, stayed with me thru adulthood, I was lucky enough to score a copy of it from a very generous soul.

In July 2006, this miniseries became available on DVD, but only available for purchase in Australia. You would need a PAL player to view it.

Go to this website for all the information you could ever want on this phenomenal mini-series. You will also find information there on the audio soundtrack: http://web.telia.com/~u22407796/index.htm


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