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IRISH HERITAGE DAY OF SAINT-COLOMBAN – AUGUST 29th 2015

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 13:48
IRISH HERITAGE DAY OF SAINT-COLOMBAN – AUGUST 29th 2015

Today there are few Irish in Saint-Colomban and it is generally French speaking. However, the town has always been fiercely proud of its original ...

Walk to the Stone - now scheduled for JUNE 14th 2015

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 13:44
Each year, the Ancient Order of Hibernians walk from St. Gabriel’s Church on Centre St. to honor the 6000+ Irish immigrants that died and were buried around the area of the Black Rock which sits in the Montreal side of the Victoria Bridge.  This year t...

Re: Re-post about two books concerning the Tracey Family & St. Columban

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 13:54
Thank you so much, Fergus, for reposting the article re the Tracey Family books.  I would like to add that these books are not just a family history, but a complete historical fiction novel which follow the experiences of the Tracey family against a ba...

The Montreal Irish Monument Foundation

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 11:49
As some of you know, in addition to the St. Columban project, I am also involved as a director with the Montreal Irish Monument Park Foundation.

The objective if this foundation is to have the City of Montreal build a cultural green space in the area o...