Irish Heritage Day of Saint-Colomban

On Saturday, August 29th 2015, Saint-Colomban celebrated their 1st “Irish Heritage Day of Saint-Colomban” – This full day of activities was in honor of the Irish roots of Saint-Colomban. Visit our new Photo Gallery for photos of the event. More details about this special event are availabe on our Discussion Forum or the event Facebook page.

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Dwyer Family of St. Columban

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:44
My name is Madeleine Wallace Milan ( and I was just recently helping my son research his family background for a school project.  In doing so, we traced my great grandmother to St. Columban.  Her name was Mary Agnes Dwyer.  She at ...

Mary Ann Keyes and George Patrick Casey (revision)

Sat, 04/02/2016 - 20:39
Hi Fergus,
Revision to my letter to you from much earlier today.
Mary Ann Keyes married to George Casey.
The Basillique Notre Dame is in Ottawa, Ont.where George was baptized (not Montreal as I wrote.)
It would be great to find out when his parents arr...

Re: Judith (Julie) Keyes & Patrick Ryan

Sat, 04/02/2016 - 00:50
Hi Fergus,
So enjoy this site.  I've learned a few things about the Keyes branch of my own family tree here.  My great grandmother was Mary Ann Keyes. Julie was a witness at her baptism (Ann Keyes) in 1854 as you posted, but Mary Ann was actually born ...

Elliott (& Blanchfield) Family of St. Columban

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 11:15
A recent e-mail received....

My apology for not finding the correct email address for sharing this with the whole forum. . .

First, I want to thank everyone involved in sharing, researching and archiving so much wonderful work pertaining to St. ...