- News and Events
- Discussion Forum
Irish Heritage Day of Saint-Colomban
On Saturday, August 29th 2015, Saint-Colomban will be celebrating their 1st “Irish Heritage Day of Saint-Colomban” – Everyone is welcome to this full day of activities in honor of the Irish roots of Saint-Colomban. More details about this special event are availabe on our Discussion Forum or the event Facebook page.
Quebec Irish Websites
Irish Heritage Quebec
Shannon Quebec Irish
RootsChat.com is an easy to use messaging forum for everyone researching their family history or local history. The focus is on Ireland and the British Isles. Local Historians and Family Historians have a great deal of knowledge to share. This service is entirely free, with the hope that you and the historian and genealogy community as a whole will benefit from it.
Irish Genealogical Society International
A worldwide community of Irish Genealogical researchers - people looking for their Irish and Scots-Irish ancestors in Ireland and around the world. They are an all volunteer non-profit organization based in Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN, USA
Everything you wanted to know about the famous Gallagher Clan from Donegal, Ireland and then some. A great resource site hosted in Donegal, Ireland full of interesting information.
British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa (BIFHSGO)
Focus is on the family histories of people with origins in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Channel Islands and Isle of Man, whose ancestors migrated to North America and settled in Canada.
L’Association des cimetieres catholiques romains du Québec (ACCRQ)
Roman Catholic Cemetery Association of Quebec has a handy list of all Catholic cemeteries in the province of Quebec.
Irish genealogy search: research family history at ireland.com
Ireland GenWeb County Tipperary
All Genealogy Sites Directory
Church of Jesus Christ and Latter Day Saints (Mormons)
Laurentians Web Page
Montreal Irish Mailing List
Sean Delaney’s Family Page
Quebec Family History
Another Quebec Irish Community - Wolfestown in the Beauce
Notre Dames des Neiges Cemetery
This site provides all the information on, mainly Catholic burials in Notre Dames des Neiges Cemetery in Montreal. Once you find someone just enter the plot and section to find all buried in that plot. It lists the name and day of burial.
Lovell’s Directory was published in Montreal for many, many years. It was like a phone book (without phone numbers) but listed everyone living in the City and in some cases also includes the job description and company where the person worked. Now, a number of Lovell’s directories from the years 1842 to 1950 have been digitized, and can be views on the internet. You simply click on the year that interests you on the left hand side of the page.
- Click on “Annuaire alphabétique montréalais” if you are looking for a person – (You do have other options)
- Then click on the letter of the last name – in my case K for Keyes
- Then the top portion of each page with the letter “i.e. K” appears.
- You pick the page where you guess by alphabet (I went to the page that showed KEY at the top” – click on the portion of the page that appears, then the full page opens.
- There were a few years that I couldn’t get to open – but was able to view most years.
- The first name of the person is often abbreviated – for example my father’s name Victor comes up as “Vic” and my grandfather and uncle’s first names that were both Andrew comes up as “And”
Ireland Related Web Sites
IrishCanadian.ca exists to inform and connect the over 14 million Canadians of Irish descent, from recent arrivals to those several generations removed. You'll find on this website news from home and abroad, conversations both profound and profane, and an opportunity to connect with and participate in Irish Canadian culture.
Drogheda on the Boyne
Drogheda is one of Ireland's oldest and most historical towns.
General Interest Web Sites
Also home to Irish Voice and Irish America Magazine - IrishCentral.com was launched in March, 2009, and immediately established its reputation as a one-of-a-kind website for the global Irish community.
Canada's Irish Festival on the Miramichi in Miramichi, N.B.
This summer, we will be celebrating our 27th annual Festival
The city of Miramichi lies on both shores of the Miramichi River, long known for its legendary salmon fishing and unspoiled natural beauty. Historically, the name "Miramichi" referred to the entire river valley, as well as all of its towns and seaports.
Irish Canadian Cultural Association of New Brunswick
This site is dedicated to the thousands of Irish emigrants who traveled the Atlantic in the early 19th Century and made New Brunswick their home.
We are Irish
Point St. Charles
Griffintown General Interest Discussion Group
St. Patrick Society in Montreal
St. Columban (Saint Colomban) Municipal Web Site (in French)
United Irish Societies of Montreal
Canadian Irish Studies at Concordia University
The Cemetery Restoration General Site
A general site for anyone interested in Cemetery restoration
Bytown or Bust (Ottawa)
This site compiles genealogical information from pioneer families within about a 100 mile radius of Ottawa (including information about families that moved from St. Columban to the Ottawa (Bytown) area
Montreal History Links
A collection of links with historical information about Montreal
Morin Heights Historical Association/l’Association historique de Morin-Heights
The mission of the Morin Heights Historical Association is primarily to inform and involve our community in the awareness and preservation of all aspects of our natural and built heritage.
Sites where you can listen to Irish Radio Stations, live on the internet.
The Montreal Irish Radio Show
This site features a regular Montreal Irish talk show and includes archives of past shows
Midwest Irish Radio
The home of Irish music and culture 24 hours a day. We are a unique internet radio service that prides itself in promoting all things Irish - both in song and culture.
RTÉ is a Public Service Broadcaster, a non-profit making organisation owned by the Irish people. RTÉ is Ireland's cross-media leader, providing comprehensive and cost-effective free-to-air television, radio and online services, which are of the highest quality and are impartial, in accordance with RTÉ's statutory obligations