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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.
Unveiling of the St. Columban Cemetery Monument
On Saturday, July 3rd 2010, the descendants, and friends, of St. Columban unveiled the Cemetery monument dedicated to the original Irish Settlers in St. Columban
The unveiling started with a small procession at 11am from the Church at St. Colomban to the Cemetery. There was small ceremony to unveil and bless the stone walls.
We encourage everyone that didn't make it to the ceremony to visit the cemetery to see the new monument walls.
How to get there:
Directions to St. Columban….
- Take Highway/Autoroute 15 North
- Exit at the Mirabel Airport (Hwy 50)
Just after you pass Mirabel Airport, take the first exit on the right
(Note the sign for the exit is spelled “Saint-Colomban”)
- At the Stop sign turn right
- Then stay on this road until the end until you see the Church at St, Columban
Below are a few short video clips from the July 3, 2010 ceremony