Sinéad Ní Mheallaigh (far left) with students from her Irish class in Newfoundland. ‘When I first arrived I almost felt guilty because of the high pedestal on which Newfoundlanders place Ireland.’

Tears prick my eyes as I watch the opening scenes of TG4’s ‘1916 :Seachtar na Cásca’ with my students in Canada. I realise that these brave men who o(...)

Stage, script and screen: Nuala Goodman, Sharon Horgan, Ros Hubbard, Saoirse Ronan, Eavan Boland and Belinda McKeon

Saoirse Ronan Actor The success of Brooklyn, driven by Ronan’s beautiful performance, has elevated her to another level. She has emerged from the n(...)

Holders of Irish driving licences can now exchange them for local licences in six out of 10 Canadian provinces. Photograph: Thinkstock

Irish driving licences will be recognised in Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada, and their licences recognised here, under a new deal reached between(...)

Staff and postgraduates from the Department of Earth and Ocean Science in  NUI Galway in 2005 moving the canoe into a specially constructed storage crate, under the watchful guidance of consultant collections manager James Reynolds (who is now with the Galway City Museum).

A First Nations community in Canada which had campaigned for Ireland’s repatriation of its 19th-century canoe now fears that the artefact may be ship(...)

Laura Boylan, (right) from Skerries, Co Dublin meeting  Kevin O’Brien, minister for advanced education and skills with the gGovernment of Newfoundland and Labrador at the Working International Expo at the Clyde Court Hotel in Dublin today. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The Irish economy may be showing signs of recovery, but for the hundreds of people who lined up at the Working International Expo in Ballsbridge today(...)

Nobody ever left Ireland to go to America. Pat Naughton left Ballinasloe to go to his cousin John in Roxbury, Boston. James McCurdy went from Rathl(...)

The original canoe leaving NUIG for canada

It can take four days to find a suitable tree for the type of birchbark canoe a native American community once built to transport moose and fish.It mi(...)

A heavily armed man identified by  police in moncton, Canada  as Justin Bourque has been arrested in connection with the deaths of three and wounding of two police officers in the New Brunswick province. Photograph: Viktor Pivovarov/Times & Transcript/telegraphjournal/Reuters.

A man suspected of killing three Canadian Mounties and wounding two others has been arrested after a day-long manhunt.Royal Canadian Mounted Police sp(...)

Emergency Response team members take cover behind vehicles in Moncton, New Brunswick where a manhunt is taking place today. Three police officers were shot dead and two more were wounded by a man carrying a rifle and wearing camouflage clothes. Photograph: Ron Ward/Moncton Times & Transcript/Reuters.

Police in Canada are focusing on two streets in a massive manhunt for a gunman who shot dead three officers and wounded two others.The Royal Canadian (...)

A photo from their mother’s Facebook page of Noah and Connor Barth, who were strangled by an escaped python. Photograph: Facebook

The python that strangled two young brothers in Canada had been kept in the pet store owner’s apartment where the boys were sleeping and not with the (...)