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Montreal’s  St Patrick’s Day parade: ‘You want to be Irish for a few hours? Sure, why not, I say.’

It’s March 15th here in Montreal and the traditional snow dump known as la tempête de saint Patrick is well underway. Worse still, for (...)

Senior class at Dance Theatre of Ireland, at Bloomfield Centre, Dún Laoghaire. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Loneliness is often described as being more detrimental to older people’s health than physical illness. But not every older person wants to play bridg(...)

Undated photograph of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock. Photograph: Eric Paddock/AP

Stephen Paddock, the 64-year-old gunman who killed 58 concertgoers in Las Vegas in October in the worst mass shooting in modern American history, had (...)

Hugo O’Doherty (right) and his brother Bart at the top of Mont Royal with downtown Montreal in the background.
Welcome to My Place . . . Montreal
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  • January 13, 2018, 06:00

Hugo O’Doherty, a writer and editor from Sandycove, Co Dublin, went to Montreal to learn French, and also because he “heard it was affordable and fun,(...)

US president Donald Trump with Norwegian prime minister Erna Solberg during a news conference at the White House on Wednesday. Photograph:  Tom Brenner/The New York Times

It was already past midnight on Thursday when the news arrived in Norway: A day after meeting with Norway’s prime minister in Washington, President Do(...)

Increases in air traffic to Ireland will bring more than 30 new routes to Dublin, Cork, Shannon, Kerry, Ireland West, Belfast City and Belfast In(...)

Gillian Ackland enjoying the snow in Calgary

As winter makes its presence felt in Ireland, we decided to ask our readers living in cooler climates what proper cold feels like. Dress appropriately(...)

Many high-earning managers  burn out as a response to chronic job stressors and a lack of adequate job resources

Peter was in a restaurant when the first panic attack happened. He was completely overwhelmed by it and had no idea what caused it. When he calmed dow(...)

Patrick McKenna: ‘When my old life back home finally faded, my new Montreal life was there to catch me.’

During my first 30 years living in Canada, I’d come home to Ireland for Christmas every second year. This wasn’t as simple as it might seem. Going bac(...)

Proposed US tariffs pose an existential threat to Bombardier’s Belfast operation, the union Unite says. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

MONDAY Indicators: euro-zone inflation (Nov); UK industrial trends orders (Dec); United States housing market index (Dec). TUESDAY Results: FedEx,(...)

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