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Francesco Cavatorta’s sons Raphael and Alex: ‘We became every emotional on the plane and despite being happy about starting a new life in Canada, a feeling of sadness that we had not felt when we left our respective countries of birth overwhelmed us for a while.’

A month after arriving in Quebec City in 2013, I was at a park with my two children and we were kicking a soccer ball around. Another kid asked if he (...)

Michael Collins running along the Thousand Islands Parkway, Ontario.

The Irish Diaspora Run sees Michael Collins running almost 900km between June 10th and July 10th, from Grosse Île to Toronto(...)

A remarkable outcome of the Remain campaign was that the two most impressive political performers were women from Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon (above) , the SNP first minister, and Ruth Davidson, leader of the opposition Scottish Conservatives. English politics is in chaos; Scottish politics is not. REUTERS/Eric Vidal

As a schoolboy in Edinburgh, I was taught that, long before the union with England, Scotland had been a cosmopolitan country. The ports on the east co(...)

Bombardier’s CSeries CS300 jet at its plant in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada: Quebec has invested $1 billion into the struggling aircraft programme. Photograph: Christinne Muschi/NYT

Aircraft-maker Bombardier said on Thursday it signed a long-expected deal with Quebec for the Canadian province to invest $1 billion in its CSeries ai(...)

The second day’s run begins under dark skies for Michael Collins. Photograph: Anne Petersen

The Irish Diaspora Run sees Michael Collins running almost 900km between June 10th and July 10th, from Grosse Île to Toronto, tracing the steps taken(...)

Noel Whelan: “The most significant impact of a vote for Brexit would be further dramatic political and economic instability within the EU at what is already a vulnerable time.”

Referendums campaigns are peculiar political animals. They give rise to alliances and divisions other than along traditional political fault lines or (...)

An Australian flag at a memorial to the first World War. The grievances of Australian farmers over commodity prices paid during the war were such that the country’s governor-general  warned “rebel Irish and syndicalists” would come to power. File photograph: Getty Images

The British feared the Irish in Australia would take over during the first World War and install a hostile government, a conference on the Easter Risi(...)

The Irish Diaspora Run sees Michael Collins running almost 900km between June 10th and July 10th, from Grosse Île to Toronto, tracing the steps taken(...)

Pole star: ultrarunner Michael Collins in the Arctic

My name is Michael Collins. I am an Irish emigrant, writer and ultrarunner. In 2000 my novel The Keepers of Truth was shortlisted for the Booker Priz(...)

Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau: his support for doctor-aided deaths is informed by the final days of his father, former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst

The government of prime minister Justin Trudeau introduced legislation on Thursday that will legalise physician-assisted death for Canadians with seri(...)

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