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Timothy Eaton with his son and eventual successor John Craig Eaton in his office at Eaton’s department store, Toronto in  1899. Photograph:  Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain

Ballymena and its environs has been the birth place of some of our most notable emigrants; from George and Will Millar of the Irish Rovers to movie st(...)

Poulnabrone dolmen in Co Clare. Photograph: iStock

A koan is a paradoxical riddle without a solution. It’s also an apt definition of many of Ireland’s placenames. These encoded glimpses into our cultur(...)

The woman was found dead at the scene north of Maidstone, Saskatchewan

A 21-year-old Irish woman has died in a singe-vehicle crash in Canada. The woman was found dead at the scene north of Maidstone, Saskatchewan on a hi(...)

Online estate agent PurpleBricks has acquired a Canadian commission-free real estate service. Photograph: iStock

Purplebricks is expanding its North American footprint and making its first foray into the Canadian market through a £29.3 million (€33.1 million) dea(...)

Image of van attack suspect Alek Minassian. Photograph: Linkedin

A man accused of using a rented van to plough into a busy Toronto footpath has been charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts of att(...)

Mourners gather amid the empty seats of the Humboldt Uniplex ice-skating rink on Saturday after 15 people travelling on the  Humboldt Broncos’ team bus died in a crash. Photograph: Kymber Rae/AFP/Getty Images.

People flooded the sports and social complex in the small Canadian town of Humboldt on Saturday. They were seeking solace after learning the devastat(...)

Workers at Tara Mines in Knockumber, Co Meath. Tara boasts a workforce of about 600 people and mines roughly 2.6 million tonnes of ore every year.

At 8am every day, a fleet of Toyota Land Cruiser SUVs powers up in Knockumber, Co Meath, to bring workers down Europe’s largest zinc mine. Navigating(...)

Karen Weeks taking in the sights at Lake Victoria on her solo cycling trip across Canada.

When Dr Karen Weekes rocked up to the reception of a five-star hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia just before midnight a few weeks ago, she knew it might b(...)

Cork native Brian Sheehy in Toronto where he has lived for three years. He plans to apply for citizenship as soon as he’s eligible

This week, Irish Times Abroad reached out to readers in Canada who have become Canadian citizens, asking them to share their stories. Keep scrolling t(...)

Craig Paradis  of Advance Drilling, operates the brake handle on a drilling rig for Crescent Point Energy as two roughnecks add a pipe extension to drill deeper into the Bakken formation near Oungre, Saskatchewan in 2012. File photograph: Reuters/Rod Nickel/Files

A pipeline in the western Canadian province of Saskatchewan has leaked 200,000 litres (52,834 gallons) of oil in an aboriginal community, the provinci(...)

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