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The last duel in Newfoundland and Labrador

The last duel in Newfoundland and Labrador:  The satisfaction of the two love sick men was to be obtained in Fort Townsend hollow, a small glen located behind what is now the site of The Rooms on Merrymeeting Road, St. John’s.  Read More:  http://archivalmoments.ca/2018/12/the-last-duel-in-newfoundland-and-labrador/  

The Story of the Armagh Rhymers

The Story of the Armagh Rhymers Location: The Rooms Theatre Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018 Time: 2:30 -3:30 PM   Join us at The Rooms for a screening of  Na Cleamairi: The Story of The Armagh Rhymers, a documentary about their decades-long work in folk theatre and its roots in Irish folklore.   The Armagh…

Irish Revolutionary Plan to Invade Canada

Irish Revolutionary Plan to Invade Canada  A professor of history and Celtic studies at the University of Toronto will deliver the George Story Lecture, TONIGHT. Dr. David A. Wilson will speak on the topic, State Security and Civil Liberty: The Fenians and the Secret Police, at Memorial  University on Thursday, Nov. 8.  (TONIGHT) In October…

An Irish Reception

.You are invited to a reception at the Benevolent Irish Society on Harvey Road, Saturday Sept. 29, 4.30 to 6.30 p.m. to meet the Minister for the Irish Diaspora, Ciaran Cannon along with Geoffrey Keating, Director of the Irish Abroad Unit of the Dept. of Foreign Affairs.   Ciarán Cannon is an Irish Fine Gael…

Irish nationalism in the diaspora

Please   the Newfoundland and Labrador Historical Society (NLHS) on Thursday, September 27th, as Dr. Patrick Mannion  presents: “Home Stretch, Home Rule!”: Diaspora, Comparison, and Responses to the Irish Question in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Portland, Maine, 1880-1914. Drawing upon research from his recently-published book, “A Land of Dreams: Ethnicity, Nationalism, and the…

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