Next year, 2015, marks the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the first Irish people in Frampton, Quebec. To celebrate, a Great Gathering of Frampton Irish descendants will take place July 2 – 5, 2015, in Frampton. Frampton lies about 75 kilometres southeast of Quebec City.
If you are a Frampton Irish descendant, please email Kathleen at Frampton.firstname.lastname@example.org to add your name to the Great Gathering email list and to receive updates on the activities that are being planned.
To learn more about the Great Gathering, the history of the Irish in Frampton, and a database of names, visit http://www.framptonirish.com. Irish Life in Rural Quebec: A History of Frampton by Patrick M. Redmond is particularly worth reading.