Tag Archives: Morrin Centre

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph plaque unveiled

To mark the 250th anniversary of the founding of the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph (formerly the Quebec Gazette), a plaque was unveiled on Monday at the newspaper’s former home at the corner of Buade and du Trésor. It was in that building that the … Continue reading


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Quebec City’s Morrin Centre re-designs its website

The Morrin Centre in Quebec City recently re-designed its website, making it more visually appealing and easier to discover what the English-speaking cultural centre offers, including its tours. The centre was originally built as the city’s first jail and now houses … Continue reading

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Prisoners haunt the Morrin Centre

On Wednesday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m., Quebec City’s Morrin Centre will present Steven Cameron, author and co-founder of the Irish heritage group Coirneal Cealteach. In his lecture, Who Are the Prisoners that Haunt the Morrin Centre?, Mr. Cameron will tell chilling and fascinating … Continue reading

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Online resources about the Irish in Quebec

In addition to the usual sources, such as census records, births, marriages and deaths, and city directories, there are other resources that can help us with our family research. Here are some online resources that may help you gain a better … Continue reading

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Lecture at Morrin Centre

On Wednesday, February 26 at 7:30 p.m., Jack Bryden will deliver the lecture, Connecting through culture: The Day the British army left and Canada was almost lost, at the Morrin Centre in Quebec City. He will talk about when the country was threatened by … Continue reading

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