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From TheJournal.ie Minister calls for memorial for Irish Famine shipwreck victims after remains found on beach Quebec

Minister calls for memorial for Irish Famine shipwreck victims after remains found on beach

The remains were from the Carricks ship that left County Sligo in 1847.

From TheJournal.ie At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar Quebec

At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar

12 of the dead were reported in the eastern province’s capital Montreal.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should parents have a say in how much homework their children get? Education This post contains a poll

Poll: Should parents have a say in how much homework their children get?

If the child is stressed by academics, should the parent say when enough is enough?

From TheJournal.ie 'A father to everyone': Tributes paid to Quebec shooting victims Mosque

'A father to everyone': Tributes paid to Quebec shooting victims

Six men died in the attack, which took place during evening prayers at a mosque.

From TheJournal.ie Quebec suspect a 27-year-old far-right nationalist who recently 'liked' Facebook page of Trump Alexandre Bissonnette

Quebec suspect a 27-year-old far-right nationalist who recently 'liked' Facebook page of Trump

Alexandre Bissonnette has been charged with the murders of six people and remains in police custody.

From TheJournal.ie Student and 'supporter of right-wing politics' charged with murder of six at Quebec mosque Terrorist Shooting This post contains videos

Student and 'supporter of right-wing politics' charged with murder of six at Quebec mosque

The other detained man is being described as a witness.

From TheJournal.ie Six people have died after gunmen opened fire at a mosque in Canada Quebec

Six people have died after gunmen opened fire at a mosque in Canada

The attack occurred just after midnight Irish time.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager who robbed shop so he could join Isis sentenced to jail Canada

Teenager who robbed shop so he could join Isis sentenced to jail

He has started to renounce radicalism.

From TheJournal.ie Seven dead after Canadian plane crash Quebec

Seven dead after Canadian plane crash

The crash happened on Canada’s Magdalen Islands.

From TheJournal.ie Video shows inmates escaping from Canadian prison by helicopter Prison Break This post contains videos

Video shows inmates escaping from Canadian prison by helicopter

The men were arrested hours after their great escape.

From TheJournal.ie Life in an Inuit village: 'It gets scary very fast' Quebec

Life in an Inuit village: 'It gets scary very fast'

Umiujaq is a remote village on the shore of Hudson Bay in east Canada – part of a region warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet.

From TheJournal.ie "Excellent instructor" and four Britons killed in seaplane crash Tragedy

"Excellent instructor" and four Britons killed in seaplane crash

The plane had been flying on a sightseeing tour.

From TheJournal.ie Woman accused of drowning her three children starves to death Quebec

Woman accused of drowning her three children starves to death

She was charged with murdering her children in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Bones found on Canadian beach came from children on an Irish Famine coffin ship The Great Famine

Bones found on Canadian beach came from children on an Irish Famine coffin ship

The three children are believed to have died when a coffin ship was wrecked in 1847.

From TheJournal.ie Motorcyclists die after car stops to let ducks cross the road Quebec

Motorcyclists die after car stops to let ducks cross the road

The driver of the car was found guilty of dangerous driving causing death.

From TheJournal.ie Quebec says 'Non': Separatists who want to leave Canada handed crushing defeat Oh Canada

Quebec says 'Non': Separatists who want to leave Canada handed crushing defeat

Quebec has had two referendums on sovereignty. The last such vote, in 1995, narrowly rejected independence.

From TheJournal.ie Ten bodies recovered in freezing search of Quebec nursing home fire Canada

Ten bodies recovered in freezing search of Quebec nursing home fire

Equipment usually used to de-ice ships has been brought in to aid the search for the dozens still missing.

From TheJournal.ie Grim search begins for victims of nursing home fire Canada

Grim search begins for victims of nursing home fire

Around three dozen people remain unaccounted for after the blaze.

From TheJournal.ie Thirty people still missing hours after fire at home for the elderly Canada

Thirty people still missing hours after fire at home for the elderly

The fire broke out just after midnight last night local time at the large complex in Quebec in Canada.

From TheJournal.ie Owner of derailed train firm that killed 47 in Quebec files for bankruptcy Canada

Owner of derailed train firm that killed 47 in Quebec files for bankruptcy

The company says the “obligations of both companies now exceed the value of their assets”.

From TheJournal.ie 20 dead, 30 still unaccounted for in Canada rail tragedy Explosion

20 dead, 30 still unaccounted for in Canada rail tragedy

The railway owner says a lone engineer failed to set brakes properly on the train.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

From TheJournal.ie Canada: 40 people still missing in runaway train blast, five bodies found Explosion

Canada: 40 people still missing in runaway train blast, five bodies found

It took firefighters over 24 hours to extinguish the blaze.

From TheJournal.ie Five dead, 40 missing in Canada rail disaster Quebec

Five dead, 40 missing in Canada rail disaster

The accident happened in a Quebec town around 250 kilometers east of Montreal, when an oil-laden cargo train jumped its track created a massive fireball.

From TheJournal.ie 80 missing as train carrying oil derails and explodes in small Canadian town Train Crash

80 missing as train carrying oil derails and explodes in small Canadian town

The accident in the Quebec town, located around 250 kilometers east of Montreal, created a fireball and forced 2,000 people from their homes.

From TheJournal.ie Two dead after explosion at fireworks factory Canada

Two dead after explosion at fireworks factory

Around 150 firefighters battled the flames to bring them under control.

From The42 Quebec football federation suspended over turban ban Canada

Quebec football federation suspended over turban ban

Last week Brigitte Frot said players who wished to play in a turban could “play in their backyards.”

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Killer whales trapped in sea ice Whales This post contains images

PICS: Killer whales trapped in sea ice

About a dozen whales are trapped in a vast stretch of ice in Quebec’s Far North, surfacing in a small opening for air.

From TheJournal.ie Two dead in explosion at Quebec pharmaceutical plant Explosion

Two dead in explosion at Quebec pharmaceutical plant

Officials have not yet confirmed the cause of the explosion in which 19 people were also injured.

In photos: Fancy living it up on Celine Dion's private island? Titanic This post contains images

In photos: Fancy living it up on Celine Dion's private island?

The singer’s home was clearly also her castle…

Quebec premier says he's not dead after hoax report

Jean Charest joked that he was forced to look in the mirror to make sure he was still there after reports of his death emerged online.

The honeymoon's over: Kate and William are booed Boo Hoo This post contains images

The honeymoon's over: Kate and William are booed

The British royal couple’s love affair with their Canadian fans hit a rocky patch with hecklers in Quebec…