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# canada - Thursday 27 July, 2017

'Football has really worked out for me. I’ve been able to see different countries and meet new people'
# Well-travelled
From The42
# Well-travelled

'Football has really worked out for me. I’ve been able to see different countries and meet new people'

Jul 27th 2017, 9:00 PM 18,616 Views 3 Comments

Shamrock Rovers goalkeeper Tomer Chencinski is enjoying life in Dublin ahead of Friday’s derby with Bohemians.

# canada - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

'Why can't he be our President?' - Rolling Stone is crushing on Justin Trudeau
# Tru Love
# Tru Love

'Why can't he be our President?' - Rolling Stone is crushing on Justin Trudeau

Jul 26th 2017, 9:42 PM 13,827 Views 92 Comments

Trudeau is quoted as saying he disagrees with Trump “on a whole bunch” of issues.

EU and Canada's attempts to fight terrorism by sharing airline passenger details deemed illegal
# RIGHT TO PRIVACY
# RIGHT TO PRIVACY

EU and Canada's attempts to fight terrorism by sharing airline passenger details deemed illegal

Jul 26th 2017, 1:26 PM 10,844 Views 9 Comments

The deal cannot be passed as it breaches privacy laws.

# canada - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Canada rugby sevens wing lands a contract in the NFL
# Code Breaker
From The42
# Code Breaker

Canada rugby sevens wing lands a contract in the NFL

Jul 25th 2017, 4:05 PM 7,831 Views 0 Comments

Adam Zaruba impressed in a trial, two months after winning a World Series bronze medal at the London Sevens.

Two men, including one who has 25 wives and 146 children, convicted of polygamy
# Canada
# Canada

Two men, including one who has 25 wives and 146 children, convicted of polygamy

Jul 25th 2017, 10:40 AM 49,450 Views 0 Comments

The men face up to five years in prison.

# canada - Friday 21 July, 2017

Two young rowers rescued off Cork coast as they tried to row from Canada to Ireland
# So Close
# So Close

Two young rowers rescued off Cork coast as they tried to row from Canada to Ireland

Jul 21st 2017, 6:10 PM 32,165 Views 46 Comments

French-Canadian rower Joseph Gagnon and Dubliner Brian Conville were attempting to break four world records.

# canada - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Online counselling service helps Irish in Canada and Australia deal with depression and loneliness
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Online counselling service helps Irish in Canada and Australia deal with depression and loneliness

Jul 20th 2017, 6:30 AM 11,535 Views 6 Comments

Helplink is offering six online counselling appointments to Irish emigrants in need.

# canada - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Over €100k raised for family of missing Irishman as Canadian police suspend searches
# Stood Down
# Stood Down

Over €100k raised for family of missing Irishman as Canadian police suspend searches

Jul 5th 2017, 8:59 AM 21,073 Views 12 Comments

David Gavin disappeared after swimming with friends at the start of the month.

# canada - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Canada agrees to pay former Guantanamo detainee who admitted killing US soldier $10.5 million
# Omar Kadr
# Omar Kadr

Canada agrees to pay former Guantanamo detainee who admitted killing US soldier $10.5 million

Jul 4th 2017, 10:47 PM 36,902 Views 67 Comments

Omar Kadr’s case received international attention after some dubbed him a child soldier.

Socks, drums and GAA: Government goes 'Full Riverdance' for Trudeau visit
# The Full Mountie
# The Full Mountie

Socks, drums and GAA: Government goes 'Full Riverdance' for Trudeau visit

Jul 4th 2017, 4:59 PM 24,102 Views 55 Comments

Varadkar was keen to roll out the red carpet (and the themed legwear) for his VIP guest today.

# canada - Monday 3 July, 2017

Why is Leo Varadkar so keen to roll out the red carpet for Justin Trudeau?
# Jetting In
# Jetting In

Why is Leo Varadkar so keen to roll out the red carpet for Justin Trudeau?

Jul 3rd 2017, 7:00 PM 32,853 Views 71 Comments

Canada’s centrist prime minister jets in this evening, and will be here until Wednesday morning.

Irish GAA player who went missing while swimming in Canada named locally
# Missing
# Missing

Irish GAA player who went missing while swimming in Canada named locally

Jul 3rd 2017, 10:28 AM 51,424 Views 2 Comments

His family has since flown over to Canada.

# canada - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Search underway for Irishman who went missing while swimming in Canada
# British Columbia
# British Columbia

Search underway for Irishman who went missing while swimming in Canada

Jul 2nd 2017, 4:57 PM 23,519 Views 1 Comment

The man was swimming with friends on Friday afternoon.

Ex-Connacht player AJ MacGinty helps USA to World Cup qualification
# Rwc 2019
From The42
# Rwc 2019

Ex-Connacht player AJ MacGinty helps USA to World Cup qualification

Jul 2nd 2017, 10:54 AM 9,518 Views 7 Comments

The Dublin native hit six conversions out of eight as his side defeated Canada.

# canada - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to visit Ireland next week
# This Just In
# This Just In

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to visit Ireland next week

Jun 28th 2017, 2:48 PM 26,124 Views 79 Comments

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will visit the Taoiseach on Tuesday.

# canada - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Former Canada lock summons Clermont to court over concussions
# Player Welfare
From The42
# Player Welfare

Former Canada lock summons Clermont to court over concussions

Jun 8th 2017, 12:05 AM 8,412 Views 4 Comments

The French giants say it is not ‘a complaint against the club’ and that Jamie Cudmore is merely seeking medical expertise.

# canada - Friday 26 May, 2017

Irishman Shane O'Leary gets call-up to Canada trials before June Tests
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Irishman Shane O'Leary gets call-up to Canada trials before June Tests

May 26th 2017, 12:47 PM 10,310 Views 2 Comments

The 24-year-old left Connacht at the end of the season.

# canada - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Canada recalls batch of Bombay Sapphire gin they accidentally made 77% alcohol
# Gin And Catatonic
# Gin And Catatonic

Canada recalls batch of Bombay Sapphire gin they accidentally made 77% alcohol

May 4th 2017, 8:55 AM 29,762 Views 21 Comments

It should only be 40%.

# canada - Monday 17 April, 2017

An Irishman in a Galway jersey popped up on Canadian TV and gave the best interview
# Few Pints
From The Daily Edge
# Few Pints

An Irishman in a Galway jersey popped up on Canadian TV and gave the best interview

Apr 17th 2017, 9:18 AM 17,620 Views 1 Comment

A star is born.

# canada - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Canadian province makes it illegal to force women to wear high heels at work
# Discriminatory
# Discriminatory

Canadian province makes it illegal to force women to wear high heels at work

Apr 15th 2017, 7:00 AM 9,042 Views 12 Comments

The premier of British-Columbia has said companies can no longer impose such a rule.

# canada - Friday 14 April, 2017

Halifax Explosion: The accidental blast that killed 2,000 people a century ago
# Mother Of All Bombs
# Mother Of All Bombs

Halifax Explosion: The accidental blast that killed 2,000 people a century ago

Apr 14th 2017, 2:17 PM 30,057 Views 19 Comments

In December 1917 a ship detonated in Nova Scotia, unleashing a blast equivalent to about 3,000 tonnes of TNT.

# canada - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Canadian who groomed Irish teenager is jailed and banned from using internet
# Jashua Robert Tremblay
# Jashua Robert Tremblay

Canadian who groomed Irish teenager is jailed and banned from using internet

Apr 13th 2017, 8:21 AM 16,299 Views 16 Comments

The court case followed a long investigation involving Edmonton Police, Canada’s national police force and the gardaí.

# canada - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Pilot in Canada jailed for showing up to work drunk and passing out in cockpit
# Bottle Of Vodka
# Bottle Of Vodka

Pilot in Canada jailed for showing up to work drunk and passing out in cockpit

Apr 4th 2017, 7:51 AM 17,191 Views 33 Comments

Miroslav Gronych was three times the legal limit when due to fly a plane to Mexico.

# canada - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Family begin campaign to fly seriously-ill Kerryman home from Canada
# Niall Hurley
# Niall Hurley

Family begin campaign to fly seriously-ill Kerryman home from Canada

Mar 28th 2017, 6:10 AM 47,091 Views 9 Comments

Niall Hurley, a 28-year-old carpenter from Tralee, was planning to return home when he suffered from a brain aneurysm and a stroke.

# canada - Monday 27 March, 2017

Driver's personal licence plate banned because it would 'offend women'
# Canada
# Canada

Driver's personal licence plate banned because it would 'offend women'

Mar 27th 2017, 9:02 PM 23,591 Views 42 Comments

Lorne Grabher had been using his surname on his car for a number of years.

# canada - Friday 24 March, 2017

'It feels so cruel': Family of critically ill Irish man plead for donations to bring him home
# Ciaran Kelly
# Ciaran Kelly

'It feels so cruel': Family of critically ill Irish man plead for donations to bring him home

Mar 24th 2017, 8:51 AM 56,997 Views 59 Comments

The family is looking for €100,000 to bring Ciaran back to Ireland.

# canada - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Now Canada's considering a ban on large devices on Middle Eastern flights
# New Measures
# New Measures

Now Canada's considering a ban on large devices on Middle Eastern flights

Mar 21st 2017, 10:45 PM 37,107 Views 90 Comments

Earlier today, the UK government confirmed the new measure, while US reports hinted at a similar ban.

# canada - Friday 10 March, 2017

Canadian judge resigns over 'keep your knees together' comment in sexual assault trial
# Controversy
# Controversy

Canadian judge resigns over 'keep your knees together' comment in sexual assault trial

Mar 10th 2017, 3:54 PM 18,872 Views 17 Comments

Judge Camp had said in a 2014 trial that “pain and sex sometimes go together”.

# canada - Friday 3 March, 2017

Vodka recall in Canada after bottles found to be twice the strength with 81% alcohol
# Strong Stuff
# Strong Stuff

Vodka recall in Canada after bottles found to be twice the strength with 81% alcohol

Mar 3rd 2017, 7:57 PM 18,378 Views 33 Comments

There have been “no reported illnesses” linked to drinking the tainted vodka.

# canada - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

$40k raised for family of Wicklow man who died in Canada
# RIP
# RIP

$40k raised for family of Wicklow man who died in Canada

Feb 21st 2017, 12:46 PM 19,905 Views 6 Comments

He was the father of twin sons.

# canada - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

The man behind the 1985 bombing of a 747 off the coast of Cork has been freed
# Air India Disaster
# Air India Disaster

The man behind the 1985 bombing of a 747 off the coast of Cork has been freed

Feb 15th 2017, 7:46 PM 23,210 Views 26 Comments

On 23 June 1985, an Air India Boeing 747 bound for Delhi exploded some 120 miles off the coast of Cork.

# canada - Friday 10 February, 2017

Missing Canadian man found near Amazon jungle after 5 years reunited with family
# Anton Pilipa
# Anton Pilipa

Missing Canadian man found near Amazon jungle after 5 years reunited with family

Feb 10th 2017, 8:35 AM 57,374 Views 23 Comments

Anton Pilipa had been missing for five years.

# canada - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Canadian woman found guilty of hiding six babies she gave birth to in storage locker
# Tragic
# Tragic

Canadian woman found guilty of hiding six babies she gave birth to in storage locker

Feb 7th 2017, 1:04 PM 17,888 Views 28 Comments

Authorities are unable to determine the causes of the deaths.

# canada - Monday 6 February, 2017

Canadian teen tennis star fined €6k for hitting Davis Cup umpire in face with ball
# Costly Mistake
From The42
# Costly Mistake

Canadian teen tennis star fined €6k for hitting Davis Cup umpire in face with ball

Feb 6th 2017, 7:37 PM 7,158 Views 7 Comments

The ITF agreed that Denis Shapovalov wasn’t targeting Arnaud Gabas.

# canada - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 31st 2017, 9:00 AM 10,347 Views 37 Comments

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

# canada - Monday 30 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 30th 2017, 11:11 PM 17,629 Views 31 Comments

The other detained man is being described as a witness.

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Jan 30th 2017, 4:51 PM 8,278 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

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

Jan 30th 2017, 6:44 AM 28,527 Views 96 Comments

The attack occurred just after midnight Irish time.

# canada - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Ethics probe begins into Justin Trudeau's lavish island holiday
# Canada
# Canada

Ethics probe begins into Justin Trudeau's lavish island holiday

Jan 17th 2017, 8:21 PM 23,918 Views 19 Comments

The post-Christmas holiday at a billionaire’s home in the Bahamas possibly represents a conflict of interest.

# canada - Saturday 7 January, 2017

"It's hard to escape it": The Canadian city at the epicentre of an opioid epidemic
# Vancouver
# Vancouver

"It's hard to escape it": The Canadian city at the epicentre of an opioid epidemic

Jan 7th 2017, 8:30 AM 28,837 Views 18 Comments

Officials declared an emergency in the spring after a surge in availability of cheap synthetic fentanyl.