Aug 17, 2012 | 14:59Breakaway Coirneal Cealteach: Preserving Irish History in Quebec Audio
Breakaway Coirneal Cealteach: Preserving Irish History in Quebec Aug 17, 2012 | 14:59Steve Cameron is a co-founder of Coirneal Cealteach, an Irish history and heritage group based in Sainte-Agathe-de-Lotbinière. Coirneal Cealteach means Celtic corner and it's also the name given to the site of the Celtic cross that stands in Sainte-Agathe. Fueled by a passion for preserving the history of their ancestors, the volunteers who make up the group are putting up physical markers to ensure future generations know this province's Irish history. Before taking the CBC's Rachelle Solomon on a tour of two re-discovered heritage sites, Steve Cameron talked about researching the stories in the region.
Aug 14, 2015 | 15:40Breakaway Li'l Andy releases The Shigawake Song Audio
Breakaway Li'l Andy releases The Shigawake Song Aug 14, 2015 | 15:40Li'l Andy has performed as part of the Shigawake Music Festival since it began on the Gaspe Coast. The Montreal country singer joined the CBC's Rachelle Solomon in studio to talk about releasing "The Shigawake Song" in time for this year's events.
Aug 20, 2012 | 13:25Breakaway The Craig's Road in St-Sylvestre Audio
Breakaway The Craig's Road in St-Sylvestre Aug 20, 2012 | 13:25In the early 1800s, the Craig's Road opened the province to new immigrants, connecting Quebec City to Boston. Earlier this year, in June, the municipality of St-Sylvestre designated a 200m dirt road an historical site, identifying that it is indeed an original section of that historic route. Steve Cameron, co-founder of the Irish historical and heritage group Coirneal Cealteach, took the CBC's Rachelle Solomon for a drive along Route 269 and then a walk along the re-discovered site.
Aug 21, 2012 | 18:05Breakaway Rediscovering St. John the Evangelist Cemetery Audio
Breakaway Rediscovering St. John the Evangelist Cemetery Aug 21, 2012 | 18:05St. John the Evangelist Cemetery dates back to 1845, but over the years, its exact location was lost and the site largely forgotten. Canon Harold Brazel went searching for the cemetery in the 1980s, but never found the spot. Steve Cameron, co-founder of the Irish heritage and history group Coirneal Cealteach, recently took up the search and found exactly where on St. Margaret's Range the St. John the Evangelist Cemetery was located. He took our Rachelle Solomon there to see what remains and to talk about the history of Irish settlers in the region.
May 8, 2015 | 8:03Breakaway Louane Emera en anglais Audio
Breakaway Louane Emera en anglais May 8, 2015 | 8:03She went from starring on the French TV sensation The Voice, to starring in a hit French movie that opens in Quebec today. The CBC's Peter Black spoke with Louane Emera about her rise to stardom in her first English interview.