An Irish connection with the Royal 22e Régiment

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Photo: Mitch Vandenborn

Miriam Schurman, a museum technician at the Royal 22e Régiment Museum, with Joe Lonergan, president of Irish Heritage Québec, following Shurman's talk about the history of the regiment.

While the Royal 22e Régiment is one of Canada's best-known Francophone units, it does have an interesting connection with Irish heritage.

Miriam Schurman, a museum technician at the Royal 22e Régiment Museum, spoke about the history of the regiment last Monday at Irish Heritage Quebec's November meeting and shared some details about the Irish heritage of one of the regiment's well-known founde