Irish President Visits Nova Scotia – Fortress of Louisbourg Tour by William A. O’Shea

The President of Ireland, Dr. Mary McAleese, visited Nova Scotia from October 8-10th, 1998 as part of her official visit to Canada.  Part of that visit to Nova Scotia was flying to Sydney from Montreal and visiting the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. “On Thursday Mrs McAleese and her party flew from Montreal to... Continue Reading →

Prince Michael of Kent Visits the Fortress of Louisbourg

On February 24th, 1984, Prince Michael of Kent toured the Fortress of Louisbourg, with Bill O’Shea as his guide.  Prince Michael of Kent is a member of the British Royal Family and the younger brother of Prince Edwards, the Duke of Kent.  He visited Canada in 1984 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the first... Continue Reading →

What is the O’Shea Archives?

The O'Shea Archives is the home for the historical writing and research of Canadian historian, writer and researcher, William A. O'Shea (Bill O'Shea). This is a new digital collection of many years of historical writing. Over the coming weeks and months this site will be populated with a great deal of historical information about the... Continue Reading →

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