The Cabbaggetown Regent Park Museum, Riverdale Farm location, was host to over 9,000 visitors from February to November 2009 despite being closed for two months due to the strike. Visitors came from as far afield as Russia, Ukraine, Australia, New Zealand, and China to name a few.
The Irish Connection


Located in Northern/Western Europe

Area: 81,638.1 km2

Capital: Dublin

Population: approximately 5,980,000

Ireland is divided into four provinces; Connacht, Leinster, Munster, and Ulster and subdivided further into thirty-two counties.

The climate is mild and hovers between -19 to +33 degrees Celsius. Precipitation falls year round, but not heavily and experiences few large storms.

Ireland has a rich history and is known for its arts, culture, recreation, and education.

Aunt Polly and her family were from Ulster in the county of Tyrone. The family was farmers, like many other families at the time, and ran into difficulty during the Potato Famine.

Please read on to learn more about Ireland, Toronto, and the Fleming family.