Ireland in Canada
Find out about Ireland’s trade, community, cultural, diplomatic and business activities in Canada.
Ireland and Canada are two countries with deep connections and friendships dating back centuries.
Almost 4.5 million people in Canada can claim Irish heritage.
Next year will mark 85 years of diplomatic engagement between our two countries.
Irish Minister for International Development and Diaspora, Sean Fleming T.D., recently visited Canada in July 2023 aimed at strengthening links between Ireland and Canada.
Embassy of Ireland, Canada
The Embassy and Consulates work to:
- promote and protect Irish interests in Canada
- strengthen political and economic relationships
- support the Irish community
- advance cultural ties and promote the Irish arts
The Embassy works closely with Irish State Agencies in Canada and at home, to promote trade, tourism and inward investment.
Enterprise Ireland is the government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets.
Promoting foreign direct investment into Ireland through a wide range of services.
Marketing the island of Ireland overseas as a holiday and business tourism destination.
The role of Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, is to act as a link between Irish food, drink and horticulture suppliers, and existing and potential customers throughout the world.