European Commission Statement: CETA

EU and Canada agree to set a date for the provisional application of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement. Statement by Mr Jean- Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission and Mr Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada Brussels, 8 July 2017 The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement marks a new chapter in the relationship.. read more →

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD in Conversation with The Globe and Mail

On May 5th 2017, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny visited Toronto and spoke with the Globe and Mail about Ceta, Brexit, and paving a path to better Canada-Ireland trade relations. read more →


INTRODUCTION OF NEW ONLINE PASSPORT RENEWAL SERVICE FOR ADULT APPLICANTS Irish Citizens who are over 18, have held an Irish Passport and have not changed their name from their previous passport can now apply to renew their Passport online via the website of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. This new service will be.. read more →

CHARLIE FLANAGAN Special to The Globe and Mail

“We offer a particularly compatible business environment for Canadian companies facing decisions on the potential relocation of their European operations or investments. Moreover, the new EU-Canada trade agreement, CETA, will heighten our focus on Canada as a key market. My government colleagues, ministers Simon Coveney and Eoghan Murphy will carry this message of opportunity on.. read more →

Enterprise Ireland Launches International Trade Mission Programme for 2017

Enterprise Ireland, the State agency responsible for helping companies to scale and export internationally today published its international events programme for 2017 to support Irish exporters which lists 145 events scheduled in Ireland and overseas to include 46 international trade visits. In conjunction with the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and the Department of.. read more →

Colm Wilkinson Irish Person of the Year

A Message from the Irish Person of the Year Committee The IPOY committee, is delighted to announce that the 2017 inductee into our Community’s unofficial Hall of Fame is Mr. Colm Wilkinson. Colm will be honoured at our annual luncheon on Sunday March 5th, 2017 at the Toronto Hilton Hotel. This is a prestigious event.. read more →

Ireland Trade Mission to Canada

Job Creation Opportunities will arise following EU Canada Trade Agreement – Mary Mitchell O’Connor Press Release Ireland Canada Business Association 18th January 2017 Minister meets with Ireland Canada Business Association Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, looks forward to the new opportunities that will arise for trade and investment under the EU-Canada Comprehensive.. read more →

Irish Firms Warm to EU-Canada Trade Deal in the Great White North

Neil Cooney Enterprise Ireland Special to the Irish Independent read more →

Highlights: 3rd Annual President’s Dinner

Key-Note Speaker Bill Kyle–former CEO Irish Life and EVP Wealth Management Great West Life–addressed a packed room at One King West with Guest of Honour Michael Hurley–Deputy Head of Mission Embassy of Ireland Ottawa–speaking about CETA, Brexit, the US Election, and how trade with Canada is as vital as ever. Great turn-out from long-time members.. read more →

Op-Ed CETA Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charles Flanagan T.D.

Charlie Flanagan: Canadian trade pact is an especially good deal for Ireland in the post-Brexit environment.     read more →