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Ireland is lucky to have a diaspora who makes a meaningful contribution to our country, whether they're building economic development, raising awareness of our culture or creating a positive image of Ireland here in Canada.
We provide grants to Irish organisations in Canada, focusing in particular on the most vulnerable of our emigrants.
The Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad recognises sustained, distinguished service to Ireland, its communities abroad or its international reputation.
The Embassy works with Irish community organisations in Canada to enhance opportunities to enjoy Irish culture and heritage.
Find a group near you, or contact us to add your group to our list.
There is a broad range of Irish and Celtic Studies programmes in Canada, as well as scholarship opportunities.
Ireland remains a popular tourist location and there are a growing number of direct flights between Canada and Ireland.
Saint Patrick’s Day is a global celebration of what it means to be Irish and the Embassy uses the opportunity every March to celebrate with Irish communities and to showcase Ireland.
The Embassy works closely with Canadian Provinces on reciprocal agreements for the exchange of driving licences.