PressReader Opens New Offices

ICBA Member, Canadian company PressReader officially opened its new offices in Dublin on 16th November and will continue to grow its Irish workforce to 65. PressReader is a global platform that allows people to read, share and talk about stories from over 7,000 top-quality publications online or via an app. It has seven million monthly active users worldwide. (more…)

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New Irish Consulate in Vancouver

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., announced today that Ireland will open a new Irish Consulate in Vancouver to serve Western Canada. This marks the first expansion of Ireland’s residential diplomatic presence in Canada since the opening of the original Mission in Ottawa in 1939. (more…)

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Ireland Canada Business Association responds to Brexit

Speaking following the result of the Brexit referendum in the UK, Garrett Monaghan, Chair of the Ireland Canada Business Association, stated: "The UK electorate’s democratic vote to leave the EU is a decision that will have inevitable consequences and implications for Ireland’s trading relationship with the UK and Canada. Although the pace at which the UK initiates and completes p

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Shell sells its 45% stake in Corrib Gas Field

Shell has sold its 45 per cent stake in the Corrib gas field to a unit of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Energy giant Shell has sold its 45 per cent stake in the Corrib gas field to a unit of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) in a deal worth as little as $947 million (€830 million), resulting in about a billion euro of losses following a decade-and-a-half of heavy investment in the controversial project.

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Tanaiste, Frances Fitzgerald with Justin Trudeau

Speech by the Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald TD  with Prime Minister Trudeau

“Our citizens have a long and close history together. Most of all, Ireland and Canada are connected through our shared values.” Prime Minister Trudeau , Dublin 4th July 2017 ICBA Vice Chair Deirdre Giblin of NCI met Prime Minister Trudeau in a round table discussion hosted by An Tanaiste. The work performed by ICBA in highlighting the opportunities that CETA will generate was applauded. The Prime Minister earlier in the day commented that: “CETA will give Canadian and Irish businesses greater access to each other's markets

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