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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Leo Varadkar Justin Trudeau

Speech by the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar T.D., to honour Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau

Dublin Castle, 4th July 2017 Prime Minister Trudeau, Madame Grégoire Trudeau, Ministers, Ambassadors, Ladies and Gentlemen. Tonight we celebrate the strong friendship between Ireland and Canada.  And it is a very special night for me as you are the first Prime Minister to have visited Ireland since my election as Taoiseach.  You and your family are most welcome.  Ours are very old and historic countries - although their leaders seem to be getting younger!

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Minister Eoghan Murphy promotes Ireland-Canada trade and cultural ties in his St Patrick’s Day programme

Today (15-March-2017) Eoghan Murphy TD, Minister of State at the Department of Finance and Department of Public Expenditure & Reform begins a programme of engagements in Toronto and Montreal.  Commenting on his programme he noted, I look forward to advancing a relationship built on a shared commitment to open trade and multilateralism.  Our common language and legal tradition and strong cultural ties make Ireland the ideal gateway for Canadian business and investment into the European Union. Annual trade between Ireland and Canada, the world’s 10th largest econom

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