Message from the Ambassador
I am delighted to welcome you to the website of
the Embassy of Ireland in Canada.
This Embassy represents Ireland in Canada and also in Jamaica and
The Bahamas. Our role is to develop Irelands’ relations and
foster mutual understanding with the governments and peoples of
Canada, Jamaica and the Bahamas.
The Embassy is greatly assisted by the strong historical ties and
thriving Irish communities in Canada and by our developing
relations with our Caribbean partners. My colleagues and I
look forward to working with all of you during our time here.
I very much hope that you find this website to be useful and
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Day greetings from the President Michael D. Higgins
Presidential Distinguished Service Award 2013
Nominations for the Presidential Distinguished Service
Award from within Canada, Jamaica or the Bahamas should be
forwarded to the Embassy of Ireland, 130 Albert Street Suite 1105,
Ottawa, ON K1P 5G4 to be received no later than 5pm on
Friday 19 April 2013. Please mark on the envelope
“Nomination for Presidential Award”.
A nomination form (PSDA – Form 1), which can be
downloaded here, should be completed in
respect of each nomination. Please note that, where an
individual is nominated under a number of categories, a
nomination form must be completed and submitted for each
Please read background on the award prior to applying.
Information can be found here.