Past Events

“Keeping It Lit: A Discussion on Brigid’s Roots and Feminist Legacy”.


As many of you are aware, the 1st of February is St. Brigid’s Day, which marks the beginning of spring in Ireland. The day has long symbolised hope, renewal, fertility and the feminine, originating in the pre-Christian festival of Imbolc. To mark St. Brigid’s Day […]

Online conversation between Mary McAleese and Margaret Stuart


Ireland Park Foundation is celebrating Imbolc and the publication in Canada of former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese’s autobiography, "Here's the Story: A Memoir". McAleese will be joined by Irish Canadian businesswoman and Salesforce Canada Country Manager, Margaret Stuart, for an exploration of the role […]

March Madness – Ireland Park Foundation St Patrick’s virtual celebration


St Patrick's Virtual Celebration Enjoy a night of music and exquisite food with us   We invite you to join us for a very special St. Patrick's Day virtual dining and cultural experience to celebrate Canada and Ireland’s shared culinary and musical heritage. Dine on a thoughtfully […]

Flag Raising at Nathan Philips Square

Nathan Philips Square

Irish Person of the Year – Application has been submitted to the City to raise The National Flag of Ireland at noon on Sunday March 14th 2021 at Nathan Phillips Square.

St Patrick’s Day Breakfast with the Irish Ambassador


An exclusive event for ICCCTO members: Keeping the tradition alive even in these strange times. Join us for a virtual St. Patrick's Day Business Breakfast with Ireland's New Ambassador to Canada, His Excellency Eamonn McKee. March 17th, 2021 at 8:00 am.  

2021 St. Patricks Day Parade officially cancelled

For immediate release: January 5, 2021 Toronto, Ont. – The annual Toronto St Patrick’s Parade will not take place in March 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Toronto, following consultation with the St Patrick’s Parade Society of Toronto, has announced that […]

March Madness – Ireland Park Foundation Virtual Exhibit Launch


Explore Irish Famine Migrant Stories in Ontario We are launching! Over the past few years, Ireland Park Foundation has worked with Dr. Jason King, Head of The Irish Famine Archive, to uncover, document and preserve the fascinating personal histories of Irish Famine migrants for their descendants, future […]


Toronto Irish Players – A reading of Juno and the Paycock


TIP would like to advise everyone that they will doing a reading of this famous Sean O'Casey play "Juno and the Paycock" which was first staged in the Abbey theatre in Dublin in 1924. For information about this please just e-mail and they will […]


Dr. Darragh Gannon Lecture: “In Search of Global Ireland: Locating the Irish Diaspora in the Decade of Commemorations.”


Dear Friends of Celtic Studies   It is my pleasure to announce that St. Michael’s College and the Celtic Studies programme have been awarded a Thomas D’Arcy McGee Beacon Fellowship from the Ireland Canada University Foundation. We warmly welcome Dr. Darragh Gannon of Queen’s University Belfast as our visiting Fellow, […]


Plots and Plotters, The history of 1798 rebellion

This Easter, Clifton House, the home of the Belfast Charitable Society and the original Poor House in Belfast, is running a special series of online talks at a time that would suit our Canadian neighbours. Plots and Plotters, the history of the 1798 Rebellion will take place at 6pm, UK time ( 3pm Halifax; […]


Ottawa Irish Film Festival

IFFO 2021 is bringing the best of Irish cinema from April 9th to 13th.