Irish in Toronto

Irish in Toronto

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There are many different groups for Irish in Toronto. They cover a range of different business, social, and sporting areas. Irish people have been moving to Toronto for two centuries. Today, a progressive and helpful community exists.

Here’s our list of links and contacts for the Irish in Toronto. Other links which are relevant nationally can be found at our Irish in Canada page.

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Irish in Toronto — Useful organisations.

Irish Canadian Immigration Centre (I/CAN).
I/CAN was established in January 2012. It assists newly arrived Irish across Canada. They offer outreach and information on areas such as employment, accommodation, social services, and immigration. It plays a crucial role in supporting the Irish in Toronto and across Canada.

You can call them on 416-603-9549, or 1-877-603-9549. Its Executive Director, Cathy Murphy, can be emailed at

Ireland-Canada Chamber of Commerce in Toronto.
They help hundreds of Irish-related businesses in Toronto and Southern Ontario.

If you are not already a member, join today. Explore how you and your business can benefit from its networking opportunities.

Irish Association of Toronto.
Supports the Irish community in Toronto. It offers links to businesses and services serving Irish people. It also arranges social events for fun and networking.

Irish Cultural Society of Toronto.
Promotes, sponsors, and fosters Irish culture in all its forms. If your interests are historic, linguistic, music, drama, dance, sport, or other forms of artistic expression, you’ll find something for you.

GAA clubs in Toronto.

The GAA season kicks off in March and finishes in September. There are a number of clubs in Toronto for men, women and children.

The governing body is Toronto GAA. Their website has lots of detail on all the clubs for Irish in Toronto. You can also follow them on Twitter and Facebook.

You can send an email to your desired club for detail on training days etc. Details can be found at the below links.

Toronto Camogie Club was set up in 2011 and has Irish and Canadian members. The club is an affiliate of Toronto GAA. They are the only Camogie club in Toronto.

The club welcomes players of all experience levels, beginners to advanced. Training sessions are tailored to include and encourage all abilities. Training takes place once a week from April to September.

The Toronto Camogie Club also competes in US tournaments. They recently won the prestigious North American Senior Camogie Championship in Philadelphia. This was the first major title secured by any Toronto GAA team since 1976.

They’re always looking for new members. You can read more at their Facebook page and in this Irish Times profile.

Other resources for the Irish in Toronto.

Facebook groups.
Irish & New in Toronto
has over 10,000 members sharing their advice. You can also sign up to Moving2Canada’s IEC forum, which has over 8,000 members.

Irish bars.
BlogTO, a popular online magazine, compiled this list of the best Irish pubs in Toronto.

Toronto Irish FC.
A soccer club always on the lookout for new members to join as players and supporters, or to help with club administration. See also their Facebook page.

Ceol agus Craic.
Ceol agus Craic broadcasts each Saturday on 1430AM. It airs features for the Irish community. You can also listen back to their podcasts on their website.

Toronto Irish Film Festival (TIRFF).
Celebrates the very best of Irish cinema and promotes the work of Irish filmmakers. With sold-out screenings, TIRFF has quickly assumed the role of primary promoter of Irish film within Canada.

Toronto Irish Players.
Showcases the best in Irish drama.

Learn more about Toronto.

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