Irish Minister of the Diaspora and International Development, Ciarán Cannon, TD, visits Ireland Park and Grasett Park

Date: 26 October, 2018

On a windy Friday at the end of October, Minister Ciaran Cannon, TD, visited Ireland Park and Grasett Park with IPF Chair & Founder, Robert G. Kearns, and Executive Director, William Peat. He was joined by Anne Griffin, Private Secretary to Minister Cannon, Ann Derwin, Director General of Global Irish, Laura Finlay, Second Secretary to the Embassy of Ireland in Canada and Jessica Fuller, Head of Creative Engagement and Director of Creativity, Innovation & Research at Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology.

Mr. Kearns gave tours of Ireland Park and Grasett Park, which were followed by lunch at Montecito Restaurant, overlooking Grasett Park.

We thank Minister Cannon, TD, Ms. Griffin, Ms. Derwin, Ms. Finlay and Ms. Fuller for taking the time to visit our commemorative parks to learn more about the story of the Irish in Canada.