Ireland is located on an island, at the western edge of Europe. The northeastern corner of the island is occupied by Northern Ireland, which belongs to Britain and is separated from the independent republic to its south. Ireland’s proximity to the Atlantic Ocean makes its climate mild and its weather humid and often rainy.
Irish in Toronto
|In the GTA: 544,380||In Toronto: 262,965|
Primary Areas of Settlement in the GTA (Social Atlas):
King, Halton Hills, New Market, Aurora, Milton, Oakville, East Gwillimbury, Uxbridge, Caledon, and the City of Toronto.
Settlement Services in the GTA
Emerald Isle Seniors Society
1190 Danforth Avenue
The Irish Club of Mississauga
4120 Ridgeway Drive, Unit 39
The Durham Irish Association of Canada
PO Box 181
Churches in the GTA
The Peoples Church
374 Sheppard Avenue East
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