Canadian Ambassador to Ireland in Buncrana today

The Canadian Ambassador to Ireland is in Buncrana today with the town's Mayor Nicholas Crossan saying it is a great opportunity to increase ties between Canada and the north west.

This will be Loyola Hearn's second visit to the area this year and he will meet with fish producers from the area, which do business in Canada, as well as representatives from the tourism industry.

Buncrana Mayor Nicholas Crossan says the Ambassador is keen to strengthen ties between his country and Ireland further - he believes the northwest could benefit significantly from this: