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Canada releases over 10,000 work permits for Irish citizens
12:37 Saturday, 04 November 2017
18 to 35 year olds who are interested in living in Canada can apply for visas from tonight.
10,700 permits are being released with the majority being Working Holiday Visas.
The Working Holiday and Young Professionals work visas last for up to two years, while the International Co-Op work permits last for up to 12 months.
The permits are part of the 2018 International Experience Canada initiative that allows young people from 33 countries to live and work there.
Almost 30,000 people have moved from Ireland to Canada since 2011.