Australia–Ireland relations

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Australia–Ireland relations
Map indicating locations of Ireland and Australia



Australia–Ireland relations are foreign relations between the Commonwealth of Australia and the Republic of Ireland. Australia has an embassy in Dublin. Ireland has an embassy in Canberra and a consulate-general in Sydney. Both nations are former British colonies.


Embassy of Ireland in Canberra
Monthly value of Australian merchandise exports to Ireland (A$ millions) since 1988
Monthly value of Irish merchandise exports to Australia (A$ millions) since 1988

About 20% of the Australian population have Irish ancestry, which often predates Irish Independence in 1922.[citation needed]

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