03/17/2014 09:49 EDT | Updated 05/17/2014 05:59 EDT

A look back at Toronto's longstanding links to Ireland

Many revellers are filling Toronto pubs in honour of St. Patrick's Day.

But not everyone will know much about the Irish settlers who came to Toronto many decades ago, nor the community's rich history in our city.

Click on the video above to learn more from the CBC’s Marivel Taruc about Toronto’s long-standing Irish connections.