The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has met President Michael D Higgins at Áras An Uachtaráin.
Mr Trudeau and his wife, Sophie, also signed the Visitors Book: "May we ever be united as friends and welcomed as family."
The couple are at a reception with President Higgins and his wife, Sabina.
They'll then be guests of honour at an official dinner at Dublin Castle tonight.
Earlier, the Canadian PM met Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and gave him advice on getting women into politics.
He said the issue was discussed during a meeting between the two leaders at Farmleigh.
He will leave Ireland tomorrow and visit Edinburgh.