Elsewhere, Mia Farrow tweeted 'I do have an Irish passport'
The Canadian immigration & citizenship website buckled on Tuesday night local time as results from the US seemed to show a strong showing for Donald Trump.
It may just be an unfortunate coincidence - but going by the mood of many Trump critics, the website will almost certainly be seeing extra traffic in the increasingly likely event of a Trump presidency.
Other media outlets, including The Telegraph, highlighted a boost in US Google searches for the word 'emigrate'.
Meanwhile, some well known figures suggested they may be Ireland-bound:
I do have an Irish passport— mia farrow (@MiaFarrow) November 9, 2016