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2016 News & Events

November 2016

"The Cap and Bells" premier concert

November 2016

“The Cap and Bells” is a unique concert production that weaves together music, poetry and film. 

Irish films at PÖFF

11-27 November 2016

20th Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) is taking place between 11th -27th November and during this period there will be, as always, some Irish films screened.

May 2016

Irish at international literature festivals

May 2016, Tallinn and Tartu 

In May, two international literature festivals take place in Tartu (Prima Vista) and in Tallinn (HeadRead), bringing to Estonia many acclaimed literary persons and enlivening the Estonian literary society, creating a perfect timing and audience to introduce a ‘play’ by an Irish actor Frank Boyle.

UNIFIL Conference

May 2016

The conference will be hosted in collaboration with the International Centre for Defence and Security and the Embassy of Finland in Tallinn on the role of small member states (Ireland, Estonia, Finland) in multilateral peacekeeping UN and OSCE missions. 

Irish Week 2016 at Kuressaare Ametikool

11 May 2016

Kuressaare Ametikool celebrated the centenary of the Easter Rising with a week-long special Irish program. 

"Re-framing 1916" film screening and discussion

May 10th 2016

Public event hosted by the Embassy and the University of Notre Dame on 10th May 2016 in Tallinn to commemorate the Easter Rising 1916 and to re-frame historical events around and arising from that time in Ireland and elsewhere in Europe.

Ireland on Stage at Europe Day celebrations

May 7th 2016

Europe Day is annually celebrated in Tallinn with a day full of activities and performances, incl. open doors day of all EU missions resident in Estonia, big food fair and information tent on the city centre’s biggest square – Freedom Square. The event is mostly organised by the EC Rep in Estonia. The day features various activities for people of all ages, e.g. concerts, competitions, leisure activities, interviews.

April 2016

Private Screening of Documentary "1916 Irish Rebellion"

April 23rd 2016

The Ambassador hosted a private screening of "1916 The Irish Rebellion" for the local Irish community on April 23.

'Week of Ireland’ in Kuressaare, Saaremaa

April 2016

The Week of Ireland features a competition of re-writing the Proclamation of Independence in today’s key. The school’s ICT students will launch a bilingual website on the 1916 Easter Rising.

March 2016

Celebrating Ireland in Harju County schools

18 March 2016

To celebrate Ireland's independence and mark the centenary of 1916 Easter Rising, pupils of Harju County schools (grades 10-12) wrote their own version of the Proclamation of Independence as if they were the leaders of the Easter Rising in 1916.

St Patrick's Day events in Tallinn

17 March 2016

February 2016

Celebrating Ryanair's 5th anniversary in Tallinn

February 9th 2016

Ryanair celebrated its 5 year milestone at Tallinn Airport since it commenced operations in late 2010.

January 2016

Yeats Friendship Calendar

January 14th 2016

To mark the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising and the birth of Irish republic, the year of commemoration started with launching a W.B. Yeats' poetry-themed calendar.