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Irlandklasse of GWRS Villingendorf visits Embassy

01 July 2022

Students and teachers from the Grund- und Werkrealschule (GWRS) Villingendorf engaged in a lively Q&A with Deputy Head of Mission John Lynam at the Embassy on 28 June 2022. The enterprising young minds are the driving force behind the Irlandklasse project, which raises funds every year for a trip to Ireland through an online shop.

Celebrating 40 Years of Forschungs- und Arbeitsgemeinschaft Irland (FAI)

20 May 2022

On 14 May 2022, the Forschungs- und Arbeitsgemeinschaft Irland (FAI e.V.) of the German Association of Philatelists celebrated the 40th anniversary of its founding. Deputy Head of Mission John Lynam was invited to speak at this distinguished occasion, where he underlined the important role of stamp collecting in building Irish-German and international friendships.

Presidential Distinguished Service Award

20 May 2022

Presidential Distinguished Service Award Nominations for this year’s Presidential Distinguished Service Award (PDSA) are now open

POMES PENYEACH - James Joyce set to song - 2 June 2022

20 May 2022

POMES PENYEACH - James Joyce set to song - is a captivating experience combining Joycean poetry and thrilling music. The creators of this project, Adrian Crowley & Matthew Nolan, will take their audiences on a sonic journey into James Joyce's verse on 2 June 2022 in the Zenner, Berlin.

Recording of Irish Friday Club with Donal O'Byrne on 6 May 2022

18 May 2022

The Embassy had the honour of welcoming Donal O’Byrne as invited speaker for the Irish Friday Club on 6 May 2022. Donal works as product manager for the Berlin-based software engineering company Squareball Digital and as event manager for the annual St. Patricksfest in Berlin.

Ulysses 100

18 May 2022

Watch this space...

Ambassador Dr. Nicholas O’Brien at Irish Week in Monheim am Rhein

28 April 2022

Ambassador Dr. Nicholas O’Brien attended the opening ceremony of Irish Week in Monheim am Rhein on 27 March 2022

Cormac Begley Concert at the Embassy on 24 May 2022

20 April 2022

Cormac Begley will play a live concert at the Embassy of Ireland, Berlin on the 24th of May.

Recording of Irish Friday Club with Morgan Smyth on 8 April 2022

13 April 2022

For our Irish Friday Club on 8 April 2022 we heard from Morgan Smyth as our invited speaker. Morgan is the owner and operator of Badfish Bar in Berlin. He talked about his experiences in gastronomy and how he navigated the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Recording of Irish Friday Club with Neil Calderwood on 11 March

30 March 2022

The embassy welcomed Neil Calderwood to speak at the Irish Friday Club on 11 March 2022 to tell his story of moving to Germany. Neil is the owner and operator of “Dalriata” – a store for quality Irish and British food in Berlin.

Ambassador of Ireland Award 2022

17 March 2022

Ambassador of Ireland Award 2022 awarded to Matthias Fleckenstein for his long-standing dedication to Irish - German relations

Recording of Irish Friday Club on 11 February with Margaret Haverty

04 March 2022

Our Irish Friday Club on 11 February saw an informative and insightful talk by Margaret Haverty, PhD candidate in Historical and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Tübingen. Margaret spoke about the challenges and opportunities facing the Irish community in Germany during the ongoing COVID pandemic.

Courtesy visit of Ambassador Dr. Nicholas O’Brien to Hamburg on 7 February 2022

15 February 2022

The Ambassador of Ireland to Germany, Dr. Nicholas O’Brien, paid an official visit and had the honour of being welcomed to the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg for a day of high-level engagements with both the First Mayor of Hamburg and the Speaker of the Hamburgische Bürgerschaft.

Inaugural German Irish Film Summit

07 February 2022

07 February 2022

Call for illustrations for embassy's St. Patrick's Day greeting card 2022

28 January 2022

Call for illustrations for embassy's St. Patrick's Day greeting card 2022

Brigidsfest 2022

26 January 2022

Following the success of Brigid Meets Berlin in 2019, 2020 and 2021, the Embassy of Ireland in Germany and the Consulate General of Ireland in Frankfurt am Main, in cooperation with Literature Ireland, present Brigidsfest, a new showcase of female literary talent whose books are yet to be published in the German language.

Brigidsfest 2022

25 January 2022

Brigidsfest 2022

2022 Back for Business Programme – Fostering entrepreneurial activity among returned Irish emigrants

24 January 2022

This free initiative helps returned emigrants who have lived abroad for at least a year and have returned to Ireland within the last three years, or will soon return home, to start and develop businesses in Ireland based on a business idea.

Call for applications for Emigrant Support Programme, 2022/23

24 January 2022

The Department of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of Ireland in Germany are now inviting applications from Irish community organisations and cultural societies based in Germany for funding in the 2022/23 period.

Recording of Irish Friday Club on 10 December with Hannah Barkhoff

07 January 2022

The Embassy had the honour of welcoming Hannah Barkhoff, who works for the Irish semi-state agency Bord Bia, as invited speaker for our Irish Friday Club series on 10 December 2021. In her talk, Hannah detailed the focus of her work, which is the promotion of Irish beef and lamb products in the German, Austrian and Swiss markets.

Seasonal Greetings from Ambassador Dr. Nicholas O'Brien

14 December 2021

Ambassador Dr. Nicholas O'Brien extends his seasonal greetings to the Irish community in Germany as well as to all friends of Ireland.

Irish Friday Club on 10 December with Hannah Barkhoff

02 December 2021

Join us for our next Irish Friday Club on 10 December when we welcome Hannah Barkhoff, market specialist with Bord Bia. Hannah will speak about her work promoting Irish food and produce in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. This is an online event, which will take place via Zoom.

An Irish Night In 2022

23 November 2021

An Irish Night In 2022

Ambassador Dr. Nicholas O’Brien Visits School in Villingendorf

22 November 2021

On 18 November 2021, Ambassador Dr. Nicholas O’Brien had the honour of visiting the Grund- und Werkrealschule in Villingendorf, in the German state of Baden-Württemberg. During his visit he met with local dignitaries and with the pupils of the “Irlandklasse”, a self-organised student company.

Recording of Irish Friday Club on 12 November with Eddie Goodwin

15 November 2021

The Embassy had the pleasure of welcoming Eddie Goodwin, investment manager for Private Pier Industries, as invited speaker for the Irish Friday Club in November 2021. Eddie spoke in detail about his formative career steps in Germany and the specifics of doing business in an Irish-German investment context.

Ambassador Of Ireland - St. Patrick's Day Award

12 November 2021

Ambassador Of Ireland - St. Patrick's Day Award

Irish Friday Club on 12 November with Eddie Goodwin

09 November 2021

Join us at our next Irish Friday Club, which will take place in the event space of our Embassy. There, we will offer a stand-up breakfast and a chance to listen to and chat with Eddie Goodwin, an investment manager for Private Pier industries with extensive experience in Irish-German trade relations. The talk will also be livestreamed via Zoom, for those who prefer to watch from home.

Assistant Cultural, Public Outreach and Administrative Officer

05 November 2021

The Embassy of Ireland in Germany is seeking to recruit a full-time Assistant Cultural, Public Outreach and Administrative Officer. The position is available from 1stDecember and will be for an initial fixed term of one year, with the possibility of further extension.

Inaugural German Irish Film Summit

05 November 2021

Inaugural German Irish Film Summit 2022

Roddy Doyle & Rob Doyle in Conversation

26 October 2021

The Embassy of Ireland in Germany present a live conversation and Q+A with internationally renowned Irish writers Roddy Doyle and Rob Doyle

Irish Friday Club on 8 October with Dr. Angela Feeney

13 October 2021

The Embassy had the honour of welcoming Dr. Angela Feeney, an acclaimed opera singer, as invited speaker for the Irish Friday Club in October 2021.

Opening of the Exhibition "The Children of Operation Shamrock" on 9 September 2021

01 October 2021

The exhibition "The Children from Operation Shamrock" was opened in Lüneburg on 9 September. First Secretary, Mr Patrick Jacques, delivered a speech there on behalf of the Embassy of Ireland, thanking the organisers and emphasising the historic and contemporary importance of "Operation Shamrock".

Ireland In Frame 2021

16 September 2021

Ireland in Frame is a project by the Embassy of Ireland, Berlin and presented in partnership with the Consulate General of Ireland in Frankfurt

Notice | Short stay visa processing resumes

13 September 2021

On 08 September 2021, the Minister for Justice, Heather Humphreys TD, and the Minister of State for Law Reform, Youth Justice and Immigration, James Browne TD, announced the resumption of short stay entry visa processing.

Irish Friday Club with Jennifer Collins - 3 September 2021

10 September 2021

The Embassy had the honour of welcoming Jennifer Collins, a Berlin-based multi-media journalist, as invited speaker for the Irish Friday Club in September 2021. Jennifer talked about her education, her career path, and the importance of international networking in journalism.

Conference on the future of Europe

26 August 2021

Conference on the future of Europe - Irish in the EU

Last Rose Of Summer concert 2021

19 August 2021

Last Rose Of Summer concert 2021

Request for tenders for cleaning services

19 July 2021

Request for tenders for cleaning services

Cultúr Salon - studio visit with Berlin artists

09 July 2021

Cultúr Salon - studio visit with Berlin artists

Aleana Egan exhibition opening

23 June 2021

The embassy was proud to host a Cultúr Salon featuring a tour of artist Aleana Egan’s newest exhibition ‘small field’ at Künstlerhaus Bremen.

Postcard from Berlin

23 June 2021

The embassy participated in the Dublin International Chamber Music Festival 2021

Bloomsday in Berlin

16 June 2021

Bloomsday in Berlin - lineup

National consultation on the future of research and innovation in Ireland

14 June 2021

National consultation on the future of research and innovation in Ireland

Cultúr Salon - on revival - from Synge's work to the contemporary on J M Synge

08 June 2021

Cultúr Salon - on revival - from Synge's work to the contemporary on J M Synge

Ulysses expanded - Bloomsday 2021

08 June 2021

The Embassy was proud to present for Bloomsday 2021, Ulysses expanded, an interactive immersive digital experience exploring James Joyce's seminal work. Come and experience it for yourself.

In the Green Room with The Saviour

08 June 2021

The embassy was honoured to host "In the green room with The Saviour" a post show talk about an insightful new play on life in rural Ireland.

Creative Pathways initiative

26 May 2021

Creative pathways launch event and video

Irish Friday Club on 7 May with Andy Costello

10 May 2021

We were delighted to have Andy Costello as invited speaker for our Irish Friday Club on 7 May 2021. Andy is the owner and operator of “Salt n Bone” restaurant, an Irish-inspired gastro-pub in the heart of the trendy district of Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin.

Cultúr Salon colloquium on J M Synge

07 May 2021

Synge colloquium

University of Wuppertal job opportunity for an Irish Studies Visiting Professor

04 May 2021

Wuppertal job opportunity for an Irish Studies Visiting Professor

Centenary of First Irish Representation in Germany – 22 April 2021

27 April 2021

On 22 April 2021, the Embassy in Berlin had the honour of commemorating the opening of the first Irish representation in Germany one hundred years ago.Dr. Darragh Gannon (Queen’s University of Belfast) delivered his lecture entitled “Gallant Allies in Europe, a Century of Ireland – German relations” in which he reflected on Nancy Wyse Power’s work in a cosmopolitan Berlin marked by upheaval.

Irish Speakers Club on 1 April with Tara Erraught

15 April 2021

The Embassy had the honour of welcoming Tara Erraught, an internationally renowned opera singer and mezzo-soprano, as invited speaker for the Irish Friday Club on 1 April 2021. Ms. Erraught talked about her passion for singing, her formative years, and her life on and off the stage as an opera singer for the Bayerische Staatsoper.

John Millington Synge sesquicentenary lecture

08 April 2021

The Embassy Of Ireland in Berlin and the Consulate General Of Ireland in Frankfurt is proud to present, as the first of its Cultúr Salon series, a lecture on John Millington Synge's works and his links with Germany.

Centenary of first official Irish presence in Germany

08 April 2021

Lecture commemorating the centenary of the first official Irish presence in Germany

Interactive map of Irish Studies Centres in Germany

16 March 2021

The embassy has developed an interactive map of Irish Studies Centres currently operating in Germany.

Germany – Ireland Joint Plan of Action for Enhanced Bilateral and EU Cooperation

09 February 2021

Launch of the 2nd, Germany – Ireland, Joint Plan of Action for Enhanced Bilateral and EU Cooperation

An Irish Night In

18 January 2021

An Irish Night In 2021

“Brigid returns in 2021 and she's going digital”

15 January 2021

Brigid meets Berlin 2021

Travel advisory update - January 2021

07 January 2021

Important travel advisory update for Germany

Irish Friday Club – 6 November 2020 – Dr. Melanie Neumann talks about Irish community in Berlin

06 January 2021

The Embassy had the honour of welcoming Dr. Melanie Neumann as invited speaker for the Irish Friday Club in November 2020. Dr. Neumann talked about her dissertation research in which she focussed on the history, present and future of the Irish diaspora in Berlin.

Call for illustrations for embassy's St. Patrick's Day greeting card 2021

03 January 2021

The Embassy of Ireland in Germany invites Irish illustrators based in Germany to submit illustrations for possible use as the embassy's official greeting card in 2021

“Brigid returns in 2021 and she's going digital”

23 December 2020

Brigid meets Berlin 2021 - an online festival of Irish Female Literary Creativity

An Irish Night In - January 2021

22 December 2020

An Irish Night In will be held on 23 January 2021 where you'll have the chance to digitally visit the Irish Ambassador's Residence in Berlin to enjoy some great Irish cooking demonstrations, Irish singing, music and other cultural highlights.

Christmas greetings

14 December 2020

Christmas greetings from Ambassador Nicholas O'Brien and Minister Simon Coveney

Conference on the Centres Of Irish Studies in Germany

11 December 2020

The Embassy of Ireland in Berlin recently hosted a digital conference of the Centres Of Irish Studies in Germany.

New Irish Creatives 2020

02 December 2020

This year's festival celebrating new Irish creativity will take place in a digital format from 4-6 December

Weihnachtliche Grüße des Botschafters

02 December 2020

Botschafter O'Briens Weihnachtsgrüße an die Freunde der Botschaft

Ambassador's Seasonal Greetings

02 December 2020

Ambassador O'Brien's Christmas message to the friends of the Embassy

Presentation of the Inaugural Ambassador of Ireland Award to René Böll

30 November 2020

The Embassy of Ireland in Berlin is proud to confer its first Ambassador of Ireland award. The 2020 recipient is artist René Böll.

Ireland In Frame exhibition launch

18 September 2020

Ireland In Frame exhibition launch Ambassador Nicholas O'Brien

Launch of the German Irish Council Hub

22 July 2020

Launch of new platform for Irish Community Groups in Germany

Eine Nachricht von Botschafter O'Brien an die irische Gemeinde und die Freunde der Botschaft.

01 May 2020

Eine Nachricht von Botschafter O'Brien an die irische Gemeinde und die Freunde der Botschaft.

Ambassador O'Brien's letter to friends of embassy

01 May 2020

Ambassador O'Brien's letter to friends of the embassy

Schreib - und Malwettbewerb für Kinder

27 April 2020

Schreib - und Malwettbewerb für Kinder

Children's writing & art competition

27 April 2020

Children's writing & art competition

Eine Nachricht von Botschafter O'Brien an die irische Gemeinde und die Freunde der Botschaft.

02 April 2020

Eine Nachricht von Botschafter O'Brien an die irische Gemeinde und die Freunde der Botschaft.

Ambassador O'Brien's letter to friends of embassy

01 April 2020

Ambassador O'Brien's letter to friends of embassy

Letter from Ambassador O'Brien on global health situation

19 March 2020

Letter from Ambassador O'Brien on the global health situation

Embassy opening hours in the light of the global health situation

13 March 2020

Embassy's operating hours in the light of the global health situation

Postponement of embassy events

10 March 2020

Important notice from the Embassy Of Ireland

The Third Policeman by Flann O'Brien - a reading at the embassy

20 February 2020

The Embassy of Ireland hosted a reading of the novel The Third Policeman on Thursday 27th of February.

Ciana Fitzgerald - postponed until a later date

19 February 2020

Exhibition Opening Ciana Fitzgerald - postponed until a later date.

Brigid meets Berlin 2020

05 February 2020

Brigid meets Berlin 2020

Irish Friday Club - 07 February

22 January 2020

Irish Friday Club - 07 February - Paul Duggan, CEO and co-founder of Makerspace People

Irish Friday Club January 2020

06 January 2020

Irish Friday Club January 2020 - editor-in-chief of Lola magazine, Jonny Tiernan spoke of his experiences establishing a company in Berlin as well as his very colourful life here.

Beethoven zu Gast in Irland

11 December 2019

Beethoven zu Gast in Irland in cooperation with Beethoven bei uns

Jahresempfang des Club der Agrardiplomaten 2019

10 December 2019

Jahresempfang des Club der Agrardiplomaten 2019

Agricultural counsellors club

10 December 2019

Embassy Berlin participated in the annual agricultural counsellors' club in Berlin

Der irische Finanzminister Paschal Donohoe auf Deutschlandbesuch

02 December 2019

Der irische Finanzminister Paschal Donohoe auf Deutschlandbesuch

Minister Donohoe visits Germany

02 December 2019

Ireland's Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform, Minister Paschal Donohoe T.D. visit to Germany, November 2019

Media of State Visit by President Michael D. Higgins and Sabina Higgins

17 July 2019

Media of state visit by President Michael D. Higgins and Sabina Higgins

Opinion piece by President Michael D. Higgins

09 July 2019

Opinion piece by President Michael D. Higgins On the occasion of the State Visit to the Federal Republic of Germany As published by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 3 July 2019

“The Future of Europe: Re-Balancing Ecology, Economics and Ethics”- Lecture by Michael D. Higgins

04 July 2019

“The Future of Europe: Re-Balancing Ecology, Economics and Ethics” - Lecture by Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland University of Leipzig, Thursday 4th July 2019

Last Rose of Summer - Lunch Concert Festival

01 July 2019

Last Rose of Summer - Lunch Concert Festival

David Hedderman exhibition opening

28 June 2019

David Hedderman exhibition opening

David Hedderman exhibition opening

28 June 2019

David Hedderman exhibition opening

Press briefing ahead of State Visit

20 June 2019

Press briefing by Ambassador Collins

President Higgins to pay State Visit to Germany

13 June 2019

President Michael D. Higgins to pay State Visit to Germany

German-Irish Council video message

28 May 2019

Video message from Ambassador Collins on the recent formation of the German-Irish Council

Colloquium 90th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations Germany and Ireland

22 May 2019

Colloquium- 90th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations Germany and Ireland

Irish Parent Café

21 May 2019

Irish Parent Café meeting at the Embassy of Ireland in Berlin

David, Edward & Joanna O'Kane art exhibtion

17 April 2019

The Embassy of Ireland in Berlin will be proud to host the artistic O'Kane family of Edward & Joanna, alongside their son David, who will exhibit their artworks on the subject of Flann O'Brien, at the embassy from 07 May.

Chancellor Merkel to visit Dublin

29 March 2019

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has announced that he will meet with Chancellor Merkel next week in Dublin to discuss a range of issues, including the unique challenges facing Ireland in the light of Brexit.

Join the Embassy of Ireland & Silicon Allee on 5 April for our Irish Friday Club Start-Up Breakfast

28 March 2019

Join the Embassy of Ireland & Silicon Allee on 5 April for our Irish Friday Club Start-Up Breakfast and meet Dublin & Berlin based Advisable.com who raised €1 million in funding.

Ambassador Collins meets Mayor of Frankfurt Mr. Peter Feldmann

27 March 2019

Ireland's Ambassador to Germany Mr. Michael Collins recently visited Frankfurt and met with Frankfurt's Lord Mayor, Mr. Peter Feldmann at his offices in Frankfurt Town Hall.

Invitation to join the German-Irish Council

11 March 2019

Irish community organisations and German-Irish friendship societies are warmly invited to join the newly formed German-Irish Council.

A new German-Irish Council?

07 January 2019

The most recent meeting of German-Irish societies and Irish community organisations on 13 October 2018 decided to further explore the possibility of establishing a German-Irish Council.

Irish Friday Club

06 December 2018

Irish Friday Club

Irish Parent Café in December on the 06th December 2018

14 November 2018

Irish Parent Café in December on the 06th December 2018

Irish Friday Club - Factories of the Future - Special for Berlin Science Week

15 October 2018

Join us at the Irish Friday Club - Factories of the Future - Special for Berlin Science Week on 2nd November 2018 with Prof Conor McCarthy Director at Confirm – Smart Manufacturing, University of Limerick, and Christian Blobner Head of International Research Networks at Fraunhofer IFF

Alumni Event 18 October 2018

11 October 2018

Alumni Event 18 October 2018

Opening of the New Irish Creatives Exhibition

09 October 2018

We are excited for the New Irish Creatives Festival - A month-long celebration of Irish creativity in Germany

Irish Friday Club with Dee Mulrooney & Richie Heffernan at the Embassy of Ireland Berlin

28 September 2018

Irish Friday Club with Dee Mulrooney & Richie Heffernan at the Embassy of Ireland Berlin

Irish Friday Club with Donough Tierney from Airbus 7 September

06 September 2018

Join us for our next Irish Friday Club on 7 September when we will hear from Donough Tierney, Vice President Canada, Europe, UN & Multinationals at Airbus.

Request for Tenders for General Office Cleaning and Window Cleaning Services

10 August 2018

Request for Tenders for General Office Cleaning and Window Cleaning Services

New Irish Writing in Germany Award 2018

03 August 2018

The Embassy of Ireland Germany, in partnership with The Wild Word magazine presents the New Irish Writing in Germany Award 2018.

Irish Friday Club with Mary Kelly at the Embassy of Ireland Berlin

22 June 2018

Irish Friday Club with Mary Kelly at the Embassy of Ireland Berlin

Irish Friday Club with Stephen Molloy at the Embassy of Ireland

06 June 2018

Irish Friday Club with Stephen Molloy at the Embassy of Ireland

Young Irish Creatives: Visual Arts Award 2018

27 April 2018

Young Irish Creatives: Visual Arts Award 2018

Presidential Distinguished Service Award

18 April 2018

Presidential Distinguished Service Award

Vacancy: New Visa Officer Position

13 April 2018

Vacancy: New Visa Officer Position at the Embassy. Apply now!

Ireland in Germany, A Wider and Deeper Footprint

11 April 2018

Ireland in Germany, A Wider and Deeper Footprint

IRISH FRIDAY CLUB at the Embassy of Ireland

28 February 2018

IRISH FRIDAY CLUB

Borderlands Exhibition Closed

10 January 2018

Borderlands Exhibition Closed

Comprehensive Review of Irish German Relations

05 January 2018

Comprehensive Review of Irish German Relations - HAVE YOUR SAY!