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2015 News and Events

November 2015

The Children from Operation Shamrock/Die „Operation Shamrock“-Kinder

26 November 2015

The Embassy of Ireland is delighted to present "The Children from Operation Shamrock", a project by journalist Monica Brandis, assisted by photographer Sidharta Corral and graphic designer Frank Lietz.

Die Botschaft von Irland freut sich, die Ausstellung „Die Operation Shamrock-Kinder“ anzukündigen – ein Projekt der Journalistin Monica Brandis unter Mitwirkung des Fotografen Sidartha Corral und des Grafikers Frank Lietz. 

October 2015

Embassy Closed on Monday, 26 October 2015

23 October 2015

Please note that the embassy will be closed on Monday, 26 October 2015. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Bitte beachten Sie, dass die Botschaft am Montag, den 26. Oktober 2015 geschlossen bleibt. Wir bitten um Entschuldigung für etwaige Unannehmlichkeiten.

J.M. Synge Exhibition opens at the Embassy of Ireland, Berlin

19 October at 6.30pm

On Monday, 19 October, the German-Irish Society of Würzburg and the city of Würzburg are proud to present an exhibition of John Millington Synge’s photographs, taken on his travels in Wicklow.

120 years ago in 1894, John Millington Synge studied for several months at the Royal School of Music in Würzburg. The exhibition celebrates the city of Würzburg’s double partnership with Bray and Co. Wicklow. To celebrate this exhibition and the unique flavour of German-Irish friendship, Würzburg International, the city’s international office has organised a tasting of Franconian wine at the opening!

The exhibition, which will run from 19 October to 20 November, is not to be missed and we kindly request you RSVP to: https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/germany/contact-us/ using code “WJMSYNGE“ before: 13 October 2015

Vernissage von J.M. Synge in der Botschaft von Irland, Berlin

19. Oktober um 18.30 Uhr

Die Botschaft von Irland freut sich die Fotografien von John Millington Synge auszustellen. Die Ausstellung zeigt Bilder, die auf der Reise von J.M. Synge nach Wicklow entstanden sind.

Vor 120 Jahren, im Jahr 1894, studierte Synge für einige Monate an der Hochschule für Musik Würzburg.

Die Deutsch-Irische Gesellschaft Würzburg und die Stadt Würzburg stellte die Werke bereits letztes Jahr anlässlich der 15-jährigen Städtepartnerschaft zwischen Würzburg und Bray, Co. Wicklow aus.

Die Ausstellung läuft vom 20. Oktober bis 20. November. Wir bitten Sie, sich vor dem 13. Oktober mithilfe des Kennworts “WSynge“ anzumelden unter: https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/germany/contact-us/


July 2015

Embassy Closed on Monday, 3rd August 2015

30 July 2015

Please note that the embassy will be closed on Monday 3rd August 2015. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Bitte beachten Sie, dass die Botschaft am Montag, den 3. August 2015 geschlossen bleibt. Wir bitten um Entschuldigung für etwaige Unannehmlichkeiten.

Temporary Admin/Consular Support Position at the Embassy of Ireland, Berlin

14 July 2015

The Embassy of Ireland will shortly have a vacancy for a temporary bilingual administrator to work in general office administration as well as Consular and Visa Section support. The contract will be for a 1 year period. Full details are available here (PDF document).

Embassy Phone System

9 July 2015

We are experiencing some problems with our phones and if you are having difficulties getting through please contact here.

Die Telefonleitungen der Botschaft weisen momentan technische Probleme auf. Falls Sie Probleme haben durchzukommen, kontaktieren Sie uns bitte hier.

Postal Strike Update

9 July 2015

The postal strike is over but there are still backlogs in the Embassy receiving post and in the delivery of post we send out.

Der Streik der Deutschen Post ist beendet. Es kommt jedoch immer noch zu Verspätungen beim Empfang und Senden von Post.

Das Irische Monatsbuch

02 July 2015

Das Irische Monatsbuch is the Embassy of Ireland’s cultural newsletter. Issued at the start of each month in English and German, it highlights upcoming cultural events at the Embassy and provides information on the Irish cultural scene throughout Germany

Das Irische Monatsbuch July 2015 DE

Das Irische Monatsbuch July 2015 EN


June 2015

Postal Strike Update

25 June 2015

Due to the ongoing postal strike in Germany, applications for passports/visas sent to the Embassy by post are not being received. Further, if you wish to have documents returned to you please arrange for a courier to do so and contact the Embassy to identify a pick-up time.

Aufgrund der gegenwärtigen Streikmaßnahmen bei der Deutschen Post, kommt es zu erheblichen Verzögerungen der Lieferung von Pass- und Visumsanträgen an die Botschaft. Falls Sie wünschen, dass Ihnen Dokumente zurückgesendet werden, organisieren Sie bitte einen Kurierservice (nach Absprache mit der Botschaft) oder setzen sich mit der Botschaft in Verbindung um einen Abholtermin zu vereinbaren.

Bloomsday

16 June 2015, 12.30-14.30

Join us on Tuesday, 16 June for a celebration of Joyce, Yeats and Irish literature and music! Dr. Sabine Müller, University of Leipzig will draw some connections between the works of two of Ireland’s greatest writers, author John Holten will read from his work, there will be performance by Curious Fox Books and Nina Hynes and Shaun Mulrooney will provide the music. Curated by Candice Gordon, this promises to be an informative and entertaining event! Burgundy and gorgonzola sandwiches will be served!

Tuesday, 16 June, 12.30-15.00, doors open at 12 noon.

Please RSVP to https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/germany/contact-us/

Bungalow Bliss: A Rural Modernity

04 June 2015, 5pm

Opening reception of “Bungalow Bliss: A Rural Modernity” by Adrian Duncan & Olga Tiernan.

The exhibition includes a series of photographic, collage, and sculptural works that unearth features of the Bungalow Bliss period of domestic construction that took place throughout rural Ireland from the early 1970s to late '90s.

The exhibition will run 5 June – 1 July 2015

Please RSVP to https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/germany/contact-us/

Das Irische Monatsbuch

2 June 2015

Das Irische Monatsbuch is the Embassy of Ireland’s cultural newsletter. Issued at the start of each month in English and German, it highlights upcoming cultural events at the Embassy and provides information on the Irish cultural scene throughout Germany.

Das Irische Monatsbuch June 2015 EN

Das Irische Monatsbuch June 2015 DE


May 2015

Das Irische Monatsbuch

2 April 2015

Das Irische Monatsbuch is the Embassy of Ireland’s cultural newsletter. Issued at the start of each month in English and German, it highlights upcoming cultural events at the Embassy and provides information on the Irish cultural scene throughout Germany.

Das Irische Monatsbuch May 2015 DE

Das Irische Monatsbuch May 2015 EN


April 2015

Cellu l’art Film Festival

21-26 April 2015

The Cellu l’art International Short Film Festival will take place in Jena from 21-26 April 2015. This year Ireland is the Festival’s Focus country. A wide variety of Irish short films screened between 21 and 24 April will show Ireland, its landscape, culture and people in all its diversity. More details on http://www.cellulart.de/en/.

Exhibition Opening - Invitation Fields of Green

15 April 2015

“Fields of Green - colourful paintings that capture Ireland’s unique atmosphere
This exhibition features paintings by Marie Driscoll (Deese), a landscape and portrait artist, whose work reflects a deep-rooted sense of being a part of Ireland and not just an observer.”

Ireland 2016 – commemorating a centenary of Easter Rising 1916

2 April 2015

Ireland 2016 is an open invitation to everyone, of all ages, both in Ireland and overseas, to join in a year of commemoration, conversation and exploration – through the arts, through historical research and exposition, through the Irish language, through education and children’s events – from which a new and more expansive sense of Irish identity can emerge. Further information is available at http://www.ireland.ie/

Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad

2 April 2015

The Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad is presented by the President every year. It recognises the service given to Ireland or to Irish communities abroad by those who live outside Ireland. Nominations for the Presidential Distinguished Service Award are made through Ireland’s Embassy network. The closing date for receipt of nominations by Embassy Berlin is Wednesday, 22nd April 2015. Further details are available at: https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/germany/our-role/irish-community-in-the-usa/presidential-distinguished-service-award/

Das Irische Monatsbuch

2 April 2015

Das Irische Monatsbuch is the Embassy of Ireland’s cultural newsletter. Issued at the start of each month in English and German, it highlights upcoming cultural events at the Embassy and provides information on the Irish cultural scene throughout Germany.

April 2015 English Edition

April 2015 German Edition


March 2015

Das Irische Monatsbuch

3 March 2015

Das Irische Monatsbuch is the Embassy of Ireland’s cultural newsletter. Issued at the start of each month in English and German, it highlights upcoming cultural events at the Embassy and provides information on the Irish cultural scene throughout Germany.

March 2015 English Edition

March 2015 German Edition


February 2015

Súil Síar: Two Generations paint the West of Ireland

3 February 2015

This exhibition features paintings made in the West of Ireland by artists, father and daughter, Diarmuid Ó Ceallacháin (1915 – 1993) and Noel O´Callaghan.

Das Irische Monatsbuch

3 February 2015

Das Irische Monatsbuch is the Embassy of Ireland’s cultural newsletter. Issued at the start of each month in English and German, it highlights upcoming cultural events at the Embassy and provides information on the Irish cultural scene throughout Germany.

February 2015 English Edition

February 2015 German Edition


January 2015

Thursday, 28 January 2015 at 18:30: Lecture on the Life and Work of Whitley Stokes by Prof. Dáibhí Ó Cróinín

28 January 2015

On 28 January 2015, at 18.30 Professor Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, National University of Ireland, Galway will deliver a lecture at the Embassy of Ireland on the life and work of Whitley Stokes (1830-1909).

Emigrant Support Programme 2015

27 January 2015

The Irish Government Emigrant Support Programme is focused on supporting cultural, community and heritage projects that foster a vibrant sense of Irish community and identity.

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, announces new Irish Passport Card

26 January 2015

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan TD, unvelied the design of the new Irish Passport Card, which will be accepted for travel within the European Union and the European Economic Area and will be available from mid-July.