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Please be advised that the Embassy of Ireland, Germany website has moved and this page is no longer being updated. The Embassy website is now available at Ireland.ie/berlin.

New to Germany?

If you have recently moved to Germany, you may wish to meet with other Irish citizens who are part of a local organisation or business network that can provide you with general advice, information and guidance.

There are also many different types of Irish societies and organisations in Germany including German Irish Friendship societies, as well as Irish music bands, Irish dancing schools and groups and Irish and Celtic music festivals. Other groups promote Irish sport, film, the Irish language or other events for the community.

Below is a selection of some of these groups and societies. If you wish to add a group to the list, please contact the Embassy. This list is provided for information purposes only. Please note that the Embassy is not responsible for the content of external websites or activities of groups/societies.

Moving to Germany Information Pack

Irish Groups and Associations in Germany‌

Business and Professional Associations

German-Irish Chamber of Industry and Commerce

The Ireland Fund of Germany e.V.

Irish Business Network Germany

German Irish Lawyers and Business Association (GILBA)/ Deutsch-Irische Juristen- und Wirtschaftsvereinigung e.V.(DIJW)

Friendship Societies and Cultural and Sporting Associations


Deutsch-Irischer Freundeskreis Stuttgart

Freundeskreis Höchstadt - Castlebar

The Irish Pubs Association of Germany


Irish Folk Club Munich

Tir na nÓg Irish Dance School Munich

Munich Colmcilles GAA Club

Deutsch-Irische Gesellschaft Würzburg

 Munich-Irish-Network e.V.


Conradh na Gaeilge Berlin

Jigs and Reels Dance Academy, Berlin

Setanta Berlin Gaelic Club

Berlin GAA Club


Hamburg GAA Club


Deutsch-Irische Gesellschaft Rhein-Main

Gesellschaft zur Förderung der deutsch-irischen Verständigung e.V. Friedberg

Samuel Beckett Gesellschaft

North Rhine-Westphalia/Nordrhein-Westfalen

Deutsch-Irische Gesellschaft Bonn

Deutsch-Irische Gesellschaft Düsseldorf

Forschungs-und Arbeitsgemeinschaft Irland e.V.

Netzwerk Irland Moers

Deutsch-Irischer Freundeskreis Warendorf e.V.


Dresden GAA Club


Deutsch-Irische Gesellschaft Saarland e.V.

Advice to emigrants

You will find information on Irish cultural events taking place across Germany in the Embassy’s monthly cultural newsletter Das Irische Monatsbuch