By showcasing Ireland's rich cultural heritage, we can reap long-term and positive benefits for Ireland's reputation and its relationship with the people of Luxembourg. We can also work to connect people with their Irish heritage.
Culture & Heritage
Ireland's culture is a unique national strength and a source of particularly strong links between Luxembourg and Ireland. It's one of our greatest competitive advantages, acting as a "door opener" that converts into jobs, trade, investment and tourism. It’s also our most effective way of connecting with the Irish community.
What we do
We're involved in a broad range of cultural activities, which raise awareness of Ireland and also enhance our ties with Luxembourg.
Embassy cultural initiatives
The Embassy supports a range of cultural initiatives throughout the year, collaborating with other groups in music, literature and the visual arts. Details of upcoming Irish cultural events at the Embassy and throughout Luxembourg can be found in our News and Events section. We also work together with Irish organisations in Luxembourg. A list of these organisations is available on our website.
Get involved in Irish community activities
Over the years, generations of Irish people have made invaluable contributions to all aspects of life in their new homes, in politics, the arts, business and sport. Their patriotism co-exists with the contribution they have made in their new communities.
Learn more about our engagement with Irish communities abroad:
- the Emigrant Support Programme
- the Global Irish Network
- the Presidential Distinguished Service Awards
Your Irish Heritage
Some 70 million people around the world claim Irish roots. If you are one of them, there are a number of ways you can celebrate your heritage and discover more about where you come from.
Trace your Irish roots
To find out more about tracing your Irish heritage, you may be interested in initiatives such as Ireland Reaching Out and The Gathering 2013.
Learn more about Ireland
If you want to learn more about Ireland, you can read Ireland in Brief in English.
Are you interested in visiting Ireland? Learn more about the world's longest touring route - the Wild Atlantic Way, 2,500KM through some of Ireland's most beautiful places.
We are committed to strengthening our relationship with the Irish people and people of Irish descent worldwide and to promoting what is best about our country.
In working together, we will ensure the continued respect and admiration in which Irish people and our culture are held worldwide.
Global Irish - Providing support to Irish people overseas