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2017

Latest News and Events from the Embassy of Ireland, Poland. You can also follow us on Twitter @IrlEmbWarsaw

October 2017

10 September 2017: The Global Spread of Irish Gothic

Join us in Warsaw's Royal Castle for a special event on Irish Gothic fiction.

September 2017

18 September 2017: 'From Strangers to Neighbours': Lecture in Łazienki Palace

Ambassador Gerard Keown gave a lecture on Irish-Polish connections in Warsaw's Łazienki Palace on 18 September at 18.00.

July 2017

27 July 2017: Irish-Polish History Exhibition in Warsaw's Lazienki Park

A new Embassy exhibition on the history of connections between Ireland and Poland will be on display at Warsaw's Lazienki Park for the month of August.

11 July 2017: Ambassador launches Network Irlandii Alumni Group

The Network Irlandii Alumni Group, bringing together Poles who have studied in Ireland, was launched on 11 July 2017.

June 2017

26 June 2017: Research Assistant Internship. [This competition is now closed]

The Embassy of Ireland in Poland is hiring an intern to work as Research Assistant. This is a part-time paid internship and applicants must be available for approximately 20 hours of work per week during the Embassy’s core hours of 09.00 - 17.00, Monday - Friday. The appointment will be for a period of 11 months starting in September 2017. For more information, follow this link.

3 June 2017: Equality Parade 2017

Ambassador Gerard Keown has signed an open letter from 45 Ambassadors and Representatives in Poland in support of the Equality Parade, which will take place in Warsaw on Saturday 3 June.

1 June 2017: Bloomsday 2017

Bloomsday is an annual celebration of James Joyce that takes place in Dublin and around the world on 16 June, the date depicted in Joyce's most famous novel, 'Ulysses'.

May 2017

31 May: Book on Poland in the Irish Nationalist Imagination

The Embassy hosted a launch of Dr. Róisín Healy’s book on “Poland in the Irish Nationalist Imagination, 1772-1922: Anti-Colonialism within Europe” on 31 May 2017.

26 May: Polska Éire 2017

The Polska Éire Festival is an annual celebration of Irish-Polish friendship.

17 May: International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia

The Embassy flew the rainbow flag to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) on 17 May 2017.

16 May: Lecture on Constance and Casimir Markievicz

“On Opposite Sides – Constance and Casimir Markievicz in 1917” was the title of the lecture on the relationship between these two fascinating figures in Irish and Polish history.

April 2017

27 April: Seamus Heaney poem on display in Warsaw

Seamus Heaney's 'Beacons at Bealtaine' is on display in Warsaw for the month of April as part of the Poems in the City project.

March 2017

02 March: Poland is going green for St. Patrick’s Day!

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated in Poland and around the world every year. This year’s Festiwal Świętego Patryka is bigger and better than ever before! Events will take place across the country and Polish cities will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by turning landmark buildings green on 17 March. Minister Damien English will represent the Irish Government in Poland over the St. Patrick’s Day period.

February 2017

17 February: Job Opportunity: Political and Media Analyst

The Embassy of Ireland in Poland is hiring a full-time Political and Media Analyst

13 February: Taoiseach Enda Kenny visits Poland

Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. met Prime Minister Beata Szydło in Warsaw on 9 February to discuss the excellent bilateral relations between Ireland and Poland, closely linked by the Polish community in Ireland, and increasing trade flows between the two countries.