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2016

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

December 2016

08 December: Lecture by Dr. Bozena Cierlik

On 8 December 2016, Dr. Bożena Cierlik of University College Cork spoke at the Polish Army Museum about the large numbers of Polish airmen and soldiers who found a temporary home in Ireland after the Second World War.

01 December: Polish Airmen at Irish Universities after WWII

‘I think we should do all in our power to help’: The story of Polish airmen at Irish universities after WWII.

November 2016

24-25 November: Minister of State Pat Breen Visits Poland

Minister of State for Employment and Small Business, Pat Breen T.D., visited Poland on 24-25 November 2016

2 November: Bram Stoker, Dracula and Irish Gothic Fiction

The dead, the undead and the supernatural have always been important elements of Irish culture and tradition.

September 2016

28 September: Flavours of Ireland 2016

Flavours of Ireland is an annual celebration of Irish food and drink in Poland.

August 2016

27 August: ShamROCK Irish Music Festival, Warsaw, Saturday 27 August

Paddy Hanna, Saint Sister and The Wood Burning Savages will headline the first ShamROCK Irish Music Festival at Niebo Concert Venue, 21 Nowy Swiat, Warsaw, on Saturday 27 August 2016. Entrance is free for everyone.

23 August: Travel Advice - Dundalk FC vs. Legia Warszawa

The Embassy congratulates Dundalk FC and looks forward to welcoming the team and supporters to Warsaw on 23 August.

July 2016

14 July: Temporary Research Assistant Position

The Embassy of Ireland in Poland is hiring a Temporary Research Assistant. 

The Temporary Research Assistant is a part-time paid position for a period of 11 months starting in September 2016.

05 July: Travel Advice - World Youth Day, Kraków

World Youth Day will take place in the Polish city of Kraków from 25-31 July 2016


June 2016

20/18 June: Film Screenings: '1916 - The Irish Rebellion'

'1916 - The Irish Rebellion' is a special documentary released to mark the centenary of Ireland's Easter Rising.

09 June: Bloomsday 2016

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 famous 'Ulysses'.

07 June: Equality Parade

Ambassador Gerard Keown has signed an open letter from 36 Ambassadors and Representatives to Poland in support of the Equality Parade which will take place in Warsaw on Saturday 11 June

03 June: Conference - Paths to Independence: Ireland and Poland, 1914

On Tuesday 31 May, the Embassy and the University of Warsaw’s Institute of History hosted an international conference on Ireland and Poland’s paths to independence.


May 2016

31 May: Paths to Independence: Ireland and Poland, 1914-1923

The Embassy of Ireland and the University of Warsaw invite you to an international conference on the experiences of Ireland and Poland on their paths to independent statehood. The conference will take place on Tuesday, 31 May in the Institute of History, University of Warsaw.

16 - 22 May: Polska Éire Festival 2016

The Polska Éire Festival celebrates Irish-Polish friendship and champions the diversity that Polish people bring to Ireland.

05 May: World Youth Day - July 2016

The Embassy has prepared a useful ‘Do Before You Go’ guide for Irish citizens preparing to travel to Poland this summer for World Youth Day.


March 2016

30 March: St. Patrick’s Day Greenings in Poland

Nine Polish cities took part in the Global Greening for St. Patrick’s Day 2016.

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

The first ever Festiwal Świętego Patryka will take place across Poland to celebrate Ireland’s national day on 17 March. Nine Polish cities will turn landmarks green for St. Patrick’s Day.

01 March: Michael Longley poetry on Warsaw’s Underground

The 2016 edition of Warsaw’s ‘Poems in the Underground’ features poems by Irish poet, Michael Longley.


February 2016

18 February: Czy wiesz już wszystko o Dniu Świętego Patryka?

10 faktów na temat Dnia Świętego Patryka – narodowego święta Irlandii.


January 2016

29 January: Lecture in National School of Administration

On 26 January, Ambassador Gerard Keown gave a lecture in the Polish National School of Public Administration (KSAP) on 'Representing the Global island: a look inside the Irish Foreign Ministry'.