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2016 News & Events

December 2016

19 December: Bloomsday Society Madrid

Bloomsday Society Madrid invite you to the Ateneo on Wednesday 28 December, 7-9pm

14 December: Navideña Feria Internacional de Las Culturas

The second Navideña Feria Internacional de Las Culturas, organised by the Ayuntamiento de Madrid, will take place this year in Matadero Madrid, from 15-23 December.

November 2016

30 November: ‚ÄčBloomsday Society Madrid

Bloomsday Society Madrid's reading of Ítaca will take place on Wednesday 30 November in the Ateneo de Madrid, from 7-9pm

October 2016

17 October: Bloomsday Society Madrid

Bloomsday Society Madrid's reading of "Eumeo" will take place on 26 October in the Ateneo de Madrid, from 7-9pm

August 2016

31 August: Minister Noonan disagrees profoundly with Commission on Apple

31 August: El Ministro Noonan en profundo desacuerdo con la Comisión sobre el tema Apple

June 2016

22 June: Ambassador Cooney attends 2016 Iberian GAA Championship

The Ambassador was delighted to attend the Iberian GAA Championship finals which took place in Madrid on Saturday 4th of June, welcoming the regional winners from the Spanish region for the inaugural sub-regional format of the competition to the Spanish capital.

16 June: Ambassador Cooney visits Ian Gibson at Madrid Book Fair

Ambassador Cooney joined a long queue of admirers at the Madrid Book Fair on Sunday to greet Ireland's best know hispanista, Ian Gibson.

3 June: Bloomsday around Spain 2016

Read about Bloomsday events taking place in Madrid, Barcelona, Malaga & San Sebastian.

May 2016

25 May: Bloomsday Society Madrid

Bloomsday Society Madrid´s reading of Circe (II), Wednesday 25 May, 19-21h, Ateneo de Madrid

23 May: Embassy Position: Full-time Consular Assistant (temporary)

The Embassy of Ireland Madrid is currently recruiting for the full-time, temporary post of Consular Assistant, commencing in June 2016.

11 May: Ambassador Cooney is awarded the honour of “Amigo de la Cultura Celta”

Ambassador Cooney was invited to receive the special award of the “Amigo de la Cultura Celta” and attend a round table discussion in the Casa de Galicia Madrid, on the many historical links between Ireland and Galicia and Portugal during the Celtic period.

April 2016


Bloomsday Society Madrid

Bloomsday Society Madrid´s reading of Circe, Wednesday 27 April, 19-21h, Ateneo de Madrid.

March 2016

 Bloomsday Society Madrid

Bloomsday Society Madrid’s reading of “Los Bueyes del Sol” will take place on Wednesday 30 March in the Ateneo de Madrid, from 19h-21h.

18 March: SIBN St. Patrick’s Day Charity Gala Ball, Westin Palace Hotel Madrid, Friday 18 March

The upcoming SIBN St. Patrick’s Day Charity Gala Ball will take place in the Westin Palace Hotel, Madrid, on Friday 18 March. The proceeds from the Ball will go towards ASWE (Asociación Sindrome Williams España) and WSAI (Williams Syndrome Association Ireland) and will be used to fund an international summer camp for young Spanish and Irish people with Williams Syndrome.

March 2016:St. Patrick's Day events around Spain 2016

Find out more details of St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Spain 2016

February 2016

26 February: St. Patricks Day Family Fun Day

There will once again be a family-friendly celebration of St. Patrick’s Day here in Madrid.  This year’s event will be held on Sunday, 13th March at the Parque Deportivo Puerta de Hierro.

24 February: Ambassador Cooney travels to Barcelona

The Ambassador travelled to Barcelona in the week beginning 22 February for a series of high-level political engagements as well as to support Irish companies involved in this year’s Mobile World Congress trade fair.

Bloomsday Society Madrid

Bloomsday Society Madrid´s reading of Nausica, Wednesday 24 February, 19-21h, Ateneo de Madrid