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Operation Shamrock

The Goethe-Institut Irland is delighted to support the publication of “The Children from Operation Shamrock – Historical Context, Testimonies and Fictionalized Memory Fragments” by Monica Brandis.

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Emerging International Voices

They are young, they are bold and they are connected – and are they the future of our libraries. 19 emerging international voices discuss the role of digital libraries – and digital technologies in libraries – in their countries. Join the discussion and participate in a series of online seminars with the best experts in the field. 

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Podcast Hiberno Goethe

This Podcast dives into the many colours of arts, language and life across cultures. St. Pauli fan and former Düsseldorfer Ciarán Murray and his guests explore the connecting moments of German and Irish life.

Wort der Woche © Goethe-Institut


"Schnapsidee" & Co., "special German" words have their charm, but are often difficult to explain!
At the Goethe-Institut Irland we have made a selection of these words accessible to non-native speakers.

Deutschmobil 2019/20 © Goethe-Institut Irland

Deutschmobil 2019/20

BE THERE! Our "Deutschmobil" is back

Tour dates: October 2019 - June 2020
Inquiries: Deutschmobil-dublin@goethe.de

RIAM at 37 Merrion Square © Goethe-Institut Irland/Fionn McCann

INO Studio Artists and RIAM Students: German Course at Goethe-Institut Irland

Irish National Opera, Royal Irish Academy of Music & Goethe-Institut have teamed up to create a new German language course designed specifically for aspiring opera singers and musicians.

Nahaufnahme einer jungen Frau, die eine bedruckte Seite neben ihrem Gesicht hält. © Mark Stedman

Future Libraries

Why do we speak about function(s) and the role(s) of libraries so much these days? Why are we afraid of losing this space?

Flaneur Magazine © Flaneur Magazine

Traces of Resistance

As part of Traces of Resistance, Fabian Saul will visit Dublin, Newry, Glasgow, Carlisle, and London to spot local traces of resistance in the urban environment and in the collective memory of its inhabitants.

Freiraum Dublin © Goethe-Institut Irland


Freiraum deals with the concept of freedom, which has been of fundamental relevance to European cultural history and European self-understanding ever since the Enlightenment.

Picture Politics - Illustration by Lars Jakobsen © Lars Jakobsen

Picture Politics

A joint project of several Goethe-Instituts bringing together comic artists and illustrators dealing with topics like immigration, stereotypes and prejudices, about foreignness.

German Traces in Ireland © Goethe-Institut Irland

German Traces in Ireland

There are many places to be found in Ireland with connections to German people and stories. Discover them in „German traces in Ireland“.

Irish National War Memorial Gardens Goethe-Institut / Eugene Langan

Voices of Memory

Voices of Memory. A Riverside Sound Art Installation at the Irish National War Memorial Gardens by Christina Kubisch is a contemporary remembrance of the more than 49,000 Irish people who died in the First World War.

Joseph Carr Photography © Goethe-Institut Irland/Joseph Carr Photography


Germany@Home is a series of literary evenings featuring German (and sometimes Irish) writers that will take place in the comfort of a real home.

Fading Memories © Joseph Carr

Fading Memories

Fading memories is devoting a year of international events to the themes of privacy and data ownership in the digital age against the backdrop of developments in the countries of north-western Europe.



Europoly will take a closer look at European realities – in theatre, in film, on our website – on how the crisis has affected people, cultures, cities and everyday lives.