Lambert, playing piano, and Nava, playing string instruments, at 37 Merrion Square (C) Adrian O'Connell

Kultur erleben

Wir fördern den Kulturaustausch zwischen Deutschland und Irland. Wir initiieren Filmreihen, Ausstellungen, Konzerte, Seminare und Festivals, bei denen es um die gemeinsame künstlerische Produktion, Rezeption und Reflexion geht. 

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Living in a Quantum state

What exactly is quantum computing and how will it impact our everyday lives? "Living in a Quantum State" will engage audiences around the world in debates and ask important ethical and ecological questions about quantum computing. 

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In this event series, we will showcase exciting German books that have been recently translated into English. We will be joined in the library by authors, translators, and guests.

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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.

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The Creative Arts Programme is an project of the Trinity Access Programme in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut Irland and partners from the cultural scene for students who are between school and further education.

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The German School

A series of exhibitions by the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Städelschule Frankfurt and the Goethe-Institut Irland.

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DRIN - Visions for Children's Literature

Children’s books shape the world view we grow up with. Does children’s literature in Germany, Finland and other (Northern) European countries today reflect the increasingly diverse societies in which we live, or does it make a growing proportion of the young population invisible?

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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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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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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.

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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?

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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.

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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“.

Path in the Irish National War Memorial Gardens Park 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.

Giving Voice to Words

Visiting Books and Films

Giving Voice to Words