Still Here for You!

37 Merrion Square Photo (detail) © Fionn McCann

updated 16/09/2021

The opening times of the Institut until 18/12/2021:
Mon - Thu: 9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sun: closed 
The Goethe-Institut is closed on Saturdays before Bank Holiday Mondays.

We will be happy to see you back at the library of the Goethe-Institut Irland.
The library is open for self-checkout during general opening hours (see Reception). 
The library is staffed during the following hours in term time:

Mon-Thurs: 12 p.m. - 6.30 p.m.
Fri:               1 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Sat:              11.30 a.m. - 1.30 p.m.
Closed on the Saturdays before a Bank Holiday.

You can find material for language learning and browsing, newspapers, and magazines as well as films, music, and audio books in our digital online library. We are available for enquiries at

The Return Gallery opening hours are as follows:

Mon - Thurs: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Fri:                10 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Sa:                 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Closed on the Saturdays before a Bank Holiday.

Language courses:
The language course office can be reached Monday to Thursday by phone and email: +353 1 680 1110,

If you have any questions re ongoing courses, please contact the language course office by email. Our office hours are: Mon - Thurs 1.30 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. and Fri 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Our autumn term starts on September 13th, 2021 until January 16th, 2022. You will find our courses on our website.

For all other concerns, you can still reach us on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. via

Detailed information about how to deal with the virus is available at the links below:
Health Services Executive
Measures in Response to Covid 19