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Welcome to the German Embassy Dublin

Bundestagswahl 2017

Election to the 19th German Bundestag on 24 September 2017

Germans staying abroad are not automatically entered into a voters’ register. If you wish to participate in Bundestag elections, you have to submit a formal application for entry into the voters’ register before each election.

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Event Calendar

Find out what's on in Ireland! With the help of this calendar you can easily browse Germany-related events taking place in your region.

Deutscher Reisepass

German citizenship

Here you find an overview of how German citizenship can be obtained.

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Welcome to your Destination Germany!

Planning a trip to Germany? Need inspiration where to go and what to do? Look no further and start your journey here....

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Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI)

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. With more than 50 offices in Germany and abroad and its network of partners throughout the world, GTAI supports German companies setting up in foreign markets, promotes Germany as a business location and assists foreign companies setting up in Germany.

The Ambassador

Ambassador Matthias Höpfner

The German Ambassador to Ireland, H.E. Matthias Höpfner


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German Election 2017

Jul 21, 2017 4:30 PM

Germany for sale: Why the cost of living in Germany is on the rise

In towns and cities across Germany, rental prices are climbing steadily and real estate is becoming a hot commodity for international investors. Sumi Somaskanda and Nina Haase took a look at the situation in Berlin.

Jul 17, 2017 1:37 AM

Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects refugee limit for Germany in TV interview

ARD Summer Interview with Angela Merkel

The German chancellor has rejected calls from her sister party to limit the number of refugees entering Germany. In a wide-ranging interview she defended the G20 summit in Hamburg and spending on infrastructure.

Jul 16, 2017 4:12 PM

Angela Merkel's challenger Martin Schulz unveils plan for 'modern Germany'

SPD leader Martin Schulz has called for Germany to use its budget surplus for domestic and EU-wide investment. The pitch is an attempt to revive the SPD's chances against Chancellor Merkel in September's election.

Jul 14, 2017 4:37 PM

Rich vs. Poor: How fair and equal is Germany?

Germany is one of the world?s strongest economies but it?s also grappling with increasing poverty and inequality. Nina Haase and Sumi Somaskanda went to Bremen, one of the country?s poorest regions, to find out more.

Jul 7, 2017 5:17 PM

Is Islam changing Germany?

More than four million Muslims live in Germany ? are they changing the country, and if so - how? Nina Haase and Sumi Somaskanda visited the region of Cologne, which has a large Muslim population, to find out.

Public Holidays


The Embassy and the Legal and Consular Section will be closed on the following German and Irish holidays in 2017:

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