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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

Aug 21, 2017 6:45 PM

Germany's populist AfD party seeks to reboot migrant fears

The Alternative for Germany wants to scrap the right to asylum and make development aid conditional upon stopping emigration. The party says its suggestions are "humane," but in practice they would be anything but that.

Aug 21, 2017 10:10 AM

Algorithms are 'existential threat' to shared reality, says Cathy O'Neil

Big data is being used in political campaigning like never before. But for better or for worse? Mathematician Cathy O'Neil spoke to DW about how algorithms can be used as weapons that undermine democracy.

Aug 21, 2017 1:31 AM

Angela Merkel discusses security, migration at TV townhall session

Chancellor Angela Merkel was the center of a televised question and answer session with voters tackling issues of security, the status of immigrants and the VW emissions scandal. She is standing for a fourth term.

Aug 17, 2017 10:26 AM

German state set to lift immunity for right-wing AfD leader Frauke Petry

A committee in Saxony has unanimously recommended that AfD co-chair Frauke Petry's immunity be lifted due to suspected perjury. The nationalist lawmaker is suspected of lying under oath about campaign finance in 2014.

Aug 16, 2017 5:37 PM

AfD top candidate Alexander Gauland: Close Germany's borders

Alexander Gauland, the top candidate for the right-wing populist Alternative for Germany, has told DW there should be a clear path for repatriating migrants. Accepting refugees is not in Germany's interest, he said.

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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