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UL conference to examine Irish-German Relations 2017: Between Böll and Brexit

17th International Conference in Irish-German Studies Irish-German Relations 2017: Between Böll and Brexit 20th Anniversary Conference of the Centre for Irish-German Studies & Commemoration of Heinrich Böll’s 100th Birthday Venue and Date: University of Limerick, 14-16 September 2017 To register for this conference please click here. Programme Outline: click here     Organisers Dr Joachim Fischer / Dr Gisela Holfter… Continue reading UL conference to examine Irish-German Relations 2017: Between Böll and Brexit

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How German refugees found a new home in Ireland

Dr Gisela Holfter (School of Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics) recently wrote a piece for De Gruyter Conversations online magazine on German-speaking refugees who came to Ireland between 1933-1945. An excerpt is below, the full post can be read here. Ireland has become a dream destination for German tourists since the 1950s, something for which Nobel Prize… Continue reading How German refugees found a new home in Ireland