Past events 2015

  • WWI Exhibition "Recovered Voices - Stories of the Irish at War"

    From the lush green fields of France in the summer of 1914 to the sun dried beaches of Turkey in 1915 this new and exciting exhibition unveils the complexity of Ireland in World War One.

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  • Chair of the Arts Council Sheila Pratschke receives French Award

    On Tuesday 1st December 2015, Ms. Sheila Pratschke, Chair of the Arts Council, has been named Officier in the French Ordre national du Mérite by French Ambassador to Ireland Mr. Jean-Pierre Thébault during a ceremony at the Residence of France in Dublin.

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  • French Flair at Christmas in Merrion Square

    Join us for for this year’s Christmas on the Square with a Free Screening of "Le Père Noël/ Santa Claus!" to be held at 22 Merrion Square on Saturday 28th November at 4pm. Registration is open and places are filling up quickly!

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  • The First Web Series Festival opens in Ireland!

    Don’t miss the first Web Series Festival in Ireland from the 20th to 22nd of November 2015 in the heart of Dublin, at the Filmbase!!! Panels, screenings, workshops and events on the A-Z of digital content today.

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  • Concert for Paris

    Musicians from all over Ireland are gathering at St Patrick’s Cathedral on November 20 for a solidarity concert following Paris attacks

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  • Mart Cinema Club

    Mart Cinema Club Returns In Connection With The Embassy Of France In Ireland for the last film of Cédric Klapisch’s Trilogy

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  • De Gaulle Exhibition on display in Co. Kerry

    ADMISSION FREE. The exhibition presents a series of photographs from the Kennelly Archive of Charles De Gaulle’s visit to Ireland after he left power in May 1969. "De Gaulle: A Quiet Holiday" is presented by the French Embassy in Ireland in association with Kerry Geopark. The original exhibition was conceived by Isabelle Galy-Aché and produced by the Irish Cultural Centre in Paris with the support of the Fondation Charles de Gaulle, the Ireland Fund of France and the Kennelly Archive.

    This exhibition presents images from the Kennelly Archive of the events of May 1969.

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  • Culture Night at the French Embassy!

    The French Embassy is delighted to participate for the first time in Culture Night and the Downstairs Dublin initiative at Merrion Square with “Urban Light Contacts”, an interactive sound and light installation!

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  • Exhibition "What We Call Love" at IMMA

    From Surrealism to now, this exciting new exhibition has been curated by Christine Macel, Chief Curator at Centre Pompidou, with Rachael Thomas, Head of Exhibitions at IMMA. Don’t miss the opening party on Friday 11 September, open to the public!

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  • Join us for a season of French Opera in the Open

    Dublin City Council in partnership with the French Embassy in Ireland is pleased to present a season of French Opera in the Open. To celebrate the relocation of the French Embassy to Merrion Square and its engagement to contribute to the cultural liveliness of the neighbourhood, a special one-off performance of Orphée et Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck will be performed in Merrion Square Park at 1pm on Thursday 30th July 2015.

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