for the Irish Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe
19-20 May, Turin Committee of Ministers. Beginning of Ireland’s Presidency with handover from Italy’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Mr. Luigi Di Maio to Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Simon Coveney TD.
23-25 May, University College Cork, Cork Conference on Building a Europe for and with Children, hosted by Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Mr. Roderic O’Gorman TD.
26-27 May, Galmont Hotel, Galway Circom (European Association of Regional Television) Regional Conference 2022 and award of the ‘Prix Circom’, hosted by Circom Regional and TG4.
30-31 May, Westin Hotel, Dublin Bureau and Standing Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
7 June, Agora, Strasbourg Seminar on Anti-Muslim Discrimination.
9 June (8 pm), Cinéma Star Saint-Exupéry, Strasbourg – Pride Month: screening of ‘Queen of Ireland’ with Director Conor Horgan. Tickets available on 20 May:‘Queen of Ireland’ | Eventbrite.
14 June, Tralee, Kerry Meeting of the Bureau of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities.
15 June, Palais de l’Europe, Strasbourg – Jurisprudence of Joyce with Dr Joseph Hassett and Reverberations: Music and Musings from Joyce’s Dublin with Tale of the Gael
15-17 June, Dublin City University, Dublin Global Forum on Higher Education Leadership for Democracy, Sustainability, and Social Justice.
21 June (8 pm), Pavillon Josephine, Strasbourg – ‘New Éire’, a celebration of young Irish musicians.
21-24 June, Department of Health, Dublin Executive Training on ‘Substance use, addictions and online practices’, co-hosted by the Department of Health and the Pompidou Group.
20-24 June, Palais de l’Europe, Strasbourg Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
28 June-28 August, Médiathèque André Malraux, Strasbourg – ‘Following Ulysses’, a photo exhibition by Deirdre Brennan.
28 June-1 July, Strasbourg Democracy Action Week.
30 June, Strasbourg Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) Network Annual Conference.
1-10 July, 5e Lieu, Strasbourg – Irish Poetry Jukebox installation.
7-9 July, Dublin Castle, Dublin Annual Joint Meeting of the Governing Board and the Administrative Council of the Council of Europe Development Bank hosted by Minister for Finance Mr. Paschal Donohoe and Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Simon Coveney TD.
13 August, Strasbourg Launch of European Heritage Days.
1 September, National University of Ireland, Galway Lighting the Shade: Effective application of ECHR in Contested European Territories conference.
7 September (12:30 pm), Musée Tomi Ungerer, Strasbourg – Celebration of Alsatian artist and satirist Tomi Ungerer with Aria Ungerer.
9 September (8 pm), Palais de l’Europe, Strasbourg – Rentrée: a showcase of Irish music and dance.
13 September, Strasbourg Venice Commission conference on New Challenges to the Freedom of Association, with the participation of Minister for European Affairs Mr. Thomas Byrne T.D.
14-15 September, Meath Annual Conference of the Association of Irish Local Government.
15 September, National University of Ireland, Galway Meeting of the Council of Europe Committee of Experts on Roma and Traveller Issues (ADI-ROM).
16-17 September, National University of Ireland, Galway Irish Travellers / Mincéirs and the State 1922 – 2022: the Struggle for Equality conference.
29-30 September, RDS, Dublin Conference of the Ministers of Justice on Domestic, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence hosted by Minister for Justice, Ms. Helen McEntee T.D.
October Symposium on Human Rights Defenders.
3-5 October, Farmleigh House, Dublin Intergovernmental conference on The Voice and Determination of the Best Interests of Children in Family Law Proceedings hosted by Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Mr. Roderic O’Gorman T.D.
4 October, Palais de l’Europe, Strasbourg Centenary of the Irish Civil War: a case study for Europe event.
5 October (12:30 pm – 13:45 pm), Palais de l’Europe, Strasbourg – World Mental Health Week: Screening of ‘Horrible Creature’ by Director Aine Stapleton, a film based on the life of James Joyce’s daughter, Lucia Joyce.
10-14 October, Strasbourg Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
10 - 28 October, Palais de l’Europe, Strasbourg – ‘Conserving our Heartland’, an exhibition celebrating 40 Years of the Bern Convention in Ireland.
11 October (8 pm), Aubette, Strasbourg – ‘Sounds of Europe’, a concert featuring the works of Galuppi, Field, Beethoven, Debussy and Chopin with Mícéal O’Rourke.
20-21 October, Farmleigh, Dublin Judicial conference between the President and Bureau of the European Court of Human Rights and Senior Irish Judiciary, led by the Chief Justice of Ireland.
25-27 October, Palais de l’Europe, Strasbourg Session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities.
27 - 30 October, Théâtre du Cube Noir, Strasbourg – Performances of She Was Wearing, a series of nine especially commissioned monologues which highlight the issue of violence against women.
28 October, Iveagh House, Dublin Meeting of the Council of Europe’s working group on sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics (GT-ADI-SOGI).
3-4 November, Dublin European Congress on Global Citizenship Education hosted by Minister for Overseas Development and Diaspora Mr. Colm Brophy T.D.
3 November (8 pm), Eglise Saint-Pierre-le Vieux, Strasbourg – End of Presidency Samhain céilí and culture evening.
7-9 November, Palais de l’Europe, Strasbourg World Forum for Democracy and Presidency handover to Iceland.