Annual Black Tie Irish Charity Ball 2015 – Munich

Date: Saturday 14th November 2015
Time: 19:00 – 03:00
Location: Echardinger Einkehr – Augustiner Bräu, Bad-Kreuther-Straße 8, 81671 München, Germany (map).

Come along and be entertained by top class dancers, musicians and singers. Irish Folk, Modern Dance, ESME Big Band and DJ Margaux (resident in Bayerischer Hof). Our mouthwatering 3 course meal is prepared by Aleksander Stanovic, and includes Pumpkin soup, Irish Beef or Vegan and Warm apple Pie.

Tickets cost €100 per person, including top food, water, beer and wine for the evening.


Here’s a little of what we can expect this year, from Ann and David Dempsey, speaking at the IBN Munich Ball in 2014.

19.00 Welcome drink around fires and fiddle
19.25 Marguerite Donlon, liquid velvet dance
22.30 – 24.00 ESME Big Band classics ranging from Count Basie to James Brown
24.00 – 24.15 Raffle for Finns fund for walking. Prizes kindly donated from the IBN community, including Bayern football tickets, Kaltenberg Ritter Festival, Müller 1 hour private fitness trainer and BMW museum tickets.
24.15 – 03.00 DJ Margaux Fitzgerald resident DJ in the Bayerischer Hof or Snug with complimentary Teeling Whiskey

Entertainment & sound is being provided free of charge by the artists and production team, with the aim of sharing Irish culture with friends of Ireland. The money raised in raffles over the past 3 years amounted to €1,100, €1,500 & €1,800 respectively, and was donated to two different local Munich children’s charities: Die Elterninitiative für Krebskranke Kinder München eV. and Children for a better World.

To purchase tickets please transfer €100 to the following bank account:

IBAN:                  DE87700202700015102154
BIC:                     HYVEDEMMXXX
Bank:                   HypoVereinsbank München
Kontoinhaber:   Irish Business Network e.V.

For further information or clarification please contact Ann Dempsey:


Berlin Property Jam

Property Jam Event

Property Jam Event

are you considering renting or buying property in Germany? — not to be missed

Our first of a series of Property Jam events by Irish Business Network Berlin Chapter invites you to explore the opportunities of the residential property market in Berlin. Our upcoming events will focus on the commercial property market including issues related to State law and taxation. But this first event will give a general rental market overview with insights on buying opportunities, which will include some personal stories and experiences.

DATE:             Thursday, 3rd December, 2015
Time:               19:30pm (doors open)
Location:         Jää-äär Berlin, Brunnenstraße 56 , 13355 Berlin, Germany (MAP)

Our 4 presenters will cover introductory aspects from rental to buying and development. It will be followed by questions and answers session giving you the opportunity to get all the information you need from our experienced panel with considerable knowledge of Berlin property scene.

There will be able opportunity for networking among the regular members and to be entertained by our guest musicians.

Eventbrite - Berlin Property Jam

If you wish to join IBN Berlin Event or have questions to submit to the panel please



Great Success – Feierabend Talk – Navigating German Business Culture from an Irish Perspective

Our evening with over 120 guests from Germany and Ireland proved to be very informative and entertaining. It was deemed to be a great success by all present.













A special thanks to all our speakers Ambassador Michael Collins, Jack Golden, Paul Lynam and a big thanks to Enterprise Ireland for all their support. Our speakers provided us with very interesting insights into the differences between the German and Irish business approaches and mentalities; with a sprinkling of some funny anecdotes and personal experiences.


Our next event will be a ‘business paper chase’ throughout Düsseldorf on Friday the 27th of November, culminating in a social and networking get together at a fine local restaurant. Further information to follow separately.



Stuttgart Christmas Market Get-together

Time to think about Glühwein

This year, in an effort to soak up some Christmassy vibes without getting crushed or split apart by streams of power-shoppers, let’s get together at the Kirchheimer Weihnachtsmarkt, to kick off the holiday season.

More info will be forthcoming closer to the date, but for now add it to your calendar, tell your friends:

  • Date: Sun, 6th December, 2015
  • Time: 11:00
  • Location: Kirchheim unter Teck, Exact meeting place: tbd



An evening, before Hallowe’en

  • Date: Wednesday, 28th October, 2015
  • Time: 19:00
  • Location: O’Reilly’s Irish Pub, Reuchlinstraße 27, 70176 Stuttgart

With the evenings closing in, and a chill in the air, what could be cosier than an evening in an Irish Pub!

Looking forward to seeing you!

For further information or clarification please contact David Hegarty: