Irish Ambassador to Germany Michael Collins in Frankfurt

New and old members of IBN Frankfurt came together for a meet & greet session with Michael Collins – Ireland’s Ambassador to Germany.

Pictures courtesy of Robert Bashford

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Irish Business Network NRW – Düsseldorf Marathon 2014

The IBN NRW chapter are in their third year of the Düsseldorf Dublin Marathon Cooperation. The last two years we have had teams from Dublin running together with IBN members. This year we hope for record number of applicants. So get your running shoes out and join us on Sunday, 27th April, for the Düsseldorf marathon either as a:

- full runner
- relay team runner
- member of the support team
- corporate sponsor

What you get:

- Reduced entrance fee (full marathon runner € 63, relay runner € 45)
- Exclusive infrastructure tour in Düsseldorf
- Pre marathon pasta party at McLaughlins Irish Pub Düsseldorf
- free IBN + Sponsors running t-shirt
- A chance to be the 3rd winner of our perpetual trophy
- Meet our ambassador to Germany and the mayor of Düsseldorf
- Post marathon runners surprise package
- Participation in our post marathon meet and greet party with the very best of Irish food, dance and drink at the exclusive corporate reserved entertainment area.

Register your interest in joining the IBN Düsseldorf Marathon team (either by joining one of our relay teams or running the full marathon) by sending the following information to :

- Name
- Date of Birth
- Marathon or Relay (Relay distances are 9-13km)
- T-Shirt size (S/M/L)
- Best running time

Once you have provided this information, you will be sent payment details. Final participation is subject to the receipt of the relevant fee.

Best greetings from the IBN committee NRW

Paul S.Cahill B.Sc. President IBN NRW


Discussion with Irish Ambassador to Germany, Mr Michael Collins – Frankfurt, Thursday, 6 February 2014 – 7:30pm

Ireland’s new Ambassador to Germany Mr Michael Collins will visit Frankfurt on 6 February.

He would like to take the opportunity to meet members of the Irish Business Network for an informal discussion.

Date: Thursday,6 February 2014
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Frohsinn (cafe / bar / restaurant), Thurn und Taxis Platz 1 (Große Eschersheimer Straße 10), 60313 Frankfurt am Main (city-centre)
• Entrance via courtyard of baroque red-white brick building, around the corner from Galerie Kaufhof’s main entrance, in the direction of Eschenheimer Tor
Google maps: Link

We would be delighted to have as many members as possible available to meet with Ambassador Collins.

Please register your interest by emailing chapter President Sarah O’Keeffe ( by Tuesday, 4 February!

IBN South West Chapter Committee


“Meet and Greet” with the New Irish Ambassador to Germany Mr. Michael Collins.

There will be a “Meet and Greet” with the New Irish Ambassador to Germany Mr. Michael Collins, with all Irish People living in Munich invited.

The event will take place on Friday 4th October from 2pm in Kennedy’s, Sendlinger Tor Platz 11, 80336 Munich.

Please contact Ann Dempsey if you are interested in attending this event.

Looking forward to seeing you then!
IBN Germany


Irish Business Network Ball 2013