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The Department of German and GILBA are happy to announce the GILBA 2022 will take place on 10th December 2022 at UCC.

1 Dec 2022

See Programme below


Programme 2022-2023


10.15              Registration, Dora Allman Lecture Hall, fourth floor, The HUB

10.30              Opening of Conference and welcome

Professor Caitríona Ní Dhúill, Professor of German, UCC

10.40              Mr Manus Rooney, Country Manager DACH, Enterprise Ireland (online)

“Irish-German Business Relations in 2022: Developments from the Irish in Germany”

11.00              Mr Justice O’Moore, Irish High Court

“Judicial Independence in Ireland and Europe”

11.30              Mr John Sugrue, William Fry LLP, Cork


12.00                          Coffee and Tea / Networking Opportunity

Professor Mary Murphy, Jean Monnet Chair in European Integration (UCC)


12.45              Award Ceremony “Excellence in German” National Prizes in Higher Education

Dr Sean Tanner, Co-Director BComm International with Languages, 2019-2022, Department of Management & Marketing, CUBS, and Dr Claire O’Reilly, BSc International with German Coordinator, Department of German, SLLC

1.00                 Campus Tour and Networking Opportunity

please RSVP to if you wish to attend the campus tour – all welcome!

Department of German


First Floor, O' Rahilly Building, UCC