Paul Henry’s West of Ireland landscape purchased by German diplomat W Muller in 1940 will be auctioned by Adam’s on September 25th €60,000-80,000

When German-Irish diplomatic relations began in 1929, neither side knew they were midway between the end of one world war and the beginning of another(...)

Germany’s then federal chancellor Helmut Kohl and Angela Merkel in 1992: perhaps the high-point of Irish-German relations was two years earlier, when the Irish EU presidency assisted Mr Kohl’s push for European acceptance of German unity.   Photograph: Thomas Imo/Photothek

When President Michael D Higgins arrives in Berlin on Tuesday evening for a three-day state visit to Germany, he is marking nine decades of bilateral (...)

A sticker simulating broken glass is pasted up in a Berlin department store yesterday. Some 120 retailers took part in the Diversity Destroyed event to remember the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht. Photograph: Reuters/Thomas Peter

It took a month – and a pointed request from Dublin – for our man in Berlin to file a report on Kristallnacht, November 9th, 1938.Now a Berlin synagog(...)