Who we are

The Centre Culturel Irlandais is Ireland's flagship cultural centre in Europe. The director and the staff of the CCI are appointed by the Fondation Irlandaise which has been responsible for the building and its activities since 1805.

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Inaugurated in 2002, the Centre Culturel Irlandais is situated in the Collège des Irlandais, or Irish College, formerly home to a large collegiate community of Irish priests, seminarians and lay scholars whose origins stretch back to 1578.

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Erected in 1775 as home to a large Irish collegiate community, the building, including the Old Library and St Patrick’s Chapel, was completely restored between 1997 and 2002.

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The cultural programme of the Centre Culturel Irlandais is organised with the support of:

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