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Our Autumn Term wil start on September 26th
Free assessments every Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday between 5 & 7pm from September 5th

(01) 676 1732 / info@alliance-francaise.ie

Education   Exhibition   Special Event
Free assessments for the
Autumn Term
  Culture Night 2016   Alliance Française
Open Day 2016

Assessments on 5, 6, 7 & 12, 13, 14 September from 5 to 7pm
Admission free – More information

The Autumn Term is open to both former and new students. General French courses, conversation courses, cultural workshops business French, and preparation for exams for adults, teenagers', children's and toddlers' courses are available all day from Monday to Saturday for 8 weeks.

Assessments are free of charge and no appointment is required. You don't need an assessment if you are a complete beginner or if you are already a student with the Alliance, you can enrol directly online.


Friday 16 September 6-10.30pm
Admission free

Here's the programme of our 2016 eidtion:

6-8.30pm: Pop-Up Paris Challenge for all the family Unleash your inner architect and join forces to build a futuristic Paris out of upcycled materials. All ages welcome!
Live Concert with The Max Zaska Quartet will bring you Disco classics, Funk and a healthy dose of old Soul to fill the dance floor.
Throughout the night:
Book Fair sale of coffee table books and paperbacks from the French Library stock / French Food served by our restaurant La Cocotte!


Saturday 17 September 11am-5pm
Admission free

We are organising an Open Day to give you the opportunity to meet our staff and learn about our courses and events for 2016/2017. It may be just the thing you’re looking for to kick start your French, so don’t be shy!

Check out our book stand and find out about our various activities, sit a free placement test, or relax with a complimentary coffee and croissant in La Cocotte.

Toddlers, children, teens, parents and grandparents: whatever your age, we have something to offer you!

Screening   Radio Show   Exhibition
French Film Club:
  "Terres d'Alliances"
Show on France Inter
  "City State"
by Sinéad Curran

Tuesday 5 January – 6.30pm
€8.90 / €7 AF & IFI Members

Our French Film Club screening this month Mia Hansen-Love’s L’Avenir (Things to Come). Nathalie (Isabelle Huppert) teaches Philosophy at a high school in Paris. She is passionate about her job and particularly enjoys passing on the pleasure of thinking. Married with two children, she divides her time between her family, former students and her very possessive mother. One day, Nathalie's husband is leaving her for another woman. With freedom thrust upon her, Nathalie must reinvent her life.

Irish Film Institute, 6 Eustace Street, Dublin 2


Listen to the podcast
Until the end of August

Summer radio programme Terres d'Alliances on France Inter (radio & webcast) explores over the months of July and August the Fondation Alliance française network – including the Alliance Française de Dublin!

Follow Alexandre Héraud in his wanderings around the globe every Saturday & Sunday between 4 and 5pm (French time) until the end of the August.

Two episodes were dedicated to the Alliance Française Dublin, listen to them here


Until September
Admission free

City State addresses the social impact of urban living with a particular emphasis on themes stereotyping the role of the identity.
Sinéad Curran is a Dublin based visual artist working in photography, video and installations.

An interest in participatory practices, community engagements and sociological issues forms much of her practice, with themes that include the domestic, utopian, the public and private, real and imagined space.