Researchers from the University of Wroclaw and Oslo University Hospital are searching for new and improved cancer therapies. 
Photo: Christophe Vander Eecken.Researchers from the University of Wroclaw and Oslo University Hospital are searching for new and improved cancer therapies. Photo: Christophe Vander Eecken

Norway is contributing to future growth and development in Europe by supporting research and innovation cooperation through the EEA and Norway Grants.

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The Norwegian Oscar Committee has shortlisted Norwegian directors Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken’s Returning Home (Å vende tilbake), Anne Sewitsky’s Homesick (De nærmeste) and Roar Uthaug’s The Wave (Bølgen) for the submission as Norway’s candidate for the Oscar-nominations as Best Foreign-Language Feature.

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Photo: Eva Vermandel.

August issue of the Nordic Newsletter is out!

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Photo: Logo of the Irish Scandinavian Club.

The Irish Scandinavian Club is a community for Scandinavians in Ireland and anyone with an interest in Scandinavian culture. People from other Nordic countries and other nationalities are also welcome to join. The club arranges pub evenings, Scandinavian food events, Nordic quiz nights and annual 17 th of May celebrations and Christmas parties. The members receive a bimonthly newsletter and c

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Planning on traveling to Norway or Ireland for summer vacation?  Here are some reminders: Ireland is not part of the Schengen agreement which means you need a valid passport to travel between the two countries, id-card is not sufficient.  We also recommend you to have travel insurance, make sure to check it covers the purpose of your trip.  For Norwegians, remember your EØS health i

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Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. 
Photo: BPO.

This autumn the National Concert Hall will present several Nordic concerts.

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White-tailed Sea Eagle. 
Photo: Jan Rabben .

As a part of the reintroduction project of Norwegian white-tailed sea eagles, four new white-tailed sea eagle chicks have successfully taken flight in Ireland.

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Herøy male choir singing in front of Kilkenny Castle. 
Photo: Stine Victoria Stakkestad.

Herøy male choir (Herøy mannskor) traveled to Ireland this week and performed in several venues in Dublin, drawing on their extensive repertoire.

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Photo: Ann Kristin Lindaas/KMD.

Today marks the four-year anniversary of the terrorist attack in Norway, which took place in the government quarter in Oslo and on Utøya. The attack claimed 77 lives, and 22 of July will forever be a day that will remind us of the loved ones we lost. It is also a day that reminds us to fight for the values of the Norwegian society such as democracy, as well as openness, tolerance and diversity....

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