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By Gisela Holfter

German-speaking Exiles in eire 1933-1945 is a pioneering research of the influence the German-speaking exiles of the Hitler years had on eire because the first huge team of immigrants within the state within the 20th century. It as a result provides a huge but hitherto almost unknown Irish measurement to foreign exile stories. After delivering an summary of the subject and an research of present advancements in exile experiences the quantity devotes chapters to Jewish refugees and one other to the significant variety of Austrian exiles, investigates the connection among Irish executive coverage and public opinion, and explores the issues of id confronted through such a lot of in exile. It then makes a speciality of a few eminent refugees - Erwin Schrodinger, Ludwig Bieler, Robert Weil, Ernst Scheyer, and Hans Sachs - ahead of concluding with own money owed by way of Ruth Braunizer (the daughter of Erwin Schrodinger, excerpts from whose diaries are released right here for the 1st time), Monica Schefold (the daughter of John Hennig), and Eva Gross. The fourteen participants to the amount are Wolfgang Benz, Ruth Braunizer, John Cooke, Horst Dickel, Eva Gross, Gisela Holfter, Dermot Keogh, Wolfgang Muchitsch, Siobhan O'Connor, Hermann Rasche, Monica Schefold, Birte Schulz, Raphael V. Siev, and Colin Walker.

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Using a range of primary sources, the writer examines the government record in the archives of the departments of the Taoiseach, External Affairs, Industry and Commerce, Justice and Defence. 4 Other departments, such as the Departments of External Affairs and Industry and Commerce, might also be involved in any decision. The Gardaí might also be asked to investigate a case. 5 The legislation prevented any alien, other than one from the United Kingdom, from landing in Ireland except with the permission of an immigration officer.

Ein internationales Jahrbuch 21, edition text & kritik: Munich, 2003, pp. 16-23. This page intentionally left blank Dermot Keogh IRISH REFUGEE POLICY, ANTI-SEMITISM AND NAZISM AT THE APPROACH OF WORLD WAR TWO This article examines the development of Irish refugee policy with particular reference to Jewish refugees between 1936 and the outbreak of war in September 1939. It concentrates on the role of government, voluntary organisations and individuals seeking to help bring those under threat to safety.

As no facilities existed in Ireland or in Great Britain to train cantors. 39 But the outcome was not favourable. A hand-written minute reads: Hermann (sic) Good was informed (December 1938) that Hollander would not be allowed in, but despite this the alien came to Dublin. 40 There was, however, a successful outcome to two cases in which Robert Briscoe was involved. Both shed light on the working of the ‘official mind’ in the Department of Justice. The Fianna Fáil TD wrote in April 1938 to his party colleague, the Minister for Justice, Mr Paddy Ruttledge, concerning Rabbi Israel Frankel and an orphaned Latvian girl whom an Irish Jewish family wished to adopt.

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