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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 nation within the 20th century. It for this reason provides a big but hitherto almost unknown Irish size to overseas exile reports. After offering an outline of the subject and an research of present advancements in exile reports the quantity devotes chapters to Jewish refugees and one other to the massive 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 specializes in a few eminent refugees - Erwin Schrodinger, Ludwig Bieler, Robert Weil, Ernst Scheyer, and Hans Sachs - ahead of concluding with own bills by means 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 quantity 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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Was the Department of Justice biased in the handling of applications from Jewish aliens and Jewish refugees? A number of cases in early 1938 will help illustrate the practice. Bernard Hollander, an Austrian who became a naturalised German in the 1920s, 42 Dermot Keogh was appointed in December 1937 ‘First Reader and Cantor’ in the Lennox St. Synagogue. 36 The department requested a Garda report which stated that the Lennox St. congregation consisted of 38 people who met in a single room over a shop at number 32.

16 Bodo Scheurig, Verräter oder Patrioten, Propyläen: Berlin, 1993. 17 Marietta Bearman, Charmian Brinson, Richard Dove, Anthony Grenville, Jennifer Taylor, Wien-London, Hin und Retour. Das Austrian Centre in London 1939 bis 1947, Czernin: Vienna, 2004. 18 Ursula Langkau-Alex, Thomas M. , Campus: Frankfurt, New York, 1996, p. 158. 19 Das Demokratische Deutschland. Grundsätze und Richtlinien für den deutschen Wiederaufbau im demokratischen, republikanischen, föderalistischen und genossenschaftlichen Sinne.

Exile Studies: Development and Trends 35 14 Wilhelm Hoegner, Der schwierige Außenseiter. Erinnerungen eines Abgeordneten, Emigranten und Ministerpräsidenten, Isar-Verlag: Munich, 1959. 15 Ernst Portner, Koch-Wesers Verfassungsentwurf, in: Vierteljahrshefte für Zeitgeschichte, 14 (1966), pp. 280ff. 16 Bodo Scheurig, Verräter oder Patrioten, Propyläen: Berlin, 1993. 17 Marietta Bearman, Charmian Brinson, Richard Dove, Anthony Grenville, Jennifer Taylor, Wien-London, Hin und Retour. Das Austrian Centre in London 1939 bis 1947, Czernin: Vienna, 2004.

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