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The Embassy

Practical information on who we are and how to find us.

Diplomatic Staff

Ambassador - Helena Nolan

Second Secretary - Ruth Barrett

Consular Staff

James B. O'Brien

Miruna Bouros

Executive Assistant to the Ambassador

Anna Osypchuk 

Directions to the Embassy


Embassy of Ireland
Rue Froissart- Froissartstraat 50
1040 Brussels

By Public Transport

The closest metro stop is Shuman metro station, about 5 minutes walk from the Embassy. At the Shuman roundabout walk down Rue Froissart to reach the Embassy.

Opening Hours

The embassy’s public office is open from Monday to Friday from 10.00 to 13.00 and again from 14.00 to 16.00.

The embassy’s telephone lines are open Monday to Friday from 9.30 to 13.00 and from 14.00 to 17.00.

Visitors should note that given the heightened security levels in Brussels, our security guards ask all visitors to produce photo identification prior to admittance and will search any bags brought into the building.

Embassy closure dates 2017


1 January In lieu of New Year's Day
14 April Good Friday
17 April Easter Monday
25 May Ascension Day
26 May Day after Ascension Day
21 July Belgian national day
1 November All Saints Day
25 December Christmas Day
26 December St. Stephen's Day