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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

Public Office and Telephone Queries - Irish Passport and Consular Services

Monday - Friday, 10:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 16:00

Visa Office and Visa Telephone Queries

Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 16:00

The visa section is closed on Tuesday and Thursday.


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 2018


1 January New Year's Day
30 March Good Friday
2 April                  Easter Monday
1 May Labour Day
10 May Ascension Day

11 May

Day after Ascension Day

1 November All Saints' Day
2 November All Souls' Day
25 December Christmas Day
26 December St. Stephen's Day