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The Embassy

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

  • Embassy Team
  • Directions
  • Opening Hours
  • Embassy Closure Dates

Embassy Team

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

Opening Hours

Irish Passport and Consular Services - Public Office

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

Thursday, 10:00 - 13:00 ONLY

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

Visa Office (and visa related 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

Embassy closure dates 2018

  • 1 January: New Year's Day.
  • 30 March: Good Friday.
  • 2 April: Easter Monday.
  • 30 April: In lieu of Pentecost Monday.
  • 1 May: Labour Day.
  • 10 May: Ascension Day.
  • 11 May: In lieu of Belgian National Day.
  • 1 November: All Saints' Day.
  • 2 November: All Souls' Day.
  • 25 December: Christmas Day.
  • 26 December: St. Stephen's Day.