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The Embassy

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

Ambassador:

Michael Forbes

Second Secretary:

Catherine Lawlor

The Embassy address is 26 - 30 Bacho Kiro Street, 1000 Sofia. The Embassy is on the 4th floor.

The Embassy is located close to the Banya Nashi Mosque and the Central Mineral Baths, in the city's historic centre. The nearest metro station is Serdika (approx. 5 minutes walk). The Central Train Station and the Central Bus Station are also within easy walking distance of the Embassy.

Detailed directions and map to the Embassy.

The Embassy of Ireland in Bulgaria will be closed on the following dates in 2019:

1 Jan, Tuesday New Year's Day
4 March, Monday in lieu of Bulgarian Liberation Day, 3 March
26 April, Friday Orthodox Good Friday
29 April, Monday Orthodox Easter Monday
30 April, Tuesday in lieu of St. Patrick's Day, 17 March
1 May, Wednesday Labour Day
6 May, Monday St. George's Day
24 May, Friday Day of the Slavonic Alphabet
6 Sept, Friday Bulgarian Unification Day
23 Sept, Monday in lieu of Bulgarian Independence Day, 22 Sept
24 Dec, Tuesday Christmas Day
25 Dec, Wednesday Christmas
26 Dec, Thursday Second day of Christmas

 

Public Office: 

Monday to Friday, 09:30 - 13.00, 14.00 - 16.30

Telephone hours:

Monday to Friday, 09:30 - 13.00, 14.00 - 16.30

Emergency Contact Details

If you require emergency assistance outside of office hours the embassy answering machine at - +359 2 9853425 (if ringing from an Irish telephone or non Bulgarian phone number) - or 02 985 3425 (if ringing from a Bulgarian phone number) will provide you with the contact number of the Duty Officer.