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The Embassy

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


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 2018:

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