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The Embassy

  • Embassy Team
  • Directions
  • Opening Hours
  • Closure Dates

Embassy Team


Martina Feeney

Second Secretary:

Aisling O'Grady 


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.

Opening Hours

Due to the current COVID restrictions, the Embassy of Ireland are currently working at a reduced capacity. Should you wish to visit the Embassy in person, please contact Embassy staff by phone or by email in advance and arrange an appointment. We cannot accept walk-ins at this time. We apologise for any inconvenience. The Embassy continues to be available through the contact information on our website.  

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

Closure Dates

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


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.