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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 2017:

2 January, Monday in lieu of New Year's Day
3 March, Monday Bulgarian Liberation Day
17 March, Friday St. Patrick's Day
14 April, Friday Good Friday
17 April, Monday Easter Monday
1 May, Monday Labour Day
8 May, Monday in lieu of St. George's Day
24 May, Wednesday Day of the Slavonic Alphabet
6 September, Wednesday Bulgarian Unification Day
22 September, Friday Bulgarian Independence Day
25 December, Monday Christmas Day
26 December, Tuesday Second Day of Christmas
27 December, Wednesday in lieu of Christmas Eve

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.