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Please be advised that the Embassy of Ireland, Finland website has moved and this page is no longer being updated. The Embassy website is now available at Ireland.ie/helsinki.

The Embassy

  • Embassy Team
  • Directions
  • Opening Hours
  • Closure Dates

Embassy Team

Embassy Team

Ambassador, Ruth Parkin

Mr Steven Murphy, Deputy Head of Mission

Ms Laura-Maria Petäjä, Temporary Office Manager

Ms Satu Perttula, Office Manager (on study leave until August 2024)

Ms Hanna O'Neill, PA to the Ambassador

Ms Elina Hakkarainen, Public Affairs Officer

Mr Everest Obatitor, Driver and Office Assistant

Mr Epifanio Domingo, Domestic Staff

Honorary Consul in Finland

Mr. Erkki Yrjölä

Honorary Consul of Ireland



Embassy of Ireland Finland

Visitor address

Erottajankatu 7 A
00130 Helsinki

Please press the buzzer on the right side of the door and the staff will let you in. The Embassy is located on the third floor of the building.

The Embassy can be reached by taking tram number 10 to the stop 'Kolmikulma', which is located right in front of the Embassy. For further directions on how to get to the Embassy using public transport, the route planner Reittiopas can be used.

Postal Address

Embassy of Ireland
PL 33
00131 Helsinki 

Opening Hours

Opening Hours

The Embassy and its phone line +358 9 682 4240 are open from Monday to Friday 09.00-12.00 and 14.00-16.00.

Visa applications can be delivered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 09.00-12.00.

For any general queries the Embassy can be reached by calling +358 9 682 4240 or by sending a message through the website Contact form.

The Embassy closure dates can be found here.

Emergency Consular assistance continues to be provided and any Irish citizens in need of assistance should call +358 9 682 4240 and leave a message clearly stating their name, phone number and issue. The mailbox is monitored regularly and the Duty Officer will call you back as soon as possible.


Closure Dates

2023 Embassy Closure Dates

  • 06/01/2023: Epiphany
  • 06/02/2023: St. Brigid's Day
  • 07/04/2023: Good Friday
  • 10/04/2023: Easter Monday
  • 01/05/2023: May Day (Vappu)
  • 18/05/2023: Ascension Day
  • 23/06/2023: Midsummer Eve
  • 30/10/2023: October Bank Holiday
  • 06/12/2023: Finnish Independece Day
  • 25/12/2023: Christmas Day
  • 26/12/2023: St. Stephen's Day

Emergency Contact Details

Outside office hours, in case of a genuine consular emergency for Irish citizens in Finland, please call the Embassy's main phone number on +358 9 6824240 and follow the voicemail message to obtain the mobile phone number of the Duty Officer.

Alternatively, the Duty Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Dublin can be contacted at +353-1-408-2000.