- Embassy Team
- Opening Hours
- Closure Dates
Please see below our Embassy team, with relevant extension numbers. Please add the desired extension number to the end of the Embassy phone line, +33 1 44 17 67 XX.
If you wish to contact the Ambassador or Consular team, please use the General or Consular Queries Contact Form. For email correspondence, the general email address format is firstname.lastname@example.org
Ambassador - Patricia O'Brien
Counsellor - Owen Feeney (ext. 21)
Counsellor (Head of Economic Unit) – Laura Dagg (ext. 23)
First Secretary (Head of Political Unit) – Aoife Ni Fhearghail (ext. 20)
First Secretary (Head of Francophone West Africa) – Vincent Herlihy (ext. 39)
First Secretary (Head of EU Affairs, Press and Public Diplomacy Unit) - Barry Tumelty (ext. 21)
First Secretary (Agricultural, Food and Fisheries Attaché) – Colm O'Cribin (ext. 15)
Second Secretary (Cultural and Irish Community Relations) - Liam O'Flaherty (ext. 22)
Second Secretary (Economic and Commercial Affairs) – Aideen Cooney (ext. 46)
Second Secretary (Consul and Political Affairs) – Maurice Cotter
Head of Administration - Tracey Culloty (ext. 06)
P.A. to the Ambassador - Laetitia Dufour
Office and Accounts Manager - Katherine Alt (ext. 14)
Public Diplomacy and Communications Officer - Kathleen Burke (ext. 07)
Press and Culture Officer - Brigitte Porte (ext. 25)
Agriculture, Food and Fisheries Officer - Martine Alix (ext. 17)
Economic and Trade Officer – Hannah Sarfati (ext. 44)
EU Affairs, Climate and Brexit Officer - Seán Pender (ext. 11)
Consular Officer – Patsy Mignot
Consular Officer - Karen Murphy
Consular Officer – Ruairi McGrath
Embassy Driver and Administrative Officer - Jean Lapi (ext. 03)
Administrative Officer - Jerome Leobon (ext. 61)
Embassy Stagiaire - Magdalena Wunsche
Embassy Stagiaire - Grégoire Sainte-Marie
The nearest metro station is Argentine on line 1. When you come out of the metro station, walk back towards the Arc de Triomphe. The entrance to the Embassy's public office is at 4 rue Rude, which is the second street on the right after you exit the metro.
The nearest Velib station is at Rue Traktir.
Embassy of Ireland
12 avenue Foch
(entrance 4 rue Rude)
Embassy Opening Hours
Due to Covid-19 restrictions and safety considerations, the Embassy is open to the public by appointment only for Passport, Visa, Consular and Authentification requests Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9.30am to 12.00pm.
Please call the main Embassy number, +331 44 176700, to make an appointment.
Our phone lines are open Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 12.30pm and from 2.30pm to 5.30pm.
Out of hours Emergency Contact Details
If you require emergency assistance while the Embassy is closed, please call the main Embassy number, +331 44 176700, and leave a message on the Duty Officer voice mailbox. This mailbox is monitored regularly.
The Embassy of Ireland in Paris will be closed on the following dates in 2021:
Friday 1 January: New Year’s Day
Wednesday 17 March: St. Patrick's Day
Friday 2 April: Good Friday
Monday 5 April: Easter Monday
Thursday 13 May: Ascension
Monday 24 May: Whit Monday/Pentecost
Wednesday 14 July: Bastille Day
Monday 1 November: La Toussaint
Thursday 11 November: Armistice Day
Monday 27 December: Christmas
Tuesday 28 December: St. Stephen’s Day