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The Embassy

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

Ambassador ​Mr. Michael Collins
Gesandte/Deputy Head of Mission​ ​Ms. Maeve von Heynitz
​First Secretary (Head of Political, Public Diplomacy and Bilateral Relations Unit) ​Ms. Denise McQuade
​First Secretary (Head of Trade, Investment and EU Economic Policy Unit & Press Officer) ​Ms. Aoife McGarry
​First Secretary (Head of EU Affairs and German Foreign & Security Policy) ​Mr. Nigel Clarke
Second Secretary (Consul, Head of Culture and Irish Abroad Unit) Ms. Angela Kennedy

Directions to the Embassy

Jägerstraße 51, 10117 Berlin.

The Embassy is located just off Berlin’s Gendarmenmarkt at Jägerstraße 51 and can be easily reached by public transport. The U-Bahnhof (metro) station “Hausvogteiplatz” (U2 line) is just a few minutes’ walk from Embassy.

How to reach the Embassy from:

- Berlin U-Bahn (Metro) network: Take U2 line to Hausvogteiplatz Station. Follow the signs for the “Taubenstraße” exit and walk ca. 150m west to Gendarmenmarkt, turn right on Markgrafenstraße, walk ca. 50m, and then turn right again onto Jägerstraße.

- Berlin Hauptbahnhof (Central Rail Station): Take eastbound S-Bahn to Alexanderplatz Station (all eastbound S-Bahn trains from Hauptbahnhof stop at Alexanderplatz). At Alexanderplatz take the U2 line to Hausvogteiplatz.

- Berlin Schönefeld Airport: Take S9 (Direction S Blankenburg) to Schönhauser Allee. From there take U2 line to Hausvogteiplatz.

- Berlin-Tegel Airport: Take Bus TXL to Staatsoper stop (Unter den Linden). Walk ca. 50m east on Unter den Linden to Oberwallstraße, turn right and walk 200m before turning right onto Jägerstraße.

Detailed directions to the Embassy

Embassy closure dates


Monday 2 January

Friday 17 March

Friday 14 April

Monday 17 April

Monday 1 May

Thursday 25 May

Monday 5 June

Tuesday 3 October

Wednesday 18 October

Tuesday 31 October

Monday 25 December

Tuesday 26 December

If you are an Irish citizen who requires urgent assistance while the Embassy is closed, please contact the main Embassy number, + 49 (0) 30 220 720, and a leave a message on the Duty Officer mailbox. This mailbox will be monitored regularly.

Please note that the Honorary Consulates are also closed on the above dates.

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