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The Embassy

  • Embassy Team
  • Directions
  • Opening Hours
  • Closure Dates

Embassy Team

  • Ambassador: Dr. Nicholas O'Brien
  • Deputy Head of Mission: Mr. John Lynam
  • ​First Secretary (Head of Public Diplomacy and Press, Länder Relations and Energy/Climate): Dr. Martin Wall
  • ​First Secretary (Head of Foreign & Security Policy Unit): Ms. Maeve Killen
  • First Secretary (Head of Political & EU Affairs): Mr. Máirtín Cronin
  • First Secretary (Head of Finance Policy Unit): Ms. Lara Mullen
  • First Secretary (Head of Agricultural Affairs Unit) : Dr. Éilis Carroll
  • Head of Cultural Affairs: Ms. Candice Gordon
  • Second Secretary (Consul, Head of Irish Abroad Unit and Administration): Ms. Sarah Dooley


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

Opening Hours

Opening Times

Public Opening Hours 

Monday to Friday - 09:30 hrs to 12:30 hrs


Closure Dates

Closure Dates


Monday 31st October

Friday 23rd December

Monday 26th December 

Tuesday 27th December



Wednesday 8th March

Friday 7th April

Monday 10th April

Monday 1st May

Thursday 18th May

Monday 29th May

Tuesday 3rd October

Monday 30th October

Monday 25th December

Tuesday 26th 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 is monitored regularly.




1 Jan


New Year’s Day (IE & DE)

8 March


Women’s Day (Berlin)



Good Friday (IE & DE)



Easter Monday (IE & DE)

1 May


Labour Day (DE)

18 May


Ascension Day (DE)

29 May


Whit Monday (DE)

3 Oct


Day of German Unity (DE)

30 Oct


Bank Holiday (IE)

25 Dec


Xmas Day (IE & DE)

26 Dec


2nd Day Xmas (IE & DE)

31 Dec