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The Embassy

  • Embassy Team
  • Directions
  • Opening Hours
  • Closure Dates

Embassy Team

Ambassador:

Ronan Gargan

Deputy Head of Mission:

Kevin Hennessy

Executive Assistant to the Ambassador:
Gabriella Fabian

Culture and Press Officer:
Marianna Szegedi Joo

Visa and Consular Officer:
Timea Horvath

Policy Officer:
Zoltán Ranschburg

Embassy Driver:
Zoltán Varga

Directions

Location of the Embassy

The Embassy is located in central Budapest (District V.), on the Pest side of the river, near St. Stephen's Basilica and off Szabadság tér.

Address:
Embassy of Ireland
Budapest 1054
Szabadság tér 7
Bank Center

Accessibility:

The Embassy can be reached on foot, or by public transport, including by metro:

BLUE Line (metro no. 3).
Get off at Arany Janos station and walk along the Arany Janos utca (street) until you reach the Bank Center (modern glass building on your right).

On the RED Line (metro no.2).
Get off at Deak Ferenc station and walk along Bajcsy Zsilinszky Avenue, then turn left and walk along Arany Janos utca (street) until you reach the Bank Center (modern glass building on your right).

Opening Hours

Embassy Opening Hours

The Embassy is open to the public Monday to Friday during the hours of 09:30 - 13:00 and 14:30 - 17:00.

General consular services will be by appointment only. Please do not visit the Embassy without an appointment. You can book an appointment via email (budapestembassyexternal@dfa.ie) or by phone (+36 1301 4960). The only exception to this will be for consular emergencies.

For consular emergencies outside working hours please call the Embassy on +36 1301 4960 and leave a voicemail which is monitored by the Duty Officer. Alternatively you can call the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade in Dublin on +353 1 408 2000.

Closure Dates

Embassy Closure Dates

  • 3 January: New Year
  • 14 March Bridging Day
  • 15 March: National Day (1848)
  • 15 April: Good Friday
  • 18 April: Easter Monday
  • 23 May: Pentecost Monday
  • 31 October: Bridging Day
  • 1 November: All Saints
  • 26 December: St. Stephen's Day
  • 27 December: Bridging Day

In case of consular emergency the Embassy is always contactable, please phone +36 1 3014960 and leave a voicemail, or you can phone the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade in Dublin on +353 1 408 200