Practical information on who we are and how to find us.
The Embassy Team
Deputy Head of Mission
Administrative & Events Officer
DirectionsLeema Bldg. 13F., 42, Jongro 1-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea 110-755
T: (02) 721 7200 / F: (02) 774 6458
The Embassy is 5 minutes' walk from Gwanghwamun Station Line 5 (Purple Line), Exit No.2, the Leema Building in which the Embassy is located is directly behind Nat’l Museum of Korean Contemporary History (대한민국역사박물관) which is beside the US Embassy.
The Embassy is a 10 minute walk from Jonggak Station (종각역) Line 1(Dark blue line). Take exit 1 and walk straight until you reach the Gran Seoul (그랑서울) building. Take the first right and keep walking straight past the Jongno-Gu District office (종로구청). The Leema building in which the Embassy is located is the second building on your left after Jongno-gu district office and is located after the Daelim building (대림). The Embassy is located on the 13th Floor
Embassy Closure Dates
The Embassy of Ireland to the Republic of Korea will be closed on the following dates for 2016:
|01 January, Friday||New Year’s Day|
|08 February, Monday||Lunar New Year|
|09 February, Tuesday||Lunar New Year|
|10 February, Wednesday||Lunar New Year|
|28 March, Monday||Easter Monday|
|06 June, Monday||Memorial Day|
|15 August, Monday||Liberation Day|
|14 September, Wednesday||Chuseok|
|15 September, Thursday||Chuseok|
|16 September, Friday||Chuseok|
|26 December, Monday||Stephen's Day|
|27 December, Tuesday||X-mas substitute|
Embassy Opening Hours
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 09:00 to 12:30 and 13:30 to 17:00.
Out of Hours Emergency
Please note that if you require assistance in the case of an emergency while the Embassy is closed, you should call the Embassy at (822) 721-7200 where you will be given a separate number to call. This will put you in touch directly with an Embassy official.
If necessary, you can also make direct contact with the Consular Assistance Unit at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Dublin on +353 1 408 2000.