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The Embassy

Find out more about the Embassy, the team in Moscow, who we work alongside, and where to find  us.

  • Embassy Team
  • Directions
  • Embassy Opening Hours
  • Embassy Closure Dates
  • In an emergency

Embassy Team



Adrian McDaid

Deputy Head of Mission:

Frank Power


Sean Norton  

Agricultural Counsellor:


Head of Visa Office:

Denis O'Leary

Head of Enterprise Ireland Office:

Gerard McCarthy





The Embassy is located to the North East of Moscow city centre, close to the “Garden Ring” road. The closest metro station is Prospekt Mira on the brown metro line (line number 5). On exiting the metro, turn left and walk to the first set of traffic lights. Turn left onto Grokholski Perulok. The Embassy is approximately 5 minutes walk on the left hand side, across from the Portuguese Embassy.

Detailed directions and map to the Embassy.

Embassy Opening Hours

Embassy opening times

Embassy: Monday to Friday
09:30 - 17:30 (closed between 13:00 - 14:30 for lunch)

Embassy Closure Dates

Embassy closure dates 2018

The following public holidays will be observed by the Embassy in 2018.

Other bank holidays, Russian or Irish, will not be observed.

01 January (Monday)

New Year's Day

02 January (Tuesday)

New Year Holiday

08 January (Monday)

Orthodox Christmas

23 February (Friday)

Defender of Fatherland Day

30 March (Friday)

Good Friday

02 April (Monday)

Easter Monday

30 April (Monday)

Spring and Labour Day Holiday

01 May (Tuesday)

Spring and Labour Day

09 May (Wednesday)

Victory Day

12 June (Tuesday)

Russia Day

05 November (Monday)

"Unity Day" observed

25 December (Tuesday)

Irish Christmas 


In an emergency

In an emergency

The Embassy operates an out-of-hours service for Irish citizens requiring emergency assistance. If you are in need of emergency assistance, please ring the Embassy Duty Officer at +7-985-928-7615.

This emergency helpline does not deal with enquiries relating to visas for Ireland. Please note that the visa public office in Moscow is open from 09.30 to 12.30, Monday to Friday, to receive applications and return passports. The visa office help line (+7 495 937 5900) operates from 2.30pm to 5.00pm, Monday, Wednesday and Friday (excluding designated public holidays).

В экстренных случаях Посольство оказывает поддержку гражданам Ирландии в нерабочее время. Если вам необходима экстренная помощь, свяжитесь с дежурным офицером Посольства по телефону +7 985 928 7615.

Горячая линия не предназначена для вопросов по получению ирландских виз. Обратите внимание, что визовый отдел Посольства в Москве принимает заявления и выдаёт готовые паспорта с 9:30 до 12:30 с понедельника по пятницу. Горячая линия визового отдела +7 495 937 59 00 работает с 14:30 до 17:00 (понедельник, среда, пятница), за исключением праздничных дней