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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.



Adrian McDaid

Deputy Head of Mission:

Robert Meade


Arthur Hendrick          

Agricultural Counsellor:

Maria Dunne

Head of Visa Office:

Claire Sperin

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 times

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

Embassy closure dates 2017

The following public holidays will be observed by the Embassy in 2017.

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

02 January (Monday)

New Year Holiday

03 January (Tuesday)

New Year Holiday

06 January (Friday)

Russian Christmas

23 February (Thursday)

Day of the Defender of Fatherland

14 April (Friday)

Good Friday

17 April (Monday)

Easter Monday

01 May (Monday)

May Day

08 May (Monday)

May Day

09 May (Tuesday)

Victory Day

12 June (Monday)

Russian Independence Day

06 November (Monday)

Day of National Consensus

25 December (Monday)

Irish Christmas 


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).