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The Embassy

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

Embassy Team

Ambassador:

Brian McElduff

 

Deputy Head of Mission, Consul:

Jack McCormack  

 

Head of Visa Office:

John Gillespie

 

 

 

 

 

Directions

Directions

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.

Opening Hours

Embassy opening times

The Embassy is open every day Monday-Friday. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic we ask all persons wishing to come to the Embassy to make an appointment in advance by phoning us on + 7 495 937 5911 or visiting the Contact Us page on our website. 

 

The Embassy public hours are 09:30 - 16:30 (closed between 13:00 - 14:00 for lunch)

 

If you need to contact the Embassy in the event of a genuine emergency outside the above hours, you can contact us by telephoning +7 495 937 5911 and leaving a message in English on the mailbox when prompted to do so, providing your name, contact number and details of your query. This mailbox is monitored regularly, and the Duty Officer at the Embassy will contact you as soon as possible.  Alternatively, you can call the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin on +353 1 408 2000.

Closure Dates

Embassy closure dates 2022

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS – 2022

The following public holidays will be observed by the Embassy. Other bank holidays, Russian or Irish, will not be observed. 

31 December 2020 (Friday)

New Year’s Eve

03 January (Monday)

New Year’s Day

07 January (Friday)

Orthodox Christmas

08 March (Tuesday)

International Women’s Day

17 March (Thursday)

St. Patrick’s Day

15 April (Friday)

Good Friday

18 April (Monday)

Easter Monday

2 May (Monday)

Spring and Labour Holiday

3 May (Tuesday)

Spring and Labour Holiday

9 May (Monday)

Victory Day

13 June (Monday)

Russia Day

4 November (Friday)

Unity Day

26 December (Monday)

Christmas Holiday

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 contact us by telephoning +7 495 937 5911 and leaving a message in English on the mailbox when prompted to do so, providing your name, contact number and details of your query. This mailbox is monitored regularly, and the Duty Officer at the Embassy will contact you as soon as possible.  Alternatively, you can call the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin on +353 1 408 2000.