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The Embassy

Practical information on who we are and how to find us in Ljubljana.

Front of the Embassy of Ireland to Slovenia

Embassy of Ireland, Slovenia

Diplomatic and Consular Information for Slovenia

Embassy of Ireland
Palača Kapitelj, 1st floor
Poljanski nasip 6
1000 Ljubljana
Tel: +386 1 300 8970
Fax: + 386 1 282 1096
Email: Submit your query



Myles Geiran

Deputy Head of Mission:

Brian Nolan


The Embassy is located in the heart of Ljubljana near the famous "Dragon Bridge" on the Ljubljanica river. Our address is Palača Kapitelj (1st floor), Poljanski nasip 6, 1000 Ljubljana.

  • Coming from the North on Resljeva cesta, from the direction of the main train station, the Embassy can be reached by taking a left immediately after crossing the Dragon Bridge.
  • Coming from the South, through the tunnel, turn right immediately before reaching the Dragon Bridge.

There is underground parking available at the “Palača Kapitelj” parking garage.

Detailed directions and map to the Embassy

Embassy Closure Dates

Dates on which the Embassy of Ireland in Ljubljana is closed in 2017:

02/01/2017 New Year's Day
08/02/2017 Cultural Day
17/03/2017 St. Patrick's Day
17/04/2017 Easter Monday
27/04/2017 Day of Uprising Against Occupation
01/05/2017 May Day
02/05/2017 Labour Day Holiday
15/08/2017 Assumption of Mary
31/10/2017 Reformation Day
01/11/2017 Remembrance Day
25/12/2017 Christmas Day
26/12/2017 Independence and Unity Day



Embassy Opening Hours

We are open to members of the public from 09h00-12h30 and from 14h30-16h00, Monday to Friday. Visa Office is open from 09h00-12h30, Monday to Friday.

Out of Hours Emergency Service for Irish Citizens

In the event of a genuine emergency in Slovenia or Bosnia and Herzegovina, contact the Embassy in Ljubljana on +386 (0)1 300 8970. The mobile telephone number of the officer on duty will be available on the answering machine.

The out of hours service is strictly for genuine emergencies only. Queries or request that can wait until normal office hours will not be dealt with by the duty officer.

Alternatively, you can contact the 24-hour duty officer in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Dublin at (+353) 1 478 2000.

The Embassy’s History

The Embassy of Ireland in Ljubljana was established in 2001.

The Embassy of Ireland in Ljubljana is accredited to the Republic of Slovenia and on a non-residential basis to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The role of the Embassy is to promote Ireland's interests in Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, including political, economic and cultural interests, and to protect Irish citizens in the country.

The Embassy of Ireland in Zagreb is accredited to the Republic of Croatia from 9 September 2014.

List of Irish Ambassadors in the Embassy of Ireland in Ljubljana
H.E. Gary Ansbro 2001 - 2005
H.E. Patrick McCabe 2005 - 2009
H.E. Thomas Brady 2009 - 2012
H.E. Kieran Dowling 2012 - 2014
H.E. Pat Kelly 2014 - 2015
H.E. Sean O'Regan 2015 - present