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The Embassy

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

The Embassy of Ireland in The Hague, The Netherlands



Ambassador: Mr. Kevin Kelly

Deputy Head of Mission: Mr. Robert Jackson

Second Secretary: Ms. Niamh Moore

Directions to the Embassy

Directions to the Embassy

The Embassy is located in Scheveningen which is the coastal area of The Hague (Den Haag in Dutch) and is accessible in 15 minutes by public transport from the The Hague’s main train stations Den Haag Centraal (CS) and Den Haag Hollands Spoor (HS). To plan your train journey to The Hague, please visit or

If you are visiting the Embassy for the Visa, Passport and Consular Office or for the public office and deliveries, please use the entrance on the Helmstraat. This entrance is indicated by the arrows on the fence. Please ring the bell at the large gate there so that we can assist you.

By Public Transport

  • Important: tram 1 is undergoing major works and does not currently run as far as the Embassy or Scheveningen. Please find the alternate and updated instructions below. This is scheduled to last until the end of 2018.
  • From Den Haag Centraal, take bus 61 to the ‘Prins WIllemstraat’ stop. From the ‘Prins Willemstraat’ bus stop walk around the corner to the Irish Embassy.
  • From Den Haag HS, take tram 1 to Centrum, then change to bus 61 and take this to the ‘Prins Willemstraat’ stop. From the ‘Prins Willemstraat’ bus stop walk around the corner to the Irish Embassy.
  • To plan your journey or for more information on trams and bus 61 including a time table, please visit or
  • You can use your public transport card (OV-Chipkaart) in the bus or tram or purchase an hourly ticket (€3.50) or day ticket (€6.50) in the bus as well. Please be aware that bus drivers will not accept cash payments in The Hague. Please ensure that you have a debit or credit card or purchase a ticket with cash from the HTM Servicepoints at Den Haag Centraal or Den Haag HS before you go to your bus. Most trams still accept cash payments, either at the driver or at a machine on board the tram.  

By Car

The Embassy is accessible by car by a number of different routes, depending on which route is taken on entering The Hague. To calculate the fastest route, please use a website such as or Please note that parking is difficult in the area. Furthermore, please be aware that traffic diversions for cars will be in place due to work on tram 1 and the Scheveningseweg until the end of 2018 and that this may affect your journey. For more information (in English) please see