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The Embassy

  • Embassy Team
  • Directions
  • Opening Hours
  • Closure Dates

Embassy Team

Ambassador, Ruth Parkin.

Mr Steven Murphy, Deputy Head of Mission.

Ms Satu Perttula, Office Manager.

Ms Lotta Nyman, PA to the Ambassador.

Ms Elina Hakkarainen, Public Affairs Officer.

Mr Everest Obatitor, Driver and Office Assistant.

Mr Epifanio Domingo, Domestic Staff.

Honorary Consul in Finland

Mr. Erkki Yrjölä
Honorary Consul of Ireland


Embassy of Ireland Finland

Visitor address

Erottajankatu 7 A
00130 Helsinki

Please press the buzzer on the right side of the door and the staff will let you in. The Embassy is located on the third floor of the building.

The Embassy can be reached by taking tram number 10 to the stop 'Kolmikulma', which is located right in front of the Embassy. For further directions on how to get to the Embassy using public transport, the route planner Reittiopas can be used.

Postal Address

Embassy of Ireland
PL 33
00131 Helsinki 

Opening Hours

Opening Hours

The Embassy can be reached by phone from Monday to Friday 9.00-12.00 and 14.00-16.00.

If you require an appointment in relation to consular services, please call + 358 9 68 24240 or send an email to

Closure Dates

2020-2021 Embassy Closure Dates

  • 24/12/2020: Christmas Eve.
  • 25/12/2020: Christmas Day.
  • 28/12/2020: Bank Holiday.
  • 01/01/2021: New Year's Day.
  • 06/01/2021: Epiphany. 
  • 01/04/2021: Good Friday.
  • 25/04/2021: Easter Monday.
  • 03/05/2021: Irish Bank Holiday.
  • 13/05/2021: Ascension Day.
  • 25/06/2021: Midsummer. 
  • 06/12/2021: Independence Day.
  • 24/12/2021: Christmas Eve.
  • 25/12/2021: Christmas Day.
  • 27/12/2021: Bank Holiday. 

Emergency Contact Details

Outside office hours, in case of a genuine consular emergency for Irish citizens in Finland, please call the Embassy's main phone number on +358 9 6824240 and follow the voicemail message to obtain the mobile phone number of the Duty Officer.

Alternatively, the Duty Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Dublin can be contacted at +353-1-408-2000.