Visit the Irish Embassy during Heritage Weekend!
Open Day at the Irish Embassy, Saturday 20 September from 10am
To mark the Heritage Weekend in France and to offer the public an
opportunity to visit the beautiful reception rooms of the Embassy,
the building will be open to the public from 10am to 4pm on 20
Built in the 1890s, the building was purchased by the Irish State
in 1954 and has housed the Irish Embassy ever since. The reception
areas were renovated extensively in 2006. An exhibition “Strangers
to Citizens: the Irish in Europe, 1600-1800 ” on will also be
For information about other events of Irish interest in France,
keep an eye on our website or follow us on Twitter @IrlEmbParis.
We look forward to seeing you this weekend!
The Embassy of Ireland Staff
Bienvenue to Ireland’s new Ambassador to France
On 28 August 2014, Geraldine Byrne Nason took up duty as Ambassador
of Ireland to France. From 2011 to 2014 she was Second Secretary
General at the Department of the Taoiseach with responsibility for
European Affairs. She has been replaced in the Department of the
Taoiseach by Rory Montgomery her predecessor as Ambassador to