Contact Details & Location

Irish Regions Brussels Office

5th floor (Ambassade d'Irlande)
Chaussée d'Etterbeek 180
B-1040 Brussels


Directions/Public transport


Contact details for Robert Collins IRO — Head of Office
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Head of Office

Tel: +32 2 2331122

e-mail: robert.collins@iro.ie

  • Responsible for managing the activities of the IRO
  • Responsible for communications with the members of the Association of Irish Regions and linkages with key government departments and the Irish Permanent Representation
  • Co-ordinator of the Irish Delegation to the Committee of the Regions, responsible for briefing members and liaison with the CoR Administration

Contact details for Eamon O'Hara IRO — Head of Office

EU Policy, Research & Communications Officer

Tel: +32 2 2331120

e-mail: ronan.gingles@iro.ie

  • Liaising with sub-national authorities in Ireland on EU policy developments in order to inform and facilitate active enagement in initiatives
  • Identification of and assistance with networking and funding opportunities;
  • Research and briefings;
  • Developing linkages with EU institutions and other bodies in Brussels of relevance to the work of the IRO
  • Proxy representation of interests at EU events, thematic and regional fora and project meetings in Brussels;



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