- Irena was honoured by international Jewish organizations.
- In 1965 Irena was accorded the title of RIGHTEOUS AMONG THE NATIONS.
- In 1991 Irena was made a honorary citizen of Israel.
- Irena was Poland's highest distinction in 2003 by the white eagle.
- Irena was the winner of Jan Karski award for Valor and Courage.
- Irena was officially designated a national hero in Poland.
- In 2007 Irena was nominated to receive noble peace prize.