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The Consulate General

Who we are and where to find us in New York City.


The Consulate Team   

Consul General Ciarán Madden
Deputy Consul General Anna McGillicuddy
Deputy Consul General Shane Cahill
Administrative Attaché Pam Robbins


Finding the Consulate General

Consulate General of Ireland
345 Park Avenue, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10154

The Consulate General is located on the east side of Park Avenue between 51st and 52nd Streets. There is also an entrance to our building on Lexington Avenue, between 51st and 52nd Streets. The closest subway station is 51st St Station, which is served by the 6 train. Lexington Avenue/53rd Street station is one block away and is served by the E and M trains.

Please note that, as with most large office buildings in New York City, photo ID is required to access the Consulate’s building.

Opening hours

Our office is open to the general public on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10am to 2pm. Our Passport Office is also open during this time. The Consulate is closed to the public on Wednesdays.

Our Visa Office is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays only, from 10am to 12 noon.

Our telephone lines are open from 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. 

Consulate Closure Dates  2017

Sunday. January 2nd New Year's Day
Monday, January 16th Birthday of Martin Luther King Jnr.
Monday, February 20th  President's Day
Friday, March 17th  St. Patrick's Day
Friday, April 14th Good Friday
Monday, April 17th  Easter Monday
Monday, May 29th  Memorial Day
Tuesday, July 4th Independence Day
Monday, September 4th Labor Day
Monday, October 9th  Columbus Day
Thursday, November 23rd & Friday, November 24th Thanksgiving
Monday, December 25th Christmas Holiday
Tuesday, December 26th Christmas Holiday