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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 2018

New Year’s Day

US & Ireland

Monday, January 1

Martin Luther King


Monday January 15

Presidents day


Monday February 19

Good Friday


Friday, March 30

Easter Monday


Monday, April 2

Memorial Day


In lieu of May bank Holiday

Monday, May 28

Independence Day


In lieu of June bank Holiday

Wednesday, July 4

Labor Day


in lieu of August bank holiday

Monday, September 3

Columbus Day


in lieu of October bank holiday

Monday, October 8

Thanksgiving Day


Thursday, November 22

Thanksgiving Friday


Friday, November 23

Christmas Day

US & Ireland

Tuesday, December 25,

St. Stephen’s Day


Wednesday, December 26