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Emergency Assistance

If something goes wrong when you’re travelling abroad and you need help, you can contact the Embassy or call the Consular Assistance Unit at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Dublin on +353 1 408 2000.

Contact the Embassy

If there is an emergency, or if you need help and advice, you can contact the Embassy

If you need urgent assistance outside of working hours Monday to Thursday, you can contact the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Dublin on +353 1 408 2000.

If you need urgent assistance during the weekend or on a public holiday, contact the Embassy and leave a message giving:

  • Your name
  • The nature of your problem
  • Where you are now
  • Your contact details (mobile phone number or phone number of where you’re staying)

We regularly monitor these messages and one of our staff members will be in contact with you.

How we can help you

We have a lot of experience helping Irish citizens who run into problems when they’re abroad. Learn more about the kind of emergency assistance we can offer you.

Our travel advice and updates give you practical tips and useful information.