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The Embassy

  • Embassy Team
  • Directions
  • Opening Hours
  • Closure Dates

Embassy Team

  • Ambassador: Ann Derwin
  • Deputy Head of Mission: Ms Nuala Ní Mhuircheartaigh
  • First Secretary (Agriculture): Ms Mary McMahon
  • First Secretary (Trade, Science, Technology & Innovation): Mr Joseph Keating
  • First Secretary (Education, Media and Public Diplomacy): Mr Eoin McDonnell
  • First Secretary (Economic, Investment & Finance): Mr Gareth Hargadon
  • Second Secretary (Political): Mr Pablo Leahy Gomez
  • Second Secretary (Culture, People to People, Consular): Ms Sarah Finn
  • Executive Officer (Administration, Consular): Ms Christina McCormack 
  • Ambassador's PA: Mr. Abdi Hassan

 

Head of Visa Office Mr Gerard Madden
Visa Officer Ms Leonora Cody
Visa Officer Ms Leanne Quinn
Visa Officer Ms Lisa Lawless
Visa Officer Ms Paula Carty

Directions

Directions

The Embassy is located on Ritan East Road, near to Jianguomenwai Dajie, and to the south-east of Ritan Park.

The nearest subway station is Yonganli on Line 1, a five-minute walk away. Jianguomen Station, which is on Lines 1 and 2, is a 15-minute walk away.

Directions and Google Map.

Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Opening Times

The Embassy is open from 09.00-12.30 and from 13.30-17.00, from Monday to Friday.

Out of hours Emergency Contact Details 

If you are an Irish citizen and require urgent assistance while the Embassy is closed, please dial the Embassy at +86 10 8531 6200.  If you leave a voicemail the Embassy’s Duty Officer will be notified and will deal with genuine consular emergencies that cannot wait until office hours.

Closure Dates

Closure Dates

Embassy Closure Dates

The Embassy of Ireland in China will be closed on the following dates in 2021:

1 January New Year's Day
11-15 February Chinese Spring Festival
4-5 April Tomb-sweeping Festival
1 May International Labour Day
14 June Dragon Boat Festival
21 September Mid-Autumn Festival
1-5 October China National Day Holiday
25-28 December Christmas & St Stephen's Day

If you are an Irish citizen and require urgent assistance while the Embassy is closed, please dial the Embassy at +86 10 8531 6200. If you leave a voicemail the Embassy’s Duty Officer will be notified and will deal with genuine consular emergencies that cannot wait until office hours.