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The Embassy’s History

Find out about Ireland and the activities and services of the Embassy of Ireland in Tallinn, Estonia.

The Embassy of Ireland was opened in Tallinn, Estonia in 2001. In 2002 to June 2015, the Embassy Chancery operated from an office in Vene Street in Old Town. In July 2015, the Chancery was moved to the Residence premises located at Rahukohtu 4 in Upper Old Town (Toompea). Please note that some websites details for the Embassy are outdated and incorrect.

The Ambassadors accredited and resident in Estonia:

Sean Farrell 2001-2004
Noel Kilkenny 2004-2008
Thomas Bolster 2008-2010
Peter McIvor 2010-2014
Frank Flood 2014-2018
Frances Kiernan 2018 to date

The Embassy is led by the Ambassador. Along with the Deputy Head of Mission and two local staff members, the Embassy provides assistance in bilateral cooperation, consular and other affairs.