The Embassy’s History
Ireland and India recognised each other in 1947, upon Indian independence. India opened an embassy in Ireland in 1951, and Ireland opened an Embassy in India in 1964.
The Embassy opened in 1964. The Embassy celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 2014.
The Embassy is currently located in C17 Malcha Marg. Previously, it was located in Jor Bagh.
The Embassy has grown significantly since its foundation. There are now four diplomatic officers and a visa office within the Embassy. The Embassy also has Honorary Consulates in Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai.
The Embassy is also accredited to Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
There have been thirteen Ambassadors since 1964.
|Denis A. Holmes||1972-1976|
|Francis A. Coffey||1977-1980|
|Paul D. Dempsey||1986-1990|
|Brian McElduff||2016 - present|