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The Embassy’s History

Find out about the Embassy's history

The Irish Embassy opened in Tel Aviv in 1996, with the first Irish Ambassador being Brendan Scannell who served in Israel until 2001, when he was succeeded by Patrick Hennessey (2001-2005). Subsequent Ambassadors were Michael Forbes (2005-2009), Breifne O’Reilly (2009-2013) and Eamonn McKee ( 2013-2015). Ambassador Kelly took up duty in August 2015. 

The Embassy is located on the 19th floor of an office block, the Amot Atrium Tower, located in the Diamond Exchange District, close to the Tel Aviv Savidor Central railway station.

The Embassy’s full address is:

Embassy of Ireland
Amot Atrium Tower
2 Ze'ev Jabotinsky
Ramat Gan