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Please be advised that the Embassy of Ireland, Malawi website has moved and this page is no longer being updated. The Embassy website is now available at Ireland.ie/lilongwe.

Closure Dates


Embassy closure dates for 2023:

New Year's Day 1 January 
John Chilembwe Day      15 January 
Martyrs' Day 3 March 
St Patrick's Day 17 March 
Good Friday 7 April
Easter Monday 10 April
Labour Day 1 May 
Kamuzu Day 14 May
Independence Day 6 July 
Eid ul Fitr

Upon sighting of the new moon

in the month of Ramadan  

Mothers' Day 15 October 
Christmas Day 25 December 
St Stephen's Day 26 December

If you require urgent assistance while the Embassy is closed, contact the Embassy emergency number, +265 (0) 888 207 543 (calls only), or the Duty Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Dublin at +353 (0) 1 408 2000.