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The Embassy

  • Embassy Team
  • Directions
  • Opening Hours
  • Closure Dates

Embassy Team

Embassy Team

Embassy Team April 2023


The Ambassador:
Caroline Whelan 

Team Members:

Ciara O'Shea, Consul

Marthese Abela, Consular Affairs and Executive Support

Michelle Bonnici, Premises Support 


Directions to the Embassy

Our Address is:

Whitehall Mansions
Ix-Xatt ta’ Ta’ Xbiex
XBX 1026

The Embassy is located in Whitehall Mansions on the Seafront (Ix-Xatt) in Ta’ Xbiex at the bottom of Ir-Rampa (the ramp). 

You can get to the Embassy from Valletta by using bus number 15 and stop on bus stop 'Embassy'.

If you are coming from Sliema or St Julian's you can board routes 13, 13A, 14 or 16 and stop on bus stop 'Rigord' in Ta' Xbiex.

Opening Hours

Opening Hours

The Embassy’s public office is open on an appointment basis as indicated below.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 09:30-12:30 and 14:00-16:00. 
Wednesday: 09:30-12:30

Emergency Contact Details - excluding Visa queries

In the event of a genuine emergency involving an Irish citizen or their family, you can contact the Embassy outside normal opening hours by telephoning 00356 9905 8895.

This number should not be used for queries relating to Visa applications.

Alternatively, for emergencies you may contact the Duty Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin at + 353 1 408 2000.

Closure Dates

Embassy Closure Dates 2023

2023 Closure dates

Monday 2 January    

Friday 10 February       

Friday 17 March     

Friday 31 March     

Friday 7 April                      

Monday 10 April                

Monday 1 May                 

Wednesday 7 June                

Thursday 29 June                  

Tuesday 15 August                 

Friday 8 September               

Thursday 21 September                  

Friday 8 December        

Wednesday 13 December               

Monday 25 December               

Tuesday 26 December.