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The Embassy

Practical information on where to find us and when we are open.

  • Embassy Team
  • Directions to the Embassy
  • Embassy Opening Hours
  • Embassy Closure Dates

Embassy Team

 

Ambassador:

Catherine Campbell

Head of Development:

Mary O'Neill 

Second Secretary:

Niamh Kavanagh

Directions to the Embassy

Directions

The Embassy is located at 8 St. Joseph’s Avenue, Off Spur Road, Freetown, Sierra Leone.

From Spur Road, take the exit for the British High Commission. Follow the road past the British High Commission to the right. Around this corner you will be greeted by the Irish and European Union Flags.

It is essential to have an appointment before you arrive. To make an appointment, please call +232 79 250628 or for visa applications by email.

Directions and Google Map.

Embassy Opening Hours

Embassy Opening Hours:

Embassy:
Monday to Thursday, 09:00-17:00
Friday, 09.00 – 13.00

Visa and Consular services:
Monday to Friday, 09:00-12:00

Embassy Closure Dates

Embassy Closure Dates

The Embassy of Ireland in Sierra Leone will be closed on the following dates in 2019:

  • 01/01/2019: New Year's Day            
  • 18/02/2019: Armed Forces Day
  • 19/04/2019: Good Friday
  • 22/04/2019: Easter Monday
  • 27/04/2019: Sierra Leone Independence Day
  • 04/06/2019: Eid al-Fitr (moveable)
  • 11/08/2019: Eid al-Adha (moveable)
  • 10/11/2019: Mawlid al-Nabi (moveable)

The Embassy will close during the Christmas period from 20/12/2019, reopening on 02/01/2020.