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The Embassy of Ireland in South Africa

The Embassy of Ireland in South Africa represents Ireland's interests in South Africa. The Embassy is also accredited to Zimbabwe, Mauritius, Lesotho, Botswana and the Southern Africa Developement Community (SADC)

  • Overview
  • Closure Dates
  • Honorary Consuls

Overview

Overview

The Embassy provides a range of consular and other services, details of which are available in the relevant sections of this website.

The Embassy’s public office is open from 09:00 to 12:00 Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

Telephone enquiries can be made between 14:00-16:00 Monday to Thursday only.

Physical Address

Embassy of Ireland
2nd floor, Parkdev Building
Brooklyn Bridge Office Park
570 Fehrsen Street
Brooklyn 0181
Pretoria

Main Tel: +27 12 452 1000
Contact Us via email

Postal Address

Embassy of Ireland
P.O. Box 4174
Pretoria 0001
South Africa

The Embassy also has a small liaison office in  Cape Town [generally open 09:00 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 16:00 Monday to Thursday, and 09:00 - 12:00 only on Fridays, but please phone in advance to confirm. Closed on public holidays].

Embassy of Ireland Liaison Office
19th Floor, LG Building
1 Thibault Square
Cape Town
Tel: 021 419 0636/ 021 4190637

Ambassador:

H.E. Liam MacGabhann

Deputy Head of Mission - First Secretary

Ms Paula Molloy

Second Secretary:

Ms Louisa Heneghan

Second Secretary:

Mr Paul Evans

Head of Development - Development Specialist

Ms Paula Nolan 

Commercial Counsellor:

Mr Fred Klinkenberg

Closure Dates

Closure Dates

The Embassy will be closed on the following dates during 2018:

  • 1 Jan: New Year's Day 
  • 15 Mar: Ireland's National Day Celebration ( in lieu of Saint Patrick's Day)
  • 21 Mar: Human Rights Day 
  • 30 Mar: Good Friday 
  • 2 Apr: Family Day 
  • 27 Apr: Freedom Day 
  • 1 May: Workers' Day 
  • 9 Aug: National Women's Day 
  • 24 Sep: Heritage Day
  • 28th November 
  • 17 Dec: Day of Reconciliation Holiday 
  • 25 Dec: Christmas Day 
  • 26 Dec: Day of Goodwill 

Honorary Consuls

Honorary Consuls

In Zimbabwe, Lesotho and Botswana, we are represented by our network of Honorary Consuls.

Zimbabwe Honorary Consul
Mr. Garrett Killilea
Honorary Consulate of Ireland
Lamont House
2 Robert Mugabe Road
P O Box 10424
Harare
Zimbabwe

Tel: +263 4771 949
Fax: +263 4750 780
E-mail: reception@irishconsulate.co.zw

Lesotho Honorary Consul
Ms. Mannete Malethole Ramaili
Honorary Consul of Ireland
Cathedral Area
Main South 1 Road
P.O. Box 7159
Maseru 100
Lesotho

Tel + 266 223 24182
Email: irishconsulatelesotho@gmail.com

Botswana Honorary Consul
Mr. Paul Sullivan
Honorary Consul of Ireland
Plot 50, Section 1,
Gaborone International Commerce Park
P O Box 502555
Gaborone
Botswana

Tel: +267 3905807
Email: paul.sullivan30@gmail.com