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The Embassy

  • Embassy Team
  • Directions
  • Opening Hours
  • Closure Dates

Embassy Team


Mr. Frank Smyth

Deputy Head of Mission:

Mr. Rory Geraghty

First Secretary

Ms. Paula Molloy

Second Secretary

Mr. Adrián Collins

List of Honorary Consulates


Directions to the Embassy

Flags outside the Embassy of Ireland Spain

Paseo de la Castellana 46-4, 28046 Madrid

The Embassy is located on Paseo de la Castellana 46, on the 4th floor. We share a building with the European Commission and Parliament and we are next to the US Embassy. The nearest metro station is Rubén Darío, green line number 5, exit Paseo de la Castellana. City bus numbers 14, 27 and 45 also run by the Embassy building.

Detailed map directions to Embassy

Opening Hours

Embassy Opening Hours

The Embassy is open to the public Monday to Friday from 10am-2pm

The Passport office is open to the public Monday to Friday from 10am-2pm. The phone line for passport queries is +34 91 4364093 Monday to Friday 9.30am-1pm. The best way of contacting the Passport office is by email

The Visa office attends the public in person at the Embassy on Mondays and Wednesdays only, from 11.30am-1pm. The phone line for visa queries is +34 91 4319784 Monday to Friday from 9.30am-11am. The best way of contacting the Visa office is by email

Closure Dates

The Embassy of Ireland in Spain will be closed on the following dates in 2022:


January 6 – Epiphany (Friday)

March 20 - St Joseph's Day (Monday)

April 6 - Holy Thursday

April 7 - Good Friday

May 1 – May Day (Monday)

May 2 - Day of the Community of Madrid (Tuesday)

May 15 - St. Isidore's Day - Madrid (Monday)

August 15 - Feast of the Assumption (Tuesday)

October 12 – Spain’s National Day (Thursday)

November 1 - All Saints (Wednesday)

November 9 – La Almudena – Madrid (Thursday)

December 6 – Constitution Day (Wednesday)

December 8 – Immaculate Conception (Friday)

December 25 – Christmas Day (Monday)



Honorary Consulate Closure Dates January 2023


Alicante Honorary Consulate – 6th

Barcelona Honorary Consulate – 6th

Bilbao Honorary Consulate – 6th

Gran Canaria Honorary Consulate – 6th

La Coruña Honorary Consulate – 6th

Lanzarote Honorary Consulate – 6th

Malaga Honorary Consulate – 2nd, 6th

Mallorca Honorary Consulate – 6th, 20th

Seville Honorary Consulate – 2nd, 6th

Tenerife Honorary Consulate – 6th


Honorary Consulate Closure Dates February 2023


Alicante Honorary Consulate – no closures

Barcelona Honorary Consulate – no closures

Bilbao Honorary Consulate – no closures

Gran Canaria Honorary Consulate – 21st

La Coruña Honorary Consulate – 21st

Lanzarote Honorary Consulate – no closures

Malaga Honorary Consulate – 28th

Mallorca Honorary Consulate – no closures

Seville Honorary Consulate – 27th, 28th

Tenerife Honorary Consulate – 2nd


In compliance with the recommendations to prevent the spread of Covid-19, visits to the Honorary Consulate are on an appointment basis only. Please contact the Honorary Consulate to make your appointment. 

If you require emergency assistance while the Embassy is closed, please contact us at +34 914364093. Leave a message stating your name, the nature of the problem, where you are at the time of your call and your contact number. The answering machine is monitored regularly and the Duty Officer in Madrid will contact you as soon as possible.

You may also contact the Duty Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin at +353 1 408 2000.