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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 2023:


6 January – Feast of the Epiphany

20 March – St. Joseph’s Day

6 April- Holy Thursday

7 April – Good Friday

1 May – May Day

2 May – Day of Madrid (regional)

15 May -  Feast of San Isidro

15 August -  Assumption of the Virgin

12 October – Spain’s National Day

1 November – All Saints’ Day

9 November – Feast of Almudena  

6 December – Constitution Day

8 December – Feast of the Immaculate Conception

25 December – Christmas Day



Honorary Consulate Closure Dates September 2023

Alicante Honorary Consulate – no closures

Barcelona Honorary Consulate – 11th, 25th

Bilbao Honorary Consulate – no closures

Gran Canaria Honorary Consulate – 8th

La Coruña Honorary Consulate – no closures

Lanzarote Honorary Consulate – no closures

Temporary Consular Office Marbella (Malaga) – no closures

Mallorca Honorary Consulate – no closures

Seville Honorary Consulate – no closures

Tenerife Honorary Consulate – no closures



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.