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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.