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The Embassy

Practical information on who we are and how to find us.

  • The Embassy Team
  • Directions
  • Embassy Closure Dates
  • Embassy Opening Hours

The Embassy Team

Ambassador:

Aidan Cronin

Deputy Head of Mission:

Anita Kelly

Second Secretary:

Louise Wilson

Head of Visa Office:

Miriam Hughes

Visa Attachés:

Pierce Martyn

Anne Dillon

Anne Donnellan

Agriculture Attaché:

Noel Collins

Directions

Directions

Address

Embassy of Ireland
Al Yasat Street off 6th Street
Al Bateen
Abu Dhabi
P.O. Box 61581
United Arab Emirates

Telephone: +971 (0)2 4958200
Fax: +971 (0)2 6819233

Contact Us

Travelling to the Embassy

The Embassy is located on 19th Street just off 32nd Street in the Al Bateen / Khalidiya area of Abu Dhabi.

From the Khalidiya Corniche Abu Dhabi (1st Street) – Turn onto 32nd Street and proceed though the junction of Zayed the First Street and 32nd Street. Take the second turn after the junction on to 19th Street and the Embassy is on your immediate right-hand side opposite the Al Ittihad Model School.

From Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street (30th Street) – Proceed until the junction of Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street and Zayed the First Street. Take a left onto Zayed the First Street and take the next left at the junction at Zayed the First Street and 32nd Street. Take the second turn on 32nd Street onto 19th Street and the Embassy is on your immediate right-hand side opposite the Al Ittihad Model School.

From Airport Road (2nd Street) – Proceed until the junction of Airport Road and Zayed the First Street (at the corner of the Al Hosn Palace). Take a left onto Zayed the First Street and proceed until the junction at Zayed the First Street and 32nd Street. Take the second turn on 32nd Street onto 19th Street and the Embassy is on your immediate right-hand side opposite the Al Ittihad Model School.

From Yas Island – Proceed along the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Road. Follow the signs for the Corniche. Proceed along the Corniche (going towards the Emirates Palace) until the junction of Corniche and 32nd Street. Turn left onto 32nd Street and proceed though the junction of Zayed the First Street and 32nd Street. Take the second turn after the junction onto 19th Street and the Embassy is on your immediate right-hand side opposite the Al Ittihad Model School.

The Embassy's GPS co-ordinates are:

N24°27.777'
E054°20.538'

Detailed directions and Google Map.

Please note that these itineraries are provided for information only.

Embassy Closure Dates

2018 UAE Holiday - Embassy Closures

  • New Year's Day: Monday 01 January
  • Easter Sunday & Monday: Sunday 01 and Monday 02 April
  • Eid Al Fitr **: Thursday 14 June
  • Arafat Day**: Tuesday 21 August
  • Eid Al Adha **: Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 August
  • Islamic New Year**: Thursday 13 September
  • Prophet Mohammed's Birthday**: Tuesday 20 November
  • UAE National Day: Sunday 02 December
  • Christmas Day: Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 December

** TBC - depends on sighting of the moon

Embassy Opening Hours

Embassy Opening Hours

Public Office Opening Times

Sunday – Thursday 9:00am to 1:00pm

Contact the Embassy

If there is an emergency, or if you need help and advice, you can Contact Us.

If you need emergency assistance from the Embassy outside of office hours, our telephone number is: +971 (0) 2 4958200.  Leave us a message giving:

  • Your name
  • The nature of your problem
  • Where you are now
  • Your contact details (mobile phone number or phone number of where you’re staying)

We regularly monitor these messages and one of our staff members will be in contact with you.