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The Embassy

  • Embassy Team
  • Directions
  • Opening Hours
  • Closure Dates

Embassy Team


Mr Kevin Colgan

Head of Cooperation

Ms Lorraine Gallagher

Deputy Head of Cooperation

Ms Anna Kilkenny

Second Secretary & Consul

Mr Cormac Shine


Embassy of Ireland in Uganda
Post Office Box 7791,
Plot 25, Yusuf Lule Road,

Main Tel: +256-417-713000
Fax: +256-414-344353

The Embassy of Ireland is located on plot 25 Yusuf Lule Road. It is about 2 blocks from the Fairway roundabout on your way to Mulago roundabout.

Directions and Google map to the Embassy.

Opening Hours

The Embassy of Ireland in Uganda is open Monday to Thursday from 10:00am - 12:00pm and 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Fridays the Embassy is open from 10:00am - 12:00pm.

Contact us immediately if you need emergency assistance from the Embassy. Our telephone number is: (+256) 417 713000. If you require assistance outside of normal working hours please leave a message on the Duty Officer Voice Mailbox. This mailbox will be monitored regularly. Alternatively, you may contact the Duty Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin at + 353 1 408 2000.

Please note that the Duty Officer will only deal with genuine consular emergencies.

The Embassy can assist in emergency situations, including where:

  • You have been the victim of a crime
  • You require urgent medical treatment
  • Your passport is lost/stolen  (you should contact the Embassy immediately if you need a replacement urgently in order to travel)
  • You have been arrested or imprisoned
  • You require assistance in connection with a death abroad
  • You need help accessing funds
  • You need to be repatriated to Ireland
  • There is a natural disaster/crisis

Registration with the Embassy

Irish citizens travelling to or resident in Uganda are advised to register with the Embassy. The Embassy of Ireland in Kampala also covers Rwanda. Ireland does not currently have any representation in Rwanda. Passport applications, visa applications and general consular queries from Irish citizens should be addressed to the Embassy of Ireland in Kampala.

Temporary visitors should use the online registration facility. Irish residents in Uganda or Rwanda should use the Contact Us page to get in touch with the Embassy in Kampala.

Closure Dates

Embassy of Ireland Uganda Public Holidays - 2019

Tuesday, January 1 New Year's Day
Friday, March 8 International Women's Day
Monday, March 18 St Patrick's Day
Friday, April 19 Good Friday
Monday, April 22 Easter Monday
Wednesday, May 1 Labour Day
Monday, June 3 Uganda Martyr's Day
To be announced Eid-Al-Fitr**
Wednesday, October 9 Independence Day
To be announced Eid-Al-Adha**
Wednesday, December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday, December 26 St. Stephen's Day