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The Embassy

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



Mr. Finbar O'Brien

Head of Cooperation:

Mr. Frank Kirwan

Deputy Head of Cooperation:

Áine Doody

Second Secretary and Trade Focal Point:

Ms. Eimear McDermott


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.

Embassy of Ireland Uganda Public Holidays - 2018

Monday, January 1 New Year's Day
Friday, January 26 NRM Liberation Day
Friday, February 16 Remembrance of Archbishop Janan Luwum
Thursday, March 8 International Women's Day
Friday, March 30 Good Friday
Monday, April 02

Easter Monday

Tuesday, May 01 Labour Day
To be announced Eid-Al-Fitr**
Tuesday, October 9 Independence Day
To be announced Eid-Al-Adha** 
Tuesday, December 25 Christmas Day 
Wednesday, December 26 St. Stephen's Day 

* Note some holidays are based on a lunar calendar

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 call the Emergency Duty Officer on (+256) 772 744 400.

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.