Practical information on who we are and how to find us.
Mr. Dónal Cronin
Head of Cooperation:
Mr. Frank Kirwan
Deputy Head of Cooperation:
Second Secretary and Trade Focal Point:
Ms. Frances Collins
Embassy of Ireland in Uganda
Post Office Box 7791,
Plot 25, Yusuf Lule Road,
Main Tel: +256-417-713000
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.
Embassy Closure Dates
Embassy of Ireland Uganda Public Holidays - 2017
|Sunday, January 1||New Year's Day|
|Thursday, January 26||NRM Liberation Day|
|Thursday, February 16||Remembrance of Archbishop Janan Luwum|
|Wednesday, March 8||International Women's Day|
|Monday, March 20||Day in lieu of St. Patrick's Day|
|Friday, April 14||
|Monday, April 17||Easter Monday|
|Monday, May 01||Labour Day|
|Saturday, June 3||Uganda Martyr's Day|
|Friday, June 9||Heroes' Day|
|To be announced||Eid-Al-Fitr**|
|Monday, October 9||Independence Day|
|To be announced||Eid-Al-Adha**|
|Monday, December 25||Christmas Day|
|Tuesday, December 26||St. Stephen's Day|
* Note some holidays are based on a lunar calendar
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 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.