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News and Events from the Embassy of Ireland


Africa Day 2018

06 June 2018

Launch of Africa Day 2018 in Dublin, Ireland

EU Human Rights Defenders Award 2018

24 May 2018

EU Human Rights Defenders Award 2018

Preventing blindness in older people in Uganda

18 May 2018

Preventing blindness in older people in Uganda. Ireland has been supporting the ESPP in Uganda since 2010. Sightsavers is also funded by Irish Aid Headquarters receiving approximately €1.5 million annually.

Supporting citizen empowerment in Uganda

28 March 2018

Supporting citizen empowerment in Uganda

Equator Monument Goes Green for St Patrick's Day

18 March 2018

Equator Monument Goes Green for St Patrick's Day

Ireland: A champion of accountability and justice for victims of international crimes

22 February 2018

Ireland: A champion of accountability and justice for victims of international crimes

The Ugandan Teachers Making a Difference in Learners' Lives

05 February 2018

The Ugandan Teachers Making a Difference in Learners' Lives

Powerful Messages from Young Activists on World AIDS Day

01 December 2017

Powerful Messages from Young Activists on World AIDS Day

Employment Opportunities at the Embassy of Ireland.

28 November 2017

This competition has now closed.

Africa Code Week 2017 was today launched at Lohana Academy, in Kampala, by Ambassador Finbar O'Brien

16 November 2017

Africa Code Week 2017 was today launched at Lohana Academy, in Kampala, by Ambassador Finbar O’Brien

Ambassador Finbar O'Brien presented his credentials to H.E. President Y.K Museveni

07 November 2017

Ambassador Finbar O'Brien presented his credentials to H.E. President Y.K Museveni

St. Patrick's Day Reception - Remarks by Dónal Cronin, Ambassador of Ireland to Uganda

22 August 2017

St. Patrick's Day Reception - Remarks by Dónal Cronin, Ambassador of Ireland to Uganda

Statement by Ireland at the Solidarity Summit on Refugees, Uganda, 23 June 2017

23 June 2017

Ambassador of Ireland to Uganda, Dónal Cronin, on behalf of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D.

Kampala, Uganda – 16.06.2017 Irish Aid Airlifts Aid for South Sudanese refugees

16 June 2017

The Government of Ireland today completed the airlifting of essential relief items worth €500,000 (more than 2 billion UGX) to support South Sudanese refugees in Uganda. This critically needed assistance includes blankets, shelter construction materials, cooking sets and mosquito nets.

Global Partnership Award for Karamoja Primary Education Programme

05 June 2017

Deloitte (Uganda) today presented the Irish Ambassador to Uganda with the Global Partnership Award (GPA) for the Best Education Project that the Karamoja Primary Education Programme won on May 11 in London, UK.

Democratic Governance Facility Head of Programme

05 May 2017

This competition has now closed.

World Malaria Day 2017

24 April 2017

Malaria is a serious, life-threatening disease that affects millions of people around the world, particularly affecting less developed parts of the world. Sub-Saharan Africa is disproportionally affected, accounting for 92% of all malaria deaths.