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.
12 December 2016
The UN Declaration on Human Rights, 68 years old on December 10th 2016, recognised for the first time something that has become universally accepted since then, that human rights are inherent to all and should be of concern to all. The Declaration and its core values, including non-discrimination, equality, fairness and universality, apply to everyone, everywhere and always.
8 October 2016
The Ambassador of Ireland to Uganda, H.E. Dónal Cronin, this evening re-launched the Irish Aid Bursary Scheme for Karamoja at a special ceremony at Mount Moroto Hotel.
20 October 2016
The largest digital literacy initiative ever organised on the African continent, Africa Code Week, was launched in Uganda by Ambassador Dónal Cronin at the Embassy of Ireland on 20th October 2016.
11 October 2016
The Embassy of Ireland to Uganda & Rwanda is delighted to announce that Ireland will be represented at the European Film Festival taking place from 13 to 23 October in Rwanda.
21 September: Please note that the visitors' parking at the Embassy of Ireland is temporarily inaccessible due to the ongoing road works along Yusuf Lule Road. We regret any inconvenience caused
16 September 2016
Jane Frances Abodo studied LLM in Law from Trinity College Dublin funded through the Irish Aid Fellowship Programme. These were her impressions in Ireland in an interview early this year.
25 August 2016
A reception in honour of the Ugandan students who were awarded fellowships to undertake post-graduate study in Ireland and within the region (East & Southern Africa) has been held at the Embassy of Ireland, Kampala. The students were funded under the Government of Ireland’s Irish Aid Fellowship Training Programme (FTP).
24 June 2016
Embassy Kampala is delighted to announce that Devenish Nutrition has been nominated for an Investors Award at the 2016 Investor of the Year Award Gala. The awards ceremony will take place today Friday 24 June, the final day of Uganda Investment Week which is organised by the Ugandan Investment Authority. Devenish Nutrition is the only European company who has been nominated for an award.
11 April 2016
Award recognises outstanding contributions to human rights.
Embassy of Ireland in Kampala hosts a launch for star-studded international book, sons + fathers, to raise vital funds for Hospice Africa Uganda
14 December 2015
The Embassy of Ireland in Uganda is delighted to present an Emigrant Support Programme grant to the Irish Society in Uganda. The Irish Government’s Emigrant Support Programme is focused on supporting cultural, community and heritage projects that foster a vibrant sense of Irish community and identity.
01 December 2015
For World AIDS Day 2015, Embassy of Ireland staff joined together with the AIDS Information Centre (AIC) Uganda in organising an HIV & AIDS Community Outreach event that linked to the Expanding Social Protection Programme (ESPP) in Kiboga District.
16-27 June 2015
The Embassy of Ireland to Uganda is delighted to announce that Ireland will be represented at the 2nd Euro African Kampala Film Festival from 16 to 27 June. Come and see films from 18 countries across Africa and Europe. Films will be screened at Cineplex Oasis Mall in Kampala and tickets cost only UGX 3,000.
A reception was held at the residence of Ireland’s Ambassador to Uganda, His Excellency Dónal Cronin, on the 12th of March. This was followed by the Irish Party organised by the Irish Society on Friday, March 13th. The celebration culminated in the St. Patrick’s Day Ball which was held at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel on Saturday, March 14th.
As part of the Global Greening initiative, the Embassy partnered with the Uganda Tourism Board and the Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Hon. Maria Mutagamba, in turning the Equator landmark green.
Every year, the Embassy of Ireland in Kampala joins one of its implementing partners to celebrate World AIDS Day. This year, the Embassy partnered with Mama’s Club to highlight the importance of male involvement in the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV/AIDS.
Enterprise Ireland is the Irish Government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. At the end of November 2014, the Embassy hosted two representatives from Enterprise Ireland. The visit came at an opportune time as the Embassy in Kampala is exploring ways of promoting trade between Ireland and Uganda/the region.
Ambassador Dónal Cronin presented his credentials to H.E. President Y. K. Museveni at State House Entebbe.
The Chairperson of the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade in the Parliament of Ireland, Deputy Pat Breen T.D., made an official visit to Uganda in September 2014.