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The Embassy

Who we are and where to find us in Washington D.C.

The Embassy Team

Ambassador: Daniel Mulhall.

Deputy Head of Mission: Mr. Michael Lonergan.

Agriculture Counsellor: Mr. Dale Crammond.

Economic Counsellor: Mr. Ragnar Almqvist.

Political Counsellor-EU & International Affairs: Ms. Hilary Reilly.

Political Counsellor-Immigration: Mr. Brian Cahalane.

Justice and Home Affairs Counsellor: Mr. Joe Gavin.

Press & Information Counsellor: Ms. Siobhan Miley.

Cultural Affairs Counsellor: Ms. Lillian Farrell.

Consular & Administration Affairs Counsellor: Ms. Yvonne Gilbride.

Directions to the Embassy of Ireland

Embassy of Ireland,

2234 Massachusetts Ave NW,

Washington DC 20008

The Embassy of Ireland USA is located on Massachusetts Avenue NW at Sheridan Circle, approx. 5 mins walk from Dupont Circle. Closest Metro Station is Dupont Circle (Red Line).

Opening Hours

Open to the public on Monday-Tuesday 09:00  –  13:00

and 14:00 – 16:00

Thursday – Friday 09:00 – 13:00 and 14:00 – 16:00

Please note that the Visa and Passport Office is closed on Wednesdays

The Embassy of Ireland to the United States of America will be closed on the following dates in 2018:

  • New Year’s Day, US & Ireland: Monday, January 1.
  • Martin Luther King, US: Monday January 15.
  • St Patricks Day, Ireland: Monday March 19.
  • Good Friday, Ireland: Friday, March 30.
  • Easter Monday, Ireland: Monday, April 2.
  • Memorial Day, US (In lieu of May bank Holiday): Monday, May 28.
  • Independence Day, US, (In lieu of June bank Holiday): Wednesday, July 4.
  • Labor Day, US, (in lieu of August bank holiday): Monday, September 3.
  • Columbus Day, US (in lieu of October bank holiday): Monday, October 8.
  • Thanksgiving Day, US: Thursday, November 22.
  • Thanksgiving Friday, US: Friday, November 23.
  • Christmas Day, US & Ireland: Tuesday, December 25.
  • St. Stephen’s Day, Ireland: Wednesday, December 26.

Find out how to contact the Embassy in case of emergency

If you are in need of emergency assistance, please contact the Embassy at + 1-202-462-3939 and leave a message on the answering machine. The answering machine is monitored regularly and the Duty Officer will contact you as soon as possible.

Alternatively, you may contact the Duty Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin at + 353-1-408 2000.