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The Embassy

  • Embassy Team
  • Directions
  • Opening Hours
  • Closure Dates

Embassy Team

Ambassador: Daniel Mulhall.

Deputy Head of Mission: Ms. Emer Rocke.

Economic Counsellor: Mr Declan Kelly.

Trade Counsellor: Mr. Harry Lester.

Agriculture Counsellor: Mr. Finbar Brown.

Political Counsellor-EU & International Affairs: Ms. Claire Fitzgibbon.

Political Counsellor-Immigration: Mr. Brian Cahalane.

Justice & Home Affairs Counsellor: Mr. Joe Gavin

Press & Communications Counsellor: Mr. Ragnar Almqvist.

Cultural Affairs Counsellor: Ms. Lillian Farrell.

Consular & Administration Affairs Counsellor: Vacant.


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

Closure Dates

The Embassy of Ireland to the United States of America will be closed on the following dates in 2020: 

New Year's Day USA and Ireland Wednesday, January 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day US Monday, January 20
Presidents' Day US Monday, February 17
St. Patrick's Day Ireland Tuesday, March 17
Good Friday Ireland Friday, April 10
Easter Monday Ireland Friday, April 10
Memorial Day US Monday, May 25
Independence Day US Friday, July 3
Labor Day US Monday, September 7
Columbus Day US Monday, October 12
Thanksgiving  US Thursday, November 26
Thanksgiving Friday US Friday, November 27
Christmas Day US and Ireland Friday, December 25
St. Stephen's Day Ireland Monday, December 28

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.