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The Embassy

  • Embassy Team
  • Directions
  • Opening Hours
  • Closure Dates

Embassy Team

Ambassador: H.E. Geraldine Byrne Nason.

Deputy Head of Mission: Ms. Orla Keane.

Trade, Investment and Innovation Counsellor: Mr. Brian Dalton.

Chief Operations Officer: Ms. Ciara Delaney.

Economic Counsellor: Mr. Christopher Boucher.

Agriculture and Food Counsellor: Ms. Gráinne Roughan.

Political Counsellor – Foreign Policy: Mr. Cathal McMorrow.

Political Counsellor – Foreign Policy: Ms. Aoife Erraught.

Political Counsellor - Immigration & Congress: Ms. Daire Courtney.

Justice & Home Affairs Counsellor: Mr. Simon Nix.

Communications and Culture Counsellor: Mr. Alan Farrelly.

Cultural and Community Attaché: Mr. Lorcan Ryan.

Political and Diaspora Attaché: Mr. Chris Morash.

Administration, Coordination, Consular and Citizen Services’ Attaché: Ms. Dolores Cunningham.

Consular & Administration Affairs Counsellor: Ms. Martina Monaghan.


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

The Embassy is closed to the public until further notice. Please contact the Embassy by phone, email, or through the appropriate web form on the Contact Us page.

Closure Dates

The Embassy of Ireland to the United States of America will be closed on the following dates in 2022: 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day US Monday, January 17
Presidents' Day US Monday, February 21
St. Patrick's Day Ireland Thursday, March 17
Good Friday Ireland Friday, April 15
Easter Monday Ireland Monday, April 18
Memorial Day US

Monday, May 30

Juneteenth US Monday, June 20
Independence Day US Monday, July 4
Labor Day US Monday, September 5
Indigenous Peoples' Day US Monday, October 10
Thanksgiving  US Thursday, November 24
Thanksgiving Friday US Friday, November 25
Christmas Day US and Ireland Monday, December 26
St. Stephen's Day Ireland

Tuesday, December 27

New Year's Day US and Ireland

Monday, January 2, 2023

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.