Embassy of Ireland in London


The Irish Embassy in the United Kingdom is a bilateral mission in London and promotes Irish interests in the United Kingdom. The embassy of Ireland also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of the United Kingdom. The Irish Embassy in London is headed by Mr Bobby McDonagh - Ambassador of Ireland to the United Kingdom.


Irish Embassy in London, the United Kingdom 17 Grosvenor Place London SW1X 7HR United Kingdom


(+44) 20 7235 2171


(+44) 20 7589 8450






Mr Bobby McDonagh - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in the United Kingdom require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Irish embassy in London you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Ireland

For all Irish visa related matters contact the embassy in London before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.embassyofireland.co.uk ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+44) 20 7235 2171 or email londonembassymail@dfa.ie

Consulates of Ireland in the United Kingdom

Next to the embassy in London there could be additional Irish consulates located in the United Kingdom.

Please check below for the locations of the Irish consulates in the United Kingdom.

Irish Consulates in the United Kingdom

Next to the embassy in London, Ireland has consulates in the following cities: Cardiff, Edinburgh and Manchester

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Irish Embassy in London offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from United Kingdom to Ireland as wel as for Irish citizens in United Kingdom. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Irish nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.