Embassy of Ireland in Freetown


The Irish Embassy in Sierra Leone is a bilateral mission in Freetown and promotes Irish interests in Sierra Leone. The embassy of Ireland also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Sierra Leone. The Irish Embassy in Freetown is headed by Sinead Walsh, Charge dAffaires a.i. of Ireland to Sierra Leone.


Irish Embassy in Freetown, Sierra Leone 8 St. Josephs Avenue Off Spur Road Freetown Sierra Leone


(+232) (0) 76 472 744 (+232) (0) 76 771 984






Sinead Walsh, Charge dAffaires a.i.

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Sierra Leone require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Irish embassy in Freetown 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 Freetown before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+232) (0) 76 472 744 (+232) (0) 76 771 984 or email freetowndiplomats@dfat.ie

Consulates of Ireland in Sierra Leone

Next to the embassy in Freetown there could be additional Irish consulates located in Sierra Leone.

Please check below for the locations of the Irish consulates in Sierra Leone.

Irish Consulates in Sierra Leone

Next to the embassy in Freetown, Ireland has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that Ireland does not have any consulates located in Sierra Leone ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Irish Embassy in Freetown offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Sierra Leone to Ireland as wel as for Irish citizens in Sierra Leone. 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.