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The Embassy

  • Embassy Team
  • Directions
  • Opening Hours
  • Closure Dates

Embassy Team

Ambassador: H.E. Tim Mawe

Deputy Head of Mission: Mr. Daniel Lowe

Second Secretary: Ms. Cellena Connolly-Moynihan

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The Embassy of Ireland in Canberra, Australia

Directions to the Embassy

20 Arkana Street, Yarralumla, ACT 2600

The Embassy is located in the suburb of Yarralumla in South Canberra, near Parliament House.

Public transport
The number 1 bus route passes closest to the Embassy. A route map can be found here. From the City Bus Station, take the number 1 us to the corner of Hopetoun Circuit and Schlich Street. From the bus stop it is about a ten minute walk to the Embassy. Turn right on to Schlich Street (third exit off roundabout) and continue about 250 metres to Arkana Street. Turn left into Arkana Street and continue 350m, crossing Empire circuit, to the Embassy. The Embassy building is on the right hand side of the road beside the EU Delegation and opposite the Embassy of Spain.

By car
From State Circle, turn on to Perth Avenue, then left onto Moonah Place at the US Embassy. Proceed past the US Embassy, then take the first right turn onto Arkana Street. The Embassy is 300 metres down this road on the left hand side, opposite the Embassy of Spain.

Opening Hours

Embassy Opening Hours

The Embassy is open to the public from Monday to Friday 9:30am – 12:30pm; and 2pm – 4pm.


Closure Dates

The Embassy of Ireland in Canberra will be closed on the following days: 

New Year's Day


Monday 3 January
Australia Day Wednesday 26 January
Canberra Day Monday 14 March
St Patrick's Day Thursday 17 March
Good Friday Friday 15 April
Easter Monday Monday 18 April
Anzac Day Monday 25 April 
Reconciliation Day Monday 30 May
Queen's Birthday Monday 13 June
Labour Day Monday 3 October

Christmas Day


Monday 26 December 

St. Stephen's Day


Tuesday 27 December