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The Consulate

  • Consulate Team
  • Directions
  • Opening Hours
  • Closure Dates

Consulate Team

The team is led by Consul General of Ireland Jerry O Donovan. He is assisted in Edinburgh by three colleagues.

Vice Consul Andrea Wickham Moriarty

Andrea is an official of Ireland's Department of Foreign Affairs and took up her assignment as Vice Consul General of Ireland in Scotland in August 2023. Andrea works closely with the Consul General and other members of the Consulate team to lead the work being done for the Irish community in Scotland as well as the Consulate's economic and cultural initiatives. Prior to taking up duty in Scotland, Andrea served in the Embassy of Ireland in Zambia for three years.

Christopher Keane

Christopher is an official of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Consulate including the provision of consular services, administration, accounts and budgets. Christopher also coordinates much of the Consulate's engagement with Irish community and cultural programmes and projects.

Vicky McElney

Vicky has been working with the Consulate in Edinburgh since November 2012 and is, for many visitors, the public face of the office. Vicky manages the public reception and communications, deals with certain consular, legal and administrative issues and liaises with the Passport Office on passport enquiries. Vicky also has a key role in relation to the Consulate's event management functions.


Directions to the Consulate General of Ireland

The Consulate General of Ireland in Scotland is located at 16 Randolph Crescent, just off Queensferry Street in Edinburgh’s West End.


The Consulate is well serviced by a number of Edinburgh bus routes and is within walking distance of Haymarket Rail Station.

16 Randolph Crescent


Opening Hours

Consulate opening hours: Monday to Friday 09.30 – 13.00 and 14.30 – 17.00

Out of hours emergency contact details

Please note that if you require urgent assistance while the Consulate is closed you can telephone 0131 226 7711 and leave a message. The mailbox is monitored regularly throughout the weekend and your call will be returned at the earliest possible opportunity.

Closure Dates

Consulate Closure Dates for 2023

2 January

3 January

17 March

7 April

10 April

1 May

8 May

5 June 

28 August

30 October

25 December

26 December