Welcome to the website of the Embassy of Ireland in Prague. We very much hope that you find this website to be useful and informative. If you have comments about our website or require further information on Ireland, please contact the Embassy.
Open Call for Global Games Development Funding (ESP/GAA)
In 2012 the Global Games Development Fund, which is jointly funded by this Department through the Emigrant Support Programme and GAA HQ, was initiated to support small grass roots GAA projects around the world. GAA HQ is administering the application process for funding of projects for 2015 and has issued an Open Call to all Units to apply, except those in Britain and the US. For full details of the Open Call see http://www.gaa.ie/about-the-gaa/gaa-overseas/news/2010141405-international-gaa-global-games-development-fund/.
Clubs wishing to apply for funding should direct any queries to GAA HQ. The closing date for receipt, at GAA HQ (email@example.com), of Open call applications is Friday, 28th November, 2014.
Information Note - Magdalen Laundries
Click here to read an information note issued by the Department of Justice and Equality, concerning the Ex-Gratia Scheme for the women that were admitted to Magdalen laundries.
New Passport Fees Policy
The Embassy no longer accepts credit or debit cards. Fees can be paid by cash in Czech Crowns in the exact amount or by bank transfer from a Czech bank account to the following account:
Account Name - Velvyslanectví Irska - account of DFA
Bank – Ceska Sporitelna
Account No./bank code: 1976108309/0800
Please insert the passport applicant’s full name and passport application number in the message for payee field in order to enable us to identify the payment.
If you choose to pay by bank transfer please include a copy of the bank transfer counterfoil slip with your application. Please note that the passport application fee is not refundable.
Cash payments are only accepted if passport applicant applies personally at the Embassy; please do not send cash in postal application.
New Passport/Visa/Consular Fees
Please note that the passport, visa and consular fees charged by the Embassy in Prague has been updated according to the current exchange rate starting 1 March 2014. Please see the new list of fees here.
Register with the Embassy
If you are an Irish citizen resident in the Czech Republic or visiting the country as a short stay tourist or on business, we strongly recommend that you register your details on line with the Department of Foreign Affairs. This can be done via the Department of Foreign Affairs website at 'Citizens Registration'
page. When you register with the Department, it means that we have a record of your details. The information will allow us to contact you and provide consular assistance, if necessary and possible, in the most effective and expedient manner.”
Overview of the Emigrant Support Programme
If you are an applicant for funding from the 2014 Emigrant Support Programme, please read the attached document issued by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade before completing and submitting an application form.
For more information visit the ESP website.