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Team Ireland in France

The Embassy works to pursue opportunities to enhance the political and economic relationship between Ireland and France that will deliver economic growth and jobs; maintain and enhance links with our Irish diaspora; and promote Ireland and the Irish Arts.

Working with state agencies in France.

The Embassy of Ireland in France works closely with Irish state agencies to promote trade, tourism and inward investment.

France is Ireland's

  • 3rd largest market for Irish indigenous company exports (after US & UK);
  • 2nd largest global market for food and drinks; first for seafood and lamb.
  • 4th largest source of inward investment by number of companies. The IDA- supported French presence in Ireland is in many sectors, including engineering, financial services, luxury cosmetics, etc.
  • 4th largest tourism market

The Ambassador chairs the local market team. We can:

Support Irish companies who want to find and access new markets and help with resolving commercial difficulties where possible.

Provide general advice on doing business locally and, through our network of contacts, pursue export and investment opportunities that will benefit Ireland

Work to secure market access for Irish products in key sectors in high-growth and emerging markets.

Working with the right expertise in relevant state agencies is part of our successful strategy.

Bord Bia

The Irish food board, known as Bord Bia, acts as a link between Irish food, drink and horticulture suppliers and existing and potential customers throughout the world. Bord Bia has a network of overseas offices including here in Paris.

Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland (EI) is the government organisation responsible for developing and growing Irish enterprises in world markets. With an office here in Paris, it also has a network of nine regional offices throughout Ireland and over 30 international locations.

IDA Ireland

Ireland's inward investment promotion agency, IDA Ireland (Industrial Development Agency) is responsible for attracting and developing foreign investment. IDA Ireland has an office here in Paris.

Tourism Ireland

Tourism Ireland markets the island of Ireland as a holiday destination overseas. It devises and implements world-class marketing programmes and provides industry partners with opportunities to market their own products and services alongside Tourism Ireland overseas. They have an office in Paris.


  • Embassy Team
  • Honorary Consuls
  • Irish State Agencies

Embassy Team

To contact the Embassy team, details below, by telephone diall +33 1 44 17 67 00.

If you wish to contact the Ambassador or Consular team, please use the General or Consular Queries Contact Form. For email correspondence, the general email address format is firstname.surname@dfa.ie

Ambassador - Niall Burgess

Counsellor - Owen Feeney 

Counsellor - Mícheál Tierney

First Secretary (Head of Economic Unit) – Laura Dagg 

First Secretary (Head of Political Unit) – Aoife Ni Fhearghail 

First Secretary (Head of EU Affairs, Press and Public Diplomacy Unit) - Barry Tumelty 

First Secretary (Agricultural, Food and Fisheries Attaché) – Colm O'Cribin 

Second Secretary (Cultural and Political Attaché) - Maurice Cotter

Second Secretary (Economic and Commercial Affairs) – Cillian Rossi

Second Secretary (Consul and Political Affairs) – Eimear Ryan-Charleton

P.A. to the Ambassador - Laetitia Dufour 

Office and Accounts Manager - Katherine Alt 

Public Diplomacy and Communications Officer - Kathleen Burke 

Press and Culture Officer - Florian Devouassoux 

Agriculture, Food and Fisheries Officer - Martine Alix 

EU Affairs, Climate and Brexit Officer – Marion Tanguy 

Economic and Trade Officer - Sophie Carey

Political Affiars and Francophonie - Kateryna Kursenko 

Customer Service and Administrative Officer - Clodagh Bruen

Consular Officer – Patsy Mignot (consularparis@dfa.ie)

Consular Officer - Karen Murphy (consularparis@dfa.ie)

Consular Officer – Ruairi McGrath (consularparis@dfa.ie)

Embassy Driver and Administrative Officer - Stéphane Pierron 

Administrative Officer and Driver - Jérôme Leobon 

Honorary Consuls

France Honorary Consuls


Mr. Pierre Joannon
Honorary Consulate General of Ireland
St. Michel
69, avenue du Roi Albert
La Californie
06400 Cannes
Tel:  + 33 6 77 69 14 36
Email: pierre.joannon@honoraryconsul.ie


Mr. Ole Gregre Bockmann
Honorary Consul of Ireland
Gare Maritime Sud
50100 Cherbourg
Tel:  + 33 2 33 44 11 11
Fax: + 33 2 33 23 44 40
Email: ole.bockmann@honoraryconsul.ie


Dr. Michael Smurfit
Consulat Honoraire d'Irlande,
Le Sardanapale,
2 Avenue Princesse Grace,

Tel:  + 33 6 14 10 00 79
Fax: + 37 7 93 15 70 01

Email: michael.smurfit@honoraryconsul.ie


Mr Jean Marc Roué
Honorary Consul of Ireland
Rue Alexis Gourvennec, 

Landline : + 33 2 98 29 27 03
Mobile : +33 6 45 75 09 94

Email: jeanmarc.roue@honoraryconsul.ie


Mr. Kevin McGreevy
Honorary Consul of Ireland
8, rue des Trente-Six Ponts
31400 Toulouse
Tel. : +33 6 49 73 82 68
Email: kevin.mcgreevy@honoraryconsul.ie

Irish State Agencies

Irish State Agencies

Noreen Lanigan
Bord Bia - Irish Food Board Paris
Maison d'Irlande
33, rue de Miromesnil
75008 Paris
+ 33 1 42 66 22 93

Ian O'Hora
IDA Ireland France
33, rue de Miromesnil
75008 Paris
+ 33 1 43 12 91

Sinead Lonergan
Enterprise Ireland
33, rue de Miromesnil
75008 Paris
+ 33 1 53 43 12 00

Monica McLaverty
Tourism Information
33, rue de Miromesnil
75008 Paris
Tel: +33 1 70 20 00 20