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Team Ireland in Nigeria

The Embassy of Ireland in Nigeria is just one part of "Team Ireland" in West Africa. Ireland also maintains an Embassy in Freetown, Sierra Leon led by H.E. Ambassador Sinéad Walsh, which is also accredited to Liberia.
The Embassy of Ireland in Nigeria works closely with Enterprise Ireland, Bord Bia and Ireland's Honorary Consul in Lagos.

Team Ireland in Nigeria

The Embassy works to enhance the political and economic relationship between Ireland and Nigeria that will deliver economic growth and jobs; maintain and strengthen links with our Irish diaspora; and promote Ireland and Irish Culture.

 

Ambassador: H.E. Mr Seán Hoy

Deputy Head of Mission: Mr. Eoghan McSwiney

Office and Security Manager: Ms. Linda Jaber 

Ambassador's Office/Consular Assistant: Ms Dorothy Barraquias

Economic Development Officer: Awele Oguejiofor

 

 

Embassy of Ireland Visa Office

Ms. Finnuala McEvoy, Visa Office Manager

Mr. Oilibhéar Mac Craith, Executive Officer

Ms. Catriona Rainsford, Executive Officer

Mr. Craig Senior, Executive Officer

Honorary Consulate Lagos

Ireland has an Honorary Consulate in Lagos which can advise Irish companies and provide assistance to Irish citizens in difficulties. The Honorary Consulate is responsible for Lagos, Ogun, Ondu, Osun and Oyo states.

Ireland's Honorary Consul in Lagos is Mr. Connie Guilfoyle. The Honorary Consulate is open from 9am to 2pm Monday to Friday and is contactable at the number and email address below. The Honorary Consulate does not handle visa applications or queries; see Visas for further information.

Nigeria Honorary Consul

Mr. Cornelius Guilfoyle
Honorary Consul of Ireland
22A Lugard Avenue
Ikoyi
Lagos
Nigeria

Tel: +234 1 903 6940 / +234 903 744 3553
E-mail: info@coi-ng.org

Irelands State Agencies

Enterprise Ireland is the Irish government organisation responsible for developing and growing Irish enterprises in world markets. It is a client-based organisation. Enterprise Ireland has a trade Representative in Lagos, Ms Thessa Brongers-Bagu, with whom the Embassy works closely. We also consult regularly with the Enterprise Ireland Country Manager for Nigeria.

Bord Bia is Ireland's food, drink and horticulture industry's trade development and promotion organisation. Bord Bia's African Markets Manager has a keen interest in developing links with West Africa.