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  • Embassy Team
  • Honorary Consulate Lagos
  • Ireland's State Agencies

Embassy Team

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: Mr. Peter Ryan

Deputy Head of Mission: Mr. Shane Rice

Second Secretary: Mr. Ronan McGurrin

Head of Visa Office: Mr. Noel Mooney

Attaché: Ms. Frances Langan

Attaché: Mr. John Lenehan

Attaché: Ms. Joyce Cooper

Office and Security Manager: Ms. Alukutu Blessing Ameji

Consular Officer: Ms. Remi Akinyemi

Ambassador's Office: Ms. Stella Jackson

Admin Assistant: Mrs Jamilata Bello Dangaji

Humanitarian Development Officer: Mr. Samuel Abu Ameh

Honorary Consulate Lagos

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

Tel: +234 7062107778 /+234 7053800255
E-mail:  cornelius.guilfoyle@honoraryconsul.ie

Ireland's State Agencies

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.