Irish Chapter


Business Ireland Africa is the Irish associated Chapter of the many African Chapters of Business Ireland. It aims to foster relationships and networking opportunities . . . . . . supported by the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade and the Irish embassy network in Africa..

Local Committee

Andrew WoodsChairmaneMail
Brendan McMahonDirectoreMail
Greg O'HanlonSecretaryeMail
Carla TaylorTreasurer & EventseMail
Brian BrennanMarketingeMail
Robin ClaphamAfrica liaison (BISA)eMail


Membership -

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Membership is open to both lrish and Non-Irish business people with an interest and or an involvement in Ireland and Africa.

Membership includes access to the contact details of all other members of Business Ireland listed in the members database accessed from the members private pages, as well as Newsletters and invitations to upcoming events


Join and meet some of our 108 local chapter members including Fionnuala Gilsenan, Brendan McMahon, Phil Whitby, Paddy Clair, Mike Brady, Tony Flynn, Lydia Ofori, Jamie McCloskey, Pieter Tesch, John Teeling, . . . and others.

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OPPORTUNITY AFRICA - Sharing some business experiences in Africa

The Business Ireland Africa's business breakfast Opportunity Africa will be opened by Simon Coveney T.D. , Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade on Thursday 2 November 2017.

Venue: PwC, Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1.

Date: Thursday 2 November business breakfast at 07.30 a.m.

Speakers: to include:
Neil O’Leary, C.E.O., Ion Equity
Kevin Ruane, M.D., AgraKepak International

To be followed by short panel discussion.

Invitations will be sent to all members on 20th October 2017

Contact us for details of membership here », or why not sign up now » as a member of the Irish Chapter, and get an invitation to this and future networking events.


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There are six other Independent Chapters of Business Ireland, Five Chapters of Business Ireland Southern Africa, with one Chapter of Business Ireland Kenya.