St Patrick’s Day in Nigeria

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St Patrick’s Day 2023

St Patrick’s Day 2023 marks 100 Years of Ireland in the World, a century of our country’s engagement as an active member of the international community in the promotion of democracy, peace and security.

This St Patrick’s Day virtual reception for the Irish community and friends of Ireland is hosted by H.E. Ambassador of Ireland to Nigeria, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Benin and Togo, Peter Ryan.

It features remarks from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD and a specially commissioned Irish cultural performance performed by award-winning Irish poet and writer, Doireann Ní Ghríofa and a piece of Irish traditional music by renowned concertina player, Cormac Begley.