The Embassy’s History
The Embassy’s history, including the establishment of diplomatic relations and some of our former Ambassadors.
Diplomatic relations between Ireland and Greece
Mr. Sean Ronan presented his credentials as Ireland’s first Ambassador to the President of the Hellenic Republic, Mr. Konstantinos Tsatsos, in June 1977. Ms. Orla O'Hanrahan was the 11th Irish Ambassador to serve in Athens, until November 2019. A new Ambassador will be appointed in early 2020.
Previous Irish Ambassadors to Greece
|Ambassador Orla O'Hanrahan||2017-2019|
|Ambassador Noel Kilkenny||2014-2016|
|Ambassador Charles Sheehan||2010-2014|
|Ambassador Antoin Mac Unfraidh||2007-2010|
|Ambassador Margaret Hennessy||2002-2007|
|Ambassador Padraic Cradock||1997-2002|
|Ambassador Liam Rigney||1993-1997|
|Ambassador Bernard McHugh||1990-1993|
|Ambassador Eamon Ryan||1987-1990|
|Ambassador Charles Whelan||1984-1987|
|Ambassador Sean Ronan||1977-1984|