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Ambassador Cronin

Amabssador Aidan Cronin


Born in 1968, Aidan Cronin is married to Maedhbh. They have two children, Caoimhe and Cadhla.

Aidan joined the Department of Foreign Affairs on 3 April 1995. 

Postions Held   

  • April 1995: Deputy Director, European Union Division, Dublin.
  • August 1997: Deputy Director, Legal Division, Dublin.
  • August 1998: Second Secretary & Consul, Embassy of Ireland, Beijing.
  • August 2001: Deputy Director, UN Policy, Dublin.
  • May 2003: Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Ireland, Tehran.
  • August 2005: Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Ireland, Canberra.
  • August 2008: Deputy Director, Irish Abroad Unit, Dublin.
  • May 2009: Private Secretary, To the Minister for Foreign Affairs.
  • August 2011: Consul General, Consulate General of Ireland, Chicago.
  • September 2015: Director, Media Relations.
  • September 2017: Director, The Americas.
  • August 2018: Ambassador, The United Arab Emirates (also to Afghanistan, Kuwait and Qatar).