IBO January 2018 Evening Meeting
Date: Wednesday, January 10th, doors open 6:30 p.m. and meeting starts at 7:15 p.m. at Glucksman Ireland House
Guest Speaker: Ciarán Madden - Consul General of Ireland
Ciarán Madden was born in Co. Cork, Ireland.
His career at the Department of Foreign Affairs began in November 1994.
Ciarán's early career with the Department included various roles in the Department in Dublin from; at Ireland's Permanent Representation of Ireland to the European Union, and as Advisor to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on European Affairs, 2002 – 2003
From 2003 - 2005 he was assigned as the Press Officer for the Department and following this he spent a year in the Department's Development and Co-operation Division. During his time here he co-drafted the White Paper on Irish Aid. Ciarán also served as Private Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs before moving on to become the Head of Finance and Planning from 2007 to 2009.
Ciarán served for four years as Ambassador of Ireland to the United Arab Emirates (also accredited to Qatar and Kuwait), from 2009 to 2013.
On his return to Dublin, he was appointed Director for the Irish Abroad Unit in September 2013, and led the drafting of The Global Irish – Ireland's Diaspora Policy.
Following this role, Ciarán was appointed Director for the Middle East and North Africa in January 2015.
He took up duty as Consul General of Ireland in New York in August 2017
Ciarán is married to Lana Fitzsimons and they have one daughter, Ruby.
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