Please join us as we welcome the newly appointed Consul General of Ireland in Atlanta, Caoimhe Ní Chonchúir, who will give a talk discussing Women, Peace, and Security at the United Nations Security Council.
Caoimhe Ní Chonchúir was appointed Consul General of Ireland to the South East United States in January 2022. Based in Atlanta, she leads Ireland’s team covering Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
Caoimhe is originally from Lucan, County Dublin. She completed a degree in European Studies at Trinity College Dublin, including a year studying at the Institut d’Études Politiques (Sciences-Po) in Paris, France. She holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Cambridge and a diploma in law from the National University of Ireland.
She joins the Consulate from a role at Ireland’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York, where she led the team on human rights and gender equality including during Ireland’s term as an elected member of the UN Security Council, where she co-chaired the Security Council’s Informal Expert Group on Women, Peace, and Security.
Caoimhe joined the Department of Foreign Affairs in 2008. She has served at headquarters in Political Division, Corporate Services Division, and Consular Division. From 2015 to 2018 she was Deputy Director of the Americas Unit, responsible for Latin America and the Caribbean. Caoimhe was previously posted to Ireland’s Embassy in Spain.
Caoimhe is married to Pádraig and they have two young children.