Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Ceisteanna (60)

Willie O'Dea

Ceist:

60. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the number of staff at each Irish Embassy and Consular General office as of 4 May 2018, by grade; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21496/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Foreign)

Ireland’s diplomatic network is critical to the achievement of our foreign policy and trade goals. Information on Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade staff in missions abroad is set out by grade in the following table:

Mission

Staff numbers as at 04 May 2018

Abu Dhabi

1 Assistant Secretary

1 Third Secretary

6 locally recruited staff

Abuja

1 Counsellor

1 Third Secretary

5 locally recruited staff

Addis Ababa

1 Assistant Secretary

1 Senior Development Specialist

2 Development Specialists

1 Third Secretary

5 locally recruited staff

Ankara

1 Counsellor

1 Development Specialist

1 Assistant Principal Officer

1 Third Secretary

4 locally recruited staff

Athens

1 Assistant Secretary

1 First Secretary

1 Third Secretary

5 locally recruited staff

Atlanta CG

1 First Secretary

2 locally recruited staff

Austin CG

1 First Secretary

3 locally recruited staff

Bangkok

1 Deputy Secretary General

1 Third Secretary

7 locally recruited staff

Beijing

1 Assistant Secretary

1 Counsellor

2 First Secretaries

2 Third Secretaries

1 Executive Officer

1 Clerical Officer

12 locally recruited staff

Berlin

1 Second Secretary General

1 Counsellor

1 Assistant Legal Adviser

3 First Secretaries

1 Third Secretary

12 locally recruited staff

Berne

1 Counsellor

1 Third Secretary

3 locally recruited staff

Boston CG

1 Assistant Principal Officer

1 Third Secretary

4 locally recruited staff

Brasilia

1 Principal Officer

1 Third Secretary

4 locally recruited staff

Bratislava

1 First Secretary

2 locally recruited staff

Brussels Embassy (incl PFP)

1 Counsellor

1 First Secretary

1 Third Secretary

1 Clerical Officer

4 locally recruited staff

Brussels (Permanent Representation of Ireland to the EU) – includes staff on secondment from other Government Departments

2 Assistant Secretaries

3 Counsellors

6 Principal Officers

9 First Secretaries

22 Assistant Principal Officers

6 Third Secretaries

1 Administrative Officer

1 Higher Executive Officer

3 Executive Officers

16 Clerical Officers

7 locally recruited staff

Bucharest

1 Principal Officer

1 Higher Executive Officer

5 locally recruited staff

Budapest

1 Counsellor

1 Third Secretary

4 locally recruited staff

Buenos Aires

(Vacancy – Head of Mission)

1 Third Secretary

4 locally recruited staff

Cairo

1 Counsellor

1 First Secretary

1 Higher Executive Officer

6 locally recruited staff

Canberra

1 Counsellor

1 First Secretary

1 Higher Executive Officer

9 locally recruited staff

Chicago CG

1 First Secretary

1 Third Secretary

5 locally recruited staff

Copenhagen

1 Counsellor

1 Third Secretary

5 locally recruited staff

Dar-es-Salaam

1 Counsellor

1 Senior Development Specialist

2 Development Specialists

1 Third Secretary

4 locally recruited staff

Edinburgh CG

1 First Secretary

1 Third Secretary

1 Clerical Officer

1 locally recruited staff

Edinburgh BIC

1 First Secretary

Freetown

1 First Secretary

1 Development Specialist

1 Third Secretary

4 locally recruited staff

Geneva PMUN

1 Assistant Secretary

2 First Secretaries

1 Third Secretary

1 Executive Officer

1 Clerical Officer

6 locally recruited staff

Hanoi

1 Counsellor

1 Senior Development Specialist

1 Development Specialist

1 Third Secretary

1 Clerical Officer

6 locally recruited staff

Helsinki

1 Assistant Secretary

1 Third Secretary

3 locally recruited staff

Holy See

1 First Secretary

3 locally recruited staff

Hong Kong CG

1 First Secretary

1 Third Secretary

1 Clerical Officer

2 locally recruited staff

Jakarta

1 Counsellor

1 Third Secretary

5 locally recruited staff

Kampala

1 Principal Development Specialist

2 Development Specialists

1 Third Secretary

5 locally recruited staff

Kuala Lumpur

1 Counsellor

1 Higher Executive Officer

4 locally recruited staff

Lilongwe

1 Counsellor

2 Development Specialists

1 Third Secretary

5 locally recruited staff

Lisbon

1 Counsellor

1 Higher Executive Officer

4 locally recruited staff

Ljubljana

1 First Secretary

1 Higher Executive Officer

3 locally recruited staff

London - includes staff on secondment from other Government Departments

1 Second Secretary General

2 Counsellors

2 Principal Officers

2 First Secretaries

2 Assistant Principal Officers

4 Third Secretaries

4 Higher Executive Officers

7 Executive Officers

10 Clerical Officers

23 locally recruited staff

Lusaka

1 Senior Development Specialist

1 Development Specialist

1 Third Secretary

4 locally recruited staff

Luxembourg

1 Assistant Principal Officer

3 locally recruited staff

Madrid

1 Counsellor

1 First Secretary

1 Third Secretary

10 locally recruited staff

Maputo

1 Principal Development Specialist

1 Senior Development Specialist

2 Development Specialists

1 Third Secretary

8 locally recruited staff

Mexico

1 Assistant Secretary

1 First Secretary

1 Third Secretary

5 locally recruited staff

Monrovia

1 Development Specialist

Moscow

1 Counsellor

(Vacancy – First Secretary)

1 Higher Executive Officer

2 Clerical Officers

9 locally recruited staff

Nairobi

1 Principal Development Specialist

1 Development Specialist

1 Higher Executive Officer

5 locally recruited staff

New Delhi

1 Counsellor

1 First Secretary

1 Third Secretary

7 locally recruited staff

New York CG

1 Counsellor

1 First Secretary

1 Third Secretary

2 Executive Officers

12 locally recruited staff

New York PMUN

1 Second Secretary General

2 Counsellors

5 First Secretaries

2 Third Secretaries

1 Executive Officer

8 locally recruited staff

Nicosia

1 First Secretary

3 locally recruited staff

Oslo

1 Counsellor

1 Third Secretary

3 locally recruited staff

Ottawa

1 Counsellor

1 First Secretary

1 Third Secretary

7 locally recruited staff

Paris - includes staff on secondment from other Government Departments

1 Assistant Secretary

1 Counsellor

2 First Secretaries

1 Assistant Principal Officer

2 Third Secretaries

14 locally recruited staff

Paris OECD

1 Principal Officer

(Vacancy – First Secretary)

4 locally recruited staff

Prague

1 Counsellor

1 Higher Executive Officer

6 locally recruited staff

Pretoria

1 Counsellor

1 First Secretary

1 Development Specialist

1 Third Secretary

1 Higher Executive Officer

8 locally recruited staff

Ramallah

1 Counsellor

1 Third Secretary

4 locally recruited staff

Riga

1 First Secretary

2 locally recruited staff

Riyadh

1 Principal Officer

(Vacancy –Third Secretary)

8 locally recruited staff

Rome

1 Assistant Secretary

1 Assistant Principal Officer

1 Third Secretary

13 locally recruited staff

San Francisco CG

1 First Secretary

1 Third Secretary

4 locally recruited staff

Sao Paulo CG

1 First Secretary

1 Third Secretary

2 locally recruited staff

Seoul

1 Counsellor

1 First Secretary

4 locally recruited staff

Shanghai CG

1 First Secretary

1 Third Secretary

1 Clerical Officer

5 locally recruited staff

Singapore

1 Counsellor

1 Third Secretary

5 locally recruited staff

Sofia

1 Counsellor

1 Third Secretary

4 locally recruited staff

Stockholm

1 Counsellor

1 Third Secretary

4 locally recruited staff

Strasbourg Council of Europe

1 Counsellor

1 Third Secretary

5 locally recruited staff

Sydney CG

1 First Secretary

1 Third Secretary

4 locally recruited staff

Tallinn

1 Assistant Principal Officer

3 locally recruited staff

Tel Aviv

1 Counsellor

1 First Secretary

3 locally recruited staff

The Hague

1 Counsellor

1 First Secretary

1 Third Secretary

6 locally recruited staff

Tokyo

(Vacancy – Head of Mission)

1 First Secretary

1 Third Secretary

7 locally recruited staff

Valletta

1 First Secretary

3 locally recruited staff

Vienna Embassy

1 Assistant Secretary

1 First Secretary

1 Third Secretary

5 locally recruited staff

Vienna OSCE

1 Counsellor

1 First Secretary

2 locally recruited staff

Vilnius

1 First Secretary

3 locally recruited staff

Warsaw

1 Counsellor

1 First Secretary

1 Third Secretary

5 locally recruited staff

Washington

1 Assistant Secretary

1 Counsellor

4 First Secretaries

1 Third Secretary

1 Higher Executive Officer

1 Clerical Officer

7 locally recruited staff

Zagreb

1 First Secretary

2 locally recruited staff