Vice Consul of Ireland
John Callaghan took up the role of Vice Consul at the Consulate General of Ireland in San Francisco in August 2017. John is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, where he read English Literature and Russian Studies, and of the University of Amsterdam, where he earned an MSc in Conflict Resolution and Governance.
He joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 2014, initially spending 10 months in the Human Rights Unit in Dublin. From 2015 to 2017, he served as Deputy Head of Mission at Embassy Freetown in Sierra Leone. John previously completed an internship at Embassy Washington as part of the Washington Ireland Program Class of 2008.
John is a proud native of County Donegal.