Foreign Diplomats & Ministers
– INVOLVED IN IRISH AFFAIRS. –
The following is a list of those foreign diplomats, ministers and military personnel that were detailed by their governments to deal with Irish affairs during the Second World War.
United Kingdom --
United States --
German and Axis
|United Kingdom and
|Prime Minister (from May 1940)||Mr. Winston Churchill|
|British Representative in Ireland||Sir
John Maffey |
|Governor In Northern Ireland ||Lord Abercorn|
|Foreign Secretary||Mr. Anthony Eden|
|Dominion Secretary||Lord Cranborn|
|Chancellor of the Exchequer ||Kingsley Wood|
|Permanent Undersecretary to the Dominions Office||Sir
|Min. for Health||Mr. Malcolm MacDonald|
|Min. for Food||Lord Woolten|
|Canadian High Commissioner||Mr. John
|Military Liaison Officer 1940||Gen.
|Air Attache||Wing Comm. Malcolm Beggs|
|United States Representatives|
|US Ambassador to Ireland||Mr. David Gray|
|Military Attache||Col. John Reynolds|
|Commander US Forces in Northern Ireland||MG.
Russel J Hartle|
|Ireland Desk at the OSS in Washington||Mr.
|German Foreign Minister||Joachim Von Ribbentrop|
|German Ambassador to Ireland||Dr.
|First Secretary, Dublin Legation ||Henning Thomsen|
| ||Edmund Vessenmayer|
|Italian Representative in Ireland ||Vincenzo Beradis|
|Japanese Representative in Ireland ||Sam Beppu|