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Francis Mahon Hayes

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Francis Mahon Hayes, Irish former ambassador.

Background

Hayes, Francis Mahon was born on March 2, 1930 in Cork, Ireland. Son of Francis Mahon Senior and Aileen (Walsh) Hayes.

Education

Graduate, National University Ireland. Graduate, King's Inn, Dublin.

Career

Past assistant legal adviser, Department Justice, Irelandassistant legal adviser, first secretary, Department Foreign Affairs, Ireland, 1965-1970;legal adviser, counselor, Department Foreign Affairs, Ireland, 1970-1974;legal adviser, assistant secretary, Department Foreign Affairs, Ireland, 1974-1977;ambassador to Denmark, Irish Government, 1977-1981;permanent representative, United Nations, Geneva, 1981-1987;deputy secretary department foreign affairs, Irish Government, 1987-1989;permanent representative Ireland, United Nations, New York City, 1989-1995. Member International Law Commission, 1986-1991.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, theatre, golf.

Connections

Married Kathleen O'Donoghue, 1958. 4 children.

father:
Francis Mahon Senior Hayes

mother:
Aileen (Walsh) Hayes

spouse:
Kathleen O'Donoghue