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    (Wikipedia) - Dominick Chilcott Dominick Chilcott

    Dominick John Chilcott CMG (born 17 November 1959) is a British diplomat, currently serving as the British Ambassador to Ireland.

    Contents
    • 1 Early life
    • 2 Career
    • 3 Personal life
    • 4 References
    • 5 External links
      • 5.1 Video clips
    • 6 Offices held

    Early life

    He went to the Catholic independent school, St Joseph''s College, Ipswich, later also attended by his brother, (Cambridge-educated) Martin Chilcott. He attended Greyfriars, Oxford, a small Oxford college that closed in June 2008. He gained a BA in Philosophy and Theology in 1982.

    Career

    He joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1982. From 1993-95 he was based in Lisbon. From 1998-2002 he worked in External Relations in Brussels at the Permanent Representationc of the United Kingdom to the European Union. From 2003-06 he was Director of the EU Directorate.

    In 2006, Chilcott became the High Commissioner to Sri Lanka. He met the Queen as High Commissioner on 29 June 2006. From 2008-11 he was Deputy Head of Mission to the United States.

    Chilcott briefly became Ambassador to Iran in 2011 before diplomatic relations were suspended, and then Ambassador to Ireland in 2012. He kissed hands with the Queen on 12 April 2012. He was appointed on 19 April 2012. It was announced on 7 March 2012.

    Personal life

    He married Jane Bromage in 1983. They have three sons and one daughter. He met his wife at Oxford. He was appointed a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in 2003.

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