Minister Donohoe extends his sympathy on the passing of former Secretary General Sean Cromien

The Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform, Mr Paschal Donohoe TD, wishes to extend his sympathy to the family and friends of the late Sean Cromien, former Secretary General of the Department of Finance who has died.


The Minister stated that “Sean Cromien was a distinguished public servant who served in the Department of Finance for many years before becoming Secretary General in 1987. He retired from the Department of Finance in 1994 but remained active in public life including being appointed Director of the National Library. A keen naturalist, he also served as President of Dublin Zoo. He was also elected to the Royal Irish Academy in 2006”.