Christmas Wishes From Abu Dhabi: Ambassador Aidan Cronin

United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi

Aidan Cronin, Ireland’s Ambassador in Abu Dhabi, wishes the children watching the RTÉ After School Hub a very Happy Christmas all the way from the United Arab Emirates, where in summer it can get as hot as 45°C!

 

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