Also elected were:
- Vicar Provincial: Br. Joseph Condren, OFM
- Provincial Councilors: Brs. Stephen O'Kane, Niall O'Connell, Padraig Breheny, and David Collins
The Irish Provincial Chapter took place from June 26-30 and was held at Franciscan College, Gormanston, a secondary education school operated by the friars since 1956.
General Minister Michael Perry, OFM, offered words of congratulations to Br. Aidan on his election, "It is with great joy that I write to send you a note of congratulations on your being elected the new Provincial of the Province of Ireland...There is also a small note of sadness as you leave the fraternity of the General Definitory and the work of the office of the General Secretary."
Congratulations to our brothers as they take up the ministry of leadership.