National Council Members

National Council is the governing body of the Institute, with council members directly elected by voting members of the PRII at the Institute's AGM each December. The president is the highest elected officer of the Institute and serves a two-year term. Ultimately, all acts undertaken by the PRII's officers and staff are in the name of, and with the authority of, National Council.

The current National Council is as follows:


Padraig McKeon, FPRII
Communications Consultant & Associate Lecturer
Dublin City University (DCU)

Vice President

Florence White, MPRII
Group Head Of Corporate Affairs & Strategic Stakeholder Communications


Cian Connaughton, MPRII (ex officio)
Policy Advisor  
The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

David Geary, MPRII
Head of Communications
Irish National Teachers' Organisation

Neasa Kane-Fine, FPRII
RPS Project Communications
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Eoin Kennedy, MPRII
Digitalised Communications
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Rob Marshall, MPRII
Senior Public Affairs Manager
Vodafone Ireland

Anne Mathews, FPRII
Communications & PR Manager
Aviva Ireland

Aoibheann O'Sullivan, MPRII

Morwenna Rice, MPRII
Drury|Porter Novelli

Martyn Rosney, MPRII
Associate Director, Corporate Communications

Sinéad Whooley, FPRII
Communications and Engagement Manager
NSSO, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
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PRII National Council 2019 (Absent — David Geary, MPRII; Rob Marshall, MPRII; Aoibheann O'Sullivan, MPRII; Martyn Rosney, MPRII)


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