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:


Cian Connaughton, MPRII

Vice President

Justin Green, FPRII (Life), Hon. Life Fellow APRA, Hon. Life Fellow PRSK
Managing Director
Wide Awake Communications
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Sinéad Fennell, MPRII
Communications Consultant
Fennell Communications
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Neasa Kane-Fine, FPRII
RPS Project Communications
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Eoin Kennedy, MPRII
Digitalised Communications
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Patrick King, MPRII
Director of Corporate Affairs & Services
Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland
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Rob Marshall, MPRII
Senior Public Affairs Manager
Vodafone Ireland

Anne Mathews, FPRII

Padraig McKeon, FPRII, 
Chartered PR Practitioner (UK)
Communications Consultant & Associate Lecturer
Dublin City University (DCU)

Cliodhna O’Neill, MPRII
Department of Education and Skills

Morwenna Rice, MPRII
Drury Porter Novelli

Sinéad Whooley, FPRII
Communications and Engagement Manager
NSSO, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
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