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
Independent Communications and Business Advisor

Vice President & Hon Treasurer

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

Company Secretary

Jason Kiernan, MPRII
Social Media Manager
Houses of the Oireachtas


Dr Karl Anderson, MPRII
Communications Consultant and Trainer

Eoin Kennedy, MPRII
Digital Communications Consultant

Joan Mulvihill
Digitalisation Lead

Aileen Power, MPRII
Interim Communications Director

Laura Wall, MPRII
Group Account Director, Public Relations and Advocacy

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