17 April 2019
The Public Relations Institute of Ireland has awarded the honour of Life Fellowship to well-known public relations consultant, Nigel Heneghan, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the profession and the PRII.
Life Fellowship is the highest honour that the PRII can bestow on a member and requires approval at the Institute’s Annual General Meeting.
Uniquely, Nigel’s father, Pat Heneghan, was also awarded a PRII Life Fellowship in 2005. The ceremony last night was attended by colleagues from Heneghan PR, family members and peers from the profession. The presentation was made by Padraig McKeon, FPRII, President, PRII.
Nigel Heneghan is Managing Director of Heneghan PR which provides strategic communications counsel to leading national and international bodies and is widely recognised as one of the country’s foremost corporate communications advisers.
Before joining Heneghan PR in 1990 as a founder director, he worked in London and the Middle East. Nigel is a former president of PRII and a former Chairman of the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA). He is a Government-appointed member of Social Innovation Fund Ireland and of the Compliance Committee of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.
Nigel served as President of PRII in 1998 and 1999 and his father Pat was president in 1972.