Ann-Marie O’SullivanFounder and CEO email@example.com
+353 (0)86 818 8163
Founder and Chief Executive of AM O’Sullivan PR, Ann-Marie O’Sullivan has been a communications professional since 1988, providing strategic communications counsel to large and small organisations countrywide, across a broad spectrum of industry sectors. Ann-Marie holds an honours BComm. Degree from University College Cork. She was conferred with the title of Life Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of Ireland in December 2020, the highest honour the Institute can bestow on a member.
She is also a member of the Institute of Directors (MIoD). She served as Chairman of the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA) Ireland from 2009 to 2011, the first time in the Association’s 21-year-history that the elected Chairman came from a firm based outside Dublin. In July 2020, Ann-Marie was recognised as a Thought Leader in Communications by the All-Ireland Business Foundation.
Ann-Marie is the Global President of IPREX, the international network of communication agencies, the Chair of the UCC Alumni Board, a member of the Ceann Comhairle’s Taskforce on Safe Participation in Political Life, a member of the Board of Mercy University Hospital, a member of the Board of Chambers Ireland and a member of the Cork Airport Development Council (CADC).
She has held Board positions with Cork Chamber (2011 – 2015), Good Shepherd Cork (2009 – 2019), daa plc (2013 – 2016) and Barryroe Offshore Energy plc (2021 – 2023) and was a member of the Cork Strategic Tourism Taskforce (2015 – 2017).
Tina QuinnDirector of Operations and Client Strategy firstname.lastname@example.org
+353 (0)87 988 1890
Tina Quinn combines the dual roles of Director of Operations and Client Strategy at AM O’Sullivan PR. As Director of Operations, she oversees all aspects of the business from an operational perspective, contributing to the efficient management of the consultancy.
As Director of Client Strategy, Tina brings more than 30 years of experience and expertise in corporate PR, specifically in the areas of strategic planning, crisis and issue management, stakeholder engagement, media relations, project management and event management.
Tina works across a number of large indigenous and multinational clients within the consultancy, with a particular interest in, and focus on, strategic planning. She has been a key member of the team since 1990 and brings significant experience to her work on behalf of clients.
Tina holds the Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII) Diploma in PR. She is a member of the Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII) and she joined the Board of Good Shepherd Cork in 2020.
Robin O’SullivanConsultant email@example.com
A PR practitioner since 1969, Robin O’Sullivan initially worked as a journalist with the Cork Examiner/Evening Echo and was RTÉ News’ first full time reporter in Cork. In 1981 he left the John Daly Group, where he was a director at Coca-Cola Bottling Company, to set up O’Sullivan Public Relations Ltd.
A steadily-growing client portfolio included local authorities, the dairy industry and leading companies in the pharmaceutical, industrial and high-tech sectors throughout the country. Robin participated in the establishment of Ireland’s first licenced local television station – Cork Multi-Channel – as director and presenter from 1985 to 1988.
He has served as Director of the Cork International Film Festival, President of Cork Chamber and of the Chambers of Commerce of Ireland, and was a Director of the National Consumer Agency and Bishopstown Credit Union. He holds a Life Fellowship from the Public Relations Institute of Ireland.
Siobhán HoweSenior Client Director firstname.lastname@example.org
+353 (0)87 202 9484
Siobhán Howe is Senior Client Director at AM O’Sullivan PR and a communications specialist with over 20 years of public relations and communications experience, gained through both consultancy and in-house roles in public and private sector.
She has a strong background in corporate and consumer PR, crisis communications, media relations and internal communications. Working with multinational and indigenous companies, Siobhán supports clients in developing effective and engaging communication strategies and campaigns including national and local media outreach, employee engagement campaigns, communications training, video content, community outreach, awards applications, partnerships and events. Recent campaigns include showcasing sustainability strategies, meaningful community outreach, STEM initiatives and creative employee engagement concepts supporting business and arts partnerships. Siobhán is an avid and experienced published writer on a broad range of topics.
Siobhán is a graduate of multiple disciplines including internal communications, public relations and event management. She is a member of the Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII), supports a number of charity and arts organisations with pro bono work, and supports MTU’s mentorship programme.
Orla ClancyClient Director email@example.com
+353 (0)87 386 0188
Client Director at AM O’Sullivan PR, Orla Clancy has 15 years of business, public relations and communications experience gained through consultancy and in-house roles. She leads the client management team, and oversees business development and operations for the consultancy. She supports clients with strategic communications strategies, executive communications, stakeholder engagement, event management and internal communications training.
Orla joined the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) Qualifications Board in 2021. She is a member of the Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII), the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA), and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
In April 2020, Orla founded Strategic and her network includes professionals and organisations internationally, particularly in the US, UK and Ireland.
Orla holds a Professional Diploma in Leadership and Management from UCD Professional Academy, qualifications in public relations and crisis management from the Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII), and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law and Accounting from the University of Limerick.
Mark HarringtonClient Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
+353 (0)87 457 2264
As a Client Manager at AM O’Sullivan PR, Mark Harrington is a dynamic communications professional with a wealth of experience spanning diverse industries. Mark’s expertise has been honed through a combination of consultancy and in-house roles, across corporate and consumer landscapes.
At AM O’Sullivan PR, Mark collaborates with a diverse range of clients, particularly within the life sciences, technology, and energy sectors. His role involves strategic communications planning, stakeholder engagement, public affairs, event management, and media relations.
Mark boasts an extensive network of local and national media contacts across print, online, and broadcast outlets. He excels in guiding clients to effectively share their narratives, connecting with the right audiences, and shaping public sentiment.
Mark is a BComm (Hons) graduate from University College Cork, and holds an MSc in Marketing Practice from Cork Institute of Technology. . He is a member of the Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII), and holds a Diploma in Public Relations and a Certificate in Account Management from the PRII.
A graduate of the IPREX Academy class of 2023, Mark continues to elevate his industry knowledge and skills. Beyond his work at AM O’Sullivan PR, he contributes as a guest lecturer at University College Cork, sharing his insights and experiences with the next generation of communicators.
Clara O'MahoneyClient Manager email@example.com
+353 (0)87 926 1207
Clara O’Mahoney is a Client Manager at AM O’Sullivan PR. She is an experienced marketing and communications professional with a diverse skill set in the areas of marketing, social media, communications, branding, business development, and event management. With over 11 years of experience in the hospitality sector, Clara has consistently delivered impactful marketing and communications strategies and successfully managed numerous events.
Clara’s educational background includes studying Food Business and Marketing at University College Cork. This educational foundation, combined with her practical experience, has equipped her with a deep understanding of marketing and PR.
Throughout her career, Clara has played a pivotal role in developing and executing effective campaigns that have helped businesses achieve significant growth. Her expertise in leveraging social media platforms and digital marketing techniques has resulted in increased brand visibility, engagement, and customer acquisition for the organisations she has worked with.
Additionally, Clara’s strong business acumen and aptitude for identifying growth opportunities have led to successful business development initiatives within the hospitality sector. She has a proven track record of forging strategic partnerships and driving revenue growth through innovative strategies.
With a passion for creating memorable experiences, Clara has excelled in event management, ensuring seamless execution and delivering exceptional results. Her meticulous attention to detail, organisational skills, and creative vision have earned her a reputation for orchestrating successful events that leave a lasting impact on attendees.
Driven by a relentless commitment to excellence, and a passion for driving business success, Clara O’Mahoney makes a significant impact in PR and communications support for her clients.
Katie SweeneyJunior Client Executive firstname.lastname@example.org
+353 (0)87 625 9895
Katie Sweeney is a Junior Client Executive at AM O’Sullivan PR. She is a young communications professional with a strong interest in stakeholder engagement, media relations, event management and public affairs.
At AM O’Sullivan PR, Katie works closely with a variety of clients including those in the life sciences, technology and energy sectors. With a curiosity and passion for media relations, storytelling and client satisfaction, she develops relationships with key stakeholders and enjoys learning from the team’s expertise.
Katie recently completed an MA in Public Relations and New Media from Munster Technological University and is a BA Politics and Sociology (Hons) graduate from University College Cork. She also holds a QQI Level 5 in Marketing with Advertising and PR.
Stephen MoynihanJunior Client Executive email@example.com
+353 (0)87 173 3387
Stephen Moynihan is a Junior Client Executive at AM O’Sullivan PR. He has a growing interest in public affairs, stakeholder engagement, media relations and communications strategy.
At AM O’Sullivan PR, Stephen aims to synergise his unique mix of knowledge, skills and experiences to help both the consultancy and its clients achieve their objectives and goals across the widest possible range of areas. Ever curious and a firm believer in the proverb that “every day’s a school day”, he is enjoying working with and benefitting from the immensely experienced and talented team at AM O’Sullivan PR.
Stephen was deeply involved in student media during his studies. Highlighting his commitment to excellence and strong writing and research skills, he was an award-winner at the 2021 Smedias and was nominated in several other categories, including Best Journalist. Being an avid writer and proponent of public engagement with the media, he founded and ran a collaborative, student-focused current affairs blog during this period. These experiences acted as a springboard for Stephen’s decision to undertake his MA in public relations, where he particularly enjoyed modules in business communication, PR campaigns, and ethics & social responsibility.
Stephen has an extensive academic background. He holds an MA in Public Relations with New Media at MTU Cork and a BA (Joint Honours) in Politics and Philosophy from UCC, during which he was awarded a BA Politics Student of the Year award. He also holds a QQI Level 5 in Journalism for the Digital Age from Coláiste Stiofán Naofa.
Aileen McCormackOffice Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
+353 (0)87 298 3412
Aileen McCormack is the Office Manager at AM O’Sullivan PR. She joined the team in October 2020, having amassed more than 20 years of experience working in the hospitality, construction and manufacturing industries.
Her career has seen her develop excellent communication skills and a keen eye for detail. Aileen is proficient in all key account administration software and has extensive experience in managing accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing / supplier relations and payroll.
Aileen oversees the smooth running of the AM O’Sullivan PR office.
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Brenda MurphyExecutive Assistant to Ann-Marie O'Sullivan email@example.com
+353 (0)87 714 6945
With a degree in Journalism and a Masters in PR and New Media, Brenda Murphy is a communications professional who has held key roles in the PR and media industries. Experience includes senior roles at AM O’Sullivan PR and Adi Roche’s Chernobyl Children International; newspaper journalist and subeditor positions; and a lecturing post at the Department of Media Communications in MTU.
Brenda has a keen eye for detail, a strong news sense and a media insider’s view, having worked in national and local newspapers including the Sunday World, the Irish Examiner, and the Galway Independent. She was the chief subeditor at The Tuam Herald in Co Galway, where she honed her design, layout and proof-reading skills.
As a communications professional, Brenda has worked on a number of high-quality, award winning PR campaigns including the Best Integrated Campaign for Cork Culture Night at the PRCA Awards for Excellence 2013.
Dympna O’Callaghan has been a consultant to AM O’Sullivan PR since January 2019 and is site lead for communications at Roche Ireland Clarecastle.
A marketing and communications specialist, Dympna O’Callaghan set up molly d marketing in 2006 following a successful career with Shannon Development in Shannon, Co Clare where she worked in many roles, in accounting, marketing and communications.
Dympna was one of a ten-person international marketing team responsible for attracting inward investment into the Shannon region, linking with companies in a diverse range of sectors in northern and central Europe. She was also senior press officer for industry, devising communications campaigns to project the many innovations emanating from Shannon.
As director of molly d marketing, Dympna works with public and private sector organisations on a wide range of deliverables in the following areas: public relations, media relations, brand and website development, writing/editing/proofing, and event management.
Dympna holds a Corporate MBA from the University of Limerick, is a Graduate of the Marketing Institute of Ireland (MMII Grad), has a Diploma in Digital Marketing from the Digital Marketing Institute, a Certificate in Social Media from the Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII), and a Proofreading for Business qualification from the PRII.