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Our People

Meet the MKC team, photographed at various Dublin landmarks including the historic Trinity College, bustling Grafton Street, the seat of the Irish parliament – Dáil Éireann, Georgian Dublin, and the magnificent stadium at Lansdowne Road, home to the Irish Rugby Football Union and the Football Association of Ireland.

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    Tim Kinsella, Managing Director

    Tim Kinsella has over 20 years experience in the PR Industry. For more information on Tim visit the Management Team page.


    +353 1 7038607Email: Tim@mkc.ieConnect on Linked In
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  • Laurie Mannix, Director

    Laurie Mannix is a Director of MKC Communications and one of Ireland’s most experienced PR practitioners. For more information on Laurie visit the Management Team page.

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  • Lorraine Higgins, Director of Strategy and Public Policy

    Lorraine Higgins is a 3 of MKC Communications and has extensive experience in strategic development, leadership and management. For more information on Lorraine visit the Management Team page.

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  • John Murphy

    John Murphy, Consultant

    John is former Secretary General of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. He is one of the most highly experienced public affairs experts in Ireland having worked at a senior level in the Departments of Enterprise, Environment, Transport, Finance and Labour as well as being a former Board member of IDA Ireland, the National Roads Authority, National Economic & Social Council and the Top Level Appointments Committee, among other appointments.


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  • Brian Harrison, Client Director

    Brian holds a Masters in International Relations, a BA in Economics and History and a Diploma in Public Relations. He joined the PR industry in 2008 and was previously the Communications Manager for the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland.

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  • Marie McMahon

    Marie McMahon, Client Director

    Marie has extensive experience working across a wide range of issues and offices in the public service.  In her role as head of the Press Office for the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation she was Press Officer for Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald and before that for Minister Richard Bruton and Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor.  She also managed press for the Workplace Relations Commission, the Low Pay Commission, the National Competitiveness Council and the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs.

    +353 1 703 8612 Email:
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  • David Kinch, Client Director

    David is a highly experienced communications consultant working across Corporate, Consumer, Digital and Public Affairs communications. Having previously worked with two other internationally recognised communications agencies, he has partnered with clients across multiple sectors including technology, life sciences, innovation, pharmaceutical, professional and financial services, retail, alcohol and property. In his role as a senior communications specialist, he provides strategic and tactical communications counsel to clients, delivering on their communications requirements.


    +353 1 703 8611 Email:
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  • Richard Magnier, SENIOR CLIENT MANAGER

    Richard holds a B.A. in Business & Sociology from Trinity College Dublin and joined the PR industry in 2013, where he worked on the Irish communications for a number of prominent global wine & spirit brands.

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  • Sarah Lawlor, Client Manager

    Sarah holds a Masters of Arts in Politics and a Bachelor of Arts Degree (History & Politics). She has over 10 years experience working in national public affairs and public relations. She is a former Ministerial Assistant and Parliamentary Assistant to two seperate Members of Parliament.

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  • John Reilly, Client Manager

    John holds a Bachelor of Arts in Film & Media and he is also Founder and Editor-in-Chief of multi award-winning Irish technology website, www.TheEffect.Net. He has previously worked on a wide selection of technology and digital sector clients and has a keen interest in the consumer electronics market.

    +353 1 7038614Email: john@mkc.ieConnect on Linked In
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  • Fiona Byrne, Office Administrator

    Fiona manages MKC’s busy office and provides full administrative support to the MKC team.

    +353 1 7038600Email:
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