Niamh Connolly

Communications & Marketing, External Relations Office

Head of Communications

(01) 708 6857


Niamh Connolly manages and drives the University’s communications strategy and activities, working closely with the media and with internal and external stakeholders to promote MU’s news, research strengths and educational innovations, as well as overseeing internal communications.
A former special advisor to the Minister for Justice and Equality, and the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs; and a communications advisor to the Chief Commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission. She was a journalist with the Sunday Business Post for 14 years, including eight years as a political correspondent.