Cork Committee

Gillian Hennessy

President

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Gillian has served on the Network Cork committee for over five years, as Newsletter Officer, Secretary, Vice-President and now President. She is PR & Marketing Manager and Wedding Coordinator with Triskel Arts Centre, a multi-disciplinary cultural hub in the heart of Cork city. They have music concerts, arthouse cinema, visual arts exhibitions and literary events all year round and also collaborate with festivals such as Cork Midsummer Festival, Cork Film Festival, Guinness Cork Jazz Festival and more.

Marguerite O'Sullivan

Vice President

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Karen Fleming

Ex-Officio

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Karen has served on the committee of Network Cork for over 4 years, assuming the consecutive roles of Corporate Membership Officer, Business Awards Coordinator, Vice-President and President. Sales Director at Hayfield Family Collection, Karen has vast experience in hotel management, business development, event co-ordination and destination promotion. She currently also serves on the Cork Simon Annual Fundraising Ball Committee and was formerly a member of the Munster council of the Sales Institute of Ireland.

Donna Mannion

Secretary

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Karen O'Reilly

Treasurer

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Sian Horn

Awards Coordinator

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Josie O'Kelly

Events Coordinator

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Megan Pardy

PRO

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Maria Desmond

Events Administrator

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Maria is the Community Fundraising Manager for Enable Ireland, Cork working hard to raise funds to support children and adults with disabilities. “Many of the people we support have significant challenges in their lives and I consider myself privileged to work with them. Independence, choice and inclusion are our core values”.  Maria was honoured to be awarded a Network Cork Businesswoman of the Year in 2018.

Louise Bunyan

Social Media

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Niamh Hester

Social Media

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Niamh is currently the Sales and Account Manager at WeddingDates, an Irish based startup, offering an online platform and software that drives enquiries to wedding venues and suppliers for dates they have available to sell. Here, she works hard at increasing revenue for the company through new sales, as well as account management for over 700+ clients in both Ireland and the UK. This is the first year on the Network Cork Committee for Niamh, however, she has extensive knowledge of the network scene through her participation in the Marketing Institute of Cork committee and being an active member of Network Cork over the past few years. In her spare time, Niamh loves the gym, Irish dancing and to travel.

Kim O'Mahony

Newsletter

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Kim O’Mahony is a Brand Planner, Commercial Facilitator & Customer Insights/Experience Specialist. She runs her own consultancy ‘This is Ethos’ to help clients ‘Find their Story’ and ‘Tell it Well’ with a view to delivering growth for the bottom line with bottom-up led strategy. Over the past 11 years, Kim has worked with many household brand names at home and across the globe to empower meaningful innovation, brand and consumer strategies.

Aisling Molloy

Membership

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Elaine Wilson

Membership

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Marion Courtney

Membership

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Marion has over 12 years’ experience in Sales, Marketing and Business Development having worked in a variety of sectors including Not-For-Profit, Education & Training, Travel & Tourism and Health & Wellness. Marion is the Business Manager at Himalaya Yoga Valley with responsibility for Client Care, Marketing, Financial Management, HR and Business Development. She is passionate about helping people improve their lives through yoga and giving back to the local community. Himalaya Yoga Valley are dedicated to improving the health, happiness and wellbeing of their clients and also their communities. Their centres in Cork City and Ballincollig are known as sanctuaries from modern day stress and places where clients always leave feeling better than they arrived! Himalaya Yoga Valley are market leaders in delivering corporate yoga programmes to the local business community.