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An Evening with Miriam Donohoe- GOAL
23 July 2019, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm€20.00
Kilkenny native Miriam Donohoe is an experienced communications professional who has worked in the Irish media for over 35 years.
As a journalist she worked for all of the Irish daily newspaper titles, including the Irish Times where she held several senior positions including Asia Correspondent, Political Reporter, News Editor and Features Editor. Whilst Asia Correspondent based in Beijing she covered the War Against Terrorism in Pakistan and Afghanistan after the September 11th terrorist attacks, and was the first Irish journalist to report from North Korea.
After leaving journalism in 2008 Miriam established a successful PR company, MD Media, with an office in Kilkenny and clients in the South East and Dublin. They included Failte Ireland, Kilkenny Tourism, the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland, the Savour Kilkenny Food Festival and the An Gaisce Awards. In 2016 she took time out to spend eight months volunteering as a communications consultant for Hospice Africa Uganda in Kampala, an experience which changed her life.
On her return to Ireland she was appointed PR & Corporate Communications Manager with the National Lottery. In April of this year she followed her heart and moved to the Irish humanitarian aid agency, GOAL, as Senior Communications Manager.
One of ten children from Goresbridge in Co. Kilkenny Miriam is mother to Stephen (29) and Catherine (27). and recently became a proud grandmother to Penny!