Jean O’Connell

Managing Director

Jean’s focus, energy and passion for tourism business – along with a straight-talking, results-based approach for small and large events – has delivered incredible results for clients. Jean offers exceptional commercial experience in so many areas and ensures that budgets

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Karen Cloke

Senior PR, Marketing & Digital Communications Executive

Having received a First Class Honours Degree in the Bachelor of Business course at Waterford Institute of Technology, Karen joined the team at O’Connell Marketing upon completion of her course. Specialising in marketing during her studies, Karen developed a passion

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Caroline Doyle

Marketing & Digital Content Executive

Caroline graduated with a first-class honours degree in Marketing and Digital Media in 2021 and jumped into her role with O’Connell Marketing enthusiastically. She enjoys all things digital, creative and unique with the company’s current numerous tourism destination clients. Passionate

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Lisa Gildea

Brand, Illustrator & Designer

Lisa Gildea is a highly creative, multidisciplinary designer with extensive experience in brand strategy and identity design. She has over a decade of experience in her field, having graduated with a first-class honours degree in graphic design in 2008. After

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Maurica Mackle

Chartered PR Pracitioner Associate

Maurica Mackle is a multi-award-winning Chartered PR Practitioner, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, and a judge for the CIPR PRide Awards. Owning her own boutique PR business, Mackle Communications since 2015, Maurica has established niche clients

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Roisin Fortune

Marketing and Communication Assistant

Roisin first joined the O’Connell Marketing team in 2023 while on a work placement as part of her Bachelor of Business Course in which she specialised in Marketing. After finishing college at South East Technological University, Roisin joined the team

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Margaret Deacon


Margaret has been O’Connell Marketing’s bookkeeper for many years. A vital member of team OCM, she keeps us on our toes each month with our invoices and accounts. Margaret’s level of organisation and attention to detail maintains OCM’s accounts and

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Chief Office Controller

Our strongest team member in terms of muscle and the real boss is our furry friend Porter, who is our Chief Office Controller and heads up security, his duties include, checking the bins hourly to ensure everyone is recycling correctly, welcoming everyone with

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