We are an intelligent communications agency

We help clients build communications cultures and strategies from the ground up using expert insights and hard data.

We know the old ways of PR but fully embrace and incorporate the platforms and media of now. Data analytics and video production are as familiar to us as the broadsheets and Leinster House.

Meet the Team

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    Amy Couch

    Account Executive, Digital

    Dan Pender

    Founder and Managing Partner

    Darragh Duncan

    Account Executive

    David Fleming

    Account Supervisor

    Eoin Delaney

    Account Executive

    Gavin McGuire

    Strategic Advisor

    Gavin O’Shea

    Creative and Brand Consultant

    Gerard O’Shea

    Associate Vice President

    Lauren Murphy

    Partner

    Michelle Mc Coy

    Partner

    Niamh Kinsella

    Senior Account Executive

    Nuala Ryan

    Partner

    Paddy O’Dea

    Partner

    Sarah Regan

    Partner

    Sinéad O’Reilly

    Vice President, Digital

    Stephen Mangan

    Account Supervisor

    Tony O’Brien

    Strategic Advisor

    Yvonne Hollywood

    Financial Controller

Amy Couch

Amy helps clients build brand awareness and connect with their audience through social and digital platforms. From day-to-day community management and digital content creation to strategic messaging and social media ad campaigns, she finds the best way to communicate online. Before 360, Amy worked in the telecoms sector.

Dan Pender

Dan founded 360 to deliver intelligent communications as a service. Since 2011, he has cultivated a diverse and skilled team of professionals who share his vision, ethos, and passion for redefining and reshaping PR. Dan works in close partnership with some of Ireland and Europe’s leading CEOs and senior executives to build their organisations’ communications cultures and equip them with the tools to succeed in fast-changing political, commercial, and social landscapes. Previously, Dan was a senior government and political advisor during Bertie Ahern’s term as Taoiseach and communications director for the Irish Tax Institute.

Darragh Duncan

As an Account Executive at 360-FINN, Darragh advises a range of clients in recruitment, construction, food and the health sector on their communications, including strategy, crisis management, media relations, corporate messaging, public policy and public affairs, stakeholder engagement, and campaign success monitoring and reporting.  

David Fleming

David’s day-to-day role involves a combination of strategy development, campaign implementation, media relations, public affairs and stakeholder engagement. He brings expertise in account management, strategic planning and execution, and content creation to the team.

Before 360, David worked as the digital editor and social media manager for The Phoenix Magazine, and as a homepage channel editor and journalist for Independent.ie.

Eoin Delaney

Eoin has a strong insight into public affairs, having worked with Deputy Jennifer Murnane O’Connor TD as a Parliamentary Assistant, and Minister of State, Sean Fleming TD as a Parliamentary Intern. He continues to review and monitor parliamentary activity, and proactively communicates with our clients, keeping them updated on relevant industry activity.

 

 

Gavin McGuire

Gavin is an experienced director and business advisor in the private sector.  He practised as a solicitor for over 20 years and was on the management committee of one of the country’s biggest law firms. He is a qualified tax advisor in Ireland and the UK and was previously chairman of the Tax Committee of the Law Society.  Gavin is also a member of the Institute of Directors and has completed the IOD Chartered Directors Diploma and Certificate exams.

Gavin O’Shea

Gavin has almost 20 years of experience in developing creative brands and campaigns for some of Ireland’s best-known companies. In a creative consultancy role, he is involved in defining strategy, and providing creative, visual solutions to the brand and design challenges of 360’s clients.

Gerard O’Shea

Gerard works with corporate and consumer clients to deliver integrated, results-driven public affairs and communications campaigns. Before 360, he worked at JUUL Labs, Ryanair, and KPMG. Gerard is also a qualified tax advisor. In 2019, he won the Best Supporting Actor Award at the All-Ireland Drama Finals.

Lauren Murphy

Lauren brings over 10 years of experience in public affairs, communications, and project management to 360. She has a special interest in European affairs, policy and energy, having previously worked at national electricity utility EirGrid, the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Council of European Energy Regulators, and the European Parliament. Lauren has lived and worked in Ireland, the UK, Belgium, and France, and is fluent in French.

 

Michelle Mc Coy

Michelle advises clients on digital best practice, trends, audience segmentation, and strategy for the online environment. With over fifteen years of international experience, she understands how to cut through newsfeed noise and generate bottom-line business results. Before life at 360, Michelle worked in the New Zealand Government and with the UK start-up community.

Niamh Kinsella

Niamh is a journalist at heart with over 15 years experience, she offers clients strong insights into the media industry. Moving from radio into television in 2015, she became the reporter/anchor with Virgin Media News. In 2018 Niamh became the co-presenter on Virgin Media Sport’s UEFA coverage.

Nuala Ryan

Nuala believes that every brand has an important story to tell. With a background in journalism, she works with businesses and organisations to find their distinct voice, ground it in a carefully considered strategy and tactical execution plan, and successfully communicate a compelling narrative to both internal and external audiences. In Nuala’s work, creativity is non-negotiable.

Paddy O’Dea

With his intelligent communications skillset and extensive media connections, Paddy helps clients build stand-out messaging and achieve their business objectives, whether they’re a start-up raising seed capital or an established player pushing for industry reform or telling their employer brand story.  Paddy has been published in a number of national publications, including the Business Post, Irish Independent, Fora.ie, and The42.ie on the theme of strategic communications and reputation management.

Sarah Regan

Sarah advises 360’s corporate clients and C-level executives on their business and financial communications, including corporate strategy, high-profile transactions, mergers, issues and crises, national policy, internal communications, and reputation management. With over 13 years’ experience in communications, having joined 360 at its inception, she has deep expertise in the technology, aviation, financial services and telecoms sectors, advising leading organisations such as Autodesk, Dell EMC, Qatar Airways, Irish Distillers, the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland, Stobart Group, and ComReg.

Sinéad O’Reilly

Sinéad works with clients to creatively plan and implement their brand and campaign communications. With a vast and varied background in content planning and development, she is an expert storyteller, bringing brands to life both online and off.

Stephen Mangan

Stephen uses his decade of experience working in journalism and communications roles in Dublin, London, Rome, and Berlin to assist 360 clients in storytelling, media relations, delivering campaigns, and helping to drive business development opportunities. He is a fluent Italian speaker with an MSc in Public Relations and Strategic Communications from DCU.

Tony O’Brien

Tony is a veteran of Irish and international healthcare and one of the country’s most prominent organisational leaders. From 2012 to 2018, he served as director general of the HSE, Ireland’s national health service. Tony is also a lecturer in management and leadership at Trinity College Dublin; an associate and council member of the Irish Management Institute; a chartered director; a columnist for the Business Post; and an emergency first responder.

Yvonne Hollywood

Yvonne is a certified public accountant with over 20 years’ experience in both public and private financial services. She is responsible for all financial aspects of 360.

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