Meet the Team


Laura Mahoney, Director

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Laura Mahoney

Executive Director of Engagement

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Responsible for advancing DCU’s extensive external engagement activities as well as student recruitment and Alumni Relations.  


Sinéad Ronan, Personal Assistant to Executive Director of Engagement

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Sinéad Ronan

Personal Assistant to Laura Mahoney

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Supports Laura Mahoney in all administrative tasks and supports the overall Office of the Executive Director of Engagement, plus associated departments.


Engagement Governance

Mary Colgan, Director of Engagement Governance

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Mary Colgan

Director of Engagement Governance - 01 700 5981

Responsible for governance oversight and strategic development of DCU's external stakeholder and partner relationships;

Chair of the University's Scholarship Advisory Committee.



Michael Mullooly - Engagement Governance Officer

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Michael Mullooly

Engagement Governance Officer -

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Responsible for tracking and reporting on DCU's external stakeholder and partner relationships;

Supports the University's Scholarship Advisory Committee and the tracking of scholarships across DCU.

Arts & Culture Office

Link to DCU Arts & Culture Page

Marcella Bannon, Cultural Arts Officer

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Marcella Bannon

Cultural Arts Officer

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Responsible for maximising opportunities offered through arts and culture to encourage a thriving, connected community, both on campus and in the locality.

Chair of DCU Visual Arts Committee



Emma O'Brien, Executive Assistant

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Emma O'Brien

Executive Assistant - 01 700 5981

Administrative Assistant for the Cultural Arts Office and Director of Engagement Governance