Christine Lagarde

What we do

The President’s Office Events and Protocol team manages: 
  • Presidential and institutional-level events such as the University’s Honorary Conferring ceremonies, key speaker engagements, the President’s Awards etc.

  • Special events hosted by the President and Deputy President.

  • Protocol for high-profile State, national and international visitors, e.g. Heads of State, senior government officials, etc. 

  • Scheduling and planning for the President’s participation at events.

We offer support and guidance to the University community on matters of diplomatic and procedural protocol for DCU events that include high-profile visitors. 

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Meet the Team

Dr Claire Connell

Dr Claire Connell

Special Events & Protocol Manager

+353 (0)1 700 7473

+353 (0)87 3389910




Theresa O’Farrell

Theresa O'Farrell 

Special Events Officer

 +353 (0)1 700 6838