John Concannon

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Niall Burgess tweeted a photograph on the evening of June 17th, 2020 showing himself and other staff members celebrating Ireland’s success in winning a place on the Security Council after the first round of voting

The Department of Foreign Affairs has apologised for an incident in which about 20 staff members, including then secretary general Niall Burgess, held(...)

At least 20 senior officials and staff from the Department of Foreign Affairs celebrated with champagne at Iveagh House in a manner appearing to breach public health guidelines during lockdown last year.

At least 20 senior officials and staff from the Department of Foreign Affairs celebrated with champagne at Iveagh House in a manner appearing to breac(...)

Can Pádraic Joyce be the alchemist? Can Galway win this unique, fireside winter All-Ireland? Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

The letters arrived all summer and into autumn. The abiding theme was the same. Can’t wait to see Galway back. “I remember one, in particular, from a(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney and Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone

When Ireland first announced its candidacy for a seat on the United Nations Security Council for the 2021-22 term, Bertie Ahern was taoiseach, George (...)

 Dublin’s  O’Connell Street on St Patrick’s Day. Photograph: Tom Honan

Is it just me or is it very hot in here? Might just take a little lie down. Perhaps it was unwise to discontinue self-isolating after visiting the (...)

Pádraic Joyce is to take over as Galway football manager. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Galway football is to look to Pádraic Joyce as its new manager. The 1998 and 2001 All-Ireland winner and county captain managed the Galway under-20s t(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Josepha Madigan, Paschal Donohoe and Richard Bruton at St Laurence O’Toole school in Dublin city for the launch of Creative Youth. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In December 2017, I found myself in a crowded classroom in St Laurence O’Toole Girls National School on Seville Place, Dublin, where the first- and se(...)

John Concannon: has been appointed to a new role of vice-president (development) in NUIG. Photograph: Alan Betson

The head of the Government’s defunct Strategic Communications Unit (SCU) John Concannon has left the civil service to take up a senior appointment wit(...)

John Concannon: has been appointed to a new role of vice-president (development) in NUIG. Photograph: Alan Betson

The head of the Government’s defunct Strategic Communications Unit (SCU) John Concannon has left the civil service to take up a senior appointment wit(...)

John Concannon: will retain the assistant secretary pay grade of between €122,313 and €139,728  for his new appointment. Photograph: Alan Betson

John Concannon, who ran the soon-to-be-disbanded strategic communications unit, is taking up a new role as head of a Government project aimed at expan(...)

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