Heneghan PR has opened a new office in Cork. Conor Keane, former business editor of the Irish Examiner, joins as senior consultant with responsibility for developing new business in Munster. Heneghan currently handles Munster-based companies South South West Hospital Group, Amarenco Solar, Affidea and Wisetek. Agency chairman and Amarenco boss John Mullins is chairman of the Port of Cork and a former Cork Chamber of Commerce president.
Nigel Heneghan, managing director, Heneghan PR, says as well as current clients, the agency worked for local firms such as the former Beamish & Crawford and Irish Distillers. Keane is a native of Listowel, Co Kerry. A property journalist of the year, he specialises in corporate and crisis communications and is a visiting lecturer to UCC’s executive MBA class. He was communications manager for Ervia, parent group of Irish Water and Gas Networks Ireland.
He is a son of playwright John B Keane, whose works include The Field and Big Maggie.