Journalism Graduates include
Ali Bracken, Crime Correspondent,
Irish Daily Mail Mark Coughlan, Digital Journalist,
RTE David Coleman, Sports Journalist,
Irish Daily Mirror Shona Murray,Europe Correspondent,
Euronews Barry Malone, Executive Producer,
Al Jazeera Jamie D’Alton, Managing Director,
Motive Television Pat McCarry, Sports Journalist,
joe.ie Suzanne Byrne, Multimedia Journalist,
RTE John Mitchell, Deputy Editor,
The Irish Daily Star Debbie McCann, Crime Correspondent,
Irish Mail on Sunday Ben Blake, Assistant Editor,
the42.ie Gordon Hatch, Editor,
Drogheda Leader Stephen Bennett, Group Sports Executive,Independent News and Media
Dave Raleigh, Reporter,
Evening Echo Ian Guider, Markets Editor,
Sunday Business Post Niall Swan, Editor,
Goldenplec Deborah Sweeney, Political Advisor,
Minister Paschal Donohue TD Gary Woods, Press Officer,
Fianna Fáil Martin Flanagan, Social Media Manager,
Fianna Fáil Kat O’Connor, Deputy Editor,
Sheology Mimi Murray, Content Studio Editor,
The Irish Times Shane Dillon, Deputy Group Editor,
Gazette Newspaper Group Anna Kenny, Production Editor,
Irish Times Heidee Martin, Assistant Editor,
Irish Daily Star Paul Doyle, TV director,
BBC Greg McLoughlin, Senior Creative/Copywriter,
In the Company of Huskies Ian Mallon, Strategic Communications Consultant,
UEFA Niamh McCarthy, Communications Manager,
Trócaire Paul Mallon, Head of Major Brand Activations,
Paddy Power Gill Dooley, Director Digital Development,
Universal Music Aisling O’Toole, Group Marketing Manager,
Michael Wright Hospitality Roisin Dwyer, PR Executive,
National Concert Hall Simon Walsh, Adminstrator,
SFAI Barry Ryan , Communications Executive,
John Sisk and Son Ltd RADIO & TELEVISION
Radio and Television Graduates include
RTE News Justin Treacy,
RTE Sport Ryle Nugent, Rugby Commentator,
Channel 4 Pauric Lodge, Gaelic Games Commentator,
RTE Sports Damien O’ Meara, Broadcaster,
RTE Sports Damien O’Reilly, Presenter,
RTE Radio One Sinead Spain, Group Head of News,
Communicorps Adam Fogarty, Station Manager
RTE, Pulse and 2XM Riyadh Khalaf, Presenter,
BBC Radio One Jessica Maciel, Presenter,
BBC Radio One Rick O Shea, Presenter,
RTE Radio One Brendan O’Loughlin, News Editor and Journalist,
98FM Mairead Ronan, Presenter,
Today FM Alison Comyn, News Anchor,
Sky Tara Walsh, Presenter,
Spin 1038 Sharon Tobin, News Presenter and Reporter,
RTE TV Simon Maher, Founder and presenter,
com Dan Pitcher, News and Sports Journalist,
FM104 Helena O’Toole, Radio Producer,
4FM Aidan Power, TV Presenter,
Virgin Media Trina Mara, Commercial Content Manager,
Classic Hits Carol Moran, Continuity Announcer,
RTE Radio One Glenda Gilson, TV Personality
Oisin Langan, Strategy and Content Development,
Wilson Hartnell Andrew McGahon, Content Creator,
themaclife.com Claire O’Dowd, Presenter and Producer,
Spin 103.8 Sharon O’Donoghue, Senior Promotions Producer,
Virgin Media Cúán Mac Conghail – Film / TV Producer
Macalla Teoranta Sharon Lawless – Producer / Director
Flawless Films Finn Van Geldren – Cinematographer and Documentary Director
www.finnvangelderen.com FILM INDUSTRY
Music Industry Graduates include
Stephen Power, Senior Media Manager,
Sony BMG Ireland Bernadette Barret, manager,
Damien Rice Niamh McGarry, senior officer,
Damien Dempsey, musician
Mickey Harte, musician Rosie, musician
David Munnelly, traditional musician
Alan Doherty, member of , solo flute part on the ‘Lord of the Rings’ Gráda Mossy Nolan, soloist
mossynolanmusic.bandcamp.com & Lisa O’Neill’s musical director harmlessnoise.ie Gavin Whelan, tin whistle/flute player
gavinwhelan.ie Alan Doherty and Gerry Paul
aldocmusic.com/about Daoiri Farrell, solo artist
daoiri.com DIGITAL MEDIA & GAMES
Digital Media & Games Graduates include
Dave Harris, game designer,
Acclaim Studios Tony Reilly, UX Analyst,
Citi & The Effect Rob Davis,
Acorn Tim O’Leary,
Paypal Paula Byrne,
Google Jonathan Larkin,
OVO Piers Scott,
The Sociable Kevin Doherty,
Evolution Digital Marketing William Robinson,
C3 Marketing Ciaran Rooney,
BUSUU Paul Redmond,
Irish Times Leo Flaherty,
Atom Split Games David Archibold,
Adforce Eoin Mahon,
Egg Jenny Moran, Junior Graphic Designer,
Done Deal Philip Buckley,
OVO Tom McDermott, freelance animator
Eighty Twenty Jody Briggs, Graphic Designer,
ICON Ivanna Chovgan,
Computer Clubhouse Gary Walsh,
Body Group Tori Hughes, Graphic Designer,
Camera Michael Keyes,
Gaumina Stephen Leahy, webmaster,
Allianz Worldwide Care ANIMATION
Animation Graduates include
Jason Ryan – Supervising Animator with Dreamworks Animation on Chicken Little, Monsters V’s Aliens and Shrek Forever After.
www.dreamworksanimation.com Richard Baneham – Animation Supervisor with Weta Digital. Academy Award Winner for his VFX work on Avatar. Richie also worked on the Chronicles Of Narnia, the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the Iron Giant.
www.wetafx.co.nz Seamus Malone – Animation Director with Aardman. Seamus has worked on films, shorts and TV shows like Wallace and Gromit in ‘The Curse of the Were-Rabbit’, Chicken Run, Wallace and Gromit in ‘A Matter of Loaf and Death’, Shaun the Sheep and Creature Comforts.
www.aardman.com William/Bill Hodman – Workbook artist at Blue Sky Studios. Bill has worked on films like Horton Hears A Who! Ice Age 3 and Tarzan.
www.blueskystudios.com Simon Rodgers – Concept Artist with Dreamworks.
www.dreamworksanimation.com Padraig/Patrick Collins – Storyboard artist on Corpse Bride, Fantastic Mr Fox and the upcoming films Gnomeo and Juliet, and Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie.
www.fantasticmrfoxmovie.com Wee Brian McGrath – Character Animator with Dreamworks Animation on How To Train Your Dragon, Monsters vs Aliens, Kung Fu Panda and Flushed Away.
www.dreamworksanimation.com Audrey Stedman – Background Designer for the TV Show ‘Family Guy’, the Spongebob Squarepants Movie and the Iron Giant.
www.fox.com/familyguy Steven Deane – Previsualisation Artist at Rhythm & Hues. Previs Artist on Avatar and The Chronicles of Narnia.
www.rhythm.com Brian Woods – Key Layout Artist for Disney TV.
home.disney.go.com/tv Colbert Fennelly – Animation Layout & Support Supervisor at Rhythm & Hues, previously an animator at Walt Disney Feature Animation.
www.rhythm.com Niall O’Loughlin – Well Known Caricaturist.
www.caricatures.ie Damian Farrell – Creative Director at Caboom.
www.caboom.ie Cathal Gaffney – Managing Director with Brown Bag Films and Academy Award Nominee.
www.brownbagfilms.com Darragh O’Connell – Director/Executive producer at Brown Bag Films and Two Time Academy Award Nominee.
www.brownbagfilms.com Alan Shannon – Company Director and Director with Jam Media.
www.jammedia.ie John Rice – Company Director and CEO with Jam Media.
www.jammedia.ie Mark Cumberton – Company Director and Line Producer with Jam Media.
www.jammedia.ie Andrew Kavanagh – Owner/Founder and CEO at Kavaleer Productions Limited.
www.kavaleer.com Gary Timpson – Managing Director with Kavaleer Productions Limited.
www.kavaleer.com Robert Cullen – Creative Director at Boulder Media.
www.bouldermedia.tv Tomm Moore – Co-Founder, Creative Director and Animation Director with Cartoon Saloon and Academy Award Nominee.
www.cartoonsaloon.ie Paul Young – Co-Founder, CEO and Producer with Cartoon Saloon.
www.cartoonsaloon.ie Ross Murray – Managing Director and Producer with Cartoon Saloon.
www.cartoonsaloon.ie Nora Twomey – Creative Director and Animation Director with Cartoon Saloon
www.cartoonsaloon.ie Siobhan Mullen/De Stefano – Storyboard Supervisor at World Leaders Entertainment.
www.wleaders.com Ryan McElhinney – Award winning product and interior designer.
www.ryanmcelhinney.co.uk/ryan2 Trevor Murphy – Compositor, Editor at The 7th Art.
www.seventhartgroup.com Dr Tom Walsh – Senior Lecturer on the BA (Hons) Animation degree course at the Arts University College at Bournemouth in the UK.
www.aucb.ac.uk Matthias Lechner – Art director at Thilo Graf Rothkirch’s Cartoon Film.
www.cartoon-film.de Marec Fritzinger – Senior Layout Artist at Prima Linea, Marec previously worked for Disney for 10 years on films like Tarzan and Enchanted. Marec also teaches at the animation school Gobelins.
www.primalinea.com Des Duggan – Senior Animator at Blue Castle Games.
www.bluecastlegames.com Tom O’Flaherty – Animator with the Moving Picture Company.
www.moving-picture.com Richard Kelly – Owner Pricklypear Productions.
www.pricklypearproductions.ie Ruth Daly – Animator at Rhythm and Hues Studios who has worked on The Chronicles of Narnia, Futurama and The Iron Giant. Ruth also works for Animation Mentor.
www.rhythm.com Graham Gallagher – Animation, Storyboard and Concept Supervisor at Eurocom.
www.eurocom.co.uk Brian Gilmore – Head of Post Production at Brown Bag Films.
www.brownbagfilms.com Dave Lowry – Lead Animator with Double Negative on Hellboy 2 The Golden Army and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
www.dneg.com Paschal McGuire – Lead Animator at Curve Studios.
curve-studios.com Garrett O’Donoghue – Storyboard artist at World Leaders Entertainment.
www.wleaders.com David Satchwell – Senior Computer Graphic Supervisor at Sony Imageworks who has worked on films like Solaris, Moulin Rouge, The Polar Express and I Am Legend.
www.imageworks.com Fabian Erlinghäuser – Animation Supervisor at Cartoon Saloon.
www.cartoonsaloon.ie Jeremy Purcell – Owner, A Man & Ink.
www.amanandink.com Lorraine Lordan – Owner, A Man & Ink.
www.amanandink.com Kevin O’Sullivan – Animator at Framestore.
www.framestore.com Andrew McEvoy – Animator with Double Negative.
www.dneg.com Chris Dicker – Creative Director at TT Animation and Co-Creator of ‘What’s Your News?’.
www.whatsyournews.com James Kenny – Motion Graphics Artist at The Element.
www.element.ie Barry O’Donoghue – Owner and Producer at Barley Films.
www.barleyfilms.net Terry Reilly – Senior 3D Animator at Double Negative.
www.dneg.com Louise Ridgeway – Head of Animation at Rare Ltd.
www.rareware.com Gordon Champ – VFX Art Director at Marvel Studios
imdb.com | linked in ACADEMIA
Chrissie Maguire, PhD student,
QUB Kirsten Allstaff, lecturer,
UL Liu Goggin, PhD student,