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IoD Spring Lunch 2018 - Sinead McSweeney, Managing Director, Twitter Ireland, VP Public Policy and Communications EMEA

The IoD Spring Lunch 2018 will take place on Friday, 23rd February 2018, in The InterContinental Hotel, Dublin 4. We are delighted to welcome Sinéad McSweeney, Managing Director, Twitter Ireland and VP Public Policy and Communications EMEA, as our Guest Speaker.

The pre-lunch reception will begin at 12.30pm followed by lunch at 1.00pm sharp.

Cancellations will be accepted if received in writing by Friday, 26th January 2018.  There will be strictly no refunds after this date.

23 Feb
Sinéad McSweeney , Managing Director, Twitter Ireland & VP Public Policy and Communications EMEA
12:30 - 15:30
€95 per person / €950 for table of ten (tables of 12 available on request)
InterContinental Hotel, Simmonscourt Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
Sponsored by Ardlinn
Places Available
Guest Speaker

Sinéad McSweeney

Managing Director, Twitter Ireland & VP Public Policy and Communications EMEA

Sinéad McSweeney leads both Twitter's Public Policy and Communications team in Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as serving as the Managing Director of Twitter's operations in Ireland.

Sinéad has been a key leader within the Twitter team since she joined the company in 2012. Prior to Twitter, Sinéad was Director of Communications for An Garda Síochána from 2007 to 2012 and before that was Director of Media and Public Relations for the Police Service of Northern Ireland between 2004 and 2007. From 1996 to 2004 Sinéad held a range of political advisory positions in the Irish government including roles as Special Adviser to the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform and, prior to that, at the Attorney General’s Office.

A native of Midleton, she studied law at University College Cork and qualified as a barrister in 1993. She began her working life as a parliamentary transcriber in the Dail debates unit of the Houses of the Oireachtas.


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