New Media & Communications Manager

New Media & Communications Manager

  • Sep 27,2016

Basketball Ireland announces the appointment of Mary McGuire as our new Media & Communications Manager.

Mary is an experienced journalist who began her career in local press in the midlands following her graduation from NUIG. Later promoted to Sports Editor with Topic Newspapers she also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management and Marketing from DIT.

More recently she became a digital journalist with and created a dedicated sport platform on the site. She is a social media specialist.

Mary joins Basketball Ireland from Paralympics Ireland where she was Media and Events Manager and has just returned from the Rio Games.

Welcoming Mary to Basketball Ireland, Secretary General Bernard O’Byrne said “In recent times Basketball Ireland has made good strides in its presence on-line and in social media not forgetting the traditional media organs. This appointment clearly signals our intention to increase that presence across all media platforms. Mary will undoubtedly drive this ambition and will be a great addition to our team.

Mary takes up her position on Monday 3rd October and can be contacted on

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