Project Communications

RPS Project Communications is a leading dedicated communications consultancy. We work alongside our clients to devise and deliver award winning communications strategies for specific initiatives. We provide advisory and consultancy services to public and private sector clients from our Dublin, Cork and Galway offices.

Our collaborative approach provides additional insight and knowledge to develop informed strategies and project messaging for our clients, focused on the relevant stakeholders. Our team is sensitive to the issues and the needs of rural and urban audiences and has an extensive network of stakeholder and media contacts.

Some of our communications experts also have backgrounds in the media, politics, project management, engineering and environmental sciences. We established this dedicated team of communications professionals to support major infrastructure and environmental projects.

We ensure that the highest standards are maintained through membership of the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA), and being one of the few firms in Ireland that has achieved the PRCA’s internationally recognised current Agency Management Standard (2016). Our communications consultants are members of the Public Relations Institute of Ireland and the Consultation Institute (UK).

Key Contacts

Neasa Kane-Fine

Neasa Kane-Fine   |   Director, Project Communications   |   Send Email

Neasa Kane-Fine has over 20 years’ experience in communications and public relations. She devises and oversees delivery of successful strategies for corporate, project and crisis communications for clients in the construction, energy, water, waste, transport and sustainability sectors. She has a strong understanding of the planning process and is an expert witness at planning oral hearings. Neasa’s clients include the EU Commission DG Environment, the Department of Health, Irish Water, and Ireland’s Local Government Management Agency.

Michael Donnelly

Michael Donnelly   |   Technical Director, Project Communications   |   Send Email

Michael has over 12 years’ experience working as part of large, multidisciplinary project teams in the development of major infrastructure projects. He devises and manages delivery of communications programmes for projects in the areas of infrastructure, policy, sustainability and construction. His work focuses on the implementation of engagement and consultation strategies to ensure success through the regulatory system and project delivery. His clients include Irish Water, Coillte, private energy developers, government departments and previously EirGrid, Shell E&P Ireland and Dublin City Council.

Dan O’Boyle

Dan O’Boyle   |   Senior Associate, Project Communications   |   Send Email

Dan is a public relations, public affairs and media expert with 14 years’ experience. He devises and implements effective strategic communications programmes for major infrastructure projects. He is experienced in managing stakeholder communications, and has delivered many effective media relations, public affairs and crisis communications programmes. He regularly acts as a media liaison for projects in energy, water and wastewater. Prior to joining RPS, Dan worked in advisory roles at the European Parliament and the Department of An Taoiseach. Dan’s clients include Irish Water, Coillte and the Local Government Management Agency.