November 15, 2017Patrick Lennon appointed to Irish Heritage Board of Directors
Irish Heritage is pleased to announce that Patrick Lennon has joined its Board of Directors.
A long-standing supporter of Irish Heritage, Mr Lennon will oversee the preparation and implementation of a new marketing and communications strategy for the organisation that will draw on his experience of working with leading companies and organisations over the past 35 years.
Mr Lennon owns and manages a marketing and public relations consultancy based at Shepperton Studios in south-west London that is known for its work with Irish business and community organisations including Aer Lingus, London Irish RFC and The Irish Times.
Commenting on the appointment, Mary Connolly, Chair of Irish Heritage, said: “We are pleased that Paddy Lennon has accepted our invitation to join the Board. His extensive, international marketing and communications experience will help us to realise our ambitions for Irish Heritage over coming years.”
“I am delighted to have been asked to contribute to the development of Irish Heritage,” said Mr Lennon. “I’ve long admired its role in helping young Irish musicians develop and perform in Britain. I’m looking forward to working with the other communications professionals that are helping the organisation to raise its profile and generate interest in its events and programmes.”
Mr Lennon is also an advisor to the Kingston Academy of Music in Dalkey in Dublin.
Note about Irish Heritage
Irish Heritage is a voluntary arts organisation established in London in 1974 to promote the appreciation and understanding of classical music (broadly defined) and music composed by Irish composers, performed by young Irish musicians in Britain to a wide audience.
It is the only Irish arts organisation in Britain dedicated to helping young Irish musicians through their continuing education and the early part of their careers.
The Irish Heritage Music Bursary is an important part of the organisation’s annual programme of activities, concerts and recitals. For further information please visit: www.irishheritage.co.uk