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Alison Comyn


Alison Comyn is an IFTA-winning  journalist, broadcaster and news anchor, with Independent newspapers, Newstalk and RTÉ in Ireland and on Sky World News in London. She was also the main news anchor of Ireland Live, becoming the face of UTV Ireland. A Drogheda native, she has presented numerous current affairs and entertainment programmes in the UK and Ireland with RTÉ, BBC, Sky News and Channel 4, as well as covering for Joe Duffy on numerous occasions on Liveline on RTÉ Radio 1.

Alison has also been a reporter with Sky News Ireland, is a regular contributor on Newstalk’s ‘The Hard Shoulder’ and ‘Down to Business’, and ‘Today’ on RTE 1, and was shortlisted for Regional Journalist of the Year at the NNI Awards. With over 25 years in the media business, she also runs Comyn Communications, training professionals in communications, media and presentation skills, and personal impact & branding. She regularly appears as a guest speaker, with topics including Making an Impact, Communicating with Confidence & Personal Branding.

Popular with women’s affairs and gender equality panels, with Alison Comyn as your presenter, chair or moderator, you get energy and enthusiasm injected into every part of the connecting elements of your event or conference, while continuing to engage attendees.  Alison draws on decades of broadcasting experience, and is equally at home chairing a business conference, moderating a lively debate or hosting a glittering ceremony.

Her warm, natural style can be adapted to any event, and she can switch between presenting and interviewing roles with ease, ensuring an event with pace and energy, which always finishes on time!


Recent events & Testimonials

“Alison was absolutely fabulous at our event on Friday. She was so inspiring and a joy to listen to. Such a warm and interesting person and the feedback we got was amazing!”

  • MC and moderator States Claim Agency conference 2019 – National Gallery of Ireland 
  • Chair and moderator The Executive Institute annual conference 2019 – Clayton Burlington Hotel
  • Compere National Retail Supplier Awards 2019 – Radisson Blu Golden Lane
  • Chair National Recruitment Federation annual conference 2019 – including one hour in conversation with rugby legend Brian O’Driscoll – Clayton Burlington Hotel
  • MC The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) Awards 2018 in Powerscourt Hotel.
  • Moderator Accounting Technicians Ireland annual conference 2018
  • Chair and Moderator Davy Stockbrokers Conference 2018 – Convention Centre
  • MC National Recruitment Federation Annual Awards 2018 – Shelbourne Hotel 
  • Chair World Employment Conference 2018 – Clayton Hotel Burlington June 6th to June 8th. International conference for the recruitment and employment industry, chairing and moderating discussions with 400 delegates from 40 countries.
  • Moderator – The Voices in my Head; Panel discussion on Schizophrenia in association with See Change – May 2018
  • MC of Women’s Inspire Network annual conference ‘Self Care in Business.’
  • Host Bord Gáis Energy’s Cork Business Breakfast event, “Winning in Business”, featuring Irish soccer legend Roy Keane, former Ireland women’s rugby captain Fiona Coughlan and All-Ireland winning Cork hurler and current Clare selector, Dónal Óg Cusack.
  • Host Bord Gáis Energy business conference, “Legendary Leadership Brings Success”, with speakers Enda McNulty, and rugby legend Ronan O’Gara, Irish boxing coach Billy Walsh and Dublin football manager Jim Gavin.
  • Chair ‘Embracing Gender Equality & Diversity’ in University of Limerick, featuring Margot Slattery, Sodexo Ireland, Professor Tara Moore, University of Ulster, and Baz Ashmawy, TV and Radio Presenter.
  • Host  ”Practice Guide to Achieve Gender Equality in Management” conference in conjunction with Dell and University of Limerick.
  • Chair Threshold “Generation Rent: the Future of the Private Rented Sector in Ireland


Companies Alison has worked with in an inhouse training capacity include:
• Axa Insurance
• Ulster Bank
• Eisner Amper
• Network Ireland

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Carol & Associates Ltd.
30 Cloverhill, Bray, Co. Wicklow
Eircode: A98V8D8

+353 1 235 2570