Derek Mooney

Here you will discover more about the speech-writing, communications and public affairs services I offer. You can as catch up on my political commentaries and opinion pieces as well as find some of my recent TV, radio and online media performances.

I hope you find the contents here informative. Feel free to contact me if I can ever be of service to you, or your organisation,


How MooneyComms Can help you

Speech-writingWhether it is a corporate address or a social occasion, I can advise and assist with crafting your speech

Social Media – Available to provide advice and guidance on revising or upgrading your online presence

Public Affairs – Can assist and guide on the best approaches for your public affairs strategies, with insights on dealing with agencies and authorities in Dublin, Brussels and Belfast

Campaign Strategies – Can assist you in devising and delivering a winning campaign – with a particular focus on local, national and european elections. From building a strong campaign team to message crafting 

Conference and Training– Available to help with your conference organisation, from identifying the best speakers and moderators to devising conference structures and formats that suit your event.   

Recent Posts

No defence of defence relationships

The problem underpinning the breakdown in defence relatonships has nothing to do with personalities, but rather the structural relations between the two leaderships and the perception that the Dept of Defence is not championing the cause of the Defence Forces within government, most particularly with the Department of Finance. But that is impossible to do without a committed minister at cabinet with political clout. A minister who puts Defence first, not second.

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