New head for Bank of Ireland in Clare

New head for Bank of Ireland in Clare



Bank of Ireland has appointed a new head for its operation in County Clare.

Marie Meehan will leading an experienced team across Bank of Ireland’s branches for both business and personal customers and will have leadership responsibility for generating and promoting economic activity in Clare, across enterprise, community and branch banking.

With 17 years’ experience, Marie is a customer focused financial and banking manager. She has held leadership roles in Bank of Ireland with the most recent being Senior Sales Manager.

Prior to joining Bank of Ireland, Marie worked in the Financial Services industry holding senior management positions within the Asset Management and Funds industry.

Marie has held positions with responsibility for several large fund administration clients, liaising with external bodies such as the Central Bank, client Board of Directors, fund investment advisors, auditors and legal counsel.

Marie holds a BA (Irish & Economics) from UCD, a H.Dip in Financial Services and a Professional Diploma in Financial Advice (QFA).

Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.