Bride Rosney, long-standing press and PR adviser to Irish president
Mary Robinson, is to leave at the end of this year.
A special adviser to the president since 1990, Rosney will leave her
post in December at the end of Robinson’s seven-year term. She has no
plans to take up another post in either the government service or the
Aided by two colleagues, Rosney acts as Robinson’s spokesperson and
gives general advice on press relations, diary engagements and foreign
She was previously a member of Robinson’s presidential election campaign
committee and an election agent during Robinson’s time as a senator
Robinson is due to decide over the next two months whether or not she
will seek a second seven-year term as president and Rosney explained
that the end of the current term was an appropriate time for her to
’It is a very demanding job and I have given it my all, but I think it’s
time to take a break now,’ said Rosney.