Springboard PR & Marketing is a leading award-winning Irish communications agency.

We specialise in bespoke public relations, internal communications, brand strategy and content creation. We will work with you to tell your story, creating tailor-made communications strategies that succeed for you and your business. We operate out of offices in Cork and Dublin.

Our team work with some of the Ireland’s top industry leaders in technology, financial services and healthcare, along with indigenous SMEs, government organisations, and the arts and tourism sector. Take a look at some of our recent work here


  • Finalist: Awards for Excellence in Public Relations 2020
  • Finalist: Best Small Agency 2019, Spider Awards
  • Winner: Business All Stars 2018, Media and Communications
  • Winner: Awards for Excellence in Public Relations 2018, Best Public Sector Campaign
  • Winner: Cork Businesswoman of the Year 2017

Creative. Passionate. Results Driven. Your story matters, let us tell it.



We work with alongside expert graphic designers, photographers and videographers to bring your brand story to life.

Susie Horgan

Managing Director and Strategic Lead

Susie has 20 years’ experience in marketing and public relations. She has been the strategic lead on award-winning campaigns, including the Waterford Greenway, which won Best Public Sector Campaign at the PRII’s 2018 Awards for Excellence in PR. Susie was awarded Cork Businesswoman of the Year in 2017 and Business All Star Thought Leader in PR in 2018.

Susie is a Non-Executive Director of the UCC Academy (a subsidiary of UCC) and Fota Wildlife Park.

Something you didn’t know about Susie – she is a champion showjumper

Maria Tracey

Maria is Client Director with Springboard, she specialises in the creation and execution of strategic communications, maximising her clients’ brands and achieving measurable marketing results. She has over 10 years’ experience working in Irish media, and brings her passion for creating engaging content to her role at Springboard.

Something you didn’t know about Maria – she has run ten marathons

Ciara Flaherty

As Senior Account Manager, Ciara drives communication campaigns for clients in a variety of sectors including technology, law, financial services and healthcare. A law graduate, she also has an excellent sense of the media landscape, both traditional and new, having worked for the Irish Examiner and breakingnews.ie.

Something you didn’t know about Ciara – she has a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do

Laura Fitzgibbon

Laura is an experienced marketing professional with an MSc in Branding and Marketing from Brunel University and over seven years’ experience, delivering highly effective integrated marketing campaigns, with a focus on digital including, Google Adwords, email and social media for leading brands in the energy, hospitality and travel sectors. Laura is a Senior Client Manager with Springboard.

Something you didn’t know about Laura – she speaks Spanish having lived in Salamanca Spain for a year


Kate Gilley


Kate is Junior Account Executive at Springboard, working on campaigns for corporate clients. She has an MSc in Management and Marketing from University College Cork. Whilst completing her Master’s degree, Kate gained experience of market research, strategy planning, project management and digital marketing. She has a keen interest in developing tailored content, media relations and assisting clients in the organisation of events.

Something you didn’t know about Kate – She lived in Germany teaching English in a bilingual preschool.

Camila Stefanelli

Camila is the Office Manager at Springboard. Having completed her degree in Journalism, Camila worked as a multimedia journalist in PR agencies before deciding to relocate to Ireland. Now with Springboard, Camila deals with all administrative tasks, coordinating office activities and operations, ensuring seamless efficiency across the business.

Something you didn’t know about Camila – Camila comes from Brazil and has only Italian descent.


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