Paul Allen runs a successful Dublin-based PR and public affairs business – Paul Allen & Associates. He began his broadcasting career working for a number of pirate radio stations during the 1980s, including ARD, Big D, Radio Dublin, Capital and the “super pirates” such as Sunshine Radio.
He joined RTÉ in the late-1980s as a continuity announcer, working initially on RTÉ Network 2, and then RTÉ One. He later moved to the RTÉ newsroom, working in the foreign news division.
Paul attended Rosmini College and the College of Commerce in Rathmines, where he studied marketing and journalism.
Paul is an addict of politics and antiquarian books, a patron of the arts, a flying enthusiast and a self-confessed John F. Kennedy fanatic. He has advised three Irish prime ministers, has a lengthy business and personal relationship with Alastair Campbell and has been involved with Bill Clinton’s visits to Ireland.
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