Deirdre Hughes Executive Search
Deirdre Hughes

Associate Director

Ms Deirdre Hughes’ career spans over 20 years across a number of senior executive positions within the media industry in Ireland. For a period of over 5 years, Ms Hughes operated as Commercial Director and Board Member for the Sunday Business Post before subsequently being appointed Chief Executive of Midi Media.

In 2006, Ms Hughes was appointed General Manager for iRadio, a regional radio station that broadcasts to the North-East, Midlands, North-West and West of Ireland. Latterly, Ms Hughes has held the senior posts of Commercial Director, The Red Bulletin Magazine and prior to joining Principal Connections she was a Director of Harmony Media (Richmond Marketing).

Ms Hughes holds numerous academic and professional qualifications in business and marketing.


Principal Connections is Ireland’s leading Executive Search Firm and the Irish Office of Agilium Worldwide LLC.

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