Breege O’Donoghue

Chair Design & Crafts Council of Ireland

Having worked in fashion and retail with Primark for almost 40 years, Breege O’Donoghue is now the non-executive director of the C&C and Shaws and Sons Ltd. Before this Breege was the Group Director for business and new Market Developments, which meant she was responsible for leading Primark through a series of fantastic changes and played a significant part in introducing Primark to American markets. Over the years Breege has worked on the board of state companies like, An Post, Aer Rianta and the Labour Relations commission. As the first ever chairperson of Retail Ireland, Breege also has almost 20 years’ experience working in hospitality and tourism.

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