Adrian Mahoney

public relations professional in Bo'ness, United Kingdom

Adrian Mahoney

public relations professional in Bo'ness, United Kingdom

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Former journalist. Managing consultant of The PR Store, near Edinburgh. Also serves as a Labour Councilllor on Falkirk Council.

Adrian grew up in Bo'ness - attending the town's Deanburn Primary School and Bo'ness Academy. He went on to study journalism at Napier College, now University, in Edinburgh, graduating in 1987. He joined The Falkirk Herald the same year, rising to become its chief reporter at the age of 22. He left the paper - after 10 happy years - in 1997.

Adrian moved into public relations, firstly working for the Government's then housing agency, Scottish Homes, for two years, then for a private consultancy and latterly for himself. He's run his own PR business since 1999.

He was elected to Falkirk Council in 2007, after a spell as a member of Bo'ness Community Council. He's also served as the vice-chairman of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations in Scotland; was a director of Falkirk Community Trust; and is currently a trustee of another charity, The Friends of Kinneil - which promotes Kinneil Estate on the western edge of Bo'ness. Away fromworkhe is a keen photographer and technology fan. He also loves the area's restored cinema, the Bo'ness Hippodrome.

  • Work
    • Falkirk Council
  • Education
    • Bo'ness Academy
    • Napier University