James Conlon

James joined MKIG in November 2019 and handles all aspects of Personal Insurance.

Lorraine Kelly

Lorraine joined MKIG in November 2019 and deals with all aspects of Admin and support within the organisation.

Stella Petranyi

Stella joined MKIG in September 2019 and deals with all aspects of Admin and support within the organisation.

Amy Shannon

Amy joined MKIG in 2018 and handles all aspects of Personal Insurance.


Karen O’Connor

Karen joined MKIG in 2016 and handles all aspects of commercial Insurance.

Emma Murphy

Emma graduated with QQI level 5 in Business and Finance in 1999 and began her career in Banking. She started her insurance career in 2001 and for the past 15 years has attained vast experience in both personal lines and commercial insurance in the Broker sector.

Bernie Stapleton

Bernie joined Michael Kennedy Insurance Group in 2003. She is responsible for all aspects of administration and support within the office and is probably the friendly voice that you first hear when phoning the office. Along with her administrative duties Bernie is at the forefront of MKIG’s customer services and telecommunications.

She has recently become a Grandmother and when not in the office can be found spending much loved time with her Grandchildren. Bernie also loves to bake and is a keen reader.

Eddie Gallen

Before joining MKIG Eddie had been employed as an accountant for over 40 years including 15 years as part owner of an established company in the Printing Industry.

Away from the office Eddie enjoys all sports especially all codes of football, golf and tennis. He has been captain of Balbriggan Rugby Club and chairman of Portmarnock Tennis Club. Eddie loves all types of music and his big claim to fame is that he has sung ‘Sunny Afternoon’ more times than Ray Davis of the Kinks!

Colette Walsh

Colette has worked in the insurance profession for the past 28 years, initially in the UK for 10 years and thereafter in the Irish market. She has a wealth of knowledge in both the personal lines and commercial sectors, with particular expertise in placing motor fleet and special vehicle type risks. Strong customer service is the hallmark of her approach to work and she has a ”can do” attitude which she uses to good effect in her negotiations with insurers on behalf of clients.

Married and a busy Mum of 3 children, she still manages to find time for fitness, walking most days around the by-roads of Co. Meath and socialising with family and friends.

Linda McGrenery

Linda McGrenery

Insurance Executive

Linda has been a Commercial Broker with MKIG since April 2004. Having worked in the Industry over 25 Years previously with many of Ireland’s Largest Brokers including Global Brokers she has gained invaluable and extensive Commercial/Corporate insurance knowledge to assist in providing advice to our Clients. Insurance can be difficult but Linda always likes to make it easy for the Client.

Outside of work she is married with two children and in between cheering on sports matches etc. enjoys Walking, Pilates, Tennis, exploring new places, good food and Travel.