Martin G. Molony is a lecturer at Dublin City University, from which he has a BA degree in Communication Studies and an MA in Journalism. Based at the School of Communications, he is Programme Director of DCU’s MSc in Public Relations & Strategic Communications. A genealogist, puppeteer and former journalist, his teaching has included modules in interpersonal communications, public relations, political communication and puppetry. His research interest is in Irish social history, with a focus on the history of the puppet theatre in Ireland, on which he is currently completing his PhD.