Richard winning the Limerick Person of the Year Award 2011.

Richard Lynch winning the Limerick Person of the Year Award 2011.

A marketing maverick and media professional, Richard Lynch of RichardKnows, has been navigating the modern, ever-changing mediascape for over a decade, and is now making his expertise and experience available to you.
 
Richard has been producing photo shoots, documentaries, and large scale events for well over a decade. Since 2010 he writes a weekly double page spread called ‘I Love Limerick’, in Ireland’s oldest newspaper, The Limerick Chronicle.
 
Richard Lynch was named Limerick Person of the Year in 2011 for his voluntary work in the community and charity sectors. In that same year, Richard also won an online award at the Metro Eireann Media and Multicultural Awards for promoting multi-culturalism online. He is an actor, public speaker, event host and presenter.
 

Richard is a professional networker and a ‘Connector’, defined by Malcolm Gladwell, author of the book ‘The Tipping Point’ as“people in a community who know large numbers of people and who are in the habit of making introductions. A connector is essentially the social equivalent of a computer network hub. They usually know people across an array of social, cultural, professional, and economic circles, and make a habit of introducing people who work or live in different circles. They are people who link us up with the world, people with a special gift for bringing the world together.They are a handful of people with a truly extraordinary knack for making friends and acquaintances.”
 
As a ‘Connector’, Richard has a network of talent available at his fingertips and works closely with other creative visionaries to offer a full one stop shop offering a range of services to ensure his clients are on top. Richards mother told him, “never be a stranger in a persons company”, and this wise advice has served him well in both his life and in business. Richards motto is “2+2=7”, as the combination of what RichardKnows and who RichardKnows adds to an explosion of ideas, creativity and real results for your business.

 
Richard Lynch graduated from Limerick Institute of Technology with a degree in Marketing & Communications from the Marketing Institute of Ireland in 1993.  He then moved to New York where he lived for almost 16 years working with the likes of Cosmopolitan Magazine; Central Talent Booking, an agency that booked stars for a variety of shows including the David Letterman Show; and as store concierge for retailing giant Barney’s NY.
 
Richard also loves to act and attended the William Esper Conservatory in NY where he graduated from their prestigious acting program in 2006. He loves both film and theatre. In 2012 he was introduced to the world of panto when he starred as one of the Ugly Sisters alongside Myles Breen, Twink, Leanne Moore and Dustin the Turkey in ‘Cinderella’ at the University Concert Hall Limerick. He made a return to panto with for the production of the hugely successful  ‘Aladdin’ in 2013 playing the bumbling Chinese Policeman and again in 2014 playing alongside Keith Duffy in ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’.
 
Richard has been producing photo shoots, documentaries and large scale events for well over a decade. He writes a weekly double page column in the Limerick Chronicle newspaper, Irelands oldest newspaper since 2010. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year 2011 and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards 2011 for promoting multi-culturalism online. He is a professional public speaker, event host and presenter. He is also a connector and professional networker.
 
“My tagline is two plus two equals seven. There is strength in numbers. I provide mentoring and have helped countless businesses’, community organisations and individuals get a presence in the press and online. Creative consultation, social media, publicity and marketing all are a huge part of what I do.”

 

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