Who’s Who – Staff

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Editor: Emma Blain

Emma Blain was appointed Editor in September, 2020.

Emma began her career in journalism with the Sunday Independent and Sunday Independent LIFE magazine and has contributed to many other publications as a freelance journalist, writing for The Herald, IMAGE Business and Irish Tatler among others.

Educated in Wesley College Dublin, and University College Dublin where she obtained her MA in Politics, Emma lives in Dublin and is a member of Taney Parish, Dundrum. As a mother of two small children, and an elected County Councillor, Emma values the importance of community and in connecting our communities throughout the island.

Emma recognises the historic and important role the Gazette has played in the Church of Ireland and is committed as editor to continue to inform, entertain, engage and connect readers and members of the Church of Ireland through the pages of the monthly magazine.


Deputy Editor: Gail Garry

 Gail was appointed Deputy Editor in February 2021.


Office Manager: Ellla McLoughlin



Ella has worked for the Church of Ireland Gazette for a number of years and was previously Advertising Administrator. She took up her current role in November 2006.


Office Administrator: Soon-Ok Potter


Soon-Ok Potter joined the staff of the Church of Ireland Gazette in July 2016