Network Ireland West Cork officially launched its Business Woman of the Year 2019 Awards recently in AIB Bandon. The event, entitled ‘Presenting the best version of you and your business’, was sponsored by AIB. The guest speaker was Catherine Moroney, Head of Business Banking at AIB Bank, and the event included advice from Helen Wycherley, Network Ireland President, Adrienne Harrington, CEO at The Ludgate Hub, … Continue reading Network Ireland West Cork Launches Business Woman of the Year 2019 Awards in Bandon
Network Ireland West Cork will officially launch its prestigious Business Woman of the Year Awards on February 27th, 2019 in AIB Bandon. The event entitled ‘Presenting the best version of you and your business’ will include workshops to prepare members for the awards. During the event, there will be a panel of experts sharing their tips with members on how to put their best foot … Continue reading Network Ireland West Cork to Launch Business Woman of the Year 2019 Awards in Bandon
In a nutshell, PR connects you and your stakeholders. It assists in raising awareness of, and / or helps to protect, your brand. It is as diverse as it is interesting, as different techniques are applied depending on a client’s requirements and the nature of a campaign. My journey to a career in PR stemmed from my law degree, due to my interest in research … Continue reading PR – Then and Now
The first Network Ireland West Cork event of 2019 entitled “Be Fearless” will take place at Inchydoney Island Lodge and Spa on Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 at 6:00pm. The event seeks to inspire West Cork’s most ambitious and enterprising women to be fearless in the face of challenge. Guest speakers include Susan Steele, Chair of the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority, and Fiona O’Donnell, Owner of … Continue reading Network Ireland West Cork Business Women to have a ‘fearless’ start to 2019 with event at Inchydoney
Introduction – what is a press release? A press release is a written document that details an event or circumstance. It is often tied to a business or organisation and includes quotes from key spokespersons. It is distributed to media by PR professionals, often with press shots (photographs). A large percentage of the news that you read in the newspapers, hear on the radio or … Continue reading Tips for writing a press release that will land you media coverage
If you look at the business world and how it has changed over the years – from notepad and pen to desktop computers and emails, from laptops to smartphones, tablets and social media networks – Bob Dylan’s old classic The Times They Are a-Changin’ may spring to mind. But, are all businesses, organisations and professionals keeping up with the times? In an industry that is constantly evolving, I offer … Continue reading Top PR tips to help businesses stay ahead of the times
Over the years, what has often concerned me about the PR industry is that it is unregulated. In particular, this has been a cause for concern in terms of business development and the perception of PR – if PR is not delivered by qualified, experienced professionals it can lack credibility or be undervalued. While, in general, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may be viewed … Continue reading How the GDPR impacts Media Relations – is DIY PR Passé Composé?