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Category archive: Public Relations

Purple Rain makes Swiss Press

As a member of the Guild of Agricultural Journalists of Ireland (Northern Section), I had the opportunity and privilege to visit Switzerland this month as part of the IFAJ Press Tour hosted by the Swiss Guild. The focus was Food Security, Free Trade and Sustainability and was held in a rural area in the Lucerne…

Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend offers free ticket to visit working farms

Sixteen farms across Northern Ireland will open their doors to the public for free this weekend as part of Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend 2017. Six new farms will open their doors to the public along with ten farms who have previously hosted Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend events. New farm hosts are Castlescreen Farm…

Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend participants trained up for 2017

Seventeen farms have signed up to participate in Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend 2017 and have undergone training to help them be prepared to welcome the public this summer. Running on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June, the popular initiative gives consumers and their families the opportunity to visit farms across Northern Ireland, for…

A decade in PR

Ten years ago, I went to Paris for the first time. As well as a holiday, it was time between changing jobs and moving into a new career. I entered the PR world in June 2006 following a passion I had for writing and photography and a voluntary role that gave me a taste for…

2016 Calendar

Introducing the Purple Rain 2016 calendar Drum roll please…the highly sought after 2016 calendar has arrived at Purple Rain HQ. Clients including the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, Shambles Variety Market in Armagh, the Young Farmers Clubs’ of Ulster and Bangor Worldwide Missionary Convention feature throughout the calendar. I had the privilege of meeting Maud Kells…

I like to write…let me write!

During a short city break in Paris in the summer, I found a treasure of a bookstore called Shakespeare and Company The shop was laden with books from floor to ceiling and in some parts, traffic was only one way such was the limited space. As I made my way back downstairs from the top floor room…

Purple Rain is 4 today!

PR consultancy in Northern Ireland celebrates fourth birthday Today marks the anniversary of the establishment of Purple Rain as a PR consultancy in 2011. To celebrate all that Purple Rain has achieved and been involved with over the past four years, I have put together a quick iMovie showing some of the highlights to date….

Purple Rain Calendars 2015

In amongst today’s list of tasks to be completed was the design of the Purple Rain calendar for 2015. With December coming faster than Rudolph on Red Bull, I realised it was about time I got my skates on and picked out 12 images for my special gift to Purple Rain’s faithful clients this year. 2014’s desktop…

Bringing in the harvest

Saturday was a beautiful autumnal day. The sky was blue, conditions were dry, perfect for the potato harvest. I joined my brother Trevor and the team in a field, with magnificent views of the Mourne Mountains, as we set out to bring in the crop of Marquis potatoes. Now potato harvesting has come a long…

CIPR Summer Social

Last night, I attended the CIPR NI Social Summer at the National Cafe in Belfast. It is quite a rare opportunity for PR pro’s in Northern Ireland to meet up so it’s best to make the effort when an event is on. For those not familiar with the CIPR, it stands for the Chartered Institute…

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