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Category archive: Case Studies

Food Matters at the Barn

Food Matters at the Barn launched in August 2019 offering cookery lessons in County Down to help improve confidence and skills of home cooks. Purple Rain worked closely with the owner, Heather Henning to develop her web presence and develop a social media strategy to build awareness of her cookery school on Instagram and Facebook….

Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council’s Enterprise Week 2018

Purple Rain had the pleasure of supporting Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council in promoting their Enterprise Week in November 2018. After a busy week of events in the Borough, Enterprise Week culminated in ten new business ventures being launched on Friday 16th November during Global Entrepreneurship Week. Purple Rain worked closely with the Council to…

UFU Centenary Celebration

Purple Rain was pleased to offer PR support to the Ulster Farmers’ Union to celebrate their Centenary with a special weekend of events in May 2018.  This was a family celebration event in the perfect setting of the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum to reflect on the organisation that has been ‘the voice of farming’…

Bangor Worldwide Missionary Convention

Bangor Worldwide Missionary Convention is an annual Christian conference held in August, mainly at Hamilton Road Presbyterian Church in Bangor, dedicated to promoting and informing people about mission agencies working across the world. Purple Rain has assisted in promoting the event since 2014, managing press relations pre and post event, helping to gain coverage in a…

Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend

Purple Rain project managed Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend between December 2015 and September 2018. The initiative, which takes place annually in June, seeks to get members of the public onto working farms to have a greater appreciation of where their food comes from. A range of farms take part from all across Northern Ireland…

Presbyterian Wider World

Wider World is the official magazine of Presbyterian Women. Purple Rain was commissioned to edit three editions of the 36 page quarterly magazine in 2015 and three editions in 2016. Features included PW Group Focus, Deaconess Focus, Recipes, The Nook as well as a regular Bible Study Series based on the current PW theme. Magazines are published…

Presbyterian ReachOut

ReachOut was a bi-monthly magazine published by the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. Purple Rain owner Rebecca McConnell was assigned the role of editor of the magazine in 2015 and 2016. Having previously worked for PCI, Rebecca was able to build on the contacts she had made as she liaised with congregations to gather in stories from around Ireland. After drafting…

#yfsms14

Purple Rain worked with the Young Farmer’s Clubs of Ulster to create #yfsms14 – a social media seminar designed to explore the role of social media in farming and rural life. Held in December 2014, the event attracted over 80 YFCU members and friends in the Assembly Buildings Conference Centre, in Belfast. Key speakers included…

Presbyterian Church in Ireland

Purple Rain has worked with PCI at their annual General Assembly in a variety of roles. In 2013, Rebecca provided micro blogging support of the proceedings via Twitter. For the first time in eighty years the Assembly moved from its usual base in Belfast to Londonderry, so it was imperative that constant communication was sent…

Giro d’Italia Big Start 2014

The Giro d’Italia, one of the three main cycling races, came to Northern Ireland for its Big Start in May 2014. Further to Rebecca’s volunteering at the World Police & Fire Games in 2013, she got a place on the media team via Volunteer Now. With the event attracting media attention from all over the…

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