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I can do my own PR

By John Masterson.

With my background in Psychology I have heard people say “Sure I am a bit of a psychologist myself” more times than I have had hot dinners. As anyone who knows anything about Psychology will confirm it is wise to make oneself scarce when you hear the above sentence.

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Fora.ie: ‘I’m an optimist – life is a wonderful gift’: Welcome to the world of Seán Gallagher

Ahead of his appearance at ‘Creating Success’ in Hotel Kilkenny on Monday, 19th February 2018, Sean Gallagher spoke to Conor McMahon from Fora.ie.

The one-time presidential candidate explains why he’s so bullish on the future for Ireland.

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Crisis management

Every PR professional watches somebody else’s crisis management skills with interest. Is it being handled well ? Are the people involved being well advised ? Does it look like they are accepting advice ? And how would we do it differently? Read more

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Investing in Public Relations for your business

By John Masterson.

Back in my days working in Current Affairs in RTE I was often involved in the production of difficult and sensitive interviews. Read more

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Valentines Pet Portraits at Petmania stores in Navan and Tullamore

Petmania, Ireland’s leading specialist pet retailer, are giving pet owners a chance to have a professional photographs taken of their beloved animals. Read more

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The importance of building good relationships with the Media

By John Masterson.

A contact is just that. A contact. It is someone you know personally or professionally.

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Do you want to hear the secrets of success behind some of Ireland’s top business speakers?

Do you want to hear the secrets of success behind some of Ireland’s top business speakers? while also supporting local in County Kilkenny.

Have you ever wondered how to be successful in Business? Some of Ireland’s top business people will be coming to County Kilkenny later this month. If you’re interested in rising to the top of your field, this is definitely an event you should attend.

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Fancy yourself as the next big thing in the culinary world?

Fancy yourself as the next big thing in the culinary world? There is an exciting upcoming venture in County Kilkenny that could help you do just that.

The School of Food, based in Thomastown, County Kilkenny is currently seeking applicants for their upcoming introductory Commis Chef Programme, ‘Modern Skills for Modern Chefs’.

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“Carers are in Crisis”, say Family Carers Ireland

Organisation calls on Government to support key health service resource

Following an extended Prime Time Special on December 5th 2017, Family Carers Ireland responded with the launch of a new campaign designed to highlight the critical situation of many of Ireland’s family carers.  This campaign will run throughout 2018 and will shine a light on the current gap in public data and supports for family carers.

According to the organisation, carers don’t want praise or pity, they want proper support to enable them to continue propping up our struggling health service*.  They are angry at a system which exploits and sometimes abuses their family bonds and only pays lip service to their needs to care safely for their loved ones.

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Carer of the Year and Young Carers of the Year Awards 2017

30 family carers from across Ireland honoured for their caring roles

Ireland’s Carer of the Year 2017 and four regional Young Carers of the Year were recently celebrated at a special ceremony in Dublin.

The CarePlus Pharmacy Carer of the Year 2017 is Paula Robinson from County Cavan. Paula (48), a mum of two, provides round-the-clock, full-time care for both her parents. Her mother Mary (87) and has Alzheimer’s disease and her dad Jimmy (92) is living with Bowel Cancer. Read more