Newbridge Silverware welcomes two of Princess Diana’s most iconic garments

2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Princess Diana and to mark this special year two particularly important exhibitions are currently running in the UK. ‘Diana: Her Fashion Story’ opened to the public on Friday, (24th of February) at Kensington Palace and will run throughout the year.  Garments that are now owned by […]

Valeo Foods Ireland conference- ‘Partnering for success’

O’Brien PR ran the Valeo Foods Ireland conference for our client, Valeo Foods at the Marker Hotel, Dublin on the 20th of February 2018. The Valeo Foods Group is one of Europe’s fastest growing consumer food producers, with a portfolio of category leading brands, many of them iconic household names.  Valeo Foods produces and sells […]

We’re hiring: Have you what it takes to join the growing team at O’Brien PR?

O’BRIEN PR MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS ACCOUNT MANAGER Due to continued growth, O’Brien PR is seeking an Account Manager to join our growing team located at Tougher’s Business Park, Newhall, Naas, Co. Kildare.  The successful candidate will be commercially minded and have a desire to develop a career in public relations and communications.   THE PRIMARY […]

O’Brien PR takes charge of two of Ireland’s premier sporting events in 2017

As featured in the Kildare Post and on KildareNow Representing the world’s largest airport retailer and some of Ireland’s most well-known brands and events, the success of local company O’Brien PR has continually grown throughout the firm’s 14 years in business. When Aileen O’Brien first established O’Brien PR in 2003 it was a small firm […]

How to reduce anxiety when public speaking

HOW TO KEEP CALM WHEN PUBLIC SPEAKING Your heart is beating so loud you can almost hear it in your head…your palms are sweaty, you feel slightly ill.  What is going on?  It’s because you have to speak in public. Don’t worry, everyone feels slightly anxious or nervous before delivering a speech or a presentation […]

The K Club Christmas Countdown…..

Wow, Christmas really is around the corner now!  Don’t worry though, our friends at The K Club have been busy preparing their Country House for one very special visitor…YOU (oh, and Santa of course!). Christmas shopping, cooking and entertaining can be hard work, so you could always call The K Club and let them look […]

Play Golf like a pro with Michael Dixons top tips!

K Club Pro Michael Dixon Shares his top tips on improving your golf. 1. Staying in the present: The only shot that matters is the one you are playing. No evaluating, no judging, no anticipating the result – just trust and acceptance.  2. Hands position when hitting a shot: I like to see the hands […]

A quick PR glossary from A-Z

HERE’S A QUICK PR GLOSSARY FROM A- Z A Account – A programme or campaign created on behalf of a client, and managed by an agency or consultancy. Account team – The team of agency staff assigned to a client and his/her programme. Generally consists of various members drawn from board director (overall strategy and […]

Fennel and Pear Tart by Head Chef at the K Club

Fennel and pear tart with piccalilli, fennel foam and pear tuile This vegetarian dish is beautiful to look at and even better to taste. The homemade piccalilli for me is the star – with its fresh, tangy flavour, it adds great zip to the dish. I love the buttery pastry against the earthy pear and […]

The Michael Collins Signature Cocktail

‘The Michael Collins’ By Seventy Six on the Mall, the bar at the Imperial Hotel Cork   4.5 cl (3 parts) Cork Dry Gin 3 cl (2 parts) freshly squeezed lemon juice 1.5 cl (1 part) sugar syrup 6 cl (4 parts) Carbonated Water   Method Mix the gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup in […]