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How to Issue a News Release
How you issue a news release is just as important as what you write in it. If you issue a news release the wrong way, you have probably wasted your time and it is unlikely to get any media coverage. I spent 14 years working as a journalist in print and broadcast...
3 Easy Ways To Prepare For A Radio Interview

Even if you know your stuff inside out, you need to make time to prepare for a radio interview.

Using Hootsuite to save time on social media

Hootsuite is a free-source social media scheduling tool and more. Yes, you can choose a paid upgrade but the free level is just fine for most small businesses.

How To Blog On Facebook

If you have a business website, developing a blog can increase traffic to your site as much as traditional SEO techniques.

Should I Use Social Media On My Holidays?

Facebook and Twitter are such a big part of our lives it can be hard to decide ‘I won’t use social media on my holidays.’

Inishowen Harpers Sweep The Boards at Fleadh 2018
Young harpers from Inishowen won every single category of the U18 Harp Competitions at Fleadh Cheoil Dhun na nGall in Moville at the weekend. Fleadh organiser Clodagh Warnock says its proof that the Harp is experiencing a real-life revival in the peninsula. By 2010,...
Daniel and Majella present B&B of the Year Award
Daniel and Majella O'Donnell presented the B&B of the Year 2018 Award to Mrs. Mary McKenna, of Gallow’s View B&B in Bunratty, Co Clare, at the Ashling Hotel in Dublin earlier today.   Mrs McKenna said she was delighted to receive the award and...
Atlantic Villa Studio in Inishowen Opens This Weekend
Shrove artist George Gillespie is officially opening his own art studio in Shrove, Greencastle this weekend. Atlantic Villa Studio opens from 12.30pm until 6pm this Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th March. George hopes the studio will provide an “opportunity for visitors...
B&B boost in “best year ever” for Irish tourism
B&B Ireland, the leading industry body representing the B&B sector in Ireland, reports its share of overseas visitors rose 18% to 361,084 on 2016. CEO Helena Healy said the B&B sector has performed well. She welcomed the latest increase in the overall...
Call for Trust to remove barriers to new social care system
Carers in the North West are struggling to access new forms of social care, says local agency Glen Caring.  The agency has called on the Western Trust to act now to put the new Self Directed Support system fully in place for the region. “The current difficulties...

BBC Children In Need funding for Derry Well Women

Derry Well Women is delighted to announced that we are to receive funding of almost £63,000 from BBC Children In Need. The funding will support the delivery of child care services for children aged 0-4, whose mothers are receiving support from our centre.  ...

Demand exceeds supply as B&B bookings rise

Demand for B&B Ireland bookings rose 15% last year, with the number of overseas visitors choosing an Irish B&B home stay also up 15% - exceeding the national figure of 10% growth in overseas visitors. That’s according to B&B Ireland, the leading body...

New online look for Derry Well Women

Derry Well Women present a new face to the world online, with a revamped website to highlight all the services they have to offer in a clear and user-friendly format. “We’ve been providing health and wellbeing services for women in the north west since 1989”, says...

Test Your Drink make Virgin Voom semi-finals

Congratulations to Derry start-up Test Your Drink, who made it all the way to the semi-finals of the Voom - the UK and Ireland's longest business pitch marathon.  Founder and owner Gary Bates said he was "very proud that we made it to the semi-final, putting us in the...

Inishowen adventure 3-race event: Shore2Summit Sat 9th April

This year’s Shore2Summit 2016 extreme adventure race is set for Saturday 9th April. It’s a race for all abilities with a 62k Extreme course, a 41k Sprint course, and a 23k Mini adventure course. Organised by Inishowen's own Extreme North, this is an Adventure Race in...