May 10 In the Press

UFU praise for Markethill High School’s drive to connect pupils with the land

Agriculture is the core business of the world’s survival. It’s about food security, climate change and energy security and everything which comes with these key factors.

Markethill High School is introducing a GCSE in Agriculture and Land Use which has received the full backing of the Ulster Farmers’ Union. The GCSE will help pupils connect with the land and encourage them to learn about the agriculture sector in Northern Ireland.

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April 15 In the Press

Markethill High School is ranked in NI’s top five best non selective controlled schools at GCSE

The 2012 Annual Examination Results released by the Department of Education have been compiled into league tables by the Belfast Telegraph.

The Belfast Telegraph analyse the results by putting all schools into an order of how well they perform at GCSE level. The results have found Markethill High School is ranked in NI’s top five best non selective controlled schools at GCSE. The ranking is a significant achievement.

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February 25 In the Press

Voting is now OPEN…. Have your say and vote for your favourite NI Produce and Restaurant

Food NI, our region’s promotional voice for food and drink producers, are sponsoring two categories at this year’s NIFDA awards.

Food NI is proud to sponsor The People’s Choice and Taste of Ulster Restaurant of the Year 2013. Producers have been asked to put forward the product which they feel deserves recognition and are now putting its fate in the hands of the public. Voting is now OPEN!

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February 12 In the Press

Teachers' strike - INTO members will be striking on Wednesday moring for a half day strike action following the results of a ballot before Christmas.

Markethill High School generates £2million stimulating economic and social growth

Markethill High School is an award winning school which not only positively impacts on the lives of its pupils.

The school also has a major impact on community life in the village as recent reports reveal it contributes approximately £2million to the local community which stimulates economic and social regeneration. The school is campaigning for a new build school and sixth form provision.

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January 24 The MGMPR Blogger

Brand Journalism

A brand journalism approach strengthens public relations for all of our clients

MGMPR Ltd (previously known as McGillie Media & PR Ltd) is the first PR company in Northern Ireland to adopt a brand journalism approach to PR.

Our team are media law trained professionals who know what makes a story and we know how to pitch it, write it and present it. We use our skills to deliver a multimedia approach to PR which compliments our other services.

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January 7 In the Press The MGMPR Blogger

Magazine talks about the power of storytelling with MGMPR director Eleanor McGillie

It’s that time of year when we pledge never to eat carbohydrates again, we all become teetotal and we all convince ourselves it will all be ok because we will win the Euromillions.

Not so fast! Eleanor McGillie, director of MGMPR Ltd, has put the brakes on her hopes of winning the jackpot in favour of building brands through the power of storytelling. Brand journalism combines with other PR tools means MGMPR is best placed to tell your story.

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December 18 In the Press

Renewable energy company to build legacy in Armagh

A planning application is nearing completion after months of consultation and planning which will put an Armagh village back on the map of national technological importance, as well as injecting new life into the community and creating much needed jobs. Amber Green Energy, has applied for an anaerobic digestion facility, on land owned by farmer […]

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November 30 In the Press

Markethill High School students celebrate language titles

Markethill High School students are celebrating prestigious wins this week for their achievements in modern languages. The British Academy in London awarded Markethill High School with the prestigious title of ‘Best Mainstream School in Northern Ireland for Modern Languages’ placing the school as the top school in Northern Ireland but also in the top three […]

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November 7 In the Press

Leading poultry farmer goes solar to cut electric bills

ONE of Northern Ireland’s leading poultry farmers has said he is fed up paying £100,000 per year in energy bills and is leading the way forward in the poultry industry by installing a £30,000 solar system on his chicken houses in order to cut his electric bills in half. Fred Maxwell, of Maxwell Farms based […]

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November 5 In the Press

Thousands sign petition in support of Markethill new school and sixth form

Thousands of people from across the Armagh, Newry, Portadown and surrounding areas have signed a petition calling for a sixth form provision to be made at Markethill High School and new school to be built on the current Mowhan Road site in the town through the provision of a new build school. The Governors of […]

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October 18 In the Press

First Minister to walk the sunny side of the street to launch Solar Hub 1

By Eleanor McGillie FIRST Minister, Peter Robinson, is joining forces with one of Northern Ireland’s leading renewable energy providers, Amber Green Solar, to officially open a new City learning hub dedicated to solar energy. On Monday, October 29, the doors to Northern Ireland’s dedicated solar energy hub will open at a new retail unit where […]

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October 3 In the Press

Community partnership provides lifeline against alcohol and substance misuse

By Eleanor McGillie THE manager of Northern Ireland’s drug and alcohol awareness programme, Breakthru, joined the Minister for Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Edwin Poots MLA, to promote the benefits of a community development approach to promoting health and wellbeing. Bernadette Mc Hugh, who has been Breakthru’s manager for three years, addressed the Pharmacy […]

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September 20 Newsfeed

MGMPR leading media campaign for Markethill High School

By Eleanor McGillie SCHOOLS across Northern Ireland are currently waiting to hear their fate after Education Minister John O’Dowd ordered the education and library boards to host consultation processes on the future of post primary education in schools across the province. Consultation has now ended into the Post Primary Area Plans which was ordered by […]

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August 1 Newsfeed

MGMPR now officially trading

MCGILLIE Media & PR, based in Co Tyrone, is now officially trading to cater for businesses in all sectors across Northern Ireland. The agency, which has been set up by Eleanor McGillie, a former journalist and news editor, focuses on helping businesses in the renewable energy sector, education, agri businesses, food and tourism, food producers, […]

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