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June 6 Brand Journalism Comment The MGMPR Blogger

Eleanor McGillie from MGMPR Ltd with business woman Kathie McCausland, founder of Perfectly Pure Juices at the International Synergies Resource Matching Workshop where key topics included circular economy, sustainability, ESG and sustainability in business.

Understanding Sustainability: A Business Imperative

In the grand tapestry of business, sustainability is the thread which weaves together a legacy of responsibility, innovation, and integrity.

The power of a well-told story cannot be underestimated. For businesses, the sustainability narrative is not just about promoting eco-friendly practices but about demonstrating a commitment to a sustainable future for our children and for generations to come.

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May 29 Comment

an introduction to AI - graphic - the pros and the cons

An Introduction to AI: Transforming the Marketing of Services and Products

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most talked-about technologies today, but what exactly is it, and why is it becoming so crucial in the marketing world?

Eleanor McGillie has been testing it for over a year now so here she breaks it down in simple terms, exploring some of the possibilities and drawbacks in terms of communications and marketing.

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August 24 Brand Journalism In the Press Stephane Delourme

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‘Au revoir’ says Stephane Delourme as he hangs up his Rick Stein apron

After 25 years of working for Rick Stein and Jill Stein, Stephane Delourme is embarking on his own culinary journey bringing the popular seafood chef’s cooking closer to people.

Stephane worked as the Head Chef and Group Chef at Rick’s flagship Padstow restaurant, The Seafood Restaurant and has left to start up ‘Stephane Delourme’s Gastronomic Adventure’.

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November 12 Brand Journalism In the Press


Top Leading Light in UK for Kindness and Leadership awarded to Peter McGahan

Money expert Peter McGahan has been listed as one of the 50 Leading Lights in the UK for his kindness and leadership, an accolade aptly announced today which is World Kindness Day 2022. 

Peter McGahan, who leads a team of independent financial advisers and administrators was listed in the campaign which seeks to shine a spotlight on leaders who are impacting others through kindness.

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October 28 Brand Journalism In the Press


Peter unites with others in CEO Sleepout to help combat homelessness

The CEO Sleepout is a huge effort across cities in the UK where CEOs come together to raise awareness and money to combat homelessness.

Peter McGahan, the CEO of Worldwide Financial Planning, will join several other CEOs in the huge campaign to try make a difference in the lives of the 260,000 people in the UK who face the nightmare of being homeless every day.

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June 1 Brand Journalism Newsfeed PR Northern Ireland

MGMPR Director Eleanor McGillie practices brand journalism to get results for clients

Eleanor McGillie to lead communications for financial planning firm

Eleanor McGillie, our founder and former print and broadcast news editor and journalist has been appointed the Communications Director for Worldwide Financial Planning.

Eleanor McGillie is no stranger to the media in the north and south of Ireland, and England, having worked in groups such as Morton Newspapers and the Daily Mail Group Trust.

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January 20 In the Press

Fashion blogger Denise Curran and her fiance Michael Gallagher will be joining Symphonia's Virtual Valentines Night from the Tyrone gin distillery at Trewmount Road, Moy. . bwDSC_3658

Tyrone gin distillery to host a fun night for lockdown couples

IT’S not quite the romantic occasion we all might have been planning on this year but one distillery has come up with a fabulous way to lift everyone’s spirits this Valentine’s Day.

The Woodlab Distillery, based in Moy, is inviting couples to join an online virtual ‘tour and tasting’ event to celebrate Valentine’s and to give couples something to look forward to. Enjoy!

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March 24 In the Press

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Emerson’s announce home delivery service to support elderly and vulnerable

EMERSON’S Supermarket boss, Gavin Emerson, has announced a new home delivery service to ensure basic necessities get to local elderly and vulnerable customers during lockdown.

The supermarket has been inundated with calls from concerned relatives living as far away as Belfast who wanted reassurance there’s something locally in place to support elderly relatives living in the Armagh area.

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March 24 In the Press

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Emerson’s Supermarket pulls out all stops to serve community in lockdown

A LEADING Armagh retailer and restaurateur says he and his team remain dedicated and committed to serving the community of Armagh in what he describes as ‘extremely challenging trading conditions’.  

Gavin Emerson, owner of Emerson’s Supermarket, has had to shut his restaurant Uluru Bar & Grill, but has commended his team for their huge efforts in spite of three weeks of enforced lockdown.

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February 10 Case Study

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Irish food and drink networks – collaborate to compete!

Irish food and drink networks are being created all over the country giving businesses the opportunity to collaborate to compete.

I was one of the consultants appointed to implement County Wicklow’s food and beverage strategy.

This was an absolutely phenomenal project to work on and with the abundance of food and drink producers it was an absolute pleasure delivering this project.

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July 20 Brand Journalism Case Study PR Northern Ireland

PR agency MGMPR - 3 May 2015; A general view of the action as the peloton approach Killylea, Co. Armagh, during the third stage. 150 elite cyclists from Australia, Holland, Belgium, France, England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland compete in Stage 3 of the AmberGreen Energy Tour of Ulster in partnership with the SDS Group and Saltmarine Cars. Stage 3 takes the cyclists from Newry - Camlough - Newtownhamilton - Keady - Markethill - Hamiltonsbawn - Richill - Armagh - Caledon - Aughnacloy - Ballygawley (Whitebridge Road) - Pomeroy - Donaghmore - Cookstown. Picture credit: Stephen McMahon / SPORTSFILE

PR agency MGMPR Ltd team up with Tour of Ulster to ramp up coverage

The Tour of Ulster cycle race took place in May 2015. Almost 150 cyclists from across the globe gathered to fight for the coveted pink jersey again.

The event was organised by Garry Nugent of BGN Management who worked tirelessly to ensure the race was a huge success.

In order to ramp up the coverage, MGMPR Ltd was asked to get on board to ensure the race gained regional and national coverage which we were delighted to have achieved.

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November 10 Case Study

Technology company recruits MGMPR to announce global cloud contract

Job creation, sun, sea and fibre connectivity are words we think about when we think of beautiful Cornwall.

We love the Westcountry so when Headforwards approached MGMPR Ltd to manage the announcement of its new cloud contract with a global telecoms giant we were delighted. We are delighted to assist businesses in the South West build on their profiles and brand awareness using our storytelling skills.

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What our Clients say…

“We recently worked with MGMPR Ltd on an e-commerce website. Eleanor and the team have a very good understanding of Search Engine Optimisation and delivered a high standard of web copy on a very tight deadline.”

Gary Topping – ITS New Media

“MGMPR Ltd is currently managing our media campaign for the Celtic 7 Marathon Challenge involving myself, owner of Worldwide Financial Planning and Stephane Delourme, Head Chef of the Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant. We needed multi-media PR support from MGMPR Ltd to tell the story of our challenge. The challenge has gained coverage in newspapers, radio, magazines and on digital platforms. The fact that the team are journalists and editors means their storytelling skills are spot on and they use their contacts, locally, regionally and nationally to get coverage.”

Peter McGahan – Celtic 7 Marathon Challenge

“MGMPR Ltd has been employed by Markethill High School since September 1, 2012. The brief involves enhancing and developing publicity about the school for local media and ensuring the successes of the school are made known to new audiences, through both ‘traditional’ media and new social media opportunities. In all our dealings with the company, they have acted with clarity, diligence, sensitivity and initiative. Nothing has been too much trouble. I highly recommend MGMPR.”


James Maxwell – Principal of Markethill High School

“Eleanor is an absolute pleasure to work with and understands how effective a good relationship between a PR and journalist can be. Eleanor is a rare example of someone who always responds in such a positive way and is always willing to meet, take a call or email despite her very busy workload. Nothing is too much trouble for Eleanor and she is hugely professional, extending her time and journalistic expertise when required. I have no hesitation in recommending Eleanor and look forward to our continuing working relationship.”

Ryan Martinez – PR and Marketing Consultant

MGMPR Ltd was appointed to do the PR for the Tour of Ulster 2015 cycling race which took place over the May Bank Holiday Weekend.

The event attracted almost 150 elite cyclists from across the globe. In spite of the heavy rain and strong winds calling off the race on the second day – the event was a huge success and gained fantastic coverage in advance of the race, during the event and after the event.

Due to the adverse weather conditions, our team were totally on top of the story all weekend for our colleagues in the media so journalists could report the most up-to-date and relevant information. As soon as anything happened – journalists knew about it!

Denise Watson, a sports journalist for UTV, U105 and the News Letter, very kindly shared these kind words with us.

“My first contact with Eleanor McGillie was for the Tour of Ulster cycle race in 2015. She took over the PR of the event this year and it was very useful as a Sports Journalist to have someone to call and email regarding times and stage results.

“In the past, for TV and radio bulletins, I was scrambling around websites and social media hoping that the information was correct as it’s vital that my scripts are accurate. From the start of this year’s event, I had Eleanor and her team to call upon when I had a question.

“She was courteous and nothing was too much trouble. But the most impressive element for me was how she understood my job as a journalist. I have encountered PR companies who are driven by their agenda. Eleanor patiently asked me what my needs were and understood how vital it was for me to get up to date and accurate information.

“I believe it’s because she is a trained and experienced journalist herself. I look forward to working with her on future events.”  Denise Watson, UTV /U105/News Letter Sports Journalist.

If you would like to discuss PR opportunities with MGMPR Ltd call our offices in Caledon, Co Tyrone on 028 3756 9569. We would be delighted to hear from you.

MGMPR Ltd praised by Sports Journalist for Tour of Ulster 2015 PR coverage

“Eleanor has wide ranging expertise and has worked extremely hard to promote the renewable energy sector especially in the South West of England.”

Christine Griffiths – Aeolus Power (Wind-Energy) Ltd

“I have worked with Eleanor McGillie and her team at MGMPR Ltd on different initiatives. Eleanor has a passion for making things happen, and, like me, she loves the food and drink sector. Her passion to deliver key messages is commendable and the fact she and her team are all media law trained journalists, editors and PR consultants, with a full range of multimedia devices available to them, means you know the job will be done.”

Stephane Delourme – Head Chef at Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant

Emma Kerr of Bowen Therapy NI:

“It was just by chance one day that I met Eleanor McGillie but I’m so glad I did as she has helped me get started on my new business and website – Bowen Therapy NI – something I would still be struggling with if left to my own devices.

“Eleanor has such a warm, friendly personality and a creative energy that rubs off on others.

“Her positive attitude to everything I suggested made the process so easy and I would definitely recommend Eleanor and her company for your multi-media and PR needs no matter how large or small your business aspirations may be.”

  • If you would like to discuss PR opportunities with MGMPR Ltd call our offices in Caledon, Co Tyrone on 028 3756 9569. We would be delighted to hear from you.

Emma Kerr of Bowen Therapy NI

“I was introduced to Eleanor McGillie from MGMPR through a business associate just under a year ago to look at PR for one  of my clients. MGMPR’s out of the box thinking and timescale for execution is first class. MGMPR is not your typical PR agency – they are a team of media law trained business professionals who get your voice heard in all forms of media. If you want to promote your company in a professional and structured way then call MGMPR Ltd to see what they can do for you. They have delivered great results for my clients. I highly recommend the company.”

Tom Verner – Managing Director of Momentum Business Development NI

“Niddocks use MGMPR Ltd because of the team’s ability to spot a story, make that narrative relevant to a brand, and deliver to stringent deadlines. The team have certainly done that for us to date which resulted in lots of media coverage and we secured new clients as a result of the coverage. Eleanor and her team are media law trained professionals. We totally trust our reputation in their hands. We will certainly be using MGMPR Ltd again.”

Andrea and Rob Edlin – Niddocks