Christine Duggan

BLOG: CSR and the Feel Good Factor

Giving Back My career in PR began on completion of a Masters Degree in Public Relations from DIT in 2005. Entering the office where I worked on Dublin’s Merrion Square, I really had no idea (although I thought I did then!) what PR entailed or what it had the power […]


Blog: Avoid Making this Simple Business Mistake

Affirm what’s Good… I recently wrote a blog about Manners in Business and it got me thinking even further about that subject. Perhaps it’s something that was drilled into me by my parents or something that I have discovered in my professional life (most likely both) but the little word […]

100 Years of Wedded Bliss at The West Cork Hotel with €20,000 Wedding Giveaway to Brides and Grooms!

It looks like the recession is taking its toll on wedding couples as well as just about everyone else! A recent survey by The West Cork Hotel shows that 47% of couples have had to reduce their wedding budget, proving that prospective brides and grooms are feeling the pinch for what will be one of the most memorable days of their lives. To alleviate this pressure, The West Cork Hotel, who, as it happens is this year also celebrating 100 years of weddings in beautiful West Cork is giving away over €20,000 worth of prizes to couples getting married in the next 12 months.

Single and Ready to Mingle!? Then It’s Just Lunch Guide to Dating is Written for You!

Today marks the launch of a book dedicated to Irish singles. The It’s Just Lunch Guide to Dating is Ireland’s only guide to meeting your match with hundreds of tips for single Irish men and women!

Swing By The Clarion Hotel for this year’s Cork International Jazz Festival!

The Clarion Hotel Cork are in early preparations for this year’s Cork International Jazz Festival with an amazing line up for the ever popular weekend 22nd – 25th October. The main acts this year are The Jive Aces and The Slammers Maximum Jive Band on the Saturday night in the […]

The importance of open and honest communication

As learning to communicate is one of the first skills we learn when we enter the world, one may be easily fooled in to thinking that we are all masters of it. I could speak for hours about the importance of open communication in both working life and personal life. Working with a range of clients over the past number of years, the most important thing that I have learned is to keep the lines of communication as open as possible – even when things go wrong!


Quish’s Supervalu, Ballincollig’s leading fresh food retailer and one of the country’s most awarded supermarkets are celebrating the announcement of the new sponsorship deal of the GAA’s Football Championship. The deal is being backed by over 230 retail partners around the country.

Seán Quish Pictured at the Announcement of the Partnership Deal


Kinsale Distribution Company (KDC), Ireland’s leading distributor of fair trade products has signed a deal with the UK’s leading fair trade organisation Traidcraft to distribute a further 70 fair-trade products to retailers in Ireland. The deal is worth more than €500,000 and comes in time for Fair Trade Fortnight 2010 which runs from 22nd February – 7th March.