PR Writing

5 phrases to ditch from your PR writing in 2019


Creating press releases, creating proposals and writing strategies are all part and parcel of a PR Pro’s job.

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World Thesaurus Day

Expand your PR vocab on World Thesaurus Day


Today is World Thesaurus Day, so to celebrate we want you to swap some of your tired, stale language for some fresher words. Thesaurus day acknowledges the book and its creator–Peter Mark Roget. Roget published the first thesaurus in 1852. His obsession with list-making was a coping mechanism that helped him deal with depression. Whether […]

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Top ten Irish newspaper publications


Despite circulation being down across the board for Irish newspapers, the medium remains a vital news source for many people across the country. Thousands of broadsheets, magazines, and tabloids are read daily and print media has remained an integral part of how Irish people consume the news. To help you navigate the most popular newspapers, […]

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Nollaig na mBan

Twenty female journalists to follow this Nollaig na mBan


There are many female journalists doing incredible work in the media industry and we here at MediaHQ want to tip our hat to them. Nollaig na mBan – or ‘Women’s Christmas’ to any readers from abroad takes place on January 6 and was traditionally celebrated to allow women to take a break after the busy […]

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Job Vacancies

Current job vacancies

01.01.19 is an online platform that is trusted by thousands of Communication and PR professionals on a daily basis to provide up-to-date media contacts, in order to get their story to the right person first time every time. Are you looking for a new challenge full of variety and a wide range of responsibilities? We’re currently […]

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Erin Lindsay

5 Minutes with the Media– Erin Lindsay, IMAGE


Every week here at MediaHQ we chat with a member of the media landscape to get an insight into what’s it’s like to work in the Irish industry. We also get the best pitching tips and tricks for PR Pros. This week we’re chatting to Erin Lindsay, Digital Content Creator at IMAGE.    What is your […]

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Effective Press Release

4 C’s of effective press release writing


Have you got a great story that you want to share with the world but are unsure how to turn it into an engaging press release? With almost 200,000 stories successfully shared through our PR platform here at MediaHQ, we know what it takes to grab the attention of journalists and reporters. When writing a […]

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Ancestry case study

How to make the news: Ancestry Case Study


Do you know an Ethel or a Norman? We’re guessing not. On Monday 15 October, our sister company All Good Tales worked with on their latest piece of research on once popular first names that are now becoming extinct. Here at MediaHQ, we see 100’s of press releases sent through our software each day.  These come from […]

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Rory Cashin

5 Minutes with the Media – Rory Cashin


Here at MediaHQ, we run a series of short interviews with some of the country’s many talented journalists. In this series, you can see why they do what they do, what they love, what they hate and their advice for pitching a story. Today’s talented guest on our latest 5 Minutes with the Media series […]

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