A public relations company with a creative flair and a passion for excellence bringing big ideas to big audiences within budget across traditional and new media platforms.


PR1 is a full service, results-driven professional communications consultancy with a creative flair and a passion for excellence. Objectives are clearly defined, campaigns are skillfully executed and results are completely transparent. We utilise the power of third party endorsement and an unrivalled contacts list.


PR1 specialises in both consumer and corporate public relations with expertise in the areas of events, health & beauty, travel, property, FMCG, events and business to business communications. PR1 is particularly noted for unique photo call opportunities and well-written polished media releases.


Vision and creativity with a commitment to excellent results and best practice using both traditional and new, innovative methods of communication. We are an extension of your business, presenting a positive public image to the media.


Fresh thinking, creative minds, integrity, attention to detail, a personal approach, and a highly professional style are core values that lead to consistent excellent results.


Helen O’Dwyer – MII (Dip), BA(Hons)BS.

Helen completed her academic studies on a high note with a National Irish Marketing Award for excellence presented by the Minister for Enterprise and Development. Since then, she has gained valuable experience both in Ireland and Europe with companies such as McCann Erickson Advertising Worldwide and Richmond Marketing in Dublin. In 2003, she set up and built PR1 to be a successful Public Relations Consultancy. Helen has recently started guest lecturing in Event Management, Marketing and PR and in 2012 was formally appointed to the board of directors of the Irish Franchise Association.
We work with a list of people who, at any time, can bring their particular expertise to your business.

Their cost is only for the time you need them and not because they are part of a larger fixed overhead.

  • Eamonn Connell – Web / Graphic Designer – www.more.ie
  • Consumer Research
  • Up to date Statistics
  • Celebrities worldwide
  • Models
  • Celebrity photographers
  • Press photographers
  • Graphic designers
  • Web designers
  • Printers
  • Media buyers
  • Event Management
  • Stylists
  • Sponsorship Agency
  • Direct Selling
  • Direct Marketing
  • Freelance journalists



  • Publicity & media relations
  • Creative photo-calls
  • Press releases, feature articles, media kits, advertorials
  • Special events, functions
  • Social Media Management
  • Social Media Content Generation
  • Social Commerce
  • Social Media Training
  • Comprehensive media list
  • Corporate identity and public image consultancy
  • Media buying
  • Crisis management
  • Media Training
  • Company literature / newsletters/ education leaflets
  • Sponsorship
  • Exhibitions
  • Product placement
  • Sampling
  • Speech writing
  • Corporate entertainment
  • Celebrity appearances





2 days ago


Very proud to be taking part in this webinar on behalf of @soluslightbulbs ... On May 20th, Solus are bringing together a panel of experts from government & regulatory bodies to explain the new EU Energy Labelling legislation and the timelines in place.
This legislation affects manufacturers, retailers and consumers.
There will also be insightful information on the Climate Action Bill & recycling.
All are welcome & you can register in less than 30 seconds on www.Solus.ie. If you can’t make it on the day, once you are registered, we can send the link for you to watch in your own time. 🌎🌿💡
#sustainability #sustainabilitymatters #planetfirst #environment #environmentallyfriendly #energylabelling
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1 week ago


On Thursday May 20th, Solus Light Bulbs are hosting an informative webinar with a panel of experts from government and compliance bodies, giving an overview of mandatory new EU Commission energy labelling requirements for the lighting sector coming into effect on September 1st 2021.
Register now for this webinar at: solus.clr.events/event/130917:new-eu-energy-labelling-regs

The result of nearly five years of negotiations, the new rules – the Single Lighting Regulation (SLR) and the Energy Labelling Regulation (ELR) – will apply from 1 September 2021. Both will have significant consequences for the lighting industry and it’s retailers.

This webinar will bring clarity from government and compliance body speakers on:
Exactly what this new legislation entails
What timelines are in place
How the industry and its retailers can be compliant.

Solus are a proud Irish company and welcome these new regulations which are in line with their Planet First sustainability programme.

#sustainability #energy #webinar #environment #compliance #safety #innovation #climatechange #EURegulations #energylabelling #circulareconomy
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2 weeks ago


So delighted to see @lashdolls_ireland featured this morning on Ireland AM by the fabulous, funny & always such a joy to watch @triona.ie ... and a moment for the shoes!!! Wow 🤩 check out www.lashdolls.ie to nab some strip lashes that actually mimic lash extensions or the lash shampoo that Triona featured this morning whilst stocks last 😀 #lashextensions #lashes #beauty #shoes ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago


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2 weeks ago


Delighted for @lashdolls_ireland who will be featured on Ireland AM tomorrow morning with @triona.ie 💕. These lashes are so amazing because they actually mimic lash extensions and the lash shampoo cleans them so thoroughly that you can wear again & again! They are available online from www.lashdolls.ie #lashes #beauty #makeup #lashshampoo #striplashes ... See MoreSee Less

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  • "Helen has been a great addition to our team and is always ready to pitch in.  She is budget conscious and very creative but also very easy to work with.  We were actually amazed at the amount of media coverage we received"

    Andy O Reilly
    Andy O ReillyMalahide Christmas Kingdom
  • "Helen has been looking after our PR for nearly 10 years and we have a fantastic relationship.  She understands our business and our communication needs and the quality of her press releases and features is excellent."

    Collette Brennan
    Collette Brennane-Travel
  • “PR1 has been our PR consultancy since 2006 and has been highly proactive within the association bringing vision, creativity and a strong work ethic. Helen brings solutions not problems and provides a highly professional service with a diverse skill set which takes her far beyond her core business. We elected Helen to the Board of Directors in 2012 and she makes a valuable contribution to the association.”

    Tom Shanahan
    Tom ShanahanExecutive Director - Irish Franchise Association
  • “PR1 always provide expertly written press releases and innovative press kits. They are always imaginative and creative in everything they do and make that important impact in a a very competitive market place.  They are 100% reliable and are a pleasure to deal with”

    TRIONA MC CARTHY Beauty Editor, Sunday Independent


Contact Helen

Our Location

PR1 Marketing & Communications
Glengarra House,
Ballyfore, Edenderry,
Co Offaly.
T: +353 (0) 46 9731622
E: info@pr1.ie