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What we do

Since 1990 Heneghan has been trusted by some of Ireland’s leading organisations and
most respected business leaders.

We have earned a worthy reputation for strong media relations, professionalism, originality and unrivalled standards of client service. We consistently deliver best in class service for public relations, corporate PR, political lobbying and influencing at national and local level, crisis and reputation management, healthcare and technology PR, media training, and internal communications.

Please see below to discover more about what we do for our clients across a wide range of sectors.

Corporate Communications

Our mission is to strategically enhance and protect the reputation of our corporate clients. This is achieved through an activation programme of strategic communications activities which can include media relations; stakeholder mapping and engagement; crisis communications and reputation management; public affairs and lobbying.

Financial Communications

Heneghan has over 30 years’ experience in Financial Communications and has actively advised national and international clients on a number of major financial developments.

Examples of such activity carried out by Heneghan include; Pernod Ricard takeover of Irish Distillers; CNG flotation on London Stock Exchange; Fleetmatics flotation on New York Stock Exchange; Nesbitt family acquisition of Arnotts; Merger of Waterford Foods and Avonmore creameries and Campbell acquisition of Erin Foods. We have worked with financial organisations including Citibank; Citicorp; Montgomery.

Healthcare / Tech Communications

Heneghan offers experienced communications expertise in the constantly evolving healthcare and technology industries.

We implement lifestyle and social media public relations campaigns for our clients’ products and services, while also managing the corporate communications and public affairs in the business and political world in which healthcare and technology companies of today exist.

Media Relations/Press Office

From companies launching a new product or service to those dealing with an issue of a sensitive nature, our extensive range of contacts and experience across all sectors of the national, local, trade and online media enables us to achieve positive results on behalf of our clients. Heneghan prides itself on excellent longstanding relationships with Irish and international media.   

Heneghan provides a Press Office service to many of our clients across a wide range of sectors. This involves proactively and reactively managing the relationship with the media; responding to queries; providing information to the media about the client; advising the client on response; issuing press releases; contributing articles.

Public Affairs

Heneghan fully subscribes to best practice and codes of conduct as established by the PR industry.

Working within these codes, we support clients in the pursuit of their public policy and government relations goals. The company has an enviable network of contacts in the political and business communities and the media.

Heneghan assists a range of clients in developing and implementing targeted Public Affairs strategies.

Crisis/Issues Management

Heneghan is recognised as a leader in the field of issues/crisis management in Ireland and has been retained by several companies, organisations and individuals during times of critical importance. Heneghan provides clients with strategic advice to ensure preparedness in the event of serious situations. An issue that is planned for and handled effectively will not necessarily become a crisis.

Examples of crisis support provided by Heneghan include:

  • Insolvency
  • Regulatory non-compliance
  • Accidents and fatalities
  • Product recalls
  • Industrial relations issues (strikes, redundancies, dismissals)

Internal Communications

Heneghan believes that an informed workforce is a sign of a strong and positive management.

Over the years, Heneghan has worked closely with management in the development of internal communication strategies.

As part of its global communications services to clients, Heneghan has managed the design, production and editing of a number of company newsletters and e-zines, as well as drafting and editing text for an organisations intranet service.

Lifestyle

Heneghan has worked with a number of well-known consumer and lifestyle brands to deliver and implement creative and innovative campaigns that effectively engage brands with their target audiences.