• Trish Heaney
    Trish Heaney
    Trish Heaney
    Position: NJC President 2019
    Tel: 07402223572 Web:

    In my spare time I spent considerable time working with different businesses to help them with their marketing and business development strategies. In a considerably short period of time my sideline was growing as a rapid pace. This led to the birth of I Am Social Media Ltd. in November 2015. I Am Social Media is a business development and marketing consultancy. As a company, I strive to create and develop brands and campaigns to grow clients businesses, generating leads, bringing in customers, improving communication, public relations and more. 

    I aim to integrate a creative combination of marketing disciplines to deliver campaigns that achieve objectives and maximise return on investment. I am passionate about helping others, especially helping individuals to market themselves online. With the latest technology around social media and digital marketing I am to make my clients experience with I Am Social Media as easy, manageable, affordable and effective as possible.

    I love a challenge and have expertise working with companies in many different industries. I Am Social Media Ltd. focus on the following specialties;

    I Am Social Media

    I Am Marketing

    I Am Digital Marketing

    I Am Consultancy 

    I Am Business Development

    I Am Design 

    I Am E-Commerce

    I Am PR

    I Am Events

    I Am Advertising 

    I have worked closely with The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust (KBRT) which aims to alleviate the financial hardship of bereaved families repatriating the bodies of loved ones who have died abroad in sudden or tragic circumstances back to Ireland. The Trust is soley funded by donations and fundraising and over the past year I have been able to use my own personal skill set to raise awareness and in turn a substantial amount of capital for the fund. The link below highlights the charity KBRT done in the first year after Kevin's death.

    Furthermore, I am a Senior Direct Distributor (SDD) of JuicePlus+ products. I was promoted to SDD within 5 days of joining the business. There is a wide range of products to help promote lifestyle changes and healthy living which have deemed popular with business people who are constantly on the go. If any one requires any further information, any questions or a chat, please do not hesitate to contact me.

  • Denise Hamill
    Denise Hamill
    Denise Hamill
    Position: Marketing & Public Relations Co-ordinator
    Tel: 07736067608 Web:

    Denise is a self-employed Digital Marketing Consultant and owner of Digital Den Marketing. She assists businesses to market themselves effectively online.

    Her services include delivering Digital Audits, and developing Digital Strategies with an emphasis on Content Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Email Marketing and Social Media Marketing. Through implementation, her clients are able to increase their brand awareness, website traffic, consumer engagement, and ultimately improve lead generation and sales.

    Denise provides digital marketing support to businesses on one-off projects and on a monthly retainer basis. She also provides mentors SMEs on various local authority business support programmes, and delivers digital marketing training workshops.

    When she isn’t working she leads an active life. She is a keen runner, likes to sweat it out at body attack and circuit training sessions and is a volunteer youth leader. Denise would say that in her life, there's no time called spare time!

  • Rachel Duffy
    Rachel Duffy
    Rachel Duffy
    Position: Marketing & Public Relations Co-ordinator
    Tel: 028 3089 8119 Web:

    Rachel joined NJC in 2018 and was elected to the committee for 2019 in the role of Marketing & Public Relations Co-ordinator.

    More info to follow!

  • Sean Brady
    Sean Brady
    Sean Brady
    Position: Treasurer

    Autoline Insurance Group was established in 1975 with the vision to be Ireland’s leading independent broker. We offer a wide range of financial services and products to both personal and business clients through our Personal Lines, Commercial and Financial Departments.

    We have five branches across Northern Ireland;

    •          Newry
    •          Downpatrick
    •          Ballymena
    •          Coleraine
    •          Enniskillen

    My role within the company is a Personal Lines Insurance Advisor in the Main Office in Newry. I contribute towards business production objectives and do so in my day to day role by working with existing clients to assist them with their policies. I am committed to providing a First Class Service to continue to help with the exponential growth of the company as experienced within recent years.

    Through my job role I also get to help deliver the ‘2 Young 2 Die’ schools programme  on behalf of the road safety Charity ‘Brake’.

    I am also affiliated with ‘Young Enterprise’ through work where I visit schools, both Primary and Secondary introducing the business world and world of work to young people in a classroom environment.

    My job is full of challenges and pressure but wouldn’t have it any other way!

  • Suzanna Hall
    Suzanna Hall
    Suzanna Hall
    Position: Member

    If Consulting & Marketing is a marketing consultancy specialising in the B2B Sector. Suzanna has extensive experience working with clients within construction, engineering, law and accountancy sectors. Suzanna has recieved numerous awards for her work including being listed as one of Northern Ireland's Top 40 Under 40 and an Accredited All Star - Rising Star. Suzanna loves speaking at events and relishes any opportunity to do this. 

  • Caroline Courtney
    Caroline Courtney
    Caroline Courtney
    Position: Member

    About Smart PA:

    SmartPA are leaders within the PA and Administrative sector, and provide expert support to businesses of all sizes. Our service ensures maximum productivity and efficiency, whilst remaining cost effective and flexible. We quickly and seamlessly integrate into your business. We think, act and behave like a member of your team, so your business always appears consistent and professional.

    One of the biggest problems facing any modern business owners is a lack of time, so by outsourcing your admin tasks to SmartPA, it allows you to free up more time to concentrate on growing your business, simply delegate – then leave the rest to us. It’s flexible and scalable – so we grow with your business.

    Any start-up, self-employed or small to medium sized business can benefit from the services of SmartPA.

    Typical clients include:-

    • A self-employed person / tradesman who needs some organisational systems, to help them run more efficiently.

    • A growing business that needs professional and structured admin assistance.

    • A business that is seasonal and needs extra help at certain times of the year.

    • A business that needs assistance with planning events / promotions / exhibitions.

    • Temporary support to cover holidays, maternity leave, career break etc. 

    SmartPA provides support to businesses on a one-off project basis, or on a monthly retainer basis where ongoing support is required.

    About Caroline:

    I have been involved with Sales, Marketing & Business Development roles for over 20 years and have a vast experience in supporting a broad range of customers.

    My strengths lie in the ability to build and maintain trusting professional relationships, I’m aware of the client’s needs, and have always been pro-actively focused on developing growth with profitability. I also believe that communication, efficiency, follow-up and consistency are key factors in business.

    My experience spans a variety of different industries, including: Fashion, Engineering and most recently the Plumbing & Bathroom Interiors Industry.

    Throughout these roles, I have demonstrated my organisational skills and attention to detail.

    I am dedicated to providing the very best in business support, and I have the experience to complete multiple tasks with flawless execution, and will ensure that every SmartPA client enjoys a seamless and professional service.


  • Stephen OHare
    Stephen OHare
    Position: Member
    Tel: 028 302 61272 Web:

    I work for Dan O’ Hare Commercials Ltd based in Newry. We are a long established company specialising in the maintenance and repair of commercial vehicles and trailers.

    We offer the following services from our fully equipped workshop in Newry:

    • Commercial vehicle Repairs
    • Fleet Maintenance
    • Recovery
    • S/H Volvo Truck Parts
    • Haldex
    • Wabco and Knorr-Bremse Service agents
    • Truck and Trailer Diagnostics
  • Gareth Tinnelly
    Gareth Tinnelly
    Position: Member

    John Tinnelly and Sons Ltd. Is one of Ireland’s premier specialist contractors. The company is sub divided into three divisions.

    • Tinnelly Demolition
    • Tinnelly Environmental
    • Tinnelly Recycling.
    • The company undertakes demolition, asbestos removal and metal recycling throughout the island of Ireland, UK and further afield.

    The company celebrated its 50th year in business in 2009 In 2006 the company was the first in the industry in Ireland to attain certification to ISO 9001, ISO 18001 and ISO 14001.

    Over the last five decades John Tinnelly and Sons Ltd. Has worked with a wide range of blue chip companies main contractors and Government bodies.

  • Paul Vallely
    Paul Vallely
    Paul Vallely
    Position: Member
    Web: previously known as The Rug House was established in 2007 by brother and sister Paul and Clare Vallely. specialises in the online sales of rugs and mats of all sizes, colours, qualities and designs. The first retail store opened in 2014 in the Carnbane Industrial Estate in Newry with over 600 individual rugs on display!

  • Grainne Mulgrew
    Grainne Mulgrew
    Grainne Mulgrew
    Position: Member
    Tel: 028 302 51333 Web:

    Southern Area Hospice Services (SAHS) provides invaluable support and care to people living within the Southern Health Board Area, who are suffering from Cancer, Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurone Disease and AIDS. Our aim is to provide the best quality of life for our patients and their families.

    All our services are provided free of charge and we rely heavily on voluntary donations to continue providing our special care.  Southern Area Hospice Services relies on 73p in every pound coming from fundraising to enable us to care and support patients and their families. The Fundraising Dept has to raise £2.5 million in 2017 to maintain the level of care currently available. This equates to £208,333 per month, £48,077 per week or £6,849 per day.

    For more information on our corporate pr sponsorship, contact Grainne Mulgrew on (028) 302 51333 and help us to help others.

  • Stephen McAlpine
    Stephen McAlpine
    Position: Member
    Tel: 07821906220 Web:

    All 3 Studio is a dynamic design and print company with a fresh approach to design based in Newry.

    Our friendly, fully qualified graphics team is highly creative and has a thoughtful and client focused approach to design to suit your businesses needs. To ensure good client relations we pride ourselves on keeping you the client involved through each step of the project so you remain up-to-date with current progress and that your comments and feedback are acted upon.

    We thrive to give you the customer what you want. We believe in developing your project from the initial concept right through to completion to the highest of standards so that we are satisfied with the work that we have produced but more importantly that you the client are satisfied with the work that we have produced for you.

    If you are a start up business we at All 3 Studio can provide you with all you need to complete this stressful process. We will design your logo, stationery (including printing if required) and promotional material all under one roof. There is no need spend hours on the telephone - we provide all the services you require to get your business up and running. 

    We also offer a wide and extensive range of services. If you don't come across what you are looking for in our range of services do not hesitate to contact us to help solve your problem.

    • Leaflets
    • Flyers
    • Business Cards
    • Letterhead
    • Compliment Slips
    • Gift Vouchers
    • Packaging
    • Logo Design
    • Posters A4-A0
    • Menus
    • Roller Banners
    • Invoice Books
    • Presentation Folders
    • PVC/Mesh Banners
    • Stickers
    • Corriboard Signage
    • Brochures


    t. 078 2190 6220

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