Event Information – Are You Coming To #SocialRecipe?

Event Information - Are You Coming To #SocialRecipe?It’s all go at the We Teach Social offices today ahead of our Follow The Recipe foodie and bloggers event. Lorna has been busy packing goodie bags and I’m doing cutting and sticking…

If you haven’t booked your tickets yet there are still a few left. You can get them online here. There will be a limited amount of tickets available on the door too.

Here’s some information about the event. We’ll look forward to seeing you there.


The Agenda:

6.30pm – Registration and light refreshments

7pm – Introduction from our MC Eamonn O’Brienn from The Reluctant Speakers Club.

About Eamonn:

eamonnobrianEamonn is a frequent speaker at international marketing events in North America, the UK, France, and other European countries. He has produced more than 300 commercials in 12 different languages including Russian, Polish, Arabic, French, Hindi, German, and Greek.

He is also the author of “How To Make Powerful Speeches- A Step-by-Step Guide to Inspiring and Memorable Speeches

Followed By:

Catríona Redmond: How To Stand Out From The Crowd

About Catríona:

1Since being made redundant from the property industry in 2009, Caitriona has blogged about feeding her family on a budget with wholesome foods as Wholesome Ireland. She now works from home as a freelance food writer/blogger, recipe tester, and social media consultant. Her first cookbook “Wholesome – Feed Your Family Well For Less” was published by Mercier Press in 2014.

What she will be talking about:

  • Do photographs or writing make the blog?
  • What makes a blog unique and popular at the same time?
  • How to embrace blogging differences and similarities to get ahead.
  • What is a blogging “voice” and how do you find one?

What will bloggers learn:

  • Everybody has potential.
  • There’s no such thing as blogging perfection and in fact, it’s kind of boring for readers.
  • You are your own best expert.

Keith Bohanna: From Small Food to Real Bread – The role of blogging and social media in the rise of an idea

About Keith:

keithbohannaKeith Bohanna runs a series of events which celebrate local, small scale and artisan food producers who truly care about the food products they produce. These events run in Highbank Organic Orchard in Kilkenny, Cooks Academy in Dublin, Theatre of Food during Electric Picnic and Savour Kilkenny Food Festival.

He is co-founder of Real Bread Ireland, a network of craft bakers (both craft and small scale bakers) whose aim is to encourage the eating of better, real bread.

What Keith will talk about:

  • The amplification of passion
  • Consumer activism
  • Rebalancing the role of traditional media
  • The evolution of tone of voice
  • Priorities in a world of possibilities

What you will learn:

  • The importance of blending of real world and digital energies and actions
  • The power of focus
  • How each of us can choose to make a small but visible and lasting impact

Fiona Dillon & Emma Walls: Q&A How Brands and Bloggers can work together – The Freddy Buttons Story.

About Fiona:

3Fiona Dillon is one of Ireland’s best known food bloggers. In October 2015, she published her first book “Food from an Irish Garden” (Orpen Press). In June this year “Freddy Buttons” was revealed to the world when she launched a series of six children’s food adventure books at Bloom 2015. The Freddy Buttons Show Garden won her a silver medal.

Passionate about food, Fiona writes for Irish Country Magazine, broadcasts on KCLR96fm and is a 2015 ECar ambassador.

About Emma:

emma-wallsEmma Walls is Marketing Director of award-winning dairy producer, Glenisk – a crusading family business that has devoted more than a quarter of a century to changing the way food is produced on this island for the better. With the company since 2008, Emma is responsible for the business’s communications strategy, as well as customer care, CSR and new product development. In recent years, Glenisk has experienced record growth in terms of revenue, market share, awareness and brand affinity; and the company is now realising the export potential of its range of yogurts. Glenisk has been recognised in a number of product, sustainability, branding and marketing awards. Emma was a finalist in the Marketer of the Year 2013. She is also a member of the Steering Group for Bord Bia’s Brand Forum, which works with Irish food and drink companies to develop and grow their brands.

Prior to joining Glenisk, Emma worked as a freelance PR consultant for a small number of clients, mostly in the sustainability space. Before that, she spent 8 years as Account Director with one of Ireland’s leading PR agencies.

What they will talk about:

This will be a questions and answers session. You can submit questions in advance using the #socialrecipe hashtag.

Lorna Sixsmith & Amanda Webb: 24 Ways To Get The Most From Instagram

About Lorna & Amanda

140526_JB1_043Lorna and Amanda have worked together on a number of projects. They co-founded the KLCK Bloggers Network in 2010, co-organised the Bloggers International event in 2011 and co-founded Blog Awards Ireland in 2012. They now work together in We Teach Social, an eLearning social media training company. They co-authored their first social media book 365 Social Media Tips in 2014.

They are 100% addicted to Instagram!

What they will talk about:

It’s time to up your game with Instagram. We’ll be showing you different techniques and tools to help you get more from your account.

What you will learn:

  • Photo framing techniques
  • Tools to enhance your images
  • Tools to manage your account
  • Content ideas
  • Instagram tips and hacks

9pm – Finish

The Venue

Wood Quay Venue is situated just off Wood Quay in Dublin in the grounds of the Dublin City Civic Offices

Here’s a link to the location on Google Maps.

Getting there

The closest Luas stop is ‘Four Courts’ just across the river. This is approximately a five-minute walk from the venue, a ten-minute walk from Dame St. Dublin Bus numbers 39, 39A, 69x, 70 and 83 all stop at Wood Quay.
The nearest car park is in Jury’s Inn hotel at Christchurch place or Q Park on Ushers Quay.

Doors Open

At 6.30pm and the event will start at 7pm sharp. Don’t be late if you want to avail of the amazing canapes provided by our sponsor Glenisk.


Glenisk are providing canapes, if you haven’t experienced these before they are always amazing. These will be served between 6.30 and 7pm. We’ll also have soft drinks and you never know what extra snacks might be in the goody bags.


If you are Tweeting or Instagramming from the event use the tag #socialrecipe. We’ll be sharing as many of your pictures and tweets as we can during and after the event.


There is free WiFi at the venue, we’ll give you the code when you arrive.

Get in touch if you have any questions. We’ll look forward to welcoming you tomorrow night. 

Don’t forget to book your tickets.




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