about

A freelance writer with over 15 years’ experience.

Freelance writer

Irene writes about lifestyle from arts & culture to design, food & wine to travel. A regular contributor to Luxury Lifestyle Magazine, where she has an author page, and Travel Begins At 40.

Further features published include A Glass of Bubbly, The Good Life France, Travel Inspires, Captured Travel (Australia) and Honey Good (USA).

What brands say

“Thanks so much Irene – what a fantastic article. Definitely going to try those recipes!” on bealf of LBW Drinks Ltd.

“We’ve just seen your review of Noble House Prepared on LLM. What fabulous coverage! A huge thank you for all of your hard work on this. It is a pleasure working with a true professional like yourself!” Blueberry Communications

“The Languedoc Wine Council hosted Irene for a press trip in the summer of 2019. Irene has been a very easy going person, that integrated well in the group… and was interested in every activity and person she was introduced to. She has been very serious in verifying her sources and the details of what she chose to write about in her articles. We have enjoyed reading and sharing Irene’s pieces, and we are proud that they translate our affection for our beautiful wine region. She is more than welcome for a future visit”. Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins du Languedoc.

“Thanks a lot for a wonderful article! We will share it with our followers on social media! I will be happy to work with you again in the future if there is another opportunity, please let me know!” Independent Wine.

Brands and organisations Irene has worked with include: Independent Wine; Italian National Tourist Board; Visit Piemonte; Eating Europe; Pas-de-Calais Tourism; the de Savary Properties; Tewkesbury Park Hotel; Pentire Drinks; Leiths School of Food and Wine; Visit Dublin; Noble House Prepared; Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins du Languedoc; Gisborough Hall; Saga Cruises; The Royal Crescent; 80Noir Ultra.

Work with Irene

If you would like to commission work or have a chat about collaborations please get in touch via the contact form for direct contact via my inbox or DM on social media.

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About me

Qualifications: BA (Hons) English Literature & Classical Studies; PGCE and Postgraduate Dip. PR (CIPR).

Previously, Irene worked in public relations for some years and was Press Officer for Rolls-Royce Motors Cars, opening the first new office at Goodwood in 2001 (that’s a story for another time!). Subsequently, Irene was Senior Press Officer at the West Dean Group of companies, working with artists, designers and conservators, and Destination PR Manager at Tourism South East for three years. Irene has worked with top photographers, television production companies and editors, and on many unique projects involving celebrities of stage and screen.

As RRMC representative, Irene sat on the BMW Membership and Donations Committee for four years and developed the first corporate responsiblity programme for Rolls-Royce, supporting numerous charities and not-for-profits, including an award-winning partnership with Chichester Festival Theatre.

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