PR West was set up in 1997 by Lesley Emerson. Lesley has 18 years experience in PR and Marketing including in-house and consultancy work in Dublin, Wicklow and Kilkenny. PR West has excellent contacts with local media as well as print, design and promotional companies. Clients come from a broad range of sectors including tourism, the food industry and agriculture. For those who want to handle their own PR, Lesley runs PR training courses through Enterprise Boards and other agencies. Lesley also writes a weekly column for The Western People. It’s an eclectic comment on life - observation rather than opinion.