Orla was first spotted selling her ketchup paintings on St. Stephens Green in Dublin by the corporate lawyer from Heinz Ireland. At first she was told to remove the paintings from the railings and that she was infringing copyright. The lawyer took her details and got in touch a few days later. Heinz had loved the paintings and bought the first 6 paintings for their World Head Quarters in Pittsburgh USA where they still hang proudly today.
Her collection on The Irish Workshop capture the emotional history of Irish products. Her depictions of the iconic Irish brands such as Tayto, Guinness and Jacobs has gained her an international following.