Retailer Life Style Sports has launched an unusual promotion
23.07.2015 Figures released by the Central Statistics Office indicate that this was the...
23.07.2015 Twenty five year old Irish chef, Paul Hannegan, is making his mark in London...
22.07.2015 DIY brand Woodie’s has launched an event which aims to raise enough money to...
17.07.2015 GSK brand Panadol is running a new TV advertising campaign until 8 August...
17.07.2015 Entry to the 2015 ESB Spark of Genius Award competition at the Web Summit is...
- 31 July
Three-page feature in El Mundo on Game of Thrones in NI
Spanish daily newspaper El Mundo has published a three-page feature on Northern Ireland and its ‘Game of Thrones’ connections, which has reached about 906,000 readers.
Lindt sponsoring side-saddle classes at Dublin Horse Show for fourth year
Premium chocolate brand Lindt is sponsoring the side-saddle classes for the fourth year this year at the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show.
- 30 July
Tourism Ireland's Facebook pages reach three million 'likes'
Tourism Ireland’s Facebook page has now reached three million ‘likes’, which makes it the fourth most popular tourism board on the social media site after Australia, the US and Britain.
Irish people take 40 times more selfies than Americans - Huawei
People in Ireland take 40 times more selfies per capita than those in the US and eight times more than people in the UK, research released by Chinese ICT company Huawei has revealed.
- 28 July
Kitkat Snap & Share launches aiming to 'value-up' confectionery category
Nestlé Ireland has launched a 170g sharing block of its flagship brand called Kitkat Snap & Share and available in two flavours – milk chocolate and cookies and cream.
Marks & Spencer to sponsor new Newstalk show presented by Colette Fitzpatrick
Marks & Spencer is to sponsor a new radio show to be presented by TV3 news anchor Colette Fitzpatrick starting on Newstalk 106-108 FM next Sunday, 2 August.
- 27 July
Kevin Dundon takes on Ford ambassador role
Chef Kevin Dundon, proprietor of Dunbrody Country House Hotel and Cookery School in Co Wexford has been announced as a Ford ambassador.
Johnny Sexton becomes brand ambassador for Lexus
Johnny Sexton has been named as a brand ambassador for Lexus until 2019.
- 24 July
Branded: Hennessy's spirit of adventure
In Dublin as part of Hennessy’s 250th anniversary celebrations, president and CEO Bernard Peillon outlined the brand’s values and the importance of its Irish roots.
Irish jerseys arrive in Official Rugby World Cup store in Dublin Airport
The official Irish Rugby World Cup 2015 jerseys went on sale today in Ireland’s only Official Rugby World Cup store which is located in The Loop at Terminal 1 in Dublin Airport.
Parkbytext to be a sponsor at Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show
Mobile parking operator Parkbytext has announced details of its sponsorship arrangement for the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show.
- 23 July
Life Style Sports launches refund promotion for Irish Rugby jerseys
Retailer Life Style Sports has launched an unusual promotion – it will refund anyone who buys the new Ireland Rugby jersey in-store or online on certain dates if Ireland becomes world champions.
Nominations open for eighth Web & eCommerce Awards
Nominations for the 30 categories in the Web & eCommerce Awards are now open, with the new categories of ‘Best Sports News Site’ and ‘Best Podcast’ having been added to reflect the high growth in these areas in recent years.
- 22 July
Emirates introduces newly released Dom Pérignon vintages and menu pairing
International airline Emirates has introduced the recently released Dom Pérignon Vintage 2005 and Vintage Rosé 2003 across different routes for its first class customers as part of its global partnership with the champagne brand.
- 21 July
EY Entrepreneur of the Year TV series moving from RTE to UTV
The EY Entrepreneur of the Year TV series is to be broadcast on UTV Ireland and UTV instead of RTE One next autumn.
100,000 people have been on Tayto Park's Cú Chulainn rollercoaster
Over 100,000 people have been on the Cú Chulainn Coaster ride at Tayto Park in Ashbourne, Co Meath since it opened on 4 June.
- 20 July
Land Rover Ireland to sponsor TV3 Rugby World Cup 2015 coverage in €450k deal
Land Rover Ireland is to sponsor TV3’s exclusive coverage of Rugby World Cup 2015 which will involve Land Rover Ireland stings wrapped around each break during the broadcasts as well as brand presence on TV3’s social media and online platforms.
Dublin Bus app set for one millionth download
The Dublin Bus app is set to be downloaded for the one millionth time at some stage this week.
- 17 July
Panadol running new TV ad as part of €600k marketing campaign
GSK brand Panadol is running a new TV advertising campaign until 8 August with the message that ‘Not all paracetamol tablets are created equal’.
Windsor Motor Group in two-year partnership with Leinster Rugby
Leinster Rugby players and coaching staff are getting a fleet of over 30 Nissan cars as part of a new two-year partnership agreement with the Windsor Motor Group.
Today's Irish consumer is 'empowered, self-reliant and seeking balance' - study
The typical consumer in Ireland is empowered, self-reliant and seeking life balance, according to a new Bord Bia study entitled ‘The Irish Consumer 2015’ released this week.
- 16 July
Tommy Hilfiger global ad campaign for autumn inspired by American football
Clothing brand Tommy Hilfiger has launched its global advertising campaign for autumn 2015, which claims to “turn classic American football on its head”.
Heineken Sound Atlas running Tokyo-themed OOH campaign
Heineken’s global music platform Sound Atlas is running a Tokyo-themed out of home (OOH) campaign to drive awareness of Longitude Festival, which is taking place in Dublin this month.
For Goodness Shakes in new partnership with Donegal GAA
Aurivo Co-operative Society’s sports nutrition brand For Goodness Shakes has entered into a new partnership with Donegal GAA.
- 15 July
Irish Film Board to be renamed as Screen Ireland
The Irish Film Board is to be renamed as Screen Ireland, Minister Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys has announced.
- 14 July
TV3 and Aldi seeking diners for 'The Restaurant'
TV3 and Aldi have launched this year’s ‘The Restaurant’ with a call for diners to take part in the new series.
- 13 July
Love Irish Food launches 'Masters of Their Art’ search
Love Irish Food, a collective of well-known Irish manufactured food brands, has launched a new initiative aimed at finding Ireland's four finest food craftspeople.
Tesco back as title sponsor of Mums & Tots Awards 2015
Tesco is to be the title sponsor of this year’s Mums & Tots Awards.
Guinness Storehouse Ireland's top visitor attraction in 2014
Dublin’s Guinness Storehouse was Ireland’s top fee-paying visitor attraction last year, while the National Gallery of Ireland was the most visited free attraction in the country, according to Fáilte Ireland.
- 10 July
Design Island app launched as part of ID2015
A new app called Design Island has been launched with the aim of helping tourists as well as Irish people to discover and experience the best of Irish design.
- 09 July
Nissan Generation Next ambassadors for 2015 pick up their car keys
Ten young people have picked up keys of new cars as Nissan Generation Next ambassadors further to nearly 70,000 votes being cast by the general public in an online competition.
'Monkeys' to be next creative in Ikea 'The Wonderful Everyday' campaign
The latest instalment in Swedish home furnishing company Ikea’s ‘The Wonderful Everyday’ advertising campaign features a troop of curious monkeys.
National Trust and John Cooper Clarke collaborate to promote coastline conservation project
The UK’s National Trust will next week unveil an integrated marketing campaign celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Neptune Coastline Campaign.
Charleville Cheese launches #propersnacking campaign
Irish cheese brand Charleville Cheese has launched a campaign called #propersnacking encouraging workers to take a 15-minute break as part of the launch of a new product.
- 08 July
National Library of Ireland launches new web resource for parish records
The National Library of Ireland has officially launched a new web repository of parish records, which date back to the 1740s and 1880s.
Ryanair officially joins Facebook and first competition is to mark its 30th birthday
Ryanair has officially joined Facebook and launched a competition via the social media site to mark its 30th birthday.
- 07 July
Discover Ireland Facebook page reaches 100,000 fans thanks to #thisisliving
The Discover Ireland Facebook page has reached the 100,000 fan mark, largely driven by the #thisisliving campaign launched by Fáilte Ireland in May 2014.
Investec to be first corporate sponsor of Irish show jumping team
Banking and asset management group Investec is to be the first ever corporate sponsor of the Irish show jumping team in a new partnership with Horse Sport Ireland.
- 06 July
Marker Hotel launches 'Equilibrium' concept for guests seeking healthy options
The Marker Hotel in Dublin has launched a new concept aimed at customers who want to find a balance between indulging themselves and making healthy choices.
Ireland's first ever 'flashtagram' used to promote Kildare Village
Ireland’s first flash mob hosted on Instagram – known as a flashtagram - has been used for the launch of the Kildare Village’s summer social media campaign.
Brand champion: the Q&A series - Pat Stephenson
Pat Stephenson is a founding partner and head of client service at creative advertising agency Boys and Girls.
Shane Lowry in three-year partnership with Heatons
Department store group Heatons has unveiled Irish golfer Shane Lowry as brand ambassador for golfing apparel Kartel, which is to be available exclusively in Heatons stores and online from next September.
Rugby World Cup store opens in Dublin Airport
Ireland’s first official Rugby World Cup store has opened in The Loop, Terminal 1, at Dublin Airport.
- 03 July
UPC Ireland agrees to buy TV3 for €80m
Liberty Global subsidiary UPC Ireland has agreed to acquire TV3 for €80m from private equity group Doughty Hanson.
Clonmel 1650 launches 'Moments of the Championship' social media campaign
Irish lager brand Clonmel 1650 has launched a new social media campaign called ‘Moments of the Championship’ involving GAA hurlers Brendan Cummins, JJ Delaney and Diarmuid O’Sullivan.
- 02 July
Replica bedroom in Heuston Station as part of Clayton Hotels stunt
Clayton Hotels positioned a replica bedroom in the main concourse of Heuston Station to highlight the launch of its new identity and the refurbished bedrooms being rolled out in the 13 Clayton Hotels in the UK and Ireland.
Public can control new sound installation artwork in Temple Bar with their mobile phones
A new public artwork has been installed in Meeting House Square (MHS), Temple Bar in Dublin designed to provide a framework for change in the way we perceive public space.
- 01 July
NTA running free travel fortnight for child Leap card holders from next Monday
The National Transport Authority (NTA) has announced a fortnight of free travel for Leap card holders aged between four and 18 from 6 to 19 July inclusive.
Guinness Storehouse makes it onto 'Europe's leading tourist attraction' shortlist
The Guinness Storehouse has become Ireland’s first tourist attraction to be shortlisted in the ‘Europe’s leading tourist attraction’ category in the World Travel Awards.
- 30 June
Fáilte Ireland unveils standard for "quirky or unusual" accommodation businesses
A new standard for “innovative, quirky or unusual” tourist accommodation businesses has been launched today by Fáilte Ireland.
27.07.2015 The shortlist of 15 towns and villages being considered for the 2015 Tourism Towns Awards has been published by Fáilte Ireland.
24.07.2015 In Dublin as part of Hennessy’s 250th anniversary celebrations, president and CEO Bernard Peillon outlined the brand’s values and the importance of its Irish roots.
22.07.2015 DIY brand Woodie’s has launched an event which aims to raise enough money to grant 37 children’s wishes – the equivalent of one wish for each of its 37 stores nationwide.