Flagship event is called ‘The Giant’s Journey’
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23.07.2014 More than 40pc of people in Ireland are now paying for additional TV and entertainment streaming alongside mainstream channels according to a new report by iReach.
22.07.2014 Independent News & Media (INM) is creating 40 new roles in the digital area in its Dublin office, highlighting its focus on finding new ways to engage customers and distribute...
Flagship event is called ‘The Giant’s Journey’
Show was 15th most watched RTÉ one in 2013
It's taking place from 15-24 August
Around 250,000 people are expected to attend the festival
TV broadcasters have been celebrating an outstanding set of results
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17.07.2014 They should last them a year.
Carphone Warehouse Ireland has entered into an exclusive partnership with Chinese phone manufacturer Huawei, which has operations in Ireland.
More than 40pc of people in Ireland are now paying for additional TV and entertainment streaming alongside mainstream channels according to a new report by iReach.
Independent News & Media (INM) is creating 40 new roles in the digital area in its Dublin office, highlighting its focus on finding new ways to engage customers and distribute content.
The Marker Hotel on Grand Canal Square has entered into a €50,000 sponsorship with The Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin.
Tourism Ireland has launched a new online film specially created to highlight the flagship event of this year’s Limerick City of Culture programme – ‘The Giant’s Journey’.
Recording artist and actress Demi Lovato has signed on to represent Skechers and will appear in the footwear company’s global marketing and social media campaigns through to 2016.
A recent survey has found that almost a quarter of viewers in Ireland considered the proposal to the New Orleans Rose one of the most standout Rose of Tralee moments in memory.
Conor ‘The Notorious’ McGregor beating Brazil’s Diago Brandao over the weekend as part of the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event in the O2 in Dublin is the highest rating sporting event yet on 3e.
A Derry-based academic has uncovered evidence suggesting that the Burren region and Celtic legends of the West of Ireland inspired JRR Tolkien’s The Lord of The Rings and The Silmarillion.
Tennent’s Vital has launched a new music experience ‘TuneTap’, which allows the public to take control of the music playlist at selected bus shelter locations.
Irish whiskey brand Tullamore Dew has launched a campaign called ‘The Parting Glass’, describing it as “a global online search for the best toasts to mark the beginning of life’s new chapters”.
Dublin based agency Lucidity Digital’s rebrand to Isobar was marked last night with a launch event in The Marker Hotel.
Life assurance company Irish Life has revamped its ‘My Pension’ app, which is designed to help people with retirement planning anytime and anywhere.
Parents of newborn quadruplets James and Grace Slattery from Co Limerick have been given 6,400 nappies by Pampers which should last them a year.
A new website has been launched to mark 25 years of independent radio in Ireland containing archive materials and broadcasts over the years.
Fuels and convenience retailer Topaz is selling tickets for one of the days of the Galway Races at a knock-down price for anyone who spends €25 on fuel at certain Topaz service stations in the Galway region.
For the first time the Office of Public Works (OPW) is opening up the gardens of Dublin Castle to stage Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.
The Coca-Cola Company’s ‘Share a Coke’ is returning with over 500 additional names now available on 500ml bottles and 330ml cans of Coca-Cola, Diet Coke and Coke Zero.
TV broadcasters around the world have been celebrating an outstanding set of results from the Fifa World Cup 2014, according to the Platform for European Promotion of TV (PEPPTV), which is an informal grouping of broadcasters’ trade bodies and sales houses, active at EU level and across EU member states.
The 2014 International Junior Tour of Ireland cycling race gets underway in Co Clare on Tuesday, 15 July and continues through Sunday, 20 July.
Based on the largest ever research study on mobile video, conducted by Millward Brown, the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) has published a guide in conjunction with video ad technology company Tremor Video to help improve the quality of mobile video ad campaigns.
Dublin Samaritans is today launching a marketing campaign that will emphasise the importance of talking and aims increase awareness of and visibility around the charity and the services it provides. As part of the campaign, volunteers will be taking to the street next week to offer a listening ear to members of the public.
Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) analysts anticipate that global online streaming and digital broadcast of the World Cup 2014 tournament will generate three times the monthly IP traffic of that generated by the host country’s 201 million inhabitants.
Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) president Stephen McNally has said that he was looking forward to working with the new Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donohoe to ensure tourism achieves a sustained recovery.
This year is proving to be a successful year for out of home advertising (OOH), as PML Group’s Posterwatch report on the OOH advertising market in the Republic of Ireland for the first half of 2014 shows that H1 is up on the same period as last year in the region of 10pc.
An estimated audience of 800,000 Belgians will soon be introduced to Ireland’s newest and biggest tourism attraction as one of the country’s biggest holiday programmes Flanders on Holiday is currently being filmed in Ireland along the Wild Atlantic Way.
The Office of Public Works (OPW) launches a new exhibition ‘Meditation on plates, inspired by Lord Charlemont’s Casino’, which opens to the public this Sunday, 13 July in the historic Casino at Marino in Dublin.
Sky Sports 5 will be added to the Sky Media Ireland brand portfolio when the new channel launches next month.
Irish children’s charity Make-A-Wish Ireland is holding a skydive weekend called ‘Toss Your Boss’ in association with Radio Nova to raise funds.
AIG is set to invest €600,000 in a summer media campaign highlighting its sponsorship of Dublin GAA.
Last night’s 7-1 victory by Germany over host nation Brazil in the semi finals of the World Cup was the most discussed sports game in Twitter history with 35.6 million tweets sent during the match.
An international social media campaign has been launched by video storytelling project Border Lives.
Dublin GAA has appointed Co Armagh-based Linwoods as its official health food supplier for a three-year period under a new partnership agreement.
Kantar Media Ireland has unveiled a new social media intelligence solution to the Irish market.
Paul Moran is MD of Mediaworks, which has been joint nominated for six campaigns – Liberty Insurance, McDonald’s Breakfast, McDonald’s Trust, Trocaire Lent and McDonald’s Blended Iced Beverages – in the 2014 Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland (Iapi) ADFX Awards.
Life Style Sports is to become Connacht Rugby’s official retail partner and will operate the club’s online and stadium retail platforms.
Brian Ború's 10th century invasion of the monastic settlement of Scattery Island and the subsequent killing of the Viking King of Limerick and his two sons will be recreated in Co Clare later this month.
Fáilte Ireland today published the shortlist of 15 towns and villages from across the country that are being considered for the 2014 Tourism Towns Awards.
Management consultancy Accenture is to sponsor the 2014 Gaze International LGBT Film Festival, which showcases Irish and international lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) film.
Ryanair has unveiled ‘Low Fares Luis’, who is on a mission to take a bite out of high airfares and make it easier to move across Europe this summer.
Former editor of the News of the World Andy Coulson has been sentenced to 18 months in jail further to being found guilty of being part of a phone-hacking conspiracy at the paper.
ZenithOptimedia is championing a new strategic approach to communications planning that sees a radical rethink of the way clients prioritise and allocate resources across paid, owned and earned media.
US sportswear company Columbia has chosen Ireland for its annual press event which brings journalists from around the world to a specially selected adventure location.
Beko and FC Barcelona have signed a worldwide sponsorship deal that will see the Turkish home appliance group’s logo appear on the sleeve of the club’s new team jersey and training kit for the next four years.
A red-wrapped bus forms the centre piece of the current Ladbrokes out of home (OOH) campaign.
This year mark Skoda’s 11th one as the official partner and official vehicle supplier of the Tour de France; the world’s third largest sporting event, which kicks off on 5 July.
Arthur’s Day will not going ahead this year as Guinness launches new music programme Amplify to support emerging Irish artists instead.
The first viewing of the new, specially designed bike for the regional cities’ Coca-Cola Zero Bikes scheme has taken place in Cork’s City Hall, where Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport Alan Kelly TD and the National Transport Authority were joined by the Lord Mayor of Cork, scheme sponsors Coca-Cola Zero and operators An Rothar Nua.
Health insurer GloHealth has entered into a three-year agreement with Athletics Ireland to sponsor athletics in Ireland and support the Fit4Life initiative.
Ahead of the closing date for the Blog Awards Ireland 2014 on 11 July, organisers are preparing to create a map showing the most active blogging counties in the country.
03.03.2014 Ellen DeGeneres has broken the record for most retweeted tweet of all time when she posted an Oscars selfie featuring a range of actors, including Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey and Bradley Cooper, who took the picture.
06.03.2014 An Italian publisher has launched a weekly fan magazine devoted exclusively to Pope Francis.
28.03.2014 Dublin Airport has won the world’s Best Airport Twitter Feed accolade in the Moodies awards for airport digital communications for the second consecutive year.
28.03.2014 Tom Keogh is managing director of north Co Dublin-based Keogh’s Crisps.