Dublin Writers Festival progamme director leaving to take up roles celebrating works of Samuel Beckett and Oscar Wilde
Liam Browne is moving on
17.09.2014 Jake Walshe of Screen Scene has been elected president of the 2014-15 board of ICAD (Institute of Creative Advertising and Design).
16.09.2014 The deadline for nominations to the 2014 Google Silver Surfer Awards with Age Action is nearing.
There will be a series of slots for Irish feature films
UTV Ireland’s commercial director shares his insights
Consumers can win €10,000 worth of diamonds
It's due to return on 24 September at 9pm
15.09.2014 It takes place on Friday, 19 September.
12.09.2014 Marcus Lehnen to take up role.
11.09.2014 This is a first for Ireland.
11.09.2014 The search has officially begun.
Jake Walshe of Screen Scene has been elected president of the 2014-15 board of ICAD (Institute of Creative Advertising and Design).
Energia has agreed a new affinity deal with Early Childhood Ireland, which will mean early childhood care and education facilities around Ireland will be able to access special savings on their energy costs.
Doughnut brand Krispy Kreme UK has created a giant box of 2,400 doughnuts to launch its new service for big occasions.
The deadline for nominations to the 2014 Google Silver Surfer Awards with Age Action is nearing.
Online department store Littlewoods Ireland has launched an ad campaign filmed and produced here and incorporating a combination of TV and digital elements.
The Open University (OU) has announced that it will be hosting a free creative writing event as part of Culture Night 2014 on 19 September from 4–7pm.
Three has unleashed a monster of epic proportions by taking over one of Dublin’s central buildings King Kong-style.
UK agency CHI&Partners has launched a digital out-of-home campaign for telecoms company TalkTalk, involving digital billboards in London with tongue-in-cheek new messages about the brand’s TV offering.
The first Guinness ad to bring viewers inside the gates of the company’s St James’s Gate brewery is airing for the first time across Ireland and the UK today.
An event to celebrate the role the Arts Council plays in supporting Ireland’s arts scene will take place in Merrion Square Park on Culture Night, Friday, 19 September.
An Australian TV production company is filming along the Wild Atlantic Way this week for two different TV shows – a one-hour Ireland travel special called Explore Ireland, and a weekly gardening show called The Garden Gurus.
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has signed 10-year contracts for three radio services.
Programme director of the Dublin Writers Festival Liam Browne is leaving the festival to take up a new role as deputy artistic director of Happy Days: Enniskillen International Beckett Festival and of A Wilde Weekend, festivals celebrating the life and work of Samuel Beckett and Oscar Wilde.
UTV Ireland has announced the appointment of Marcus Lehnen as head of news.
HMV Xtra-vision has launched what is says is Ireland’s first ever pre-order by text service, which allows customers to instantly pre-order all the latest games releases wherever they are.
The Irish Film Board (IFB) is partnering with RTÉ Two on a series of Saturday night slots for Irish feature films, which will be broadcast on the station.
The search has officially begun to find Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year 2014.
Daragh Byrne is UTV Ireland’s commercial director.
Dr Oetker Ristorante Pizza is marking ten years of being on sale in Ireland with a promotion giving consumers the chance to win €10,000 worth of Appleby diamonds.
Home shopping fashion brand Oxendales is sponsoring the new series of Downton Abbey on TV3, which is due to return on 24 September at 9pm.
As the two All-Ireland Finals approach, Mercier Press has published The Little Book of GAA Facts.
The second series of TG4’s award-winning drama Corp + Anam, starring Diarmuid de Faoite and Maria Doyle Kennedy, has been nominated for an award at the Prix Europa Awards, which will be held in Berlin in October.
The new Bewley’s Coffee Project is inviting people to #gosomewherenew and explore some of the finest coffees from around the world.
DHR Communications is marking its 10-year anniversary with an event taking place at its offices on Francis St, Dublin 8 on 11 September.
Ireland AM with its regular cooking segments running twice a week is to be topped and tailed with Nestlé Carnation sponsorship stings and branding.
Tim France has been named CEO of digital performance agency iProspect, which is part of the Dentsu Aegis Network.
Hume Brophy has appointed Simon Elliott as managing director of its new international corporate communications practice.
Eircom Business Solutions has announced a new partnership with Munster Rugby.
As the iPhone 6 launches, new data from Exponential Interactive reveals what people’s mobile phone brand of choice really says about them.
The PPI Radio Awards Committee has announced four new members into its Hall of Fame.
Toyota Ireland has announced it has secured exclusive title sponsorship of The Ray D’Arcy show on Today FM.
Sinead Gill is PR and communications manager with Taxback.com.
Thousands of new product launches fail in their first year, costing businesses millions of pounds, yet manufacturers can reverse these outcomes by changing their approach to innovation, according to a European study launched by Nielsen, which provides information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.
The first Hunky Dorys ad campaign since McCannBlue took over the snack brand account three months ago launched on TV last night.
The iPhone has been holding its own in terms of worldwide internet usage, according to independent website analytics company StatCounter.
Lidl has announced the appointment of Smarts Communicate to oversee the brand’s communications strategy in Northern Ireland.
Out-of-home (OOH) advertising spend in Ireland in the first half of 2014 reached €45m, up 7pc over the same period last year, according to recent figures from OMA/Nielsen.
Bank of Ireland is integrating its social media presence across its rugby sponsorship with the addition of the Twitter handle @bankofireland to Leinster Rugby and Munster Rugby team shorts.
The most effective advertising campaigns to have hit the Irish market in the last two years were last night commended at the 2014 ADFX Awards.
Dublin Writers Festival (DWF) returns in October with its Off the Page series featuring award-winning author Colm Tóibín.
Mazda Ireland has announced a partnership with TEDxDublin, which will see it sponsor the conference for a three-year period.
In just over one year since launch, UPC has today surpassed the 100,000th customer milestone for its Horizon TV service.
Preparations for promoting Ireland’s outdoors adventure appeal to the world’s top experts in this sector were discussed as the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donohoe met with local adventure and activity providers in Killarney today at an event to ready them for the hosting of the Adventure Travel Trade Association’s (ATTA) World Summit in the town from 6–9 October.
The IRFU, in partnership with official kit supplier Canterbury, is aiming to significantly increase its online sales of official IRFU merchandise through a brand new web shop, which is fully integrated into Irishrugby.ie – the union's official website.
CKSK has been appointed as the digital creative agency for Three Ireland.
Odeon Cinemas is once again to officially partner with the GAA to host free screenings of both the GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final between Tipperary and Kilkenny this Sunday, 7 September, and the All-Ireland Football Final between Kerry and Donegal on Sundaym 21 September in outlets nationwide.
This year has so far proven to be a strong one for Irish cinema with films such as Calvary, The Stag, Frank, Jimmy’s Hall and Universal’s Mrs Brown proving popular at the Irish box office and there is plenty more yet to come.
DDFH&B and Mindshare and The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation have been nominated for an Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland (Iapi) ADFX Award in the public service, social welfare & education category. Business & Leadership spoke to strategic planning director at DDFH&B Amy Mitchell about the campaign.
Three has announced that the new name for The O2 venue is3Arena.
Upbeat On Air, Ireland’s first all-digital pop-up radio station, has been officially launched by a host of mental health advocates, celebrity ambassadors, MC of the launch event Rick O’Shea and Ireland’s largest choir CÓRus.
20.08.2014 This is for the first time in its history.
15.08.2014 It aired earlier this year.
19.08.2014 State of Marketing report published.