ArchiveJuly, 2011

Kilimanjaro charity climb on RTE

A documentary following eight Irish TV personalities as they undertake the considerable challenge of reaching the top of Kilimanjaro in aid of Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin will air on RTE 1 next Monday. Narrated by actor Colin Farrell, The Climb for Kids – Mount Kilimanjaro Challenge follows Síle Seoige, Kathryn Thomas, Alan Shortt, Jenny […]

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News of the World readers relaxed about hacking allegations

News of the World readers in the UK feel least strongly about the phone-hacking allegations made against the newspaper, raising questions about how toxic the brand was in the eyes of its 7.4 million readership, a OnePoll survey by the UK Marketing magazine reports. In interviews with 1,000 people, just 34 per cent of readers […]

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Image wins Cara contract

Image Publications has won the contract to publish the Aer Lingus in-flight magazine Cara. The contract was previously with Dalkey-based publisher Maxmedia. The magazine was at the centre of a legal battle three years ago when Harmonia, the publishing house run by Norah Casey, sued Aer Lingus over the loss of a new three-year contract […]

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Tubridy's BBC shows on 2XM

Ryan Tubridy’s summer stint on BBC Radio 2 will be broadcast live by RTÉ 2fm’s digital sister station 2XM. RTÉ 2XM will simulcast the programme every Saturday from 10am to 1pm for eight weeks, starting on Saturday week, July 23. Tubridy’s show on 2fm will be fronted by the Late Late Show host for “much […]

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Guinness posts new hurling ad

Diageo launched a new outdoor campaign today in support of its sponsorship of the GAA Hurling All-Ireland senior championship. Entitled ‘The Power to Lift Us All’, the campaign aims to try and bring to life the way hurling and its players can inspire and entrall a nation. The campaign was created by Irish International and […]

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Setanta to show Irish movies

Setanta Sport is extending its remit by showing 20 Irish movies and documentaries this summer following a deal with the Irish Film Board. The move follows Setanta’s live free-to-air screening of U2’s Glastonbury concert last weekend and is seen as a continuing strategy to help broaden the sports channel’s appeal. The line-up of Irish features […]

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