ArchiveNovember, 2013

O’Neill conference on Setanta

Setanta Sports will have live coverage of new Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill’s first press conference tomorrow. Irish football fans will also have the opportunity to get first hand reactions from former Ireland players Kevin Kilbane and Matt Holland and former Ireland manager Brian Kerr throughout the weekend. The Setanta schedule starts tomorrow at […]

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Murphy for Marketing Society lunch

Comedian Barry Murphy will be the special guest at the Marketing Society Christmas lunch next month. A co-founder of The Comedy Cellar in Dublin, he is considered to be one of Ireland’s most talented stand-ups. He is best known for his role in the Apres Match post-football match sketch on RTE Two, alongside Risteard Cooper […]

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Holland journalist of the year

Kitty Holland of The Irish Times has won the top award for her reporting of the Savita Halappanavar story at the National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) of the year awards. In all, 21 awards were presented for journalism work this year at an industry awards lunch in the Four Seasons hotel. Irish Independent reporter Paul […]

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Report says adland value €5.3bn

A report on what advertising contributes to Ireland’s economy shows the industry is worth €5.3 billion in terms of gross national product (GNP). The Deloitte report, entitled Advertising: An engine for economic growth, is the first of its kind to be commissioned and is sponsored by Core Media, Google, Independent News and Media (INM) and […]

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Jordan promoted at MediaVest

Leah Jordan has been promoted to the position of client manager at media planning and buying agency MediaVest. Having joined the agency two years ago, Jordan has gained experience working on the Road Safety Authority (RSA), Nissan, Western Union and Pat McDonnell Paints accounts. An arts graduate from NUI Maynooth, she has a masters in […]

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Electric Ireland decision weeks away

A decision on the Electric Ireland agency review is not expected until the end of the month or early December, Marketing.ie has learned. The energy supplier, formerly known as the ESB, invited creative and below the line pitches. Among  the agencies in the running are Publicis, Target McConnells and the two incumbents, Omnicom’s Irish International […]

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BrandScience boss for AAI talk

Sally Dickersen, chief executive officer of Omnicom Media Group’s BrandScience marketing effectiveness division, is among the speakers who will address the Association of Advertisers  in Ireland (AAI) Nuts & Bolts of Advertising seminar on return on marketing investment (ROMI) this month. An Oxford College maths graduate, Dickersen joined Mars as a market research analyst. In […]

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