ArchiveJune, 2015

Taste of Dublin boss settles €120k bill

Events organiser Avril Bannerton, who is managing director of Taste of Dublin, which runs at the Iveagh Gardens this week, settled a bill of €120,000 for underdeclaration of vat, the latest list of tax defaulters released by the Revenue shows. A former Image businesswoman of the year winner and Aer Lingus hostess, she also organises […]

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Radio ads home in on nursing care

Nursing Homes Ireland (NHI) has rolled out a national radio campaign in the run-up to Nursing Homes Week 2015, which begins on Monday week highlighting the care provided by private and voluntary nursing homes. The ads celebrate the personal care in NHI member homes and promotes the rewarding job opportunities they provide. The ad campaign follows […]

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Man Utd world’s top football brand

Manchester United has overtaken Bayern Munich to become football’s first billion dollar brand. Despite another season without silverware, the annual study by Brand Finance shows that the Red Devils record-breaking deals delivered 63 per cent growth and a value of $1.2bn. Under Louis van Gaal, Man Utd finished fourth in the Barclays Premier League. Barcelona […]

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An Post returns to mobile market

An Post returns to the mobile market with the launch of Post Mobile. The move includes a range of pre-pay propositions like the ‘all-in’ data for €20 a month, designed to appeal to data consumers on the lookout for a bargain bundle. Post Mobile becomes the country’s biggest retail channel mobile phone operator, with a […]

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Call made for Marketing Society nominations

The deadline for nominations for the four vacancies on the Marketing Society council is midday next Tuesday, society chairman Mark Nolan of Ignite Research has said. There are three openings on the society’s general panel, as Pat Stephenson of Boys and Girls, Leona Daly, Heineken and Gráinne O’Brien, Murray Consultants, step down. With Behaviour & […]

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Tubridy to run Women’s Rugby World Cup

RTE presenter Ryan Tubridy’s younger brother, Garrett, has been appointed by the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) as tournament director for the Women’s Rugby World Cup (WRWC) which will be played in Dublin and Belfast in 2017. Tubridy, 39, will be responsible for planning and delivering the tournament at venues in Dublin and Belfast. For […]

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Core hires to expand digital and data services

Ireland’s largest media agency group Core Media has announced it is creating 20 new roles in its digital and data division. The roles are focused across online media, search, analytics and social media. The news is in addition to the group’s ongoing graduate programme, which will see 10 graduates recruited on a permanent basis over the […]

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Dunmore East relies on WIT for new look

The work of a Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) design graduate features at this week’s WIT Art and Design Graduate Show. The winning entry, a collaboration between Dunmore East Fisheries Local Action Group (Flag) and WIT, was created by Stephen Geraghty, an ex-WIT Department of Design student, focuses on the regeneration of Dunmore East Harbour. The project, […]

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For whom the ICAD bells tolled

The very best in Irish advertising and design creativity was recognised at the annual Institute of Creative Advertising and Design (ICAD) awards. A total of two gold, 15 silver and 65 bronze ICAD awards, or ‘bells’, were handed out at the event in Vicar Street. Over 560 advertising, craft and design pieces of work were entered […]

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