ArchiveSeptember, 2015

Morgans help raise blood pressure awareness

“Down with blood pressure!” say the sons of the late Father Ted star Dermot Morgan. Don, Rob and Ben were ‘scrubbed up’ to launch the Irish Heart Foundation’s free blood pressure roadshow supported by Medtronic medical technology. The roadshow is visiting 45 locations across the country in the coming weeks. The IHF has warned that hundreds of […]

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Speed dating for would-be creatives

The annual speed-dating and networking event for young talent and Ireland’s leading creative directors takes place next Thursday. Portfolio Lab is run by the Institute of Creative Advertising (ICAD) and aims to help emerging talent break into the advertising and design industry by putting their work under the scope of Ireland’s leading creative directors. It takes […]

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Tennis talent Claffey seeks sponsor

Having turned professional, one of Ireland’s top tennis prospects is in the market for a sponsor. Ranked as the country’s top ladies’ singles player since her early teens, Jenny Claffey, 25, has set herself a five-year plan. In that time, she aims to make the world’s top 200 players next year and become the first […]

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Loomes becomes country director at Diageo

Oliver Loomes has been promoted to country director at Diageo and will head up the drink group’s commercial and sales operations on the island of Ireland. Loomes is a graduate of UCD and the Michael Smurfit Business School. He joined Diageo in 1999 from Mars where he had spent seven years in sales and marketing in Ireland, […]

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Walsh joyfully boogies for Cadbury’s

In the second installation of Cadbury Ireland #FreeTheJoy videos, Louis Walsh proves that he’s picked up a few moves throughout his career, as he boogies his way to viral success to Baccarra’s ‘Yes Sir, I Can Boogie’. The internet sensation has been a big hit generating widespread attention with the video on course to reach […]

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Irish edition of The Times launched

News UK & Ireland has launched its Irish digital edition of The Times. The seven-day online newspaper for tablet, phone and desktop users in Ireland provides Irish news and analysis and is accompanied by a digital edition of the Sunday Times. New members are able to sign up for a 30-day trial for €1, after which the […]

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Corbett appointed to Mediaworks board

Gemma Corbett has rejoined Core Media from Three Mobile, having held the position of sales director at O2 in recent years. She previously spent five years at MediaVest where she was client director on the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and Nissan. With 13 years experience, she has a degree in marketing from DIT. Her accounts […]

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