ArchiveOctober, 2015

Neil Leyden to head up RTE.ie

RTÉ has appointed Neil Leyden as head of RTE.ie after a public competition. Formerly senior product manager at Independent News & Media (INM), he will become “the product owner” of RTE.ie. He will lead strategy and oversee performance of the website. With over 5.5 million unique browsers a month, RTE.ie claims to be Ireland’s leading digital media service. […]

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Creighton’s Renua selects Frank Cronin

Former Newstalk and Sunday Tribune chief executive Frank Cronin has been selected by Renua, the political party led by Lucinda Creighton, to run in the Dún Laoghaire constituency in the general election. A chartered accountant from Cork, Cronin, who runs IPC Digital Media and is on the board of the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland (IBI), […]

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Drico still leads in sports star poll

More than a year after retiring, former Leinster and Ireland rugby star Brian O’Driscoll has retained his number one position as the country’s most admired sports personality, while Ireland captain Paul O’Connell (above), stretchered off in the Rugby World Cup game against France in Cardiff at the weekend, made most gains in admiration for Irish […]

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Ireland players talk about RWC camp

Ireland rugby fans have a chance to get closer to the World Cup conversation and listen in to Three ambassadors Johnny Sexton, Paul O’Connell and Robbie Henshaw as they open up in the #AllitTakes series. The three players talk about what it takes to build team spirit, slagging, the nature of camp and team kitman […]

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Blaney decides to quit adland

McCannBlue chief executive Orlaith Blaney is to quit advertising and plans to take a break while considering her next career move. She leaves the industry after 23 years and having served on the Institute of Advertising Practitioners (IAPI) board for 13 years. She began her career in advertising at Dimension where her accounts included Goodfella’s […]

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Twomey to take charge at ASAI

Orla Twomey is to become chief executive of the Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland (ASAI) when the current CEO Frank Goodman steps down in December. Twomey has been the ASAI assistant chief executive for over 11 years. She has a first class honours in marketing studies from the Institute of Public Administration (IPA) course at […]

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