ArchiveJuly, 2016

20 Questions with Larry Ryan

Larry Ryan, Behaviour & Attitudes Larry Ryan has been asking questions since he was a small boy and is a director and part-owner of Behaviour & Attitudes. B&A has won 18 research excellence awards in the past six years, with 2015 prizes for RTE and AIB studies. He helped to expand B&A’s global network, International […]

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Sharks festival to stay put in Kinsale

                        The organisers of the Sharks have reversed a decision to split the creative festival by hosting the awards show in Dublin for the first time. Following discussions with jurors, it was agreed that it would be better if this year’s entire festival – […]

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Sky adds RTÉ Player to catch up

Sky customers can now get more on demand content with the addition of the RTÉ Player to its catch up TV service. A spokesperson for Sky said the move is part of a long-term partnership between Sky and RTÉ to increase the number of channels and the ways in which content can be accessed on […]

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Killane to head up Eir Sport

RTE Television managing director Glen Killane is the new managing director of Eir TV and Sport. Killane will manage the company’s TV business and all sports-related sponsorships. Killane joined RTÉ in 1996, working in RTE Sport as series editor of the Sunday Game, Rugby World Cup, Champions League and international soccer coverage. He was group head […]

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McCaughren new Sindo business editor

Samantha McCaughren is the new business editor of the Sunday Independent. An experienced and respected journalist, she was business correspondent for the Sunday Times for the past three years. She joined News Ireland from the Sunday Business Post where she worked for over six years as chief business correspondent, acting news features editor and media […]

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Setanta rebrands as Eir Sport

Setanta Sport has rebranded as Eir Sport and has taken the opportunity to confirm it has won the exclusive TV rights to the Rugby World Cup in Japan. The deal also includes the rights to next year’s Women’s Rugby World Cup which Ireland will host. The announcement was made at Eir’s Dublin HQ with former […]

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Red Rock to debut on BBC next week

TV3’s award-winning Irish drama Red Rock will make its debut on British TV next week when it airs on BBC One at 1.45pm next Monday. Set around a busy Garda station in a fictional seaside town in north Dublin, the soap follows the Hennessys and the Kielys, two local warring families and the police that come […]

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Saunders makes PR Week’s most powerful

Dubliner John Saunders, president and CEO of PR agency FleishmanHillard, has been named in PR Week’s Power List today. It is seen as a major honour for Saunders and the 85 FH offices he runs worldwide. The PR Week Power List names the top 50 most influential people in global PR across the board. PR Week […]

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Ogilvy again top network at Cannes

Ogilvy & Mather has been named Network of the Year for the fifth time in a row at the Cannes Lions. The network achieved 120 Lions, including one titanium, one glass Lion and four grand prix awards, across 31 offices. Mike Mesbur, creative director, O&M Ireland said being part of the most creative network at Cannes […]

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Low prices not top priority for shoppers

Product availability and quality are the prime considerations when it comes to where Irish shoppers choose to buy their groceries, a new Nielsen survey on global retail growth strategies shows. The study of grocery shopping habits, which polled 30,000 online consumers in 61 countries, reveals that 60 per cent says Irish shoppers value products in stock […]

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Elverys Intersport signs up to Connacht Rugby

Sports chain Elverys Intersport is the new sponsor and retail partner of Connacht Rugby. A new three-year deal was signed for an undisclosed amount. The club just had its best season by winning the Guinness Pro12 and its first trophy in 131 years. Seven Connacht players joined Ireland’s tour to South Africa with games in Capetown, […]

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