Archive2017

Journal Media launches new careers magazine

Journal Media has announced the launch of a new monthly careers magazine on TheJournal.ie site, in partnership with online recruitment platform Jobbio. Jobbio Careers will feature reports on the growth areas in digital, alongside career insights from industry insiders and advice on the ‘job journey’ – from landing the interview, to advance in the workplace. Each […]

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Coffeeangel tackles waste with KeepCup

As the Irish Government proposes a 15 cent levy on disposable coffee cups today, Coffeeangel has teamed up and Friends of the Earth to help tackle waste from coffee shops. With two million disposable coffee cups a day in Ireland going into landfills, waste from city centre and suburban cafés sector has now reached worrying proportions. Many […]

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Vodafone screens new rugby ads for winter series

Vodafone has launched ‘Who We Are is How We Play’ as the second phase in its Team Of Us Irish rugby sponsorship. Created by Target McConnells, the campaign again connects the Ireland team and fans. Ads take a glimpse into the childhoods of Conor Murray, Rory Best, Tiernan O’Halloran and Tadhg Furlong and how they became international […]

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Safefood ads urge parents to start kids healthily

Safefood and the HSE hve launched a new advertising campaign created by Target McConnells called Start. The ads focus in on the importance of eating well in maintaining a healthy weight for children. The campaign is the first in a five-year public awareness initiative aimed at addressing the public health issue of excessive weight and obesity. […]

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Eir Sport links up with Carr for golf coverage

Eir Sport has entered into a new partnership with Carr Golf management group. The link-up will result in Carr Golf coming on board as official sponsor of all Eir Sport golf coverage until March of 2018, which includes direct association with Eir Sport’s daily Golf Central show, cross-promotion of services, and mutual customer and employee […]

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Sonya Lennon tackles German circuit in Audi R8

Fashion designer, businesswoman and Audi ambassador Sonya Lennon recently took the opportunity to skill up in high performance driving at the Nürburgring, commonly known as The Green Hell, as part of the Audi Sportscar Experience. The experience offers drivers a chance to get behind the wheel of the Audi R8 and witness first-hand its sportiness. […]

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Shanley and Perry to co-host Six One News

RTÉ News has announced that Keelin Shanley and Caitriona Perry will be the new presenters of the RTÉ Six One News from January next. Shanley, who currently presents News at One on RTÉ Radio 1 and Crimecall on RTÉ One, will be joined by RTÉ’s current Washington correspondent Caitriona Perry, as co-hosts on the flagship news show. The current presentation team of Bryan Dobson and […]

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Cinema ad highlights constant fight to breathe

A new 60-second ad aimed at showing the constant battle faced by people in having to fight for every breath they breathe is now showing in cinema. ‘Fight to Breathe’ invites cinema-goers to replicate the breathing pattern of Edelle Collins, who has cystic fibrosis in real life. In so doing, it shows how life for […]

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Radio ads expert to address AAI Toolkit event

Acclaimed radio writer and producer Paul Burke (above left) will talk about the importance of creating engaging ads across all channels, but particularly for radio, at the November Association of Advertisers in Ireland (AAI) Toolkit breakfast seminar. The London-based creative will also discuss the significance of sound in both TV and radio commercials. Burke will […]

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Whelan expands his UK urban digital network

Vincent Whelan of Urban Digital Network (UDN) has acquired a network of 200 Adpod D6 screens in 53 shopping malls across the UK, delivering a wider urban presence. With the acquisition, Whelan is expanding his UK footprint, which includes the digital screen adjacent to Cineworld cinema in Leicester Square and some larger mall digital screens. Whelan […]

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Bay takes full ownership of Radio Nova

Bay Broadcasting has taken 100 per cent ownership of Radio Nova, buying out veteran radio investors Vienna Investments and Des Whelan, as well as tech investor Pat McDonagh, the station’s CEO Kevin Branigan (above) has confirmed. Bay, which also owns Classic Hits 4FM and is a shareholder in Sunshine 106.8, had a 38 per cent stake […]

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Final three in line for Marketer of the Year award

     The final shortlist for this year’s Marketer of the Year (MotY) has been narrowed down to three contenders. Fulfil Nutrition’s Niall McGrath, Just Eat Ireland’s Edel Kinane and Pieta House’s Brian Higgins are the three candidates under consideration by the MotY judges. The winner will be announced at a lunch in Roberta’s restaurant […]

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20 Questions with Nadine O’Regan

Nadine O’Regan is arts and books editor with the Sunday Business Post and presents Songs in the Key of Life on Today FM. Brought up in Co Cork, she moved to Dublin to undertake a masters degree in creative writing from TCD, before becoming a journalist. She has written for The Irish Times, The Observer, […]

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