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Carat promotes St Lawrence and Cashen

Chris Cashen and Ciara St Lawrence at Carat

Ciara St Lawrence has been promoted to the role of account director at Carat. She joined Carat’s digital department in 2007 working across both search and display. She has since progressed into a senior account manager role specialising in display and social media. She has led digital campaigns for Diageo, Bank of Ireland, Mondelez International […]

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Marketer of the Year deadline next Thursday

Peter McKenna, MotY Finalist

Marketers and their agencies are reminded that the deadline for submissions for this year’s Marketer of the Year award is close of business next Thursday, September 25th. The award salutes Ireland’s top marketers, who through their passion and commitment, have created winning strategies for their brands, specifically for work done in the last two years. […]

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TV3 banks on Guarantee sponsor

The Emergency CD Cover

TV3 has put a call out for a sponsor for The Guarantee, a feature film recreating the drama of the night of Ireland’s infamous bank guarantee, which it will screen in early December. TV3’s Jill O’Meara says the package includes two 10″ stings/10 by 5″ stings, branding on all promos, sponsor catch-up on the 3player […]

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Greene now Cox’s deputy at Core Media

Aidan Greene, MediaVest

MediaVest managing director for the past seven years Aidan Greene has been appointed deputy chief executive at Core Media and will work alongside the group’s CEO Alan Cox. Greene’s promotion at Core paves the way for Michael Clancy to take over as managing director at MediaVest. Clancy has been with the agency for the past […]

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Carat sponsors TED shows on Newstalk

David Puttnam at Sharks

Dentsu Aegis-owned media agency Carat is to sponsor Newstalk’s TED Radio Hour which starts this Sunday. The package includes spots, live mentions, stings, online presence and social media promotion. Dave Winterlich, head of strategy, Carat, says the sponsorship is a great fit for the agency. “Carat is all about redefining media so it’s great to […]

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Women’s rugby team voted top heroes

Rory McIlroy

It may be hard to call the result of the independence referendum in Scotland, but there is no doubt about the popularity of the Ireland women’s rugby team. The team that beat New Zealand in the Women’s Rugby World Cup got a whopping 98 per cent of the vote in the Work.Shop.Play Heroes & Villians […]

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Volvo Trucks wins top award at Sharks

Sharks Logo

International delegates from the UK, France, Italy, the US, Qatar and of course Ireland attended the 52nd Sharks creative awards festival in Kinsale at the weekend. There was a 20 per cent increase in festival entries this year. An education day on Friday saw talks from award-winning radio writer Paul Burke, Alex Matthews from BBH […]

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Guinness focus on real brewers for first time


Diageo unveils a new Guinness TV commercial filmed in and around the St. James’s Gate brewery today. The ad will air for the first time today across Ireland and the UK. Narrated by Irish actor Cillian Murphy, the ad begins just after dawn as we follow Peter Simpson, a young brewer cycling to work through […]

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An Post frames new idea


  An Post has launched a nationwide initiative to get small business owners to double company sales. The Put Your Business in the Frame initiative with aims to help improve how small business owners target new customers. Announced by Cara Group director and Dragons’ Den star Ramona Nicholas, the initiative aims to empower SMEs […]

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Winning Streak show returns


Europe’s longest running TV game show Winning Streak returns to RTE One this Saturday with Sinead Kennedy and Marty Whelan. Players can win €1 million on the grand prix prize. Since its launch 24 years ago, the National Lottery has given away over €153m in cash, cars and holidays to players from all over Ireland. […]

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