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Ireland’s consumer awards go with Bonkers.ie

Price comparison and switching service Bonkers.ie has launched the inaugural National Consumer Awards with the aim of continuing to drive excellence in customer value to Ireland’s two million households, which, based on Central Statistics Office (CSO) figures, spent an estimated €93.6 billion last year. The multi-sector awards over 14 categories. Adjudicating on the inaugural awards will […]

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Red FM scores treble at PPI Radio Awards

Cork’s Red FM scored a treble at this year’s PPI Radio Awards, including music station of the year. Comedian and Today FM DJ Dermot Whelan presented the awards which were attended by over 700 guests. Red FM also went home with best breakfast programme for the KC Show (pictured) and best interactive speech programme for […]

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Shortlist for journalism awards announced

From a record number of 1,200 entries for this year’s NewsBrands Ireland Journalism Awards the competition has been narrowed down to a shortlist of 141 entries across 24 categories. All category winners are eligible for the Journalist of the Year gong.  The shortlist was announced by the judging panel chairman Professor John Horgan. The awards […]

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Wolfgang lands two Landies in New York

Two Irish e-commerce websites have won awards at the Search Engine Land Awards in New York. The ‘Landies’, as they are affectionately branded in digital marketing circles, seek to reward the world’s best search campaigns, so for Irish campaigns to receive two awards for the time ever amid such strong competition is seen as a […]

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Marketer award entries close next Thursday

The entry deadline for this year’s Marketer of the Year™ is close of business next Thursday, September 22. Marketer of the Year™ recognises and honours standards of excellence in Irish marketing, specifically for work done in the last two years. The person is someone, who through the use of strategy, innovation, communications and impact on the target market, […]

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Ignition voted Smart’s top agency

Ignition, whose byline is “integrated ideas people”, won agency of the year at An Post’s Smart marketing awards at a gala dinner in the InterContinental Dublin. The grand prix went to Publicis for Bord Gáis Energy’s ‘Helpful Energy Company’ campaign. Now in its 10th year, the Smarts showcase the best use of creative ideas, media, […]

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Ignition gets Smart with 18 entries

Ignition has the highest number of nominations for this year’s An Post Smart Marketing Awards. The integrated marketing agency has 18 entries shortlisted across 11 categories. Clients SuperValu MRPI has nine nominations, Vhi Healthcare three, while Ignition’s own campaign, Happy Friday 13th, received five, including one for standout small business. With entries for the awards up by […]

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Deadline for AIM awards looms

As the deadline for this year’s Marketing Institute All Ireland Marketing awards (AIMs) nears, would-be entrants have been issued with a number of basic guidelines when preparing their submissions. Firstly, the information should be presented clearly and concisely. Simple, direct language works best. Entrants should complete all sections of the online form. Connect up the three-part […]

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Irish films win nine Oscar nominations

Irish films have secured a record nine Academy Award nominations, with an unprecedented two Irish films shortlisted for best film at this year’s Oscars. Room, directed by Lenny Abrahamson (above), and Brooklyn, directed by John Crowley, are in for best picture. Abrahamson, whose other movies include Adam & Paul and Garage, is up for best director. […]

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Eightytwenty honoured for anti-trafficking work

Eightytwenty won a Eurobest award for their ‘Swiping Out Sex Trafficking’ campaign for the Immigrant Council of Ireland (ICI) at an awards ceremony in Antwerp. Eurobest is a high-rated creative show staged by the organiser of the Cannes Lions. The campaign used the social dating app Tinder, by creating a number of fake profiles with […]

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Javelin big winner at Smart awards

Javelin Group took centre stage at the An Post Smart Marketing Awards 2015 taking home nine prizes, including the coveted Agency of the Year. The Smithfield-based agency was honoured for campaigns it devised for Arnotts, BT Communications, Toyota, Lexus, Irish Ferries and Focus Ireland. Javelin’s Joe Dobbin, Kyla O’Kelly (above) and Ken Ivory were on […]

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Weckler wins David Manley award

Adrian Weckler, group technology editor, Independent News & Media (INM), has won the sixth annual David Manley media award. The award honours journalists for their commitment to coverage of entrepreneurs. The judging panel comprised Dr Chris Horn, Professor Thomas Cooney, professor in entrepreneurship at DIT and Nicola Byrne, founder and CEO of 11890. Weckler also […]

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Volvo Trucks wins top award at Sharks

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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