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Red FM scores treble at PPI Radio Awards

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Cork's Red FM crew in their studios. Cork’s Red FM are celebrating after completing the Treble at this year’s PPI Radio Awards including the prestigious Music Station of the Year.
The ceremony which is the highlight of the Radio calendar each year was held on Friday night at the Lyrath Estate in Kilkenny. Comedian and radio DJ Dermot Whelan presented the Awards which were attended by over 700 guests from all over Ireland.
In addition to winning Music Station of the year Cork’s Red FM also went home with Best Breakfast Programme for the KC Show and Best Interactive Speech Programme for the Neil Prendeville Show.
Pic Darragh Kane

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

News Brands Ireland.
Photo Chris Bellew / Copyright Fennell Photography 2016

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

Tom Keogh, Keogh's Crisps

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 Get 18 An Post Nominations

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 Get 18 An Post Nominations

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

Sarah Williams, Arnotts

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

Saoirse Ronan in Brooklyn

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 - Tinder Sex Trafficking Immigrant Council

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

Arnotts Wonder Card OOH Special Build

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, Irish Independent

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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Search underway for top marketer

The search for Ireland’s top marketing executive is underway with the launch of this year’s Marketer of the Year. Launched by Marketing magazine back in 1993, the competition’s first winner was Cadbury’s marketing director Liam Marnane for rolling out the Time Out snack bar developed at its Coolock factory. Last year’s award went to Peter […]

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