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Ogilvy Dublin’s ISPCC hotline makes One Show

For the first time in 20 years, a film created by an Irish ad agency has been nominated as a finalist at the One Show awards in the US. The One Show provides a global stage for international work. Shortlisted is the Ogilvy Dublin short film ‘116000’ which was created for the ISPCC’s Missing Children’s […]

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Gathering wins DMA grand prix

The Gathering tourism initiative won the grand prix for RMG/PHD at the 2014 Samsung Digital Media Awards. ICAN won best agency and also picked up gongs for the best retail campaign for Brown Thomas Sunglasses and best integrated digital campaign for its work on Permanent TSB ‘Back to Basics’. Event video crowd sourcing start-up FanFootage won […]

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Credit Union on EEA shortlist

The Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) has managed to make it to the shortlist for a European Excellence Awards (EEA) in communication for their work over the last three years on the ‘What’s Left’ tracker research. The ILCU’s head of communications, PR and marketing communications Mandy Johnston (above) says the quarterly campaign focuses on […]

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Holland journalist of the year

Kitty Holland of The Irish Times has won the top award for her reporting of the Savita Halappanavar story at the National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) of the year awards. In all, 21 awards were presented for journalism work this year at an industry awards lunch in the Four Seasons hotel. Irish Independent reporter Paul […]

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Shortlist for NNI journalism awards

The final shortlist has been announced for this year’s National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) journalism awards with 121 contenders in 20 categories, including the new foreign, digital, news analysis, news reporter and campaign categories. Almost 800 entries were submitted to the judging panel comprising 16 press journalists. Chairman of the judging panel, former INM director and […]

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Spar Christmas ad honoured

The Spar Christmas TV ad created by Publicis was named the best broadcast campaign at the Checkout National FMCG awards presented at a lunch in the Four Seasons Hotel. The Spar ad shows fir trees in unusual settings, from the Beara Peninsula to a swimming pool and a bustling Middle Abbey Street. Shot over five […]

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Three days to marketer deadline

Marketers and their agencies are reminded they now have three days to finalise submissions for this year’s Marketer of the Year award. Launched in 1993, the award salutes Ireland’s top marketers who through passion and commitment have developed winning brand strategies. The person is someone who through the use of strategy, innovation, communications and impact […]

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Sharks winners announced

The organisers of next week’s Sharks festival in Kinsale have released an early list of the winners. Everything listed has won a Kinsale Shark Award. The details of bronze, silver and gold will be announced at the awards show on Saturday, September 14. Delegate registration is still open. The Promo and New Directors shortlists have yet […]

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Entries call for Marketer of the Year

Rewarding marketing excellence in Ireland is what Marketer of the Year is all about and entries for this year are now sought. The award salutes the best in Irish marketing for work done in the last two years. The winner is a person whose use of strategy, innovation, communications and impact on the target audience […]

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Kinsella joins Marketer of the Year

AIB group marketing director Tom Kinsella is to help judge this year’s Marketer of the Year entries. Kinsella moved to AIB from Diageo last year. He was global marketing director for Baileys for over four years and held various other senior brand and advertising roles with the British drinks giant. He joins the judging panel, […]

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02 Media and Kerry Foods score AIM doubles

02 Media and Kerry Foods each won two categories at the annual Marketing Institute of Ireland (MII) All Ireland Marketing (AIM) awards presented at a gala night dinner last night.  O2 Media took the new product/new market and the digital marketing categories, with managing director Fintan Lonergan (pictured) accepting both prizes. Best ad campaign, sponsored […]

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Irish Times' Best Places to Live shortlisted for INMA

The Irish Times’ ‘Best Place to Live campaign was among 87 news media companies worldwide shortlisted in the International News Media Association (INMA) awards. The newspaper was the only Irish title to be listed for the awards which recognise and reward excellence in marketing news media brands worldwide. The ‘Best Place to Live’ campaign was […]

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Ogilvy major Star winner

Ogilvy won the grand prix and three golds for its Lucozade Sport Club Crusade promotion at the 2013 Star promotion awards. Republic of Telly presenter Dermot Whelan presented 15 golds to eight APMC agencies. Rothco Social + took four golds for their work for Irish Distillers and Meteor. Publicis won three golds for Heineken, while […]

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