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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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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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McLoughlin recalls historic goal for Boys in Green

As the Republic of Ireland football team prepare to take on Wales in Cardiff in a vital World Cup qualifier, Alan McLoughlin remembers how he became a hero for the Boys in Green when he scored the goal against Northern Ireland “that changed his life” and made him a national hero. McLoughlin’s goal secured Irish qualification […]

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Mastercard partners with RTE for Women’s RWC

RTÉ has announced that Mastercard will partner RTÉ Sport in its coverage of the Women’s Rugby World Cup (RWC) 2017 on TV, radio, online and mobile. RTÉ2, RTÉ Player and RTÉ 2FM will have live coverage of all of Ireland’s games, plus the final. Ireland, managed by Tom Tierney, won its pool C opening game […]

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EY teams up with Women’s Rugby World Cup

Global operator in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services EY has signed up as an official sponsor of the eight Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 being played in Ireland next month. The qualifying nations competing include Australia, Canada, England, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Spain, USA and Wales. EY is already a sponsor of […]

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Kepak signs Rustlers deal with FAI

As the Republic of Ireland football team prepares for the important World Cup qualifier against Austria at the Aviva Stadium this Sunday, Kepak meat company has agreed an official sponsorship deal for its Rustlers flame grilled burgers with the Football Association of Ireland (FAI). As well the four-year FAI squad deal, the brand is the […]

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Beko signs up to GAA health check

Leinster GAA has unveiled an initiative called the Beko Club Bua awards, a new club accreditation and health check system. Sponsored by Beko appliances, the awards aim to promote best practice on and off the field among the province’s 800 clubs. Using an online application form and checklist, clubs will assess themselves against various criteria. Bua […]

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Energia on board for Pro12 rugby finals

Energia has signed a sponsorship deal with Pro12 Rugby which sees the energy provider become a partner of the Guinness Pro12 final series. Just two rounds remain in the championship with three Irish and two Welsh teams all vying to finish in the top four and reach the semi-finals. The final match is in the Aviva […]

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INM signs up as Guinness Pro12 media partner

As three out of the four Irish provinces look likely to make the final series of the Guinness Pro12, smashing current records, Independent News & Media (INM) has agreed a deal to become the championship media partner. The deal allows INM readers access to the closed ‘Captain’s Runs’ at the Aviva Stadium ahead of the final […]

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O’Donovans row in behind FBD efforts

Insurance company FBD has signed up Ireland’s Olympic silver medallists Gary and Paul O’Donovan as its new brand ambassadors. To mark the announcement, the Co Cork brothers are getting behind a special Facebook competition for primary schools and local children’s sports clubs to win €3,000 worth of training equipment. The O’Donovans have already fronted for Bord […]

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Fulfil named as FAI’s official snack sponsor

Protein and vitamin bar Fulfil has signed up as the official snack sponsor of the FAI for the next three years. In just over a year since its launch by Niall McGrath and Tom Gannon, the brand has sold over 15 million bars and achieved sales of €5.2 million. Fulfil claims a 55 per cent […]

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AIB to share GAA push at major US show

AIB becomes the first Irish brand to join global marketers and rights holders at the IEG sponsorship conference in Chicago later this month. Representing the bank at IEG will be Brian Keating, group propositions and brands director and Mark Brennan, AIB’s head of digital and innovation, speaking about ‘The Toughest’ campaign for the GAA. Keating and […]

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BoyleSports renews support for RTÉ horse racing

Ted Walsh and Joseph O’Brien were on hand as BoyleSports announced its continued sponsorship of RTÉ Sport’s coverage of horse racing across TV, radio, online and mobile. The deal is a renewed investment by the bookie in RTÉ’s racing coverage, which began in 2014. BoyleSports also sponsors the Irish Grand National and the Irish Greyhound Derby.  […]

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