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Marketing Institute makes call for AIM entries

2020 was an extraordinary year. One of navigating that which could not be planned for, understanding the need to be quiet when normally we would roar and creating new pathways to drive better commercial and wider economic outcomes. The Marketing Institute is now calling for entries to its 2021 AIM marketing awards, with the launch […]

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Five Irish jurists join Effies panel

The jury for the 2020 edition of the Effie Awards Europe has been announced by organiser the European Association of Communications Agencies (EACA) with five Irish jurists nominated by the Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland (IAPI) for Effie Europe. The Effies aim to champion the role of effectiveness in marketing and advertising. The five […]

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An Post announces book awards shortlist

The shortlist for the An Post Irish Book Awards 2020 features a diverse mix of Irish writing from new and established writers across 16 categories, including among them novel of the year, children’s (junior and senior), cookery, crime fiction, popular fiction, non-fiction, sports, short story, poetry, teen and young adult and Irish language. Debbie Byrne […]

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Davy voted top marketing team at AIMs

The Marketing Institute has announced the 18 category winners of the 2020 All Ireland Marketing (AIMs) awards at a virtual event in RTÉ Studio 5. Around 1,000 marketers watched the proceedings and the MC for the event was again RTÉ news presenter Bryan Dobson. Dee Forbes, director general, RTÉ, welcomed everyone to the event. An […]

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Newstalk named station of the year

Communicorp Media’s Newstalk bagged a host of gongs at this year’s IMRO Awards, including Ireland’s top national station. The talk station also claimed a number of top presenter awards, including best speech broadcaster, top national sports broadcaster and top news broadcaster going to Ciara Kelly (above), Joe Molloy and Susan Keogh. Waterford-based WLR was voted […]

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Marketer of the Year postponed until 2021

The premier award honouring Ireland’s top marketing practitioner, Marketer of the Year (MotY), has been postponed until next year due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Irish business. Launched by Marketing.ie in 1993, MotY salutes Ireland’s top marketers, who through their passion and commitment have created winning strategies for their brands. A wide […]

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Griffith College wins two Smedia photo awards

Two Griffith College students have won top awards at the annual Student Media Awards, aka the Smedias. Dubliner Kate Swift was named news photographer of the year and Juliana Falange won photographer of the year. Over 1,500 media students from colleges throughout the country entered the virtual awards this year. Swift has finished her second […]

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ICAD announces its advertising jury

The Institute of Creative Advertising & Design (ICAD) has announced the judging panel for its advertising awards. With the deadline for entries just three weeks away, ICAD has announced the next round of judges for its advertising jury 2020. The closing date for entries is Friday, July 24 and the entry fee this year has […]

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PR Excellence awards shortlist announced

Every year, the Awards for Excellence in Public Relations, organised by the Public Relations Institute (PRII) and the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA), celebrate the best in Irish PR and communications work over the previous 12 months. A panel of awards judges, headed up by Neasa Kane-Fine, have now finished their deliberations. The votes have […]

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IAPI decides to postpone Effies until next year

Following talks with Effie Worldwide, IAPI has decided to postpone the inaugural awards for Ireland until 2021. The Effies are going ahead in countries where entries are already being processed but most of the regional awards scheduled for later this year are in doubt. No gala events are being held and the judging and awards […]

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Wilson Hartnell shortlisted for four major awards

Four campaigns devised by Wilson Hartnell are in the running for the Sabres, regarded as the world’s top PR awards programme, which recognise achievement in strategic planning, creativity and business results in North America, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, South Asia and Africa and delivered by Provoke, previously the The Holmes Report. Out of more than […]

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Verve nominated for 16 Star awards

Verve has been nominated for 16 awards for this year’s APMC Star Awards. Within the categories of discipline or technique, the agency, founded and run by Ronan Traynor, has been nominated for best innovation for Coca-Cola’s Melodic Wood, best use of experiential for Coca-Cola and Diageo and best use of digital for KBC Bank and  […]

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Core seventh in Best Workplaces

Core is ranked seventh as the best workplace in Ireland for large companies with 251 or more employees in the Great Place to Work 2020. Core, described “as a collective of nine practices, working to a single purpose”, was also officially recognised as one of the best workplaces for women in Ireland – one of […]

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