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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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VW wins press ad of the year

Owens DDB/MediaCom won press ad of the year for Volkswagen Resale Value at the National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) Press Ad of the Year awards presented in the Mansion House last night. The ad won the best consumer durables category and also scooped the prize for best art direction. Irish International/Carat won the FMCG category […]

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TG4 wins radio prize

TG4 has won the first annual Today FM Creative Radio Awards for 2012 with its Time campaign created by Publicis. The ad was chosen by judges Gavin O’Sullivan, DDFH&B, Margaret Colton, Electric Ireland and Today FM breakfast show presenter Ian Dempsey (pictured). A cash prize of €5,000 is split between TG4, Publicis and buying agency […]

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Cox most trusted business leader

In a major salute to Irish advertising, Core managing director Alan Cox (above right) has been named as Ireland’s most trusted business leader in the 11th annual Best Workplace Awards. The award, presented in association with DIT, is made to acknowledge strong leadership in trust building. Particular attention is paid to leaders who build trust […]

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Tequila scores gold hat-trick

Cawley NeaTBWA’s Tequila took home three golds and one silver for work for Electric Ireland from the Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) European awards. Tequila was competing against 46 national winners from nine markets. The wins followed a seven-week judging process, involving 53 adjudicators. Tequila’s Alan Pollock, Leah Donoghue and Adam Crane with Margaret Colton, Electric […]

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Independent wins journalist of the year as Mail takes six awards

The Irish Independent presidential election team has won the National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) journalist of the year award. The team comprises Fionnán Sheahan, Michael Brennan, Fiach Kelly and Cormac McQuinn. The Irish Daily Mail and the Irish Mail on Sunday won a total of six awards, namely young journalist, Jennifer Bray; feature writer, Philip […]

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Four finalists for Marketer of the Year announced

The shortlist for this year’s Marketer of the Year award was announced today. The four finalists are Brendan McEvoy, general manager marketing, Irish Life; Amie Peters, head of direct mail, An Post; David Field, group head of marketing and retail development, Eason and Kevin Donnelly, marketing director, Britvic Ireland. Marketer of the Year honours marketing […]

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Ryan honoured at radio awards

2FM presenter Gerry Ryan was posthumously inducted into the hall of fame of Irish radio broadcasting at the Phonographic Performance Ireland (PPI) Radio Awards presented at a gala dinner in the Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny. The three other radio presenters who were inducted into this year’s hall of fame were Ronan O’Rahilly of Radio […]

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RTE again named top broadcaster

RTÉ Radio has again been voted Broadcaster of the Year Award at the 2012 New York Festivals Awards in New York with finalists from 28 countries. It is the second year in a row that RTÉ Radio has won the honour. Last year, RTÉ Radio became the first Irish radio station in the award ceremony’s […]

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Clarke earns top recognition

Diageo’s category marketing manager Tanya Clarke is among ten women to receive the HSBC corporate executives award as part of the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) honours for Ireland’s 25 most powerful women. The awards are made on the basis of company turnover, staff numbers, stock market listing, role responsibility, role budget, breaking traditional barriers and […]

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Changes made to Adfx joint entries

Following on from Adx 2012 judge Alison Hoads’ recent talk, IAPI is introducing some changes to help with joint entry submissions. Papers that are jointly entered – for example, by both a creative and media agency – will now be allowed an extra 500 words to make specific reference to the campaign’s broader strategy. Tania […]

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02 scores double at AIM awards

02 won two of the 16 categories at the Marketing Institute All Ireland Marketing (AIM) awards last night. Caoimhe O’Neill won the new product/new market award for the 02 Money Card. Paul Dervan was honoured for leading the marketing team of the year, for various initiatives such as the 02 Money Card, the 02 concert […]

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Acorn named top DM agency

Acorn Marketing has been named as Ireland’s top agency at the An Post Integrated Direct Marketing awards presented at a gala dinner in the Mansion House last night. The agency, founded by chairman Frank McCaughey, competed with Brando, Goosebump, Javelin Direct and Target McConnells. Acorn is now run by chief executive Phil Cottier and managing […]

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