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Improved app for Sharks

The organisers of this week’s Sharks festival in Kinsale have launched a new iPhone app providing delegates with up-to-date information about the weekend plus details on the town’s local restaurants, accommodation, pubs, transport, activities and useful numbers. The app was developed in-house by Windmill Lane Digital. Added features this year include a function that allows […]

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Pharmacy boss for An Post talk

Cormac Tobin, managing director of the Unicare pharmacy group, is the guest speaker for the An Post marketers breakfast on Wednesday, September 7. Tobin will speak about the task of developing a loyalty programme of 40,000 customers from scratch and present an overview on the campaign adopted. Tobin started in Superquinn, aged 13. He became […]

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Marketers must be passionate and commercial to get on

To fast track a career in marketing people must be passionate and energetic and stay upbeat and commercial in their approach. Speaking at the first Marketing Hub hosted by Alternatives placement agency, four of Ireland’s top marketers spoke about how they got to where they are today and the lessons they learnt along the way. […]

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Mick McCarthy for marketing talk

Former Republic of Ireland captain and manager Mick McCarthy will address marketers at an event in Dublin in early July. The Wolverhampton Wanderers manager will talk about the ups and downs of professional football, the changes and innovations the game has undergone in recent years and will provide insights into how a club of modest […]

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Honesty in sports books crucial

Sports stars should not produce autobiographies early in their careers as they have little to say and what appears in print is insignificant and insulting to readers’ intelligence, a discussion on the best sports books of all time heard. Speaking at the Dalkey Book Festival, horse trainer and broadcaster Ted Walsh (pictured) said anyone writing […]

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Brian Lenihan accused of causing most damage to Ireland

Former Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan caused more damage to Ireland than any other politician in the entire history of the State aside from terrorists, writer and journalist Bruce Arnold told a talk at the Dalkey Book Festival. The panel discussion, entitled ‘Fianna Freefall’, also included broadcaster and newspaper columnist Vincent Browne and was chaired by festival […]

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Keenan dismayed by lack of progress in Middle East conflict

Writer Brian Keenan has expressed his disappointment at the lack of progress in moves to try and resolve the Middle East conflict and said the problem was more than “pernicious little land grabs” by Israel. The US was paying out millions of dollars in support and is using a culture of victimhood to pursue its […]

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Oxegen screen ads still available

With the countdown to the biggest music festival of the year, Oxegen 2011, well and truly under way, Independent Star-owned Event Media still has a limited number of screen advertising packages available for the three day event running at Punchestown from Friday, July 8th. Coldplay perform at Oxegen on Sunday July 10th Packages range from […]

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Big response to TABS fundraiser

Agencies have reacted favourably to calls to support tonight’s TABS (The Advertising Benevolent Society) barbecue and fundraising quiz. MC John Gallen of Pierce Media reports that 16 of the 20 tables have been sold, with each table of four costing €100. Extra monies are expected to be generated by raffle ticket sales. TABS quiz members […]

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Prince to play Malahide Castle

US pop star Prince is due to return to Ireland for a 35,000 open-air concert at Malahide Castle on July 30 as part of a European tour. His last performance was at the Point in 2002. He was booked to play at Croke Park in June 2008 but controversially cancelled the concert only 13 days […]

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Moore to speak about creativity

In the second of its Energiser series of industry talks, IAPI will host a breakfast session with Leo Moore, planning director, Irish International, in its offices at 8am on Wednesday, May 18. Moore will address the subject of ‘What is the role of the creative brief in the new world of marketing communications?’. Moore was […]

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MindField festival details finalised

The MindField festival of talk, thoughts and more will be held in Dublin’s Merrion Square gardens from April 29 to May Day. Capitalism, poetry, Iceland, photography, butterflies, fashion and foreign policy are some of the topics that will feature in over 62 shows on four stages over the three days. Participants include Ryan Tubridy, Simon […]

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Michael Palin for NCH talk

British actor and writer Michael Palin will give a talk in the National Concert Hall on May 25 as part of this year’s Dublin Writers Festival. Palin will look back over his career from his earliest days as a member of Monty Python to his Phileas Fogg recreated fictional journeys in the BBC series Around […]

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