Irish International has won the Aer Lingus creative account after a four-way contest with Cawley NeaTBWA, DDFH&B-JWT and Publicis QMP. The win sees the national carrier return to the Sandymount agency after some years being handled by Rothco, Dave Cowzer’s Darkhorse and London agency VCCP.
Elsewhere, Publicis QMP has won the RTE creative account in competition with McCann Erickson and the incumbent, Cawley NeaTBWA. Vizeum retains the media. QMP Publicis also handles TG4. Both broadcasters are said to be happy with the new arrangement and were aware of the review in advance.
Eircom has invited pitches for its eMobile account which is with Chemistry.
Famine in Horn of Africa: Goal is responding
The UN has declared a famine in parts of Somalia. Millions of people in that country and across the Horn of Africa continue to face starvation. Goal is there and is providing assistance to some of those in desperate need of food, water and shelter. You can read more about our activities by clicking here. If you would like to make a monetary contribution towards our response, you can visit our donate page here. Thank you.
– John O’Shea, director, Goal