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'It'd be a great opportunity for the provinces to build their brand in the States'
# Shipping Up To Boston
From The42
# Shipping Up To Boston

'It'd be a great opportunity for the provinces to build their brand in the States'

Feb 24th 2019, 9:00 AM 10,338 Views 0 Comments

The New England Free Jacks will host the four Irish provinces’ A teams in March and April.

Looking to buy? The first of two enormous property auctions is kicking off in Dublin today
# Bargain Hunt
# Bargain Hunt

Looking to buy? The first of two enormous property auctions is kicking off in Dublin today

Sep 8th 2015, 6:05 AM 25,291 Views 17 Comments

€35 million worth of houses and property are set to go under the hammer at the RDS from 9am in Allsop’s biggest ever auction.

Ryanair says beware of 'screenscraper' websites that use its name to sell flights
# Don't Fly With Me
# Don't Fly With Me

Ryanair says beware of 'screenscraper' websites that use its name to sell flights

Jan 8th 2015, 6:25 PM 16,750 Views 39 Comments

The airline has won a case against a site that used its URL.

TV3's swanky new ad features a brilliantly creepy shot of Vincent Browne
# New Dawn
From The Daily Edge
# New Dawn

TV3's swanky new ad features a brilliantly creepy shot of Vincent Browne

Nov 30th 2014, 1:45 PM 17,223 Views 14 Comments

Hey, what a good adveAAARRRGHH.

A Tipperary couple are in the Stella Artois Christmas ad being wonderfully Irish
# Yule Like This
From The Daily Edge
# Yule Like This

A Tipperary couple are in the Stella Artois Christmas ad being wonderfully Irish

Nov 26th 2014, 9:12 AM 5,460 Views 5 Comments

Excellent reaction to getting the gift of a lifetime.

Champions Cup may face year-long wait for four remaining sponsors
# Commercial
From The42
# Commercial

Champions Cup may face year-long wait for four remaining sponsors

Oct 6th 2014, 4:49 PM 5,012 Views 5 Comments

The EPCR’s Board Director, Paul McNaughton, has shared the organisation’s sympathy with rugby fans.

Apparently, 'Apparently Kid' is now making TV ads for pet food
# Apparently
From The Daily Edge
# Apparently

Apparently, 'Apparently Kid' is now making TV ads for pet food

Sep 13th 2014, 12:12 PM 2,020 Views 0 Comments

“Apparently this is my first ever TV commercial.”

Ballymun market 'in limbo' as shopping centre due to be demolished
# Regeneration
# Regeneration

Ballymun market 'in limbo' as shopping centre due to be demolished

Sep 2nd 2014, 6:30 AM 13,396 Views 6 Comments

Traders were “shocked and upset” when they heard the centre was to close.

Facebook is testing a way to let you purchase items directly from your news feed
# Buy
# Buy

Facebook is testing a way to let you purchase items directly from your news feed

Jul 18th 2014, 1:41 PM 4,765 Views 17 Comments

A ‘Buy’ button has been rolled out to a limited number of companies in the United States.

Here's the Nokia advert that's making people angry on Twitter
# Chinese Burn
From The Daily Edge
# Chinese Burn

Here's the Nokia advert that's making people angry on Twitter

Jul 15th 2014, 9:02 PM 8,476 Views 7 Comments

Erk.

The Bord Gais Energy Theatre is on sale for €20m
# (gas) Firesale
# (gas) Firesale

The Bord Gais Energy Theatre is on sale for €20m

Jul 9th 2014, 8:20 AM 11,854 Views 24 Comments

The Daniel Libeskind-designed theatre cost €80 million to develop.

Here's how much the winter storms cost eircom
# Damage Bill
# Damage Bill

Here's how much the winter storms cost eircom

May 28th 2014, 10:16 AM 9,434 Views 22 Comments

The telecoms company reported flat profits and a drop in revenues for the first three months of the year today.

These 'inspiring' make-up ads are going viral - by revealing women's real skin
# Face Off
From The Daily Edge
# Face Off

These 'inspiring' make-up ads are going viral - by revealing women's real skin

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:00 PM 6,636 Views 0 Comments

Two women with skin conditions talk about their experiences.

Here's the Littlewoods Ireland advert under fire for its portrayal of women
# Row
From The Daily Edge
# Row

Here's the Littlewoods Ireland advert under fire for its portrayal of women

Mar 26th 2014, 12:47 PM 37,915 Views 102 Comments

The online store has responded to negative comments around its new TV commercial.

'France isn't the threat that everyone thinks it is' - rugby agent McHugh
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'France isn't the threat that everyone thinks it is' - rugby agent McHugh

Jan 26th 2014, 8:45 AM 10,190 Views 3 Comments

David McHugh, who manages the interests of the likes of Rob and Dave Kearney, explains what his job entails.

Increase recorded in number of vacant commercial properties
# Vacant Sites
# Vacant Sites

Increase recorded in number of vacant commercial properties

Oct 8th 2013, 10:08 AM 2,912 Views 19 Comments

Ballybofey in Donegal has the highest vacancy rate in the country, while Greystones in Wicklow has the lowest.

Just four commercial gas discoveries since the 70s but minister remains positive
# Exploration
# Exploration

Just four commercial gas discoveries since the 70s but minister remains positive

Sep 15th 2013, 8:25 AM 5,983 Views 21 Comments

Junior miniser Fergus O’Dowd has said that the state should provide an environment that encourages companies to take the risks involved in exploration.

Column: Does celebrity marketing actually work?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Does celebrity marketing actually work?

Jul 27th 2013, 7:00 PM 167 Views 25 Comments

Hiring celebrities as spokespeople can create a lot of exposure for brands and stars alike. With all that added value, Judi Uhuegbu asks – do famous faces really sway our buying behaviour?

Michael O'Leary's second-in-command at Ryanair to step down
# Gone
# Gone

Michael O'Leary's second-in-command at Ryanair to step down

Jul 1st 2013, 11:03 AM 15,211 Views 34 Comments

Michael Cawley has worked at Ryanair since 1997 and is leaving to pursue other business interests.

LowLow takes on diet clichés in new ad campaign
# Diet Dreams
From The Daily Edge
# Diet Dreams

LowLow takes on diet clichés in new ad campaign

Apr 9th 2013, 10:47 AM 4,306 Views 7 Comments

“Cos women and muffins can’t co-exist”

Residents of Syria's Aleppo sell their belongings to survive
# Survival
# Survival

Residents of Syria's Aleppo sell their belongings to survive

Mar 29th 2013, 7:00 PM 4,051 Views 6 Comments

People are trying to sell off electronic devices to make money – but there isn’t enough electricity to make them work.

VIDEO: Leo Messi isn't just good at football, you know
# BRANCHING OUT
From The42
# BRANCHING OUT

VIDEO: Leo Messi isn't just good at football, you know

Feb 26th 2013, 2:22 PM 1,692 Views 1 Comment

He’s also pretty decent with a cricket bat – at least, according to his latest commercial.

VIDEO: David Beckham stars in new Guy Ritchie-directed H and M commercial
# Making Waves
From The42
# Making Waves

VIDEO: David Beckham stars in new Guy Ritchie-directed H and M commercial

Feb 7th 2013, 4:50 PM 2,087 Views 5 Comments

We’re still not sure if there’s any legitimate reason for him to jump into the pool.

Kevin Bacon and Jeward, together at last (VIDEO)
# 6 Degrees
From The Daily Edge
# 6 Degrees

Kevin Bacon and Jeward, together at last (VIDEO)

Dec 11th 2012, 10:40 AM 1,234 Views 0 Comments

Let’s play Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon.

VIDEO: David Beckham stars in 'The Cautionary Tale of Ebenezer Snoop'
# LOL
From The42
# LOL

VIDEO: David Beckham stars in 'The Cautionary Tale of Ebenezer Snoop'

Nov 29th 2012, 3:41 PM 1,398 Views 0 Comments

Andy Murray, Stan Smith and Yohan Blake are among the other sports personalities involved.

The Guardian's "Three Little Pigs" tops Adweek's best ad list for 2012
# Advertising
# Advertising

The Guardian's "Three Little Pigs" tops Adweek's best ad list for 2012

Nov 28th 2012, 6:09 PM 8,682 Views 4 Comments

The advertisement uses the children’s story to illustrate the evolution of a news story and public engagement in the news.

Sparks fly as Fianna Fáil fail to defer Dublin City Council budget
# Dublin
# Dublin

Sparks fly as Fianna Fáil fail to defer Dublin City Council budget

Nov 27th 2012, 4:20 PM 5,539 Views 17 Comments

A Fianna Fáil councillor accused Fine Gael and Labour of voting through a ‘half-baked budget’, while a Labour councillor said that some behaviour was a “publicity stunt”

New rules on advertising of 'unhealthy' food and drink to children
# Advertising
# Advertising

New rules on advertising of 'unhealthy' food and drink to children

Oct 12th 2012, 12:10 PM 5,051 Views 28 Comments

Foods high in fat, salt, or sugar will fall under the new regulations – but cheese products won’t.

Increase in Irish air traffic last month
# Flights
# Flights

Increase in Irish air traffic last month

Sep 12th 2012, 5:54 PM 3,491 Views 5 Comments

According to the IAA, there was an average of 1,590 daily flights during August 2012. But what was the busiest day?

More than 1 in 10 business properties are lying empty
# Sitting Vacant
# Sitting Vacant

More than 1 in 10 business properties are lying empty

Aug 21st 2012, 12:38 PM 4,421 Views 32 Comments

Almost 24,000 commercial properties in Ireland are vacant, with the highest rates found in Sligo and Leitrim.

VIDEO: "Looks like we got us a Dragon by the tail"
# Space
# Space

VIDEO: "Looks like we got us a Dragon by the tail"

May 25th 2012, 8:08 PM 3,778 Views 6 Comments

A private company has successfully supplied cargo to the ISS for the first time on board the Dragon capsule.

Ennis: "Some of the most senseless zoning excesses of Celtic Tiger"
# Bad Planning
# Bad Planning

Ennis: "Some of the most senseless zoning excesses of Celtic Tiger"

Apr 16th 2012, 3:00 PM 9,421 Views 13 Comments

Co Clare farmer sold 48 acres for €18.8m – but it was located on a flood plain. But Ennis wasn’t the only place where there were attempts to build on floodplains…

Busiest time for criminal activity on businesses is 7-10pm: report
# Crime
# Crime

Busiest time for criminal activity on businesses is 7-10pm: report

Jan 31st 2012, 7:00 AM 1,382 Views 4 Comments

Security firm Netwatch says that holidays were the busiest time of year for criminal activity on business sites in 2011.

WATCH: NBA star uses spare time to imitate Evel Knievel
# Fun Times
From The42
# Fun Times

WATCH: NBA star uses spare time to imitate Evel Knievel

Oct 24th 2011, 1:26 PM 219 Views 0 Comments

With no end in sight to the lockout, Blake Griffin has decided to spend his downtime making car commercials.

Ads aimed at children get stricter guidelines
# Children's Ads
# Children's Ads

Ads aimed at children get stricter guidelines

Apr 27th 2011, 3:41 PM 846 Views 0 Comments

Expensive toys (over €30) must state their price on TV and radio – this and other rules come into force on Monday.