Smart Flies Aer Lingus still: the ad is Aer Lingus’s biggest brand repositioning for many years

It features a voiceover from Chris O’Dowd, stars real cabin crew and is soundtracked by a modern recording of the big band classic Sentimental Journey(...)

Channel 4 comedy Catastrophe with Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan: one of the shows available on its on-demand service All 4, which evolved from 4oD

Watching on-demand? Don’t be surprised if the advertisers seem to know your name. Channel 4’s on-demand service All 4 will “imminently” roll out an ad(...)

Nicola Weldon,  island of Ireland meats marketing director for Kerry Foods.

Henry Denny, the early 19th-century Waterford merchant who gave his name to meat brand Denny, “always did go further to please”, says the voiceover on(...)

Wimbledon as Gaeilge: farewell pointe an bhua (match point)

It’s the end of the “feall dúbailte” (double fault), the cúlbhuille (backhand) and the pointe an bhua (match point). TG4’s rights to show Wimbledon on(...)

Flour power: Taoiseach Enda Kenny with presenter Alan Hughes and baker Catherine Leyden on TV3’s ‘Ireland AM’. Photgraph: Brian McEvoy
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Image of the week: Breakfast with Enda It was off to Ballymount this week for Enda Kenny, who dropped into TV3’s Ireland AM for the first time (...)

AOL’s  Graham Moysey “There will be a consolidation of players over the next few years, so this is a good strategic move for us.” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

AOL, the company that made famous the phrase “you’ve got mail”, was the subject of a $4.4 billion bid by telecoms giant Verizon this week, and the pro(...)

The dinner table remains so laden with brand messages, it’s in danger of collapsing.

The family that breaks bread together, stays together, and more importantly, keeps buying bread. More than 30 years after the first Oxo Mum ad hit (...)

TV3’s ‘Red Rock’: Embattled Sharon Cleere (Jane McGrath) looks over her shoulder at villainous colleague Brian McGonigle (Sean Mahon).

With the main story arc in the first batch of Red Rock episodes approaching a climax tonight and scheduling competition from RTÉ big gun Operation Tr(...)

Red FM chief executive Diarmuid O’Leary: ‘It is about delivering a national standard at a local level.’

The last set of radio ratings, courtesy of the Joint National Listenership Research (JNLR) survey, confirm a big shift has taken place in the Cork mar(...)

Juniper Research said the rise of mobile advertising is partly the result of ‘an attitude shift’ among brands and retailers, many of which are now using mobile as ‘a core channel for consumer engagement’. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Irritated by ads within smartphone apps? Prepare to be annoyed even more in the future. Annual global advertising spend on mobile devices is expected (...)