Tania Banotti, CEO of the Institute of Advertising Practitioners of Ireland (IAPI). Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

Confidence in the Irish advertising industry is back, according to trade body IAPI. Four-fifths of its member agencies expect their turnover will incr(...)

Cannes Lions: The prestigious international festival in the French seaside town showcases the best advertising in the world

When the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity takes place in France next week, some 59 people from the Irish advertising industry will at(...)

Power in the Blood: The Story of the Irish Thoroughbred: Ella McSweeney’s documentary is a good example of the type of production proposal RTÉ is seeking

Science Foundation Ireland, the statutory body that promotes science, technology, engineering and maths, has given RTÉ grant funding of €500,000 over (...)

A publicity poster for the Nursing Homes Ireland radio ad campaign by the agency DDFH&B. The message is one of positivity and it highlights the input of carers to residents’ lives.

Nursing Homes Ireland (NHI), the representative group for the private and voluntary nursing homes sector, has embarked on a national radio advertising(...)

They’re back: after several decades presumably lost in space The Clangers return for a new series by Factory Transmedia. Photograph: BBC/Coolabi/Smallfilms/Pete Firmin

In space, no one can hear you whistle... unless you’re a Clanger. After a “teaser” appearance in March to explain the solar eclipse to CBeebies viewer(...)

Irish Independent Park: Irish Independent Park: former Musgrave Park has been renamed under a sponsorship deal.

There is often a period of painful adjustment before the public is prepared to accept the new names of venues that are valiantly rechristened in the w(...)

The new Sky Arts channel will remain committed to showcasing the works of  conductor and violinist André Rieu

An eight-week search for the UK and Ireland’s best guitarist, a one-off drama about a pregnant man and a Norwegian comedy about a couples counsellor w(...)

Digital and data officer Justin Cullen of Core Media: communications group  is seeking more staff with backgrounds in mathematics for its analytics team

Core Media, Ireland’s largest media communications group, is adding 20 jobs to feed “relentless growth” in digital and data activities, which now acco(...)

An image from one of An Post’s two new television ads for Post Mobile: An Post is  spending about €750,000 between now and February on an  advertising campaign

Five years after it launched Postfone, An Post is rebranding its pre-pay phone offer as Post Mobile and adding data services for the first time. “We (...)

Cormac Moore and Daniella Moyles have replaced former hosts Ryan Phillips and Tracy Clifford after six-and-a-half years on Spin 1038’s ‘Fully Charged’

Friday was a “totes emosh day in Spin towers”, as breakfast hosts Ryan Phillips and Tracy Clifford signed off after six-and-a-half years – their goodb(...)