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(...)

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 (...)

Pat Kenny: ‘Pat Kenny in the Round’ will continue for another four weeks before returning in the autumn for an eight-week run. Photograph: Barry McCall

Mondays were already the most important night of the week – by some distance – for UTV Ireland, and the debut of Pat Kenny’s new interview show, Pa(...)

Kilkenny’s Aoife Neary is tackled by Cork’s Aoife Murray and Gemma O’Connor in 2014’s All-Ireland senior camogie final. The Camogie Association and Ladies Gaelic Football Association both want their finals to be designated on the free-to-air list. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Big sporting drama is set to unfold this summer, not at the Aviva Stadium or Croke Park, but in the in-trays of the Department of Communications.Its r(...)

Dena Walker, head of advertising at Irish International, says: “As an industry, we probably haven’t done as good a job as we could have about explaining the value of creativity.”

How many brands do you love? The answer, if it’s not zero, is probably close to it.The advertising industry can be guilty of rhetoric about brands hav(...)