Apple watch: news journalists not on the technology beat confess to glazing over when big snazzy product launches like those for the Apple Watch are reported.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

My thoughts on the Apple Watch are not sophisticated. Mostly, the way the circular app icons cluster on the interface reminds me of those dottily chee(...)

“It’s all about ‘yes, the takeaway is here!’,” says Amanda Roche-Kelly, of the “mini fist bump” ads for ordering site Just Eat. Photograph: Shane O’Neill/Fennell Photography

Lunch is back, according to Just Eat. Consumer confidence is up, and the instinct to “brown-bag it” is waning. It’s just the right time for the online(...)

“Scotland’s 100-year-old family newspaper” is on sale in Dublin newsagents for two weeks at promotional price of €1.

Newsagent browsers in Dublin may have been surprised to see a new addition to the newspaper shelf last weekend: the Sunday Post. No, the Sunday Busine(...)

The television ad for the HSE’s BreastCheck service aims to promote a “positive attitude” towards screening for women aged 50-64

A new advertising campaign for the HSE’s BreastCheck service uses “relatable women in everyday environments” to encourage women in the target age grou(...)

To the App Store, finally, for the Irish Radio Player. The long-planned cross-industry player, featuring all stations in the Republic, will be launche(...)

A still from Discover Ireland’s 2014 ad campaign, #ThisIsLiving. Fáilte Ireland has put its creative advertising and media-buying accounts out to tender.

Fáilte Ireland, the State agency that operates the domestic tourism brand Discover Ireland, has put its creative advertising and media-buying accounts(...)

Minister for Communications Alex White: Signalled intention to introduce previously mooted law allowing An Post to access customer data held by commercial television operators such as Sky and UPC

The Government will not replace the television licence fee with a household-based broadcasting charge until it has “built public understanding and sup(...)

The Government should spend this tax surplus by making “targeted giveaways” through capital investment, income tax cuts and tax breaks that support entrepreneurship and housebuilding activity, according to Goodbody economists. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

The Irish economy is in a “sweet spot”, with tax receipts on track to overshoot initial Government targets by €2 billion, according to stockbroking fi(...)

Fiona O’Carroll was appointed to the newly created position in August 2013 by former chief executive Vincent Crowley.

Independent News & Media’s managing director of digital, Fiona O’Carroll, is leaving the group, the company has confirmed.INM said Ms O’Carroll, w(...)

Image of the week: What could these two – European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager – be talking about? Photograph: Reuters/Francois Lenoir
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Image of the Week: Operation antitrust What could these two – European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker and competition commissioner Ma(...)