Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton, Accenture FinTech Innovation Lab programme lead Sinéad Barry and Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash

Dublin is hosting Accenture’s fourth FinTech Lab, after New York, London and Hong Kong, and this Friday is the closing date for applications. Open to(...)

Tania Banotti, IAPI chief executive, who will reveal a three-year strategy to increase the profile of the Irish advertising industry. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Some 12,000 people work in the Irish advertising industry, but just 36 of them attended the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the ind(...)

Orlaith Blaney, chief executive of McCann Blue Dublin: “It’s encouraging agencies are generally more positive in their outlook not just for their own agencies but for the industry as a whole.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The love between advertising agencies and their clients does not always run smooth, as this year’s “industry census” by the Institute of Advertising P(...)

Tania Banotti, chief executive of the Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland (IAPI) has strengthened its bid to become the sole representative body for the marketing (...)

Ad vantage: Orlaith Blaney (left), president of IAPI and chief executive of McCann Blue, and Margaret Barron, the strategic marketing manager of SuperValu.  photograph: conor healy

“Puppy Love”, an advertisement for Budweiser that is either adorable or schmaltzy depending on your tolerance levels, came out on top in Sunday night’(...)

It’s a young(ish) man’s game, the growth areas are in digital, women are poorly represented in top jobs, and while the industry isn’t exactly pessimis(...)

Tania Banotti of the Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland on a talk by Les Binet due to take place next month: “There is huge interest from Irish agencies, but the ambition is to ensure clients are in attendance too.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Tania Banotti and Aisling Conlon at the Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland are gearing up for the institute’s ADFX 2014. ADFX is one of(...)

Mediavest deputy managing director Michael Clancy

Those looking to break into, and make it, in the advertising industry should attend the Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland’s “Big Grill(...)

Bill Cullen (centre), with Brian Purcell and Jackie Lavin on The Apprentice

Television spot advertising is “diminishing, diminishing, diminishing”, Screentime Shinawil chief executive Larry Bass observed at an industry (...)