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Topic: Ireland

Audi Makes Fun of Women Drivers (but Not Really) in Curious Twitter Campaign

Tackling the common stereotype

Audi Ireland has decided to directly address the stereotype that women are bad drivers in a Twitter campaign that aims to undermine that perception. The automaker last week posted a series…

When Irish People Describe Their First Time, It Gets Pretty Weird Pretty Fast

Good luck guessing where this one's headed

Sure, the old "they're not really talking about sex" gag is an ancient red herring, but we still enjoyed this bit of low-budget advertising from Cork, Ireland. Obviously we won't spoil…

Here's How Gay Marriage Will Destroy Your World, Warns Satirical Short Film About 'Armagayddon'

Lock the doors, box up the kids

What will happen when gay marriage is legal? Will the resulting Armagayddon destroy civilization as we know it? Luckily, an Irish gay rights advocacy group is here to help you…

People Are Pretty Angry About This Out-of-Control Safe-Driving Ad From Northern Ireland

Too real, or not real enough?

This literally out-of-control 60-second road-safety ad from Northern Ireland is causing an international stir for some intense imagery that begins around the 40-second mark. As these types of ads go, it's…

Why Do Ireland Tourism Ads Always Show Castles?

30 years later, the same old pile of stones

For the record, the Republic of Ireland boasts 516 castles. Just hold that thought for now. In the wide world of travel marketing, national tourism offices have their work cut out…

Bon Appétweet! Twitter Opens Paris Office

Social firm now in seven international markets

Twitter's global expansion continued today as the social firm announced it was opening a sales office in Paris at the LeWeb conference in The City of Light, per a Twitter…

Horrible Client Feedback Turned Into Hilarious Works of Art

From stupidity, awesomeness

Sometimes, bad client feedback is so bad, it becomes a work of art. And that's exactly what you'll get with "Sharp Suits: A Creative Catharsis." This Irish art exhibit, originally…

Netflix Signs MGM Streaming Deal

2012 launch for U.K. and Ireland

Netflix has signed a licensing deal with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, giving the online video company exclusive rights to stream MGM movies in the U.K. and Ireland. The service will be available from…

U.K. Analog TV Signals to End October 2012

Digital switchover for the whole of the U.K. and Ireland

The British government has announced that analog TV broadcasting will officially end on October 24, 2012. The U.K. has been phasing out analog broadcasting since 2007, when the northern English town…

Irish Financier Quietly Ramps Up Stake in INM

Desmond's 2% stake comes as surprise

Dermot Desmond, one of Ireland’s wealthiest businessmen, made headlines this morning with the news of his more than 2 percent stake in Ireland’s Independent News & Media. He now owns…

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