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Topic: Ireland

Airbnb Offers the Ultimate Halloween Sleepover: A Night in the Paris Catacombs

Get cozy in costume with 6 million resting souls

Looking for the ultimate scare? Airbnb is running a contest that will give two lucky people the chance to sleep in the Catacombs of Paris, home to over 6 million…

Heineken Hid a Rugby Legend Inside a Dublin Pub. Here's What Happened Next

A slow, satisfying reveal for hard-core fans

Days before the opening match of the Rugby World Cup, Heineken surprised a Dublin pub chock-full of rugby fans with the coolest prize machine ever. In exchange for their names and…

3-Year-Old Cab Driver Surprised Passengers to Mark a Ride-Hailing App's Birthday

Hailo hid the real driver in the seat

Dubliners did a double-take recently when they called a cab via the Hailo app, only to have a 3-year-old pull up at the wheel. Local agency Guns or Knives organized the…

Ad of the Day: A Driver Looks Back Once, and Then Forever, in This Beautifully Bleak PSA

Irish road-safety ad will have viewers spinning

It's been a while since we've seen a really brutally depressing road-safety PSA. But Ireland obliges—with help from master craftsman director Martin Stirling—in the spot below, which warns against behavior…

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…

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