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Topic: Ireland

Irish Spring's Revival Puts the Bro in Brogue and Keeps Ridiculous Celtic Clichés Alive

Aye lad, the brand's ad comeback still has a whiff of the '80s

Ever wonder what people in Ireland do for kicks? Well, if you want to see for yourself, Aer Lingus runs 12 direct flights daily out of North America. Or you…

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…

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…

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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