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Copper Faced Late Late Show

Copper Faced Late Late Show

News | Posted 16th February 2015

Tubridy hosted a Late Late Show Valentines special on Friday 13th, with an audience comprised of 200 singletons looking for love, and it wasn’t long before viewers took to twitter to question the level of inebriation of the rather boisterous audience!

Google & Twitter Back In Cahoots

Google & Twitter Back In Cahoots

News | Posted 12th February 2015

Google & Twitter Back In Cahoots

Learning From The Media

Learning From The Media

News | Posted 10th February 2015

You have to admire newspaper journalists & radio presenters. Their multi-tasking skills are second to none as their job description continues to evolve to multi-platform journalism. It’s expected of the likes of Fionnan Sheahan of the Independent Group to appear on Prime Time, be at the gates of Leinster House as a scandal breaks and look...

Local Newspapers Moving on

Local Newspapers Moving on

News | Posted 9th February 2015

The date was February 5th and Croke Park the location as I attended the third Local Newspaper Symposium. The list of speakers ranged from those in the digital realm along with those from various traditional print backgrounds.

How An Irish 8 Year Old Predicted Retail’s Future Back In 1975!

How An Irish 8 Year Old Predicted Retail’s Future Back In...

News | Posted 4th February 2015

It’s January 2015 and about 5% of all Irish grocery retail shopping is online. Again we start a year with our industry predicting great things to come in digital (mainly mobile) facilitation of grocery shopping. And it’s exciting. But not as exciting as discovering a retail vision by an eight year old boy, which has practically come true 40...

What If Google Got Into The Telecomms Business?

What If Google Got Into The Telecomms Business?

News | Posted 29th January 2015

Rumours have surfaced that Google is close to launching a telecommunications network of its own

Are We Becoming A Nation Of E-Readers?

Are We Becoming A Nation Of E-Readers?

News | Posted 16th January 2015

When eReaders came on the scene the consensus was that the days were numbered for physical book sales, the sheer ease of access through a Kindle coupled with much more affordable pricing made it hard to argue with this logic.

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) In Las Vegas Is The Biggest Innovation Show In The World. Mindshare Has Walked The Halls To Curate For You The Best In Show

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) In Las Vegas Is The...

News | Posted 12th January 2015

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is the biggest innovation show in the world. Mindshare has walked the halls to curate for you the best in show:

Metro Herald To Close Its Doors

Metro Herald To Close Its Doors

News | Posted 16th December 2014

As the media industry begins to slow down for the Christmas break, it is with a heavy heart we learn the sad news that the Metro herald is to close its doors this Friday. There is a certain poignant irony that the majority of Dublin readers learned this news from the paper itself, while on their morning commute.

Research Online Purchase Offline - Findings From The Consumer Barometer

Research Online Purchase Offline - Findings From The...

News | Posted 15th December 2014

The latest Consumer Barometer was released in October, and although this version was disappointing due to there being far fewer categories covered, we are able to get some key insights into Irish consumer’s research and purchase behaviour.

D'Arcy Departs…..

D'Arcy Departs…..

News | Posted 8th December 2014

Now, a sceptic might say, RTE have simply bought in Today FMs star striker to give their guy a chance of winning the league, but no one here would have such a devious thought…..

The Late Late Toy Show 2014

The Late Late Toy Show 2014

News | Posted 3rd December 2014

The Late Late Toy Show is one of the most anticipated shows in Ireland each year and it's always a ratings winner.

TV3 Launches TV3+1

TV3 Launches TV3+1

News | Posted 2nd December 2014

On the back of UTV Ireland’s press release announcing their carriage for 2015, TV3 have just announced the launch of TV3+1. This channel is available to view NOW and is on air 24 hours a day, unlike RTE+1 post 7pm restriction.

98FM Makes Irish Radio History with the Successful Broadcast of ‘The Naked Breakfast’

98FM Makes Irish Radio History with the Successful...

News | Posted 28th November 2014

28th November 2014: This morning Dublin’s 98FM successfully hosted an Irish radio first – a 100% live show with no pre-records, no delay button, no safety net… just LIVE music, LIVE guests, a LIVE audience, LIVE jingles and even LIVE ads!

The Long Lead by Christmas Retailers

The Long Lead by Christmas Retailers

News | Posted 27th November 2014

Christmas starts once Halloween is over, once the Coca cola trucks and the Cornflakes Santa ad appears on TV, correct? Not anymore, according to a study by The Royal Statistical Society (RSS) in the UK, we now start thinking about the festive season mid-August. That’s even before the kids go back to school!

Will your brand posts have any reach on Facebook now?

Will your brand posts have any reach on Facebook now?

News | Posted 18th November 2014

The latest series of Facebook announcements / leaks about their policies towards brand’s content make it clear that brands are going to have to work even harder to get any reach for their messaging.

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