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'Is this the best a man can get?': Gillette under fire for new #MeToo advert
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# Close Shave

'Is this the best a man can get?': Gillette under fire for new #MeToo advert

Jan 15th 2019, 10:20 AM 60,294 Views 167 Comments

Praise and scorn has been poured on the shaving brand’s new ad, with Piers Morgan one of those unimpressed.

Biting the Big Apple: One PR girl on making the move from Cork to New York
# Moving To New York
# Moving To New York

Biting the Big Apple: One PR girl on making the move from Cork to New York

Oct 13th 2018, 6:00 PM 8,627 Views 2 Comments

From Cork to Dublin to NYC.

Shane Ross press release congratulates 'Dominant Puspure' for gold medal... but that's not her name
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# Uh Oh

Shane Ross press release congratulates 'Dominant Puspure' for gold medal... but that's not her name

Sep 16th 2018, 1:50 PM 63,356 Views 58 Comments

“Dominant Puspure dominated her rivals,” a quote from Minister Ross said, but a spokesperson said he had only seen the correct version of the release.

Taoiseach's role in proposed Garda PR campaign called 'jaw-dropping'
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# Jaw Dropping

Taoiseach's role in proposed Garda PR campaign called 'jaw-dropping'

Mar 18th 2018, 3:29 PM 38,009 Views 80 Comments

The discussions came at a time when the publication of CSO figures was hotly debated.

Government spent over €200k promoting the Public Services Card
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Government spent over €200k promoting the Public Services Card

Jan 7th 2018, 6:30 AM 13,082 Views 35 Comments

The rollout of the card sparked a storm of publicity about its use last year.

Revealed: Taoiseach's new communications unit to cost €5m next year
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# PR

Revealed: Taoiseach's new communications unit to cost €5m next year

Oct 10th 2017, 2:50 PM 10,354 Views 59 Comments

The Taoiseach previously said the new unit would be cost neutral.

Varadkar says his new separate PR unit has cost nothing to date
# Media
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# Media

Varadkar says his new separate PR unit has cost nothing to date

Aug 31st 2017, 2:05 PM 15,094 Views 83 Comments

Those in opposition have dubbed the new communications unit the Taoiseach’s own “spin machine”.

There's been a surge in complaints about Irish 'influencers' plugging products
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# Backlash

There's been a surge in complaints about Irish 'influencers' plugging products

Jul 28th 2017, 12:05 AM 32,027 Views 35 Comments

Three times the amount of complaints have been received so far in 2017 compared to all of last year.

Walkers apologises after competition saw Gary Lineker holding pictures of serial killers and paedophiles
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# Whoops

Walkers apologises after competition saw Gary Lineker holding pictures of serial killers and paedophiles

May 25th 2017, 10:53 PM 48,895 Views 29 Comments

Walkers has deleted the offensive videos, but most have been preserved by quick-off-the-mark Twitter users.

Somebody left oversized suitcases all over Dublin and here's why*
# Suits You
# Suits You

Somebody left oversized suitcases all over Dublin and here's why*

Mar 10th 2015, 3:09 PM 5,451 Views 1 Comment

*our theory, anyway

Should we believe Garth's 'aw shucks' schtick? We asked the PR experts...
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# Love/hat

Should we believe Garth's 'aw shucks' schtick? We asked the PR experts...

Jul 12th 2014, 9:20 AM 35,000 Views 84 Comments

Brooks says he never saw the problems coming… But there’s been opposition to the gigs for months.

Colombian president announces public holiday for World Cup quarter-final
# PR
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# PR

Colombian president announces public holiday for World Cup quarter-final

Jul 3rd 2014, 3:56 PM 4,516 Views 5 Comments

Juan Manuel Santos is building up a serious amount of goodwill with this move.

UPDATE: Paddy Power did not cut down a single Amazonian tree
# Pr Power
# Pr Power

UPDATE: Paddy Power did not cut down a single Amazonian tree

Jun 8th 2014, 12:30 PM 55,914 Views 126 Comments

But it wasn’t Photoshopped either…

Max Clifford to be told today if he's going to jail over sexual assaults
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# Sentencing

Max Clifford to be told today if he's going to jail over sexual assaults

May 2nd 2014, 8:34 AM 8,245 Views 33 Comments

The PR guru was found guilty of eight counts of indecent assault.

Column: If you’d like to work in an industry, don’t be discouraged by negative perceptions
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# Leadership

Column: If you’d like to work in an industry, don’t be discouraged by negative perceptions

Mar 20th 2014, 7:30 PM 63 Views 12 Comments

The obstacles preventing women from reaching their full potential in the workplace are being steadily dismantled, writes Mairead Fleming.

Insomnia Coffee's response to the GSOC scandal is absolute PR genius
# Gsoc
# Gsoc

Insomnia Coffee's response to the GSOC scandal is absolute PR genius

Feb 19th 2014, 1:43 PM 45,417 Views 56 Comments

Finally, this scandal has a winner.

Have you seen Dublin Bus's new mascot?
# Buscot
# Buscot

Have you seen Dublin Bus's new mascot?

Feb 4th 2014, 6:58 PM 17,444 Views 66 Comments

He’s called Noel, and he’s a football on a stick.

Column: Ignorance, avoidance, distortion – media coverage of the Corrib gas project has failed
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# Mayo

Column: Ignorance, avoidance, distortion – media coverage of the Corrib gas project has failed

Jan 24th 2014, 3:18 PM 528 Views 69 Comments

The Irish media has failed to properly report on the local community’s resistance to Shell in Mayo. The reason? Journalism has fewer and fewer resources to filter the truth from the propaganda, Harry Browne writes.

Michael O'Leary takes customer service to a new level by checking boarding passes himself
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# Customer Service

Michael O'Leary takes customer service to a new level by checking boarding passes himself

Dec 6th 2013, 5:20 PM 28,291 Views 65 Comments

Michael O’Leary gets his hands dirty and checks Ryanair passangers boarding passes at Terminal 1 today.

"It was a really stupid thing"... SDLP politician quits after payments scandal
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# Conall McDevitt

"It was a really stupid thing"... SDLP politician quits after payments scandal

Sep 4th 2013, 10:15 PM 10,031 Views 20 Comments

Dublin-born Conall McDevitt is to quit politics with immediate effect after failing to declare earnings from a PR company.

Bill O'Herlihy says FF and FG should consider going into coalition
# Okey Doke So
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# Okey Doke So

Bill O'Herlihy says FF and FG should consider going into coalition

Aug 25th 2013, 4:47 PM 8,700 Views 95 Comments

The broadcaster said Ireland’s Civil War-based divisions have become a “damaging anachronism”.

Column: Pre-Budget politics - lies, damned lies and a gullible public
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# Opinion

Column: Pre-Budget politics - lies, damned lies and a gullible public

Aug 13th 2013, 8:45 PM 23 Views 66 Comments

The campaign to pummel the public into submission with ‘strategic’ pre-Budget scaremongering has begun in earnest – and the media is lapping it up, writes Paul Allen.

Chicago Tribune's perfect response after they put a kitten on their homepage
# Pussy Love
# Pussy Love

Chicago Tribune's perfect response after they put a kitten on their homepage

Jul 31st 2013, 12:00 PM 3,042 Views 2 Comments

That really should say “puuurrfect”, but we couldn’t bring ourselves to do it.

Update: Max Clifford charged with 11 counts of indecent assault
# Operation Yewtree
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# Operation Yewtree

Update: Max Clifford charged with 11 counts of indecent assault

Apr 26th 2013, 6:33 PM 34,940 Views 0 Comments

Publicist Max Clifford has been charged with carrying out the offences between 1966 and 1985. He has issued a statement about today’s decision.

Kony 2012: One year later, Invisible Children still focused on ending violence
# Kony 2012
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# Kony 2012

Kony 2012: One year later, Invisible Children still focused on ending violence

Mar 9th 2013, 3:00 PM 7,146 Views 17 Comments

This time last year the world first saw the Kony 2012 viral YouTube video. The producers say that although he is yet to be apprehended, they are still focused on ending LRA violence.

Column: In a celebrity obsessed world is it any surprise we love the red carpet drama
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# Opinion

Column: In a celebrity obsessed world is it any surprise we love the red carpet drama

Feb 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 68 Views 19 Comments

With the glitz and glamour of the Oscars hitting our screens tonight, Kim Cadogan questions why we obsess over the clothing choices of the rich and famous.

Childers calls for Irish PR firms to declare tobacco clients
# Tobacco
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# Tobacco

Childers calls for Irish PR firms to declare tobacco clients

Feb 3rd 2013, 1:34 PM 7,413 Views 27 Comments

Childers said clients should be aware of certain Irish PR firms, which she claimed were “representing the tobacco industry and not being open and transparent about it”.

Max Clifford: allegations are 'damaging and totally untrue'
# Investigation
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# Investigation

Max Clifford: allegations are 'damaging and totally untrue'

Dec 7th 2012, 7:58 AM 8,017 Views 18 Comments

The well-known publicist was arrested yesterday as part of the investigation into sex offence claims against Jimmy Savile and ‘others’.

Max Clifford arrested as part of Savile investigation - reports
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# London

Max Clifford arrested as part of Savile investigation - reports

Dec 6th 2012, 1:47 PM 9,812 Views 0 Comments

Celebrity publicist Max Clifford is being questioned by police in London on suspicion of sexual offences, according to reports.

Excruciating Model Photo Op of the Day
# No Comment
# No Comment

Excruciating Model Photo Op of the Day

Oct 12th 2012, 9:40 AM 11,910 Views 18 Comments

Argh! Oh, hold on…

Businesses club together to host party for 500 homeless people
# Lions Club
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# Lions Club

Businesses club together to host party for 500 homeless people

Jan 19th 2012, 7:00 AM 1,865 Views 5 Comments

President Higgins takes up role performed by Mary McAleese to greet diners at Annual Lions Club party for vulnerable Dublin citizens.

Former government minister uses LinkedIn to find jobs
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# Job Hunt

Former government minister uses LinkedIn to find jobs

Jun 19th 2011, 2:43 PM 1,634 Views 25 Comments

Noel Dempsey has found work advising local authorities since leaving government.

Protest planned as blood-sports group shortlisted for award
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# Blood Sports

Protest planned as blood-sports group shortlisted for award

Jun 9th 2011, 7:22 PM 797 Views 15 Comments

Pro-blood sports lobby group RISE has been shortlisted for a PR award – a move that animals rights campaigners have condemned, saying the group’s claims that animals do not suffer when hunted are “utterly false and easily refuted”.

Mayor to fill the Mansion House with whiskey. Or something.
# Whiskey Nation
# Whiskey Nation

Mayor to fill the Mansion House with whiskey. Or something.

Apr 28th 2011, 3:23 PM 739 Views 0 Comments

“Whiskey paradise” to take over the residence of the capital’s First Citizen.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Mar 30th 2011, 7:56 PM 1,923 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s round-up of the evening’s top stories – and the interesting tidbits of the day.

Is this the toughest job of the week?
# Tough Task?
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# Tough Task?

Is this the toughest job of the week?

Feb 3rd 2011, 2:08 PM 1,484 Views 1 Comment

Aer Lingus are looking for a new staff member: an internal communications officer to liaise between management and staff.

American Mormons launch ad campaign
# Religion
# Religion

American Mormons launch ad campaign

Aug 13th 2010, 7:45 AM 235 Views 0 Comments

Mormons produce adverts to show the world they are normal…