Nov 30/10

Nothing like a virtually real fire on a cold day

Posted by Patrick

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Thanks to Bairbre for this. The noise of it alone is enough to fool me into thinking its not brass monkeys in the office.

Patrick

Nov 30/10

Hats off to the new Budweiser ad…please.

Posted by Rory

The new Bud ad’s not that new, but it’s been chewing away at me for the last while.

It shows a group of cool young urbanites (Los Angelinos as the radio DJ helpfully breaks up the music to tell us) coming together in a city at night to do something special.

Nov 26/10

0 sleeps t'ill the new Dundrum Town Centre campaign

Posted by boysandgirls

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Tonight’s Toy Show night, one of the most exciting nights of the TV year. What will the jumper be? What will the little girl with the glasses give Barbie’s Dream house out of 10 and what is she taking away marks for? And just how many little kids will subject

Nov 26/10

The anti-social future of social media

Posted by Chris

The world wide web first came into existence in December 1990 and brought about a simple and profound concept: that any person could share information with anyone else, anywhere in the world. It’s power and success was thanks to it’s ubiquity as a tool and the egalitarian principles upon which

Nov 26/10

Something to make you smile

Posted by Pat

With all the doom and gloom with 4 year plans, budgets and bailouts there are still lots of things to make you smile. This choir is amazing! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05ip-N0H1Ig

Nov 22/10

The best santa letter lick-up ever

Posted by Margaret

No messing round with thanking him for the great presents last year, that’s not a big enough suck up for a present ambitious member of the Gilsenan Family. My 9 year old niece/believer has raised the bar for children everywhere with a Santa letter that starts with, “Dear Santa, I

Nov 22/10

Ignorance is not bliss.

Posted by boysandgirls

So here we are. All changed, changed utterly. Having said that Ireland applying for assistance from the ECB, EU or IMF only seven days ago was a ‘fiction’ the news we all knew was coming arrived last night; that Ireland was applying for a bail out.

This is not a political

Nov 17/10

Positive Spin

Posted by Patrick

For some reason i felt as if we were all turning a corner with regard to the economy. People weren’t exactly beaming with positivity but it seemed as if we had adjusted to our new reality and we’re getting on with it. Sure we knew the budget was yet to

Nov 04/10

Not original, but I still like it

Posted by Margaret

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This YouTube link was sent to me this week, and the following thoughts ran through my mind – I have seen something like this before (Mastercard, Love Actually to name but two); flashmob stuff is sort of old news, Tmobile have already done stuff in a transport hub; voices creating sound effects

Nov 04/10

Preventing post 1am pokes

Posted by Chris

The opening line of this new website is “nothing good happens online after 1am”. How true that is. We’ve all been there. Waking up to see the drunken facebook post, the ex-girlfriend poke, a text to the boss or tweet to Starbucks…and then donning the mittens of shame. Well, help