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# PR

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'Is this the best a man can get?': Gillette under fire for new #MeToo advert
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
From Cork to Dublin to NYC.
Shane Ross press release congratulates 'Dominant Puspure' for gold medal... but that's not her name
“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'
The discussions came at a time when the publication of CSO figures was hotly debated.
Government spent over €200k promoting the Public Services Card
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
The Taoiseach previously said the new unit would be cost neutral.
Varadkar says his new separate PR unit has cost nothing to date
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
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
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*
*our theory, anyway
Should we believe Garth's 'aw shucks' schtick? We asked the PR experts...
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
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
But it wasn’t Photoshopped either…
Max Clifford to be told today if he's going to jail over sexual assaults
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
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
Finally, this scandal has a winner.
Have you seen Dublin Bus's new mascot?
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
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
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
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
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
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
That really should say “puuurrfect”, but we couldn’t bring ourselves to do it.
Update: Max Clifford charged with 11 counts of indecent assault
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
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
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
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'
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
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
Argh! Oh, hold on…
Businesses club together to host party for 500 homeless people
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
Noel Dempsey has found work advising local authorities since leaving government.
Protest planned as blood-sports group shortlisted for award
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 paradise” to take over the residence of the capital’s First Citizen.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday’s round-up of the evening’s top stories – and the interesting tidbits of the day.
Is this the toughest job of the week?
Aer Lingus are looking for a new staff member: an internal communications officer to liaise between management and staff.
American Mormons launch ad campaign
Mormons produce adverts to show the world they are normal…