About Us

We operate a new and unrestricted agency model, without walls or silos, with experts working together from every aspect of marketing communications including research, data science, strategy, planning, creative development and implementation. By applying exceptionally high standards and rigorous quality control, this ‘power of one’ model produces outstanding work. Also, with billings of €220 million, our purchasing power and expertise deliver best-in-market prices, placements and innovations.

It's our 300 people that have made Core one of the best workplaces in Ireland for the last ten years, according to the Great Place to Work Institute.

Key People
Key People
Aidan Greene
Aidan Greene
CEO
Michael Clancy
Michael Clancy
Chief Operations Officer
Catherine Fitzgibbon
Catherine Fitzgibbon
HR Director
Jill Downey
Jill Downey
Chief Sustainability & Sponsorship Officer
Geoff McGrath
Geoff McGrath
Chief Transformation Officer
Conor Murphy
Conor Murphy
Managing DirectorCore Performance
Colm Sherwin
Colm Sherwin
Chief Investment Officer
Christina Duff
Christina Duff
Managing DirectorCore Investment
Ronan Brady
Ronan Brady
Managing Director Core Data
Naomi Staff
Naomi Staff
Managing Director Core Research
Andy Pierce
Andy Pierce
Group Strategy Director
Shane Doyle
Shane Doyle
Group Strategy Director
Caitriona Ní Laoire
Caitriona Ní Laoire
Managing Director, Creative Brand
Dave Griffin
Dave Griffin
Managing Director, Creative Activation
Liam Wielopolski
Liam Wielopolski
Executive Creative Director

Industry

Latest news from Little Black Book.

Energia Kicks off Rugby Campaign Developed by Core
Energia Kicks off Rugby Campaign Developed by Core

As the Guinness Six Nations starts this weekend, Energia, in collaboration with Core have developed a new campaign, to highlight their proud sponsorship of Irish Rugby

Most Read of 2022: High Five
Most Read of 2022: High Five

As the year comes to an end, LBB’s Ben Conway looks back at the most popular High Five features of 2022

Creative Is Native: “We’ve Thrown Off the Shackles and Believe We Can Compete on the Global Stage”
Creative Is Native: “We’ve Thrown Off the Shackles and Believe We Can Compete on the Global Stage”

Helena Jones, creative director at Core, on Ireland’s evolution and what working in a country pub taught her

Artist Joe Caslin Captures Modern Ireland for HSE's Sexual Wellbeing Campaign
Artist Joe Caslin Captures Modern Ireland for HSE's Sexual Wellbeing Campaign

Artist Joe Caslin developed a range of drawn characters and couples for the HSE and Core campaign

Starcom, Part of Core, Restructures Leadership with Greater Focus on Digital and Effectiveness
Starcom, Part of Core, Restructures Leadership with Greater Focus on Digital and Effectiveness

Jen Walsh and David Fogarty join the board as digital board directors and Dave Thomson has been appointed as Starcom’s head of digital

Wedding Bells Can Wait in KFC's Humorous New Campaign
Wedding Bells Can Wait in KFC's Humorous New Campaign

Core campaign features a bride enjoying her KFC meal and delaying her marriage to her groom

Core Launches Dedicated Marketing Practice Core Performance
Core Launches Dedicated Marketing Practice Core Performance

Lead by managing director Conor Murphy, the service will employ 50 digital experts

Core Campaign Promotes Ireland's First Radio Station Celebrating the LGBTQIA+ Community
Core Campaign Promotes Ireland's First Radio Station Celebrating the LGBTQIA+ Community

Developed by Wireless Ireland (Urban Media), Pride Vibes hosts shows and conversations around the issues that matter to the community

HSE's Public Health Ad Encourages Us to Keep Up Public Health Behaviours
HSE's Public Health Ad Encourages Us to Keep Up Public Health Behaviours

Campaign from Core encourages people to keep up public health behaviours that slow the spread of viruses

Core Wins ‘Investors in Diversity Gold’ from the Irish Centre for Diversity
Core Wins ‘Investors in Diversity Gold’ from the Irish Centre for Diversity

Core is one of only six organisations in Ireland to hold Investors in Diversity Gold