About Us

Rothco: Ideas that grow Business. A young, dynamic and passionate team of people who help to consistently deliver outstanding results for the agencies clients.

We believe that our client list is the best illustration of the calibre of thinking, both strategically and creatively, that one can expect from doing business with Rothco.

Key People
Key People
Patrick Hickey
Patrick Hickey
Founding Partner & CEO
Richard Carr
Richard Carr
Managing Director
Alan Kelly 
Alan Kelly 
CCO, Rothco
Patrick Ronaldson
Patrick Ronaldson
Founding Partner & Director of Strategy
Paul Hughes  
Paul Hughes  
Founding Partner & Director of Strategy
John O'Sullivan 
John O'Sullivan 
Group Finance Director
Jill Byrne
Jill Byrne
Marketing Director
Miriam Hendrick
Miriam Hendrick
Head of Account Management
Margaret Levingstone
Margaret Levingstone
Head of Content Production
Awards
Awards
ADFX 2018
Awards

Aer Lingus - There’s No Place Like Home

BRONZE - Leisure Media and Entertainment

BEST NEW LEARNING - Special Recognition - Best New Learning

ADFX 2018
Awards

The Defence Forces – Finding the right fit: Data Sniping for the Defence Forces

GOLD - Small Budget

BEST NEW LEARNING - Special Recognition - Best Use of Insight

ADFX 2018
Awards

Eir Mobile - ‘Speak now or forever hold your peace’

BRONZE - IT/Telecommunications and Digital

ADFX 2016
Awards

AIB: Back from the brink of brand extinction

GOLD - Corporate Finance & Services

ADFX 2016
Awards

Cuisine de France: A bread basket case

SILVER - FMCG

ADFX 2016
Awards

Orchard Thieves: Thieving the spotlight

GOLD - New Launch

ADFX 2016
Awards

Daintree: How we took hate out of the debate

GOLD - Small Budget

ADFX 2016
Awards

How Heineken won Rugby World Cup 2015

BRONZE - Alcoholic Beverages

ADFX 2014
Awards

Liberty Insurance: Against All Odds

GOLD - New Launch sponsored by UTV Radio Solutions

GOLD - Corporate, Finance and Services sponsored by Google

ADFX 2012
Awards

How Heineken got promiscuous drinkers to settle down

SILVER - Alcoholic beverages sponsored by PML Group

ADFX 2010
Awards

One Small Step for mobile phone users, one giant leap for O2

SILVER - IT, Telecommunications & Digital sponsored by IMJ

ADFX 2010
Awards

Currys: How an effective campaign beat the perfect storm

SILVER - Retail & Fashion sponsored by Independent Newspapers

ADFX 2008
Awards

It's no accident farming fatalities were reduced

BRONZE - Public services & Social welfare

ADFX 2006
Awards

Fruice, Coca Cola bottlers Limited Ireland

BRONZE - New Campaigns - Existing Products

ADFX 2006
Awards

Aer Lingus

GOLD - Long Term Campaigns

Industry

Latest news from Little Black Book.

Rothco and AIB Ignite ‘Flames of Belief’ in the Darkest Points of Buying a Property
Rothco and AIB Ignite ‘Flames of Belief’ in the Darkest Points of Buying a Property

Rothco and AIB present the stark reality of buying a property in spots directed by Academy's Sasha Rainbow

Rothco Opens Eyes to the Manipulative Marketing Tactics of Kids’ Cuisine
Rothco Opens Eyes to the Manipulative Marketing Tactics of Kids’ Cuisine

Irish Heart Foundation and Fresh The Good Food Market team up to tackle 'The Sticky Problem'

‘Tough Can’t Quit’ in GAA Spot for AIB and Antidote Celebrating  #TheToughest Against All Odds
‘Tough Can’t Quit’ in GAA Spot for AIB and Antidote Celebrating #TheToughest Against All Odds

Antidote Films and Rothco cheer for those who put club and community above all else for AIB’s #TheToughest campaign

High Five: Ireland
High Five: Ireland

Creative director at Core in Dublin, Mark Tuthill, teases a mystery common theme in his choices for today's Irish edition

Rothco, part of Accenture Interactive, Celebrates the Musical Magic of Guinness this Christmas
Rothco, part of Accenture Interactive, Celebrates the Musical Magic of Guinness this Christmas

Guinness invites a classical ensemble to create a live soundtrack for people who are out and about for Christmas

Rothco, part of Accenture Interactive, and BASF Show How Electric Vehicles Can Be Even More Sustainable
Rothco, part of Accenture Interactive, and BASF Show How Electric Vehicles Can Be Even More Sustainable

The 'We Love EVs' campaign uses real life stories to showcase how BASF is working to address climate change and conserve natural resources

High Five: Ireland
High Five: Ireland

Including a brand new SuperValu ad released at midnight, Denis Kilty, composer and sound designer at denis., shares five impactful projects to recently come out of Ireland

High Five Immortal Contenders: Rory Hamilton on Ireland
High Five Immortal Contenders: Rory Hamilton on Ireland

Partner and ECD at agency Boys + Girls, Rory Hamilton, wraps up the first week of our Immortal Contenders series with a selection of top Irish work that should be entered into this year's awards

Immortal High Five: Karl Waters
Immortal High Five: Karl Waters

Karl Waters. creative partner at Folk Wunderman Thompson in Dublin, concludes 2021's Immortal High Five series with a selection or Irish ads that have stuck with him over the years

High Five: Ireland
High Five: Ireland

Senior copywriter at TBWA\Dublin, Alan Byrne, shares five of his favourite recent ads to come out of Ireland