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 
Executive Creative Director, 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.

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

Rothco, part of Accenture Interactive, and Dublin Bus Take to the Streets to Celebrate Pride 2021 
Rothco, part of Accenture Interactive, and Dublin Bus Take to the Streets to Celebrate Pride 2021 

Dublin Buses will be adorned with high-impact messaging, featuring members of the LGBTQ+ community

Rothco, part of Accenture Interactive Awarded Cannes Lions Grand Prix for Creative Data for ‘Saylists’
Rothco, part of Accenture Interactive Awarded Cannes Lions Grand Prix for Creative Data for ‘Saylists’

Warner Music & Rothco, part of Accenture Interactive curated targeted playlists to reimagine the experience of practicing commonly challenging speech sounds for children

What Went Down at Cannes Lions Day 2
What Went Down at Cannes Lions Day 2

Winners announced for Social & Influencer Lions, Media Lions, PR Lions, Direct Lions, Creative Strategy Lions and Creative Data Lions

Immortal High Five: Catrióna Campbell
Immortal High Five: Catrióna Campbell

Managing director and partner at independent creative agency The Public House, Catrióna Campbell, shares five Irish projects that she considers to be immortal...

Cannes Contenders: Accenture Interactive Counts Down to the Lions
Cannes Contenders: Accenture Interactive Counts Down to the Lions

From great journalism to an ethical approach to Black Friday, Global Managing Director of the Accenture Interactive Creative Council, Jon Wilkins, walks us through some of his high hopes for this year’s Cannes Lions.

Rothco's Emma Sharkey Joins The Immortal Awards Jury
Rothco's Emma Sharkey Joins The Immortal Awards Jury

Chief Strategy Officer joins Irish jury for this year's competition