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.

Skin Cancer Prevention Campaign Says Check Yourself Before You Cook Yourself at Summer BBQs
Skin Cancer Prevention Campaign Says Check Yourself Before You Cook Yourself at Summer BBQs

Rothco and the Marie Keating foundation show meat's not the only thing getting cooked this summer in a partnership with chef Donal Skehan

 Rothco and AIB Series Shows How the GAA Emerges Stronger After the Toughest Summer
Rothco and AIB Series Shows How the GAA Emerges Stronger After the Toughest Summer

Rothco, part of Accenture Interactive release the highly anticipated 2020 series 'The Toughest Summer', the 7th series in AIB's long term integrated campaign 'The Toughest'

Rothco Encourages Irish Residents to ‘Make a Break For It’ in Tourism Campaign for Fáilte Ireland
Rothco Encourages Irish Residents to ‘Make a Break For It’ in Tourism Campaign for Fáilte Ireland

As restrictions are eased across the country, the domestic tourism campaign inspires Irish residents to escape for a local holiday

Rothco, Part of Accenture Interactive Launches White Claw in UK and ROI
Rothco, Part of Accenture Interactive Launches White Claw in UK and ROI

Following huge success in the US, Rothco launches the phenomenon that is White Claw to the UK and Irish markets

Rothco Awarded Pencils at D&AD for Third Year Running
Rothco Awarded Pencils at D&AD for Third Year Running

The agency was recognised for AIB's ‘The Book That Grew’ campaign, supporting Irish agriculture and farming

Rothco Shines a Light on the Darkness of Mortgage Applications in Optimistic AIB Campaign
Rothco Shines a Light on the Darkness of Mortgage Applications in Optimistic AIB Campaign

Rothco and director duo Conkerco prove ‘Seeing is Believing’ with a cinematic campaign to promote the Irish bank’s new mortgage tracking tool

“Stand By for Greatness”: Creative Dublin’s International Future
“Stand By for Greatness”: Creative Dublin’s International Future

Some of Ireland’s top creative leaders discussed how to make groundbreaking work that commands international recognition at the Dublin Immortal Awards Showcase, writes Alex Reeves

Your Shot: How AI Might Have Solved the Escape from Alcatraz Mystery
Your Shot: How AI Might Have Solved the Escape from Alcatraz Mystery

Alan Kelly, chief creative officer at Rothco, part of Accenture Interactive, tells LBB’s Alex Reeves about how tech helped his agency team and Identv to become detectives

Rothco and Identv Collaborate to Solve 57-Year-Old Alcatraz Mystery with Cutting-Edge AI
Rothco and Identv Collaborate to Solve 57-Year-Old Alcatraz Mystery with Cutting-Edge AI

The Accenture Interactive-owned ad agency applied the latest breakthrough technology to analog photographs, bringing new life to a forgotten mystery

Astronaut Chris Hadfield's Out of This World Photos Spark Empowering Energy Campaign from Electric Ireland
Astronaut Chris Hadfield's Out of This World Photos Spark Empowering Energy Campaign from Electric Ireland

ROTHCO, part of Accenture Interactive, team up with Ireland's largest energy supplier for an educational campaign celebrating profound impacts of small changes