The Public House is an independent advertising agency based in Dublin, Ireland. The agency is creatively led, founded by Colin Hart, who worked across the world in agencies in Sydney, Vancouver, Tokyo, London and Paris.

The agency offering is the upstream strategic rigour of a consultancy, combined with the full service creative outputs of a creative agency. The agency pride themselves on building culturally relevant campaigns for their clients, building impactful and effective work that meets a shared creative ambition.

The Public House clients include Irish News & Media, Jameson, EPIC, Donegal Catch, Cadbury, boojum and Paddy Power. The agency’s philosophy ‘Boring Doesn’t Sell’ underlines that in today’s era, the most dangerous thing a brand can do is play it safe. Visit www.publichouse.ie

Key People
Key People
Colin Hart
Colin Hart
Founder and Creative Director
Catríona Campbell
Catríona Campbell
Managing Partner
Jarrod Banadyga
Jarrod Banadyga
Creative Director
Anna Ryan
Anna Ryan
Planning Director

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Six Nations Fans Are Encouraged to ‘Keep Their Eye on the Ball’ with the Irish Independent
Six Nations Fans Are Encouraged to ‘Keep Their Eye on the Ball’ with the Irish Independent

This vibrant work, created with The Public House, is spanning social, digital, press and TV, following the journey of a rugby ball

FBD Insurance Campaign Lets Everyone Know What it Really Stands For
FBD Insurance Campaign Lets Everyone Know What it Really Stands For

Fire breathing dachshunds and baking disasters answer the important question in The Public House's comedic spots

V-Face Asks Meat-Eaters to Give Animals a Break in First Ever Ad Campaign
V-Face Asks Meat-Eaters to Give Animals a Break in First Ever Ad Campaign

The Public House campaign for Dublin's first vegan burger bar imagines animals using their free time in enjoy new activities

The Public House and Movember Ask Ireland to Cancel Secret Santa
The Public House and Movember Ask Ireland to Cancel Secret Santa

Campaign asks people to take a break from their annual festive gift exchanges and reroute the money into donations to support men’s health in Ireland

The Public House Brings More Colour to Cocktail Time in Global Campaign for Kahlúa
The Public House Brings More Colour to Cocktail Time in Global Campaign for Kahlúa

Agency and The Absolut Company develop a deliciously stylised campaign to celebrate some of Kahlúa’s delicious and easy serves

Compelling Childline Campaign Asks Children to Reach Out for Any Reason
Compelling Childline Campaign Asks Children to Reach Out for Any Reason

The Public House campaign aims to change existing perceptions of what the service offers

Chris O’Dowd Goes Birdwatching in Redbreast Irish Whiskey Spot Celebrating ‘Robin Redbreast Day’
Chris O’Dowd Goes Birdwatching in Redbreast Irish Whiskey Spot Celebrating ‘Robin Redbreast Day’

Redbreast Irish Whiskey and The Public House are on a mission to raise up to €100,000 for charity partner BirdLife International

The Public House Asks the Irish Public to Join the Tache Force This Movember
The Public House Asks the Irish Public to Join the Tache Force This Movember

The Tache Force started its campaign by changing the signage on Dublin’s busiest thoroughfare to read MO’Connell Street

Jameson Whiskey Goes Back to its Roots for Single Pot Still Launch
Jameson Whiskey Goes Back to its Roots for Single Pot Still Launch

The Public House handles Ireland and UK launch of Jameson's brand new age old whiskey

The Public House Puts 'Belfast in Focus' with Campaign for Belfast Telegraph
The Public House Puts 'Belfast in Focus' with Campaign for Belfast Telegraph

The collage aesthetic of the campaign draws on the Belfast Telegraph’s ability to craft intricate yet unifying narratives through their newspaper