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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Creative is Native: “We’re Funny, We're Smart, We're Cheeky as Fuck”
Creative is Native: “We’re Funny, We're Smart, We're Cheeky as Fuck”

Founder and creative director of independent Dublin agency The Public House on sidestepping “Oirish” stereotypes, embracing the tension of Irish culture and the motivation of “positive jealousy”

Animated Ad for The Independent Ireland Offers You an Escape to the Weekend
Animated Ad for The Independent Ireland Offers You an Escape to the Weekend

The Public House teams with Aniverse and Jelly London on colourful campaign

Striking Storybook Illustrations Highlight Inequality Amongst LGBTQ Families
Striking Storybook Illustrations Highlight Inequality Amongst LGBTQ Families

The Public House's latest campaign aims to tackle the continuing misconceptions around marriage equality and LGBTQ families

 Carstore.ie Has the Finger on the Pulse of Car Buying in Quirky Campaign
Carstore.ie Has the Finger on the Pulse of Car Buying in Quirky Campaign

The Public House launches the campaign featuring Jackson, who guides the audience through the modern car buying experience

Redbreast Irish Whiskey Goes Fully Retro to Celebrate Reimagining of Redbreast 10 Year Old
Redbreast Irish Whiskey Goes Fully Retro to Celebrate Reimagining of Redbreast 10 Year Old

The Public House and Irish Distillers develop a throwback campaign to celebrate this blast from Redbreast’s past

Cadbury Shares a Splash of Purple for St Patrick's Day Gift Box Offering
Cadbury Shares a Splash of Purple for St Patrick's Day Gift Box Offering

The Public House updates the Cadbury name to it's Irish counterpart for the limited edition campaign

Mobile Network Challenges Youth to #DoGoodWithData by Taking Social Media Hiatus
Mobile Network Challenges Youth to #DoGoodWithData by Taking Social Media Hiatus

The Public House's initiative taps into a year-round feature allowing 48 customers to donate their unused data to support FoodCloud’s fight against food waste

Redbreast Launches an Uncommon Bottle to Help the Common Bird 
Redbreast Launches an Uncommon Bottle to Help the Common Bird 

The Public House develops a campaign to help launch a limited edition Redbreast bottle that doubles as a bird feeder

Bord na Móna Gets People Back into Their Comfort Zones This Winter 
Bord na Móna Gets People Back into Their Comfort Zones This Winter 

The Public House helps the fire and stove company bring warmth back in

Irish Distillers Reunite Spot Range Whiskey Family with Rebirth of Blue Spot
Irish Distillers Reunite Spot Range Whiskey Family with Rebirth of Blue Spot

The Public House paint outside the lines to unveil the latest edition to the Spot Whiskey family