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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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

FBD Insurance Win Gold with Olympics Activation
FBD Insurance Win Gold with Olympics Activation

FBD Insurance takes home two medals from sponsorship awards

A Tiny Bill Shrinks Your Bills in Dunnes Stores' Latest Campaign from The Public House
A Tiny Bill Shrinks Your Bills in Dunnes Stores' Latest Campaign from The Public House

Campaign features ‘Bill’ characters shrinking while they discover Double Savers as they do their shopping in Dunnes Stores

The Public House Helps Dublin Gazette Become World's First Bionically Printed Newspaper
The Public House Helps Dublin Gazette Become World's First Bionically Printed Newspaper

Every headline, every paragraph, every image descriptor has been printed using an informed set of bolded and un-bolded characters to offer reading with ease

The Game Is On for Women’s Football in Heroic Illustration Campaign from The Public House
The Game Is On for Women’s Football in Heroic Illustration Campaign from The Public House

Poster campaign makes grassroots women footballers feel like sueprstars

Touching Illustrations Show Barnardos Work First Hand in 60th Anniversary Campaign
Touching Illustrations Show Barnardos Work First Hand in 60th Anniversary Campaign

Barnardos mark 60 years with campaign from The Public House and illustrator Katya Swan

The Public House Gives Tinto Café and Wine a Fresh New Look
The Public House Gives Tinto Café and Wine a Fresh New Look

Agency delivered a new visual identity for the pop-up and brought this to life across the hut exterior, coffee cups and tote bags

Irish Independent Are Straight Out the Starting Blocks for Galway Races Activation
Irish Independent Are Straight Out the Starting Blocks for Galway Races Activation

The Public House, Sculp and Mediahuis build a racehorse out of past editions of the newspaper's The Galway Punter racing supplement

The Public House Campaign for The Irish Emigration Museum Visualises How the World Sees the Irish
The Public House Campaign for The Irish Emigration Museum Visualises How the World Sees the Irish

Campaign aims to confront perceptions and visualises a person who fits 'Irish stereotypes'

Excitement Is Ingrained in Adventure Park Wildlands' Latest Campaign
Excitement Is Ingrained in Adventure Park Wildlands' Latest Campaign

The Public House's print campaign depicts the joys of the experience