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 Irish Independent Launches Daily Podcast with Auditorial from The Public House
The Irish Independent Launches Daily Podcast with Auditorial from The Public House

The Public House and Starcom launch an innovative campaign to support the Indo Daily podcast

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

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

The Public House Marks the Return of The Herald’s Gaelic Athletic Association Supplement
The Public House Marks the Return of The Herald’s Gaelic Athletic Association Supplement

Agency helps put the GAA back on the pitch and back into print

FBD Insurance Offers 'Sound Support' to Irish Olympians by Creating Custom Music Tracks
FBD Insurance Offers 'Sound Support' to Irish Olympians by Creating Custom Music Tracks

The Public House creates tracks individually crafted for three Irish athletes and FBD Brand Ambassadors

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...

Discover Irish Emigrants’ Hidden Influence on LGTBQ+ history in EPIC Ireland's Out in the World Exhibition
Discover Irish Emigrants’ Hidden Influence on LGTBQ+ history in EPIC Ireland's Out in the World Exhibition

The Public House has created a campaign to promote EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum’s latest exhibition, which shares the stories of Ireland’s LGBTQ+ emigrants

The Pandemic's Impact on Children Causes Cracks in Powerful Barnardos Ireland Spot
The Pandemic's Impact on Children Causes Cracks in Powerful Barnardos Ireland Spot

Campaign from The Public House launched earlier this month with radio and OOH

Paddy Power Asks Ireland for the Impossible In Euros Campaign: Stand Up For England
Paddy Power Asks Ireland for the Impossible In Euros Campaign: Stand Up For England

The Public House is back stirring up mischief with Paddy Power, pitting loyalty against philanthropy, in Ireland’s only Euros campaign

Bord na Móna Reintroduces Itself as a Quiet Leader in Ireland’s Climate Action Plan
Bord na Móna Reintroduces Itself as a Quiet Leader in Ireland’s Climate Action Plan

Creative agency The Public House rolls out the national brand campaign after being appointed in 2020