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

Industry

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The Public House Announced as Irish Partner of The Immortal Awards
The Public House Announced as Irish Partner of The Immortal Awards

Irish independent creative agency partners with LBB to celebrate the market’s very best creativity

Cadbury Asks the Public to Become a Supporter and a Half of Women’s Grassroots Football
Cadbury Asks the Public to Become a Supporter and a Half of Women’s Grassroots Football

The Public House, FleishmanHillard and Carat feature real Irish amateur footballers in the latest campaign

Harrowing Campaign for UNICEF Ireland’s Ukraine Appeal Shows ‘Innocence Is in the Firing Line'
Harrowing Campaign for UNICEF Ireland’s Ukraine Appeal Shows ‘Innocence Is in the Firing Line'

The Public House launches hard-hitting sound design-driven radio spot

Irish Independent's Indo Daily Podcast is Back with Stories for Any Time of Day
Irish Independent's Indo Daily Podcast is Back with Stories for Any Time of Day

The Public House and Starcom Media highlight the ease of staying informed with the Indo Daily Podcast

The Public House's Campaign for Belfast Telegraph Draws Attention to Environmental Problems in Northern Ireland
The Public House's Campaign for Belfast Telegraph Draws Attention to Environmental Problems in Northern Ireland

The creative approach of the campaign complements the brand’s tagline ‘Tell It Like It Is’

Unpaid Internships, and How Agencies are Short Changing Themselves
Unpaid Internships, and How Agencies are Short Changing Themselves

The Public House's account manager, Rachel Campbell reflects on the internship process and standards within the industry and the impact that it has

Public House's Radio Campaign for Carsireland.ie Compares Car Buying to Catfishing
Public House's Radio Campaign for Carsireland.ie Compares Car Buying to Catfishing

Two-spot campaign takes a playful poke at the unwanted surprises that often pop up when buying second hand cars from complete strangers on the internet

High Five: Ireland
High Five: Ireland

In the spirit of Christmas, executive creative director at BBDO Dublin, Shane O’Brien, supports five worthy causes that all played their part in making a big difference

UNICEF Ireland Brings Stark Unfairness of Covid-19 Vaccine Roll Out to Irish Streets
UNICEF Ireland Brings Stark Unfairness of Covid-19 Vaccine Roll Out to Irish Streets

Campaign from The Public House highlights inequalities in vaccination rates

The Public House Makes Some Merry Mischief in First Work for the Children’s Health Foundation
The Public House Makes Some Merry Mischief in First Work for the Children’s Health Foundation

‘Help us get kids back to being kids’ campaign includes TV, radio, social, digital, press and OOH