About Us

In 2016 Verve will celebrate 25 years of delivering award winning live communications and lifestyle marketing.

Established in 1991, Verve is the largest independently owned Irish Event and Brand Activation Agency with a team of over 50 full time event professionals.

Key People
Key People
Ronan Traynor
Ronan Traynor
Managing Director
Barry Muldowney
Barry Muldowney
Head of Events
Aideen O’Neill
Aideen O’Neill
Head of Activations
Barry Traynor
Barry Traynor
Finance Director
Valerie Melinn
Valerie Melinn
Client Services Director
Olivia Collier
Olivia Collier
Head of Country, GB
John O’Shaughnessy
John O’Shaughnessy
Creative Director
John Kilcullen
John Kilcullen
Head of Digital
Garry Ryan
Garry Ryan
Commercial Director

Industry

Latest news from Little Black Book.

Square Talk: Lyons Launches Square Talk to Celebrate New Tea Bag Shape
Square Talk: Lyons Launches Square Talk to Celebrate New Tea Bag Shape

'We're Square' platform from Showrunner pays loving tribute to tea enthusiasts

HeadStuff Works with Showrunner to Create ‘Join the Cast’ Podcast Competition for New Voices
HeadStuff Works with Showrunner to Create ‘Join the Cast’ Podcast Competition for New Voices

The competition, which is looking for three-minute voice note submissions, will see the top pitchers get to make pilot versions of their podcast

Showrunner and Lyons Launch ‘We’re Square’ Campaign to Announce New Look and Feel
Showrunner and Lyons Launch ‘We’re Square’ Campaign to Announce New Look and Feel

Campaign embraces everybody who is confidently uncool or has ever been labelled ‘square

Verve|Showrunner and Kerry Release Kerry GAA Sponsorship Film That Shows the Pride behind the Team
Verve|Showrunner and Kerry Release Kerry GAA Sponsorship Film That Shows the Pride behind the Team

Short film celebrates everyone involved in making Kerry GAA what it is

Verve|Showrunner Helps Certa Launch First Ever Sponsor Led Campaign for the Irish Women’s Cricket Team
Verve|Showrunner Helps Certa Launch First Ever Sponsor Led Campaign for the Irish Women’s Cricket Team

Campaign was created by Verve|Showrunner and produced by Rubberduck, with directors Ben Colwell and Conor Ryan

Creative Is Native: “Don’t Let Your Only Inspiration for Advertising Be Other Advertising”
Creative Is Native: “Don’t Let Your Only Inspiration for Advertising Be Other Advertising”

The effervescent partners get candid about comedy influences, cultural opportunities and creative communities

Aer Lingus' Touching Christmas Spot Puts a New Spin on Classic Airport Reunions
Aer Lingus' Touching Christmas Spot Puts a New Spin on Classic Airport Reunions

Festive film by Verve|Showrunner and Alfonso Films follows a heart warming reunion

Missing Mr Tayto Finds 5 Kinsale Shark Awards for Verve|Showrunner
Missing Mr Tayto Finds 5 Kinsale Shark Awards for Verve|Showrunner

PR and social media-based campaign took place earlier in 2022

Verve|Showrunner Sends Mr. Tayto on a World-Wide TikTok Trip
Verve|Showrunner Sends Mr. Tayto on a World-Wide TikTok Trip

Mr. Tayto’s Bucket List was seen more than 30 million times and grew the brand’s followers with the TikTok demographic by 185%

The Benefits of a Life Before Advertising
The Benefits of a Life Before Advertising

John Close, junior copywriter at Verve|Showrunner, on why all our experiences have value