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

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Where Is Mr Tayto? Verve Showrunner Behind Disappearance of Irish Icon
Where Is Mr Tayto? Verve Showrunner Behind Disappearance of Irish Icon

Verve Showrunner tap into the idea of wanting what you miss by removing the iconic character from crisp packets

Guinness Asks Top Rugby Players How to Make the Game Inclusive for ‘Never Settle’ Film Series
Guinness Asks Top Rugby Players How to Make the Game Inclusive for ‘Never Settle’ Film Series

Verve|Showrunner and production company Orillo sit down with players including George North, Elli Geng, Jasmine Joyce and Shaunagh Brown

Verve|Showrunner Wins Tayto Business for 2022 Summer Campaign
Verve|Showrunner Wins Tayto Business for 2022 Summer Campaign

Win followed a competitive pitch, with the brief focused on engaging the brand with a new demographic

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

Daughter Tries to Recreate Her Late Mother’s Famous Christmas Cake Recipe in Touching Gala Spot
Daughter Tries to Recreate Her Late Mother’s Famous Christmas Cake Recipe in Touching Gala Spot

Verve|Showrunner teams up with Banjoman's Claire Byrne on heartwarming spot

Sam Moorhead on The Ingredients of a Perfect Christmas Ad
Sam Moorhead on The Ingredients of a Perfect Christmas Ad

Verve/Showrunner’s Sam delves into the essential advertising ingredients to coincide with the launch of GALA’s first ever Christmas spot

 Verve|Showrunner and AIB Team Up for New Coffee Collaboration
Verve|Showrunner and AIB Team Up for New Coffee Collaboration

AIB Home Brew helps first time buyers make their coffee at home

We Are All Imposters.
We Are All Imposters.

Verve Showrunner's Mikey Fleming reflects on what it mans to be an imposter in the industry

Be Proud to Work in Advertising
Be Proud to Work in Advertising

Verve Showrunner’s Sam Moorhead covers the fact that we all put the industry down somewhat, or think of it as a less honourable or noble vacation when in actual fact, it's as honourable as any profession

This Podcast Is Designed for You to Run To
This Podcast Is Designed for You to Run To

Verve/Showrunner teams with healthcare company Vhi to create 'Running Start'