Marketing The City

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We firmly believe in the power of the collective voice, so working in partnership is at the core of everything we do. As such, we work with our members to develop marketing and promotion campaigns for Dublin City Centre, aimed at generating business for the area. We have developed a variety of successful initiatives, programmes and events which we run in association with our members and various city partnerships. All events and programmes are supported with strong social media presence, advertising and active public relations campaigns.

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Calendar of Events

We run a number of events throughout the year centring on key calendar dates and industry sectors.  In addition, we work with other business groups and media partners by supporting a range of activities taking place throughout the city at other times of the year. Our consumer website, has a comprehensive list of  upcoming events. If you would like to have your event included in our ‘What’s on’ section of please email

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City Marketing and Promotion

As part of our collective city marketing, we host a marketing forum that meets on a monthly basis, representing retailers, hoteliers, restaurants, bars, transport operators and business services across the city.  We combine the marketing knowledge of all business sectors within the BID area and this informs our annual marketing programme, ensuring a citywide focus for all events. If you would like to be involved or if you have an idea for any specific events, please contact us at

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Social Media

The growth and development of social media channels is fundamental to the promotion and communication of the city’s activity.  Events, programmes and initiatives are pushed through Dublin City BID’s social media network to our audience of more than 5,500 Facebook fans (and growing) and via or following of more than 1,000 on Twitter.  We also work with our members to leverage the strength of their social networks. If you have a message you would like us to tweet or promote through our social media channels, please let us know

We were finalists in the ‘ Innovative Use of Social Media’ category at this year’s Social Media Awards for our Dine in Dublin campaign.





Back to Top Website & App is a collaborative effort conceived to highlight all that this city lovingly referred to as ‘Town’ has to offer. An initiative between Dublin City Business Improvement District, local creative talent and business owners, DublinTown is available to both locals and visitors as a knowledgeable source of information for what you may be looking for in town.

From shops to culture, stories to events, Dublin Town has it all. And now you can download our great FREE Dublin Town app from the App Store and Google Play.

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In The News

Media Coverage & Press Releases


Mobilising Business to Promote Sligo

Dublin is tickled pink as Giro dltalia rolls into town – Dublin City Gazette

Loo know its handy – The Irish Sun

Amuse Bouche – GCN

Fields of dreams – Hotpress

March 2014

One Young World Summit to bring 1,200 delegates, €2m boost to capital – Irish Independent

Youbloom Festival – In Tallaght Magazine

Clampers To Get €2k Bonus – Evening Herald

Sligo bands wanted for Youbloom festival – Sligo Weekender

Business will count cost of airport strike – Irish Daily Mirror

New blueprint to grow tourism in Dublin launched – Hotel and Restaurant Times

February 2014

This month we are  – Image

Chilling out with sons and painting keep me in the right frame of mind – Evening Herald 

Going Out: Something For The Weekend – Irish Times

Going Out Guide – Irish Independent

YouBLoom back for second bite – Irish Times

Delight on the menu at Dine in Dublin launch – Dublin City Gazette

Foodies – Evening Herald

Food lover’s festival – Evening Herald

Food news – Metro Herald

Dine in Dublin Launch – Dublin People

Festival is back in bloom – The Irish Star

Planet Celebrity – Irish Mail

If you do one thing this week – Sunday Independent

3 things to do – Sunday World

Event – Hot Press

Food Festival – Evening Herald

Dinner Date – Evening Herald

Raising a Glass – Evening Herald

Diary – Evening Herald

Food fest comes to Town – Dublin Gazette Newspapers

Fine Dining – Evening Herald

Dine in Dublin – Metro Herald

Dawn of Creation – Hot Press

Dinner date: More for Moyles – Evening Herald

Paint can ban plan – The Irish Sun

Foodies are gearing up – Evening Herald

Around these isles – The Irish World

BIDs aims to improve Sligo town through partnership – Sligo Weekender

Weekend Bites – Irish Mail

ASBO case told behaviour on O’ Connell Street ‘out of control’ – The Irish Times

Teenager banned from centre of Dublin – Irish Examiner

ASBO is imposed – The Star

36% would not go in to city centre for fear of anti-social behaviour – Metro Herald

O Connell Street terror – The Irish Sun

Fear Factor in city – Metro Herald

Garda crackdown on 304 suspects in city crime sweep – Evening Herald

January 2014

ASBO lad sent to jail – The Irish Sun

GET OFF the beaten track – RTE Guide

Plans for return of lost Luas stop on Dawson Street – Irish Times

Turning fashion into style – Westmeath Examiner

Purple Flag status to be south by Galway – Galway Advertiser

December 2013

Laura Whitmore celebrates Dublin City in style – Image Magazine

A spree for all: shoppers to splurge €350m this weekend – Irish Independent

Carraig Donn to create 100 jobs over two years – Irish Times

Killarney 2014 winning business together – Killarney Outlook

Shoe firm confirms closure of six stores – Irish Independent

Dublin shops get their fill – The Irish Star

Killarney Shows It Means Business – Killarney Advertiser

Chamber Members Gather to Make Killarney even Better – Killarney Outlook

O’Connell Street one of safest, says garda chief – Evening Herald

A Season of Good Tills? – Sunday Business Post

Meeting on Killarney’s Future Attracts 200 – Kerrys Eye

Programme aims to bring in more business – Kerryman South

Killarney Chamber to highlight town’s potential at meeting – Killarney Advertiser

Amuse Bouche – GCN

Amid the gloom, the retail sector sees hopeful signs – Sunday Business Post

November 2013

Christmas parking gift may generate €30m trade – Evening Herald

Find a solution to this ESB row – Meath Chronicle

GOOD news for weary shoppers – The Irish Sun

Blackouts could cost €10m a day – Sunday World

ESB union boss calls for radical, militant action – Sunday Independent

Held to ransom as ESB unions get set for strike- Irish Independent

Going Out – Something For The Weekend – Irish Times

ESB unions meet today to consider Strike ballot  – Irish Independent

There’s bags of choice for shoppers – Irish Daily Mirror

Ex X-factor McCabe gets season started – Castleknock, Lucan, Dun Laoghaire, Clondalkin, Dundrum, Swords Gazette

Power cuts could cripple economy say retail chiefs – Evening Herald

Claire has a flair for fashion – Westmeath Examiner

Anger at Christmas blackout threat by ESB union leaders – Irish Independent

Commercial rates cut year on year – Sunday Independent

Christmas Cheer Lights Up The Capital – Evening Herald

Little faces and streets light up for Christmas – Irish Independent

Twins peek Sisters watch Grafton Street light up for Christmas – Irish Times

Dublin Lights Up For Christmas -The Star

Just 12 days to get knitting for Christmas jumper record bid – Evening Herald

Yule Like This, Deer -The Sun-Eire

Season’s Meetings – Sunday World

Clerys to re-open later this month – Sunday Independent

Restored Clerys set to open for shoppers – Evening Herald

Lunch trade not for wimps – Irish Times

Calls for Sustainable Water System – Life Times

Take a ‘frow’ seat for my fashion show- Sunday World-Supplement

October 2013

Amuse Bouche – GCN

Restrictions will bring us to our knees, say businesses – The Evening Herald

Anger as taps are turned off in homes of 1.5m people – Irish Independent

Mounting concern and real anger across capital – Irish Times

Powerscourt Centre Hosts Highlight of Dublin Fashion Festival – Futura

Dine in Dublin – Exclusive Magazine

Foodie fun – Metro Herald

Gardai set to take persistent beggars off streets of Dublin – Irish Times

This Week Why Not… The Sunday Times

Dublin food festival has all the right ingredients – Sunday Independent Living Supplement

Food diary – Sunday Business Post Magazine

Dishy Roz has festival fever -Sunday World

Tasty Model! – The Star

Dine in fine style – The Star

Roz cooks up a tasty treat- Daily Mirror Eire

Capital dining experience in Dublin – Irish Examiner

THE Vulture The Mail critics’ pick of the week’s must-see events – Daily Mail Eire

Dine in Dublin – Daily Mail Eire

Celebrating Dining out in the City – Blanch/Malahide/Clondalkin/Dun Laoghaire/Castleknock/Dundrum/Lucan/Sword

Dinner Time – Xpose Magazine

Food News Dine in Dublin – Metro Herald

Galaxy Movie Night – RSVP

Weekend Bites – Daily Mail Eire

Amuse Bouche – GCN

Nibbles & Nuggets- GCN

New Year’s Madness by Three – Irish Marketing Journal

Fashion Forward – Image Magazine

5 things to do this week – Ballyfermot/Tallaght/Lucan/Clondalkin Echo

How to dine out in the finest restaurants on a tight budget, or if your lucky…. eat for free – Evening Herald

An ode to Irish fashion – Image Magazine

Showbiz Buzz – Suburbia

The cultural divide – Social & Personal

THE GRID – U Magazine

Retail boost as shoppers flood back and rents fall – Evening Herald

September 2013

Festivals/Comedy – Totally Dublin

Rachel Clinton from Old Bawn Tallaght Crowned as Galaxy Movie Night Best Dressed Winner – Ballyfermot/ Lucan/Tallaght/Ballyfermot/Clondalkin Echo

Pubs raise a glass as boom boosts profits – Evening Herald

Mad Hatters party – Irish Country Magazine

A city on the move – Limerick Post

Traders learn perks of retail designation – Limerick Leader

Angela stalking Vogue editor as stylish celebs hit fashion week – Evening Herald

The Dublin Fashion Festival 2013 – RSVP

It was great to see… The Star

Our fashion industry lives to fight on – Sunday Independent

Party People – The Irish Mail

Stores want buskers to play nicely – The Sunday Times

Dublin Fashion Festival – Xpose Magazine

Topshop show is hot ticket for catwalk queen Kate  – Evening Herald

GAA predicts hurling replay sell-out despite late throw-in – Irish Independent

Young Guns – Evening Herald

Style Icon – Evening Herald

Grand Designs – Metro-Herald

There’s still fun to be had- The Irish Sun

Major garda crackdown on beggar gangs – Evening Herald

Streets ahead in style stakes at Kilkenny flagship store -Irish Independent

Frills and Thrills – The Irish Times

Designer Gear – Irish Examiner

Celebrity Diary – Evening Herald

Talented Claire wins Young Designer of Year award – Evening Herald

The style evolution of Laura Whitmore – VIP

Twerking, thrusting and tongueing – my word for Mileys active tongue sticking out – Irish Independent

Elbows at the ready – Metro Herald

Dublin Fashion Festival to take over high street – Dundrum Gazette

Dublin Fashion Festival to take over high street – Dun Laoghaire Gazette

Dublin Fashion Festival to take over high street – Swords Gazette

Dublin Fashion Festival to take over high street – Blanch Gazette

Dublin Fashion Festival to take over high street – Malahide Gazette

Dublin Fashion Festival to take over high street – Condalkin Gazette

Dublin Fashion Festival to take over high street – Lucan Gazette

Dublin Fashion Festival to take over high street – Castleknock Gazette

Bjork and Lady Gaga among fans of 12 budding designers tipped for the top – Evening Herald

Style hits the city’s streets – Metro-Herald

Festival’s in Style – Irish Daily Mirror

The fourth annual Dublin Fashion – The Sun

Designing your weekend? Visit a festival of style – Daily Irish Mail

Young Designer of the Year; Dublin show – Irish Times

Party People – U Magazine

The 2013 Dublin Fashion Festival – Evening Herald

Fashionistas flock to capital for style fest – Evening Herald

Reacting quickly helped fashion business to ride out recession – Irish Time

This Week Why Not… – The Sunday Times

3 Things to Do – Sunday World

Going Out Staying In V – The Irish Mail

Fashion Festival Brings City To Life – Sunday Independent

She’s in fashion – U Magazine

Dublin gets organised to grow – Hotel & Restaurant Times

Fashion Focus – Woman’s Way

Style Capital – VIP

Celeb Spotter! – VIP

Bar Belle – Irish Tatler

Retail Therapy – Irish Tatler

With over 40 separate… – Irish Tatler

Raves and faves -Kiss Magazine

10 things every woman needs to be effortlessly cool – Stellar

August 2013

The Hot 100 – Irish Examiner

Streets ahead – Irish Independent

Next week… – Evening Herald

Colin brings his style to the city – Kerryman North

Style-savvy shoppers – Evening Herald

Fair Smoke Drugs in Phone Box Just Yards from Top Tourist Site – Evening Herald

Adventure Capitalists – Irish Independent

All atwitter about Lockout event – Sunday Independent

Stylemma- Sunday Independent

Emerging Irish designers create high fashion month – Sunday Independent

Dublin Fashion Festival – Totally Dublin

Festivals/Comedy – Totally Dublin

This is daylight shrubbery! -Metro Herald

Top Five Evenings out this week – Fingal Independent

Business Diary -Irish News Business

Bringing retailing back to life – ERT Ireland

Style City – TV Now

Feast on a festival this Autumn – RTE Guide

Style Nation – Go Rail

What’s hot… What’s not… – Lucan Echo

What’s hot… What’s not… – Ballyfermot Echo

What’s hot… What’s not… – Tallaght Echo

Cash pile at firm owned by MTV star hits £117,350 – Irish Independent

Businesses want to lock out city Lockout parade – Metro Herald

Traders anger at Lockout disruption – Irish News

Businesses in warning over trade – Irish Daily Mirror

Shops oppose lockout plans – The Star

Lock-out sales fear – The Sun

Let’s reverse O’Connell St traffic lockout to mark 1913 – Irish Daily Mirror

Traders: Don’t close street for lockout centenary – Irish Examiner

The Northside Music Festival – Fingal Festival

Diary Dates – Irish Examiner

Northside Music Festival hits the right note – Northside People East

Northside Music Festival hits the right note – Northside People West

Footfall steady on first day of strike – The Irish Examiner

Back in service – The Star

Leo’s on the run as buses at a standstill- Evening Herald

Laura Whitmore – TV Now

Businesses lose €2m a day as bus battle grinds on – Irish Independent

Bus lanes remain off-limits to motorists – Irish Times

Party People – The Irish Mail on Sunday

Note to Selfie – Irish Independent

Dublin Fashion Festival – Metro Herald

No broadband on Dawson St … but dreams of tech capital – Irish Independent

Dublin Style on Show – Social & Personal

Editor’s Letter – Xpose Magazine

July 2013

Roll Up, Roll Up! Summer In Dublin is coming to Town – Meath Xtra

Samsung Sponsors DFF -Irish Marketing Journal

Don’t label me says Laura… as she plans her own label – The Mail

In the bag – Metro Herald

Knickers To Eoghan -The Star

You don’t have to show a Laura leg to succeed – Daily Mirror

Is that a cannon camera? – Metro Herald

Laura to Frock ‘N’ Roll – The Sun

Women in TV get equal opportunities – Irish Independent

MTV party-girl image all for show, insists Laura -Evening Herald

Say Cheese – Irish Examiner

Laura finds the right gear after early days spent in cycling shorts – Daily Mail Eire

Fun, fun, fun as circus city arrives in town – Northside People

Fun, fun, fun as circus city arrives in town – Southside People

The Zara empire: where did it all go right? – Irish Times

Roll Up, Roll Up! Summer In Dublin is coming to Town – Lifetimes South East

Roll Up, Roll Up! Summer In Dublin is coming to Town – City Wide News North East

DFF & Samsung – Evening Herald

Grafton St Improvement Scheme Launches – Keystone

Grafton St Improvement Scheme Launches – Keystone

Samsung backs festival – Irish Independent

First city centre anti-social behaviour orders served up – Emergency Services Ireland

June 2013

Mayor of Ballina seeks ‘purple flag’ for north Mayo town – Connaught Telegraph

Fashion boost for capital as H&M set to open in former bank HQ- Evening Herald

Amuse Bouche- GCN

Ireland’s first multinational multicultural new music event and conference -Connaught Telegraph

Dublin getting ready to come into Bloom – Irish Mirror

Amuse Bouche – GCN

A Different Way to See Dublin – Go Rail

Dublin City to bloom with new music festival – Southside People

Lord Mayor launches a €4m Grafton Street revamp – Southside People

Streets ahead – Hot Press

Time to dine – Food & Wine

May 2013

Dublin BID company collects €2.5 million from traders – Irish Times

Grafton Street paving work to begin within weeks – Irish Times

Disruption expected during €4m Grafton St upgrade – Irish Examiner

€4M Facelift for Grafton St – The Irish Star

Youbloom to host 50 new Irish acts and 50 new international acts – Connaught Telegraph

Re-imagine our towns and cities – Waterford Today

Malahide encouraged to become pilot town to point the way out of recession – Fingal Independent

Corrections & Clarifications – Irish Times

Loaded – Irish Independent

Bands Get Chance to Bloom – The Star

Industry Help Fest Bloomin’ –  The Irish Sun

A Conference for Bands to Blossom -  Irish Times – The Ticket

Amuse Bouche -GCN

Best of Ireland: Fashion – Social and Personal

The Main Street Strikes Back – Evening Herald

Lost in Music – Hospitality Ireland

Street Begging – Cork Independent

Malahide shortlisted for town and city revival pilot scheme – Malahide Gazette

Graft-doom St – Daily Mirror

April 2013

Dawson St traders to decide on Luas stop – Evening Herald

City Conference to Focus on Tourism Growth – Wateford News & Star

Building a Tourism Economy – Waterford Today

Transport body hopes to reinstate Luas stop on Dawson Street – Irish Times

Dublin: One City One Book choice marks centenary of 1913 Lockout – In Tallaght Magazine

Still Dining out on it- The Sun-Eire

Dining event reports 30% bookings boost – Metro Herald

Restaurateurs slam council water restrictions – Sunday Business Post

Fears water restrictions may force bars and hotels to shut – Evening Herald

March 2013

The Diner Things in Life – Go Rail

Events Galore in Dublin City in 2013 – City Wide News North West

Events Galore in Dublin City in 2013 – City Wide News North West

Finding the right recipe at cookery school – Irish Times

Shop till you drop into a restaurant – The Sunday Times

100 Irish Names in Fashion – The Sunday Business Post

Chequered flag falls on Dublin F1 event – The Sunday Times

Dine in Dublin – Woman’s Way

Dine in Dublin – Irish Independent

Your weekend – The Daily Irish Mail

Street Life – GCN

February 2013

Dublin receives prestigious Purple Flag Award – Lifetimes South East

Dine in Dublin – The Sun

Dine In Dublin- Metro-Herald

Dublin receives prestigious Purple Flag Award – North County News

Dublin receives prestigious Purple Flag Award – Meath Xtra

Dublin receives prestigious Purple Flag Award – Kildare Xtra

Dublin receives prestigious Purple Flag Award – City Wide News North East

Dublin receives prestigious Purple Flag Award – City Wide News North West

Mere Morsels – The Sunday Times

Dining and doing in Dublin 25th February – 3rd March, 2013 – Daily Irish Mail

Food Diary – The Sunday Business Post

Two inner-city districts receive ‘Purple Flag’ honours – Irish Times

Fighting Back – Irish Examiner

Richard Guiney, CEO of Dublin City Business Improvement District – The Star

Food News – Metro-Herald

Recession sees restaurants replacing shops – Irish Times

City dining deals app – Evening Herald

Row over €2m Levy on Business to Intensify- Irish Independent

Dine in Dublin week – The Star Chic Magazine

Best in Show – Irish Examiner-Weekend

Kilkenny Should Bid for Purple Flag Status’ – Munster Express – Town Lands

Kilkenny should bid for ‘Purple Flag’ – Kilkenny People

Don’t Be at a Luas End for Unusual Date Idea – The Star

Dublin and Ennis Reap Top Accolades – Irish Independent

Dublin District and Ennis are first in Ireland to achieve Purple Flag statues for night Life – Business and Leadership

Purple Reigns – The Irish Examiner

Colour Purple – Irish Times

Dublin & Ennis Awarded Purple Flag for Night-Time Economy – Newstalk

People Urged to Give Money to Charity not Beggars – Irish Times

Dublin Traders Bid to Reduce Street Begging – Irish Examiner

Donate to Charity not Beggars – Evening Herald

Diverted Giving Campaign Launches in Dublin City –

Donation point BID to cut begging on street – Metro Herald

Stores in bid to halt begging – Irish Daily Sun

Nibbles and Nuggets – GCN

Festivals/Comedy – Totally Dublin

Dine in Dublin – Totally Dublin

January 2013

Shop Owners Offering In-Store Donation Points – Irish

Organisation in Dublin launches campaign to reduce street begging – The

Donation point bid to cut begging – Fingal Independent

Donation point bid to cut begging – Belfast Telegraph

BID Launch Campaign to End Street Begging –

High Street Keeps It Real amid The Craziness at the Fashion Shows – Evening Herald

Increase in footfall at Dundrum Town Centre – Dundrum Informer

The Hot 100 – The Irish Examiner

Discovering Ireland – The Irish Examiner

Break-up… or fake-up? – VIP

December 2012

Timetable of Events – The Star

Retailers sell out in-demand items as busiest week of year begins – Irish Independent Broadsheet

Retailers gear up for their busiest week of the year – Irish Independent Tabloid

A Handy Tool – Easyfood

Will it soon be Christmas every day? – Irish Times

Amanda Byram – Social & Personal

November 2012

Dublin Town Hits Handset – Metro-Herald

The Santa Roadshow – Woman’s Way

Jump For Joy – Metro-Herald

Downpour Fails To Dampen Festive Spirits As Capital’s Christmas Lights Turned On – Irish Independent Broadsheet

This Week Why Not… – The Sunday Times

Seasonal – Sunday Business Post Magazine

Geansai Nollaig Challenge 2012 – Sunday World

Xmas Jumpers Sought For A World Record – Swords Gazette

Xmas Jumpers Sought For A World Record – Lucan Gazette

Xmas Jumpers Sought For A World Record – Blanch Gazette

Xmas Jumpers Sought For A World Record – Dundrum Gazette

Xmas Jumpers Sought For A World Record – Castleknock Gazette

Xmas Jumpers Sought For A World Record – Clondalkin Gazette

A Merry Christmas with Return of a Real Tree – Evening Herald

Oh Yes It Is – Metro-Herald

Get festive for Christmas lights – Metro-Herald

Christmas lights kick off season of fun – Irish Independent Tabloid

Christmas lights kick off season of fun – Irish Independent Broadsheet

Smithfield to gain glass tree as O’Connell St goes green – Irish Times

Glass Christmas tree to leave O’Connell St – Evening Herald

Best Dressed – U Magazine

City Events App Launched – Evening Herald

Top Cop Vows: We’ll Clean Up The City – Irish Daily Mirror

October 2012

Winners of ICCA awards announced – Sunday Business Post

Last day for Dine in Dublin offers – Sunday Business Post – Money

High Street Footfall – Sunday Independent – Business Supplement

City Centre Junkies ‘a health problem’ – Irish Daily Mirror

Baby, it’s cold outside… with your shirt off – Irish Daily Mail

Dine in Dublin – Irish Independent Broadsheet

Dine in Dublin – Gaelsceal

One City, A World Of Cuisine – Dine In Dublin Is Back – The Irish Mail

Cafe Costs Really Hard To Stomach – Irish Sunday Mirror

Eat Out, Save Money – The Star

Eat In The City – Irish Times Magazine

City Council Urged To Foster Cafe Culture – Irish Times

I’m On Fire – Metro Herald

Flipping ‘eck! Irma Dines Out – Evening Herald

Dine in Dublin – Phoenix

Drury Street Shop Available – Sunday Business Post

Reasons why the customer is king – Sunday Independent (Supplement)

Blitz on gang who snatch bags while you try on shoes – Evening Herald

Creative quarter shop in Dublin city centre -Irish Independent Motoring

Stars come out to raise funds in style – Swords Gazette

September 2012

Thrills and chills a capital way to enjoy vacation – Evening Echo

Festivals September – Totally Dublin

Model Maddy is new Best friend – Mail on Sunday

Style of Dublin Fashion Show – VIP

5 minutes with Amanda Byram – Womans Way

10 things we love – Prudence

A fashionable ride through town – Southside People

Always in vogue – Sunday Business Post

Amanda set for Dublin Fashion Festival – The Star

Autumn Fun – Irish Independent

Capital of cool – Irish Examiner

Celtic chic – Sunday Mirror

Check it out - Sunday World

Competition – Evening Herald

Darragh on song – Evening Echo

Dream Sellers – Sunday Independent

Dublin Festival Season Starts Here – Irish Times

Event seeks to loosen shoppers’ purse strings – Irish Times

Fashion festival to take over city streets – Northside People West

Fashion hitting the streets literally! – The Irish Sun

Fashion-forward urbanites bare all – Metro-Herald

Fashioning a festival – Irish Daily Mail

Find fashion in the capital this weekend – Irish Daily Mail

Housewives get fashion flirty – The Irish Sun

Irish fashion event to help brain injured – The Irish World

Lady in red – Irish Times

My day as a supermodel – Evening Herald

My little black book – VIP

On catwalk for a good cause – The Star

One Kel’ of Threesome – The Star

One to swatch – Kennedy brings antiquity up to date – Irish Independent

Our city slickers – Metro-Herald

Reality TV star Layla puts maneater days behind her – Galway City Tribune

The capital comes alive for festival season – RTE Guide

This is what I do – The Sunday Times

This week why not - The Sunday Times

TV presenter – Evening Herald

Welcome for council’s Team Unit to help promote Cork City – Evening Echo

Why Kate is earning more than ever at 38 – Irish Independent

Why our cool capital is now in fashion – Irish Examiner

I realise it’s all about me now. I’m happy! – VIP

August 2012

Amanda Byram – Sunday Business Post

Buskers code praised – Evening Herald 

Byram returns to strut her stuff in Dublin – Castleknock Gazette

City Chic – Irish Independent

Creative Ireland – Irish Independent

Dublin Europe’s Innovation City – Irish Independent

Dublin Fashion Festival – Irish Independent

Dublin Fashion Festival – RSVP

Dublin Fashion Festival – VIP Magazine

Dublin goes festival mad – Hot Press

Ed’s Letter – Exclusive Magazine

Fashion Friendly – Go Rail

Great gig – Evening Herald

On the catwalk – Evening Herald

Our ‘backwater’ capital is losing its identity among Europe’s cities – Sunday Independent

Party People – U Magazine

Putting Ireland on the fashion map – Mayo Advertiser

Putting you in the picture – Evening Herald

Retail Sales – Business Plus

Save the date – Womans Way

Sing it loud- our Amanda finally finds her voice  – Irish Independent

Streets of Shame – Sunday World

Strutting her stuff – Amanda adds glamour to the launch of the Dublin Fashion Festival – Lucan Gazette

Strutting her stuff – Amanda adds glamour to the launch of the Dublin Fashion Festival – Swords Gazette

Strutting her stuff – Malahide Gazette

Amanda adds glamour to the launch of the Dublin Fashion Festival – Blanch Gazette

Strutting her stuff- Amanda adds glamour to the launch of the Dublin Fashion Festival – Castleknock Gazette

Strutting her stuff- Amanda adds glamour to the launch of the Dublin Fashion Festival – Clondalkin Gazette

Strutting her stuff- Amanda adds glamour to the launch of the Dublin Fashion Festival – Dun Laoghaire Gazette

Strutting her stuff- Amanda adds glamour to the launch of the Dublin Fashion Festival – Dundrum Gazette

The face of the Festival of Fashion – Tallaght Informer

The Phantom – Hot Press

This month – Irish Tatler

Trading Places – Irish Times

Walking tall – Metro Herald

Watch out, Kathryn… TV’s golden girl wants to come HOME – Irish Daily Mail

July 2012

No late late hosting date for Amanda – The Sun

Lady Godiva has an attack of shyness – The Irish Mail

Dublin Fashion Festival – Hot Press

Byram’s buzzing at fashion fest launch – Irish Times Weekend

Bubbly Byram is back for Festival – Sunday World

Angelic role gives wings to brand Byram – Sunday Times

Amanda’s not heading in that direction – Irish Daily Mail

Amanda’s back in the swing – Irish Sunday Mirror

Amanda steps out in style – Evening Herald

Amanda presents glamour of our fashion capital – Irish Independent

The Insider – Evening Herald

Amanda back home and strutting her stuff for fashion festival launch – Evening Herald

Stilettos in the ghetto – MetroHerald

The Diary – Irish Independent Broadsheet

The Insider – Evening Herald

Boost for capital as initiative gets green light – The Star

Negative imapact of drug treatment highlighted as anti-social behaviour increases – City Wide News North West

No more side-stepping – City Wide News North West

No more side-stepping – Kildare Xtra

No more side-stepping – Lifetimes South East

No more side-stepping – Meath Xtra

No more side-stepping – North County News

Our Backwater capital is losing its identity among Europe’s cities – Sunday Independent

Planners pave way for €2.5m revamp of Grafton Street – Evening Herald

Press Release 18/07: Strong Endorsement  for Dublin City Business Improvement District

Home and away great gourmet breaks – Irish Examiner-Weekend

Dublin F1 gets chequered flag – The Sunday Times

The hidden hand behind city centre economics – Irish Independent

June 2012

Solution proposed to ‘threats’ to Ennis town centre – Clare Champion

Traders’ plea to gradai on ‘out of control’ crime – Evening Herald

Impact on city of drug treatment highlighted – Irish Times

Dublin’s drug clinics should be reloacated – Daily Irish Mail

Government urged to tackle prescription drug dealing – Northside People East

Out on the town – Hotel Catering Review

Quinn rallies shops for retail offensive – The Sunday Times

Dublin trails and tribulations – The Independent

Government urged to tackle prescription drug dealing – Northside People West

Showing a little BID of initiative -The Star

Blink PR – Irish Marketing Journal

For your diary – Irish Times

Paddy Buckley – Sunday Business Post

Business body hails legal move on street drug dealing – Sunday Business Post

May 2012

Dublin City Business Improvement District – The Star

BID hosts conference – Evening Herald

Reilly urged to change drug laws – Irish Daily Mirror

All the fun of the fair city in Dublin – The Sunday Times

Picture – Licensing World website launch – Tallagher Informer

Surfer chick – U Magazine

Kavanagh joins Drury board – Marketing

So now…so not – Sunday World Magazine

Online BID to put focus back on Dublin’s fair city – Irish Times Launch Party – VIP

Bar-Belle – Irish Tatler

All you need to know about DublinTown – North County News

All you need to know about DublinTown -  Meath Xtra

All you need to know about DublinTown – Lifetimes South West

All you need to know about DublinTown – City Wide News North West

All you need to know about DublinTown – City Wide News North East

All you need to know about DublinTown – Kildare Xtra is.. – Evening Herald

Liffey through a lens- Irish Sun

Dublin website is launched – Sunday Business Post

The red carpet – Irish Dail Mail

April 2012

Big night for city clickers – Irish Times

New board member at Drury PR – Irish Examiner

Iconic Dubliner – The Star

Going into town? – Metro-Herald

Capital idea for site – The Star

Kavanagh joins Drury board – Irish Independent

City centre retailers point to green shoots of recovery – Irish Times

Grafton St. footfall up 14.6pc

Dine in Dublin – GCN

Dublin retail occupancy rate shows improvement – Irish Daily Mail

Why I could never, ever go on a first date with anyone – The Irish Mail

US retailer opens 1st Irish store  – The Sun

March 2012

Yesterday – Irish Examiner

Fashion giant to open first store here – Irish Independent

Press Release 30/03 : Dublin City BID welcomes the arrival of Abercrombie & Fitch to Dublin City Centre

Sit… – Irish Tatler

Shops pin hopes on sporting sales in summer – Irish Independent

Retail sales down 1.9% in year to February – Irish Times, Business

Recovery in capital -  Irish Daily Mail

Good signs for retail recovery – The Star

Press Release 27/03: Dublin City Centre records first increase in footfall since 2006

Dine in Dublin – Metro-Herald

60 second interview – Metro-Herald

Win! – Metro-Herald

Dublin diners urged to ditch the fear and eat out as good weather arrives – Irish Times

Win! – Metro-Herald

Fun for foodies! – RTE Guide

Win! – Metro-Herald

Mere morsels – The Sunday Times

Irish cities fly the Purple Flag for a good night out – Sunday Business Post

Foodie diary – Sunday Business Post

Five things to do this week – Ballyfermot Echo

Dine in Dublin Week – The Star

Dine In Dublin – Irish Times Magazine

Win! – Metro-Herald

Five things to do this week – Clondalkin Echo

Five things to do this week – Lucan Echo

Five things to do this week – Tallagh Echo

Win! – Metro-Herald

Monday March 26th – The Dubliner

Come dine with us, say 50 restaurants in capital – Irish Independent

Bargains for diners – Evening Herald

Win! – Metro-Herald

Nick and Dylan kept in dark on next Masterchef – Evening Herald

Deal to dine out for less – Irish Daily Mirror

Time to dine – Metro-Herald

Have a nice stay – Irish Examiner

Stores hope for rub of the green – The Star

Businesses back Grafton Street plan – Southside People

Quarter creative way to promote George’s St area – Metro-Herald

Press Release 11/03: Dublin City Business Improvement District launches Creative Quarter 

Bargain of the week – The Sun

Press Release 08/03: Dublin City BID response to Grafton St paving

Happy days in Dublin’s Fair City – Evening Echo Springbreaks

Sweet tweets – Prudence

February 2012

Much ado about Dublin – Hotel & Catering Review

Dublin rising – Hotel & Catering Review

Getting Dublin Acquainted with digital – Sunday Business Post

Business up in the city centre – Southside People

January 2012

Sales bring Xmas cheer – Irish Daily  Mirror

November – Southside People

Businesses hit out at litter blackspot poll – Irish Examiner

Capital is not a litter blackspot – Irish Daily Mirror

City groups clash over litter report – Metro-Herald

Dublin business body rubbishes litter survey – Irish Times

Business leaders slam survey – The Star

A clean sweep for Trim – Irish Daily Mail

Capital rings in new year with street concert – Irish times

Fair auld lang syne… or how Dublin is vying for Edinburgh’s crown – Irish Daily Mail

Best of Fashion Diary – U Magazine

December 2011

Festive events to ring in the new year – Irish Times

Light fantastic: Trinity transformed for New Year’s Eve celebrations – Irish Times

’583 leap at chance for jumper record’ – Irish Daily Mirror

‘Best of fashion Diary’ – U Magazine

‘Christmas jumpers get airing to set world record’ – Irish Independent

‘Free Shop and Drop service launched’ – Northside People East

‘Luas sticking the naff in’ – Metro-Herald

‘Park the shopping bags’ – Irish Independent

‘Pssst…’ – Irish Daily Mail

‘We geansai you all!’ – Metro-Herald

November 2011

‘Brown Thomas slips into tinsel mode’ – Irish Times

‘Clothes call for charity’ – The Star

‘Half-price parking gives city shops a boost’ – Evening Herald

‘Jump to it’ – Irish Times

‘Photograph’ – Irish Independent

‘We geansai you now’ – Metro-Herald

 ’Bublé finally gets his name in lights’ – Irish Daily Mail

‘Christmas Challenge Firms Prepare For Festive Season’ – Irish Times

‘Drawing a crowd’ – The Irish Times

‘Drug users affecting businesses’ – Southside People

‘Intelligent Design’ – Metro-Herald

‘Lord Mayor launches Christmas in the city’ – Southside People

‘The Insider’ – Evening Herald

‘The Phantom was delighted’ – Hot Press

‘White Door named Dublin Fashion Retailer of Year’ – Drogheda Independent

White Door named Dublin Fashion Retailer of Year’ – Mid Louth Independent

‘White Door Scoops Major Award’ – Drogheda Leader

October 2011

‘Restaurants serve up top meal deals’ – Evening Herald

‘Fashion Diary’ – U Magazine

‘The Obsessed List’ – The Dubliner

‘At these prices, it really is good to share’ – Irish Times

‘Capital dining at a discount’ – Sunday Business Post

‘City Bite’ – Metro-Herald

‘Dublin Fashion Festival kicks off’ – Social & Personal

‘Harrys Fashion’ – VIP Magazine

‘Now that’s what we call living!’ – Metro-Herald

‘Restaurants serve up top meal deals’- Evening Herald

‘Restaurants to offer cut-price meals’ Irish Times

‘To dine for a dedicated week for foodies’ – Irish Independent

September 2011

‘Up the DFF!’ – U Magazine September Issue

Dublin Fashion Festival – Cheers

‘Design United’ – Sunday Independent

‘Lust List’ Sunday World Magazine

‘Three things to do this week’ – Sunday World

Arnotts Competition – Evening Herald

‘Model Behaviour’ Kildare Post

‘The Fash Pack’ – Retail Detail, Metro Herald

‘The Insider’ Evening Herald

‘Tomorrow – A Festival after a Fashion’ – Irish Times

‘A Weekend for Dedicated Followers of Fashion’ – The Irish Times

‘Dubliner Model Search’ The Evening Herald

‘Have you got what it takes…’ Waterford Today

‘Modelling Contract Up for Grabs…’ South Tipp Today

‘The Dubliner Model Search’ Evening Herald

‘The Insider’ Evening Herald

‘Worlds Biggest Fashion Party’ – Metro Herald

‘Bloggers Fashion Fix’ The Dubliner Evening Herald

‘Dublin Fashion Festival Model Search’ Dublin Tipperary Star-In Thurles

‘Fashion City’ The Dubliner Evening Herald

‘Sarah Jane Wai O’Flynn’ The Dubliner Evening Herald

‘The Dubliner Debate’ The Dubliner Evening Herald

‘The Insider’ Evening Herald

‘Timeless beauty…iconic model Olivia in catwalk return’ Irish Independent Broadsheet

‘Top of the Bots’ Cork Independent

‘A schlub in an expensive suit is still a schlub’ Irish Times

‘Buzz Back at Fashion Fiesta Shadesx of Tiger Days at Vogue Event’ – Irish Times

‘I’m happy to be lads mag cover girl – MTV’s Laura’ Evening Herald

‘Search on for new model..,’ Clare Champion Living

‘Shoe Beauty’ The Star

‘Survey hits a bum note’ – Cork

‘The Insider’ Evening Herald

‘Up to my eyes with our fabulous fashion week….’ Celebrity Diary Evening Herald

‘Where there’s a wool there’s a way’ – Galway City Tribune

‘Could you be Ireland’s freshest new face…’ Nenagh Guardian

‘Dublin Fashion Festival’ Limerick Post

‘Dublin fest expected to raise €40m’ Daily Mail

‘Getting in Vogue’ Liffey Champion

‘That’s the style as boutiques showcase wares’ Irish Examiner

Evening Herald

‘Model Scout Noel dons a pair of killer heels to demonstrate…’ Evening Herald

Evening Herald

The Diary – Irish Independent

‘Dublin Fashion Festival Best in Show’ – Hot Press

‘Life in the Fash Lane’ – Hot Press

‘Palmerstown teen on catwalk to success’ Southside People

‘Festival Time in Dublin’ – The Irish World

‘Time for an Irish Fashion fest’ Irish Independent Boradsheet

‘Top Ten…’ The Dubliner Evening Herald

‘Reckon you dress rail well’ The Star

‘Dublin Fashion Festival Returns’ – City Wide News North East

‘Dublin Fashion Festival Returns’ – City Wide News North West

‘Dublin Fashion Festival Returns’ – Kildare Xtra

‘Dublin Fashion Festival Returns’ – Lifetimes South East

‘Dublin Fashion Festival Returns’ – Lifetimes South West

‘Dublin Fashion Festival Returns’ – Meath Xtra

‘Dublin Fashion Festival Returns’ – North County News

Evening Herald Competion

Fashion Diary – Limerick Post

‘Festivals they haven’t gone away, you know’ Irish Times

‘Shopping Spree Competition Arnotts 

‘She who must be obeyed’ The Dubliner

August 2011

‘Are you a Model Dubliner’ Evening Herald

‘Capital of Fashion’ The Irish World

‘Capital gains as the season starts to really swing’ Sunday Business Post Agenda Supplement

‘Capital Style is all the fashion’

‘Designers join forces to open boutique’ Sunday Business Post

‘Don’t be a Dummy’ The Star

Dublin Fashion Festival Launch Party Pictures VIP

Dublin Fashion Festival Model Search The Dubliner

‘Dublin Fashion Festival Returns’ – Liffey Champion

‘Dublin to become Style Capital’ – Northside People West

‘Dublin Fashion Festival Returns’ Futura

‘Dublin Festival’ Metro Herald

‘Top Ten Presidential Candidates’ – The Dubliner

Top Table Sunday World Magazine

The Insider Evening Herald

‘The Diary’ Irish Independent

‘Style News’ The Star Chic

‘Style Secrets’ The Star

‘Runway to live your life’ Hotpress

RTE Guide

Model Search – Evening Herald

‘Model Citizens’ Hot Press

‘Judging Miss Ireland is weird..’ Evening Herald

‘Hot Couture’ – Metro Herald

‘Festival Fever’ Date for Diary – Irish Dail Mail insert

‘Fashionistas will be out in force’ Evening Herald

Fashionistas The Evening Herald

‘Fashionable Career in the Making’ Irish Independent

‘Fashion Diary’ Limerick Post

‘Fashion Diary’ Limerick Post

‘Fashion Centre’ Business Plus

Evening Herald Competition

Evening Herald Competition


‘Dublin to become Style Capital’ Southside People

‘Dublin to become Style Capital’ – Northside People West

‘Dublin Festival’ Metro Herald

July 2011

‘Fashion Diary’ Limerick Post

‘Fashion First’ Metro Herald

‘All the way from rugs to fashion riches’ Irish Independent

‘From rugs to fashion riches’ Irish Independent

‘Sonya’s getting all dolled up for Festival’ The Star

‘Model Citizens’ The Metro Herald

‘Catwalk Queens’ Irish Examiner

‘New Mayor says BIDS can help town’s retailers’ Drogheda Independent

‘Temple Bar Uncovered’ Irish Times- Magazine

June 2011

‘Win a Super Sunday for you and the boys!’ Metro Herald

‘Win a Luxury Hairdressing Experience at Lunatic Fringe’ Metro Herald

‘Win a €200 Art Voucher’ Metro Herald

‘Uniquely Colourful’ Metro Herald

‘Win a Treat for yer Feet’ Metro Herald

‘Dublin plans weeks of summer fun and frolics’ Tallght Echo

‘Great prospects for summer in Dublin city’ Southside People

May 2011

‘Salsa Summer in the City’ Metro Herald

‘Dubs make a difference Lord Mayor says Thanks at ceremony’ Irish Times

‘Wall-to-wall coverage puts us all back in shop window’ Irish Independent

‘Dublin Traders are positive about visit’ Sunday Business Post

‘Clampers take €4.5m but cost twice as much’ Irish Daily Mail

‘Balancing drug services with commercial interests’ Irish Independent

‘Deal Agreed to clean up city centre’ Southside People

‘Deal agreed to clean up city centre’ Northside People East

April 2011

‘Aramark secures €300k street cleaning contract’ Sunday Business Post

March 2011

Press Release: 2011-03 New deal set to clean up Dublin city centre

‘Firm wins contract to help clean Dublin’s streets’ The Star

‘A Spring Clean is a Capital Idea’ Irish Daily Mirror

‘Hotline to cleaners will smarten city streets’ Evening Herald

‘Power cleaners to tackle city centre streets’ Irish Independent

‘Dine in Dublin Amazing Deals’ Metro Herald

‘Dine in Dublin Campaign Comes Back for More’ Sunday Business Post

‘Come Dine in Dublin’ The Star

‘Dine in Dublin Restaurant Week’ Metro Herald

‘Exhibition’ Sunday Business Post

February 2011

Press Release: 2011-02 Dublin gets Dating!

Press Release: 2011-02 Dublin businesses welcome new controls on begging

Press Release: 2011-02 Dublin business calls for frequent interaction with elected officials

Press Release: 06-2011 – Celebrate ‘Unique to Dublin’

‘New Vision for Dublin’ Evening Herald

Dublin Business Unite to gain 20% reduction in Insurance cost

‘Beggar law welcomed’ Evening Herald

January 2011

‘Group Insurance Scheme for BID’ Irish Examiner

‘Insurance discount of 20% lined up for Dublin businesses’ Sunday Business Post

‘Call for drug addiction centres to be moved’ Sunday Business Post

‘Homeless problem prompts calls for action’ Sunday Business Post


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