Core Media is Ireland’s largest Marketing Communications Group comprising of nine brands which offer services ranging from strategy, campaign management, advertising, media buying and consultancy to digital media, market research and data science.

We are extremely proud that our company is made up of very different people and personalities, with talent that may cross a wide spectrum of disciplines but who all constantly challenge how things are done. Core Media is only as good as the sum of its parts, without our people, we are nothing. Regardless of our area of focus, we all believe in the same goal, which is ‘to be the best that we can be for ourselves and for our clients’.

Our Values

Core Media values are crystal clear.

They’re drawn from our behaviour and serve as a simple mantra for the business of every day.They’re summed up in the acronym ACT:
Action, Curiosity, Togetherness.

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Community, creativity, spaciousness and the right technology are the key areas we focus on when it comes to our office layout. Our offices are modern and open plan to help encourage creative thought and a friendly atmosphere.

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Creating a positive culture and working environment is massively important for Core Media. Our culture is what makes us different to our competitors. Our aim is to inspire talented people to ‘reach for the stars’ and enjoy a healthy work life balance. We encourage this in a number of ways, one of which is the use of creative "chill out" areas. Taking a client call, having a team meeting or brainstorming has never been so bright, or comfortable.

Ta - Da!

2016 was another great year for Core Media, winning over 50 awards at events such as The Media Awards, ADFX Awards, Social Media Awards, Digital Media Awards and the Great Place to Work Awards. We don't normally like to brag, but we think the results speak for themselves!

Highlights from 2016:

The Media Awards, Best use if Rising Star - Colum O'Hara

The Media Awards, Best use of Interactive/Digital Media - Mediaworks

Social Media Awards, Agency of the Year 2016 - Radical

ADFX Awards, Grand Prix - Starcom

An Post Smart Marketing Awards, Technology and Innovation - ZenithOptimedia

Digital Media Awards, Best Search Marketing Campaign - Mediavest

Great Place to Work Awards, Ireland - Core Media


Our People

Our company is only as good as the sum of its parts. So regardless of our area of focus, we all believe in the same goal, which is "to be the best that we can be for ourselves and for our clients".

At Core Media we have worked with our employees to develop a comprehensive benefits package which has grown over the years and continues to do so. We strongly believe that our employees are our most important asset and their well-being is important to us. We also believe that a healthier & happier team makes for a more productive workforce.

Our journey has taken us from 17th position in the 2010 Great Place to Work ranking to 8th place in 2011, 3rd in 2012, 1st in 2013 – 2015 (inclusive) and 3rd in 2016. However, we are a company that is quickly and constantly growing. Currently there are over 270 employees within the Core Media group, so we know there is plenty left to do.

We Encompass the Following Agencies

  • Radical - This innovative agency specialise in all things digital from web development to social media.
  • Ignite - Core’s research agency, gives us an up-to-the-minute profile of the consumer and their ever-changing attitudes to brands.
  • Engage Communications – Specialising in traditional, digital creative and production, full media planning and buying services, event management, employer branding, education marketing and print management.
  • Livewire – The complete sponsorship agency. It understands how sponsorship can help achieve business objectives.
  • Core Knowledge - The communications learning centre which takes this pool of expertise and talent and shares it through a wide range of training courses available to anyone with an interest in marketing communications.
  • Mediavest - offer expertise in strategic media planning, digital advertising, econometric modelling, research and sponsorship.
  • Starcom – Media planning and buying agency across all media touchpoints, creating meaningful experiences that deliver results and grow business.
  • Mediaworks - A full service media and communications agency, offering media planning and buying services. strategic planning, consumer research and innovation, full service digital offering
  • ZenithOptimedia – taking traditional ROI techniques to the next level, we gather up-to-the moment information about how consumer behaviour is changing. This information is used to assess how well a customer’s marketing is working, and how and where money can be best spent.

An office with a view

Strategically located in the SOBO District in Dublin 2, we pride ourselves in being in the heart of Dublin’s connective hub which links Grand Canal Dock with the city centre and IFSC. Our offices are based close to major bus routes, Luas stops and Pearse Street DART station is just around the corner. This makes commuting easier for our team. Not to mention, the view from our roof terrace which is one of the best in Dublin.

Where to find us

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