The Pudding is a creative and commercial brand agency. We are people who work with insight, with passion and with people. We are collaborators. We are storytellers. We are local and global. There are many aspects to what we do, but all with one strong, clear focus: your business success. We create an impact that you see and feel. With The Pudding, comes the proof.


We get to know your brand from the inside out and the outside in. We learn what has meaning for your customers. Then we build big, purposeful plans to help you succeed. When we get this right, there is no wrong.

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Great creative excites. It changes brands, cultures and even people. It means we form emotional connections. The brand becomes part of our own story. At The Pudding, we create smart, meaningful, exciting work that is right for you and you alone.

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We create authentic experiences for your brand, that engage and delight, that have relevance to your audience. Across the many platforms, your message rings clear and true.

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Senior Team

Gillian Horan

CEO & Brand Strategist

With over 15 years of experience working in the world of branding Gillian is one of Ireland’s leading voices in the industry. She has been responsible for a number of significant rebrands and has worked with a range of clients nationally and internationally. Gillian is not only willing to bring her branding expertise and business acumen to just her clients and team, she is also a speaker and author. Gillian is non-executive Board member at Colourtrend, Ireland’s leading decorative paint brand and is a Board Member at Patient Focus, the national patient advocacy charity. Gillian has also lectured in Branding, Marketing and Entrepreneurship in the Shannon College of Hotel Management, one of the leading colleges in hospitality.

Niamh O'Connor

Marketing Director

Niamh has over 10 years strategic marketing campaign experience. She has an interesting career journey. She qualified as an Accountant with PwC Ireland before leading their digital marketing team. Completing her Digital Marketing Diploma at night, Niamh was part of PwC’s multi-million dollar global re-brand implementation team. At PwC Niamh led several activation campaigns focused on driving revenue. Niamh also worked with Cpl, the largest recruitment brand in Ireland before joining The Pudding to focus on bringing finance and marketing together. As an accountant she’s obsessed with making sure the time and money you invest in branding and marketing, delivers a return. The proof really is in The Pudding!

Sandra Honan

Project Lead

Sandra has over 10 years’ experience in project management and communications and is responsible for ensuring that all our branding projects are executed effectively. She has worked with clients across multiple sectors; engineering, hospitality financial and service industries.Having previously worked as a producer on the leading drivetime show of Newstalk, The Right Hook and as a project coordinator in an international aviation training company Sandra has been responsible for the execution of multiple significant projects. These include the roll out of ATM Training programmes, the production of US Presidential Elections and Irish general elections media coverage and the production of live broadcasts from London, US and Haiti.

Eva Shortt

Creative Lead

Eva has been responsible for the creation and execution of many brand identities and their visual language. This includes Conrad Dublin, Hilton Hotels, InterContinental Dublin, Osprey Hotel, PREM Group, Cogs & Marvel, the Irish Chamber Orchestra and Limerick Institute of Technology. Her work is not just held in high esteem with our clients as she has also received recognition from her peers in being shortlisted for IDI award 2017. Eva recently completed a research Masters at Limerick School of Art and Design which explored the topic of visual identity for our cities. Eva loves the design process – from ideas and brainstorming to developing concepts and seeing them through to application. Eva loves bringing strategy and design together.