FCR Media Limited is built on the solid foundations of a superbrand, the Golden Pages Directory (now the goldenpages.ie Print Directory), which had been in existence for over 40 years.
Our success is based on:
- A commitment to our customers and a pro-active customer care system that listens to and respects our customers’ opinions.
- A strong sense of innovation and a continued ongoing progress that reflects our flexible and agile nature.
- A responsive and responsible attitude to everything we do.
- A straightforward approach that combines experience, rich heritage, and intuition to provide second-to-none products and services.
We are proud of our heritage:
The Department of Posts and Telegraphs (P&T) awarded the contract for the first official classified directory in Ireland to International Telephone and Telegraph World Directories Incorporated (ITTWD).
Golden Pages Company Formed.
The first edition of the Golden Pages Directory is published. This edition is distributed throughout the Republic of Ireland (26 counties).
The launch of Golden Pages in two editions – Part I covering Dublin and Part II covering the rest of the country.
Golden Pages breaks even operationally.
Golden Pages Ltd launches six books.
Joint venture embarked on between ITTWD and Telecom Eireann (newly privatised Department of Post & Telegraphs).
Part II directory divided into six regional books.
White Pages re-launched in five separate sections with, for the first time, white and Golden Pages incorporated in the same directory.
Golden Pages Ltd is acquired by the Dutch media and information group VNU World Directories from ITT.
First separate residential phone book delivered to the Irish public.
Eircom (formally Telecom Eireann) sells its share of Golden Pages to VNU World Directories.
A vastly improved commercialised GoldenPages.ie site is launched allowing advertisers to access the new internet market.
APAX and Cinven buy World Directories from VNU a new chapter in the Golden Pages history is about to be written.
The Local Golden Pages is founded.
We focus on our goal of being first choice for classified and local search in Ireland.
eircomphonebook.ie is launched.
Golden Pages Ltd. rebranded as Truvo Ireland Ltd.
Truvo is the new name to fit our future development plans. The name unites our products, services and companies around the world and reflects our reinvented and rapidly evolving company.
Truvo bring Search Engine Marketing(SEM) services to our customers. Helping buyers easily find them through leading search engines.
m.goldenpages.ie is launched. A fully optimised site for mobile phone users. Truvo launches SaySo in the Irish market, an exciting review site and also unveils ‘Truvo MySite’ its self-serve web profile builder and accompanying customer center ‘Truvo Lounge’.
Truvo makes their database available to iPhone and Android phone users through goldenpages.ie apps and GPS providers – making the directory truly mobile.
The newly redesigned platform www.goldenpages.ieis launched in 2011. In honour of our new ‘find’ engine we rebranded all of our products goldenpages.ie, demonstrating our firm commitment to being a new media company. Our iPad app was released and went straight to number one in Utility App downloads.
More exciting developments to come in 2011 and 2012, stay posted.