PlayBlue Media Page

PlayBlue is Ireland's biggest online adult store. Founded by Robert Doyle and Richard Cullen we have been selling Sex Toys in Ireland online since 2011. From very humble beginnings we have grown to stocking over 3,000 different products and shipping thousands of monthly orders all over Ireland. We also offer free returns and shipping and we are totally passionate about customer service which we believe is our real PlayBlue advantage.

PlayBlue also have bricks and mortar sex shops in Tallaght, our first PlayBlue Dublin store in 2018. Most recently we have open in Careys Lane in Cork City Center in December 2019. Our high St stores allow us to offer Click 'n Collect and real life Irish sex toy advice. We are always on the lookout for a great location so hopefully there might be a new PlayBlue coming to a location near you soon.

You can read our full history and contact details on our About Us page.

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PlayBlue Facts

  • Opened July 2011
  • Founded by Robert Doyle & Richard Cullen 
  • Over 3,800 Different Products in Stock (Dec 2023)
  • 59% of Customers are Female (Dec 2023)
  • 4.4 out of 5 Independent Customer Rating on TrustPilot with over 1,000 reviews (Dec 2023)
  • 98.3% of Orders Shipped Same or Next Business Day (Nov 2023)
  • 1.8% Product Returns - An Industry Low.
  • Only Sex Shop in Ireland offering Free Returns
  • 100% Irish Owned and Located.
  • Largest Online Adult Store in Ireland (by Revenue) with Retail Stores in Cork and Tallaght
  • All Original Products, Sourced direct from Manufacturers or Official Distributors - No Third Parties

Social Media

PlayBlue use social media extensively to support their mission to promote sexual wellness and adult toys.

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PlayBlue SexCoach - Viktoria

PlayBlue want to help all our customers have incredible sex lives. So we hired the only Certified Erotic Blueprint Sex Coach in Ireland. 

PlayBlue SexCoach

Viktoria oozes enthusiasm and passion for everything "Sex" and we would love for her to help you too.

We host tons of Viktoria's videos and blogposts and even offer a direct contact with Viktoria to help our customers.

Check out the Viktoria PlayBlue SexCoach pages on our website.

Viktoria with her unique qualifications is the real deal and is obviously available for media requests to talk about any aspects of improving or exploring peoples sex lives. 

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PlayBlue Sponsorships

PlayBlue has been involved in various sponsored events since we were formed. Obviously sponsorship from a Sex Shop even one as great as PlayBlue is not on everyone's agenda. But here is a list of some of our sponsorships. If you are seeking sponsorship for an event or program please send full details to and we will of course respond.

Jennifer Zamparelli 2FM

2FM Jennifer Zamparelli - 10th June 2019

PlayBlue has been a sponsor of the daily couples quiz on the Jennifer Zamparelli show on RTE 2FM since day 1. We give a €100 voucher to the contestants every show. Tune in and give it a go!

FM104 Room104 Show

FM104 Room 104 Main Sponsor - 15th June 2020

Update : - Ended July 2021

PlayBlue is the main sponsor of the new FM104 Weekdays evening show called Room 104. Hosted by Cormac Moore and Saoirse Long its a wacky mix of stories and laughs and we are delighted to be involved.

Q102 - Lovezone

Q102 The Love Zone - Main Sponsor - October 2020

Update : - Ended July 2021

PlayBlue sponsors the Love Zone on Dublin's Q102. This is a radio show made for PlayBlue if ever there was one. Get in the mood and chill with PlayBlue and the Love Zone for the perfect evening. Weekdays & Sundays from 7pm - Midnight.


KCLR LIVE Let's Talk About Sex - 1st July 2021

Update : - Ended October 2021

PlayBlue sponsor the Let's Talk about Sex segment on KCLR LIVE 96fm every Thursday around 10:45am. I real fun educational slot with Sex Coach Audrey Casey that we are delighted to be apart of.

College Sex Toy Bingo

College Sex Toy Bingo

PlayBlue has sponsored sex toy bingo in the majority of colleges and universities in Ireland. These are fun events that are a little naughty but great craic and a great way for Student Unions to fund raise. Since 2014 PlayBlue have sponsored 15 Sex Toy Bingo events and look forward to more.

PlayBlue in the Media

PlayBlue have done numerous radio interviews and have been mentioned in all the TV, National and Local newspapers and radio stations. Here is a flavour of some of our favourite PlayBlue in the media moments.

Sunday World Sexiest County

Sunday World Article - 21st Dec 2022

Richie talks to Sunday World about the buying habits of the great Irish public and reveals the sexiest counties in Ireland.

Richie Talks Lucy Kennedy Through what a Dildo is used for.

Lucy Investigates Virgin Media - 10th Oct 2022

Richie from PlayBlue shows Lucy Kennedy around our Tallaght store.

PlayBlue Sean Moncrieff NewsTalk

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Sean Moncrieff Newstalk - 22nd June 2022

Richie from PlayBlue chats with Sean about buying Sex Toys.

PlayBlue Sunday World Article

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Sunday World - 5th Dec 2021

PlayBlue discusses Christmas Gift buying tips in the Sunday World.

KCLR Audrey Casey

KCLR 96FM - Audrey Casey Discusses PlayBlue Sex Toys on KCLR - 24th June 2021

Audrey Casey Sex Coach Discusses PlayBlue Sex Toys on KCLR

Jennifer Zamparelli Show 2FM - 4th June 2021

PlayBlue joins in the Second Birthday celebrations for Jen's Show with the Two Jonnies

Newstalk on Sex Toys in Lockdown

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NewsTalk Hard Shoulder - 1st July 2020

PlayBlue joins a discussion on sex toys sales and the explosion of their use in lockdown with Henry McKean.

Sunday World PlayBlue

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Sunday World - 10th Feb 2019

A great article that appeared in the Sunday World on the 10th of Feb 2019 just before Valentine's Day.

Deirdre Reynolds a reporter from the Sunday World was invited down to help out at PlayBlue during this busy time and learn what really goes on behind the scenes at a Sex Shop!!!

Daily Edge Student Vibrator Deal

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Daily Edge - 13th Mar 2018

Article about PlayBlue helping students get a little self lovin' with a special student only deal.

Irish Times PlayBlue

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Irish Times - 3rd Feb 2017

A getting to know you article in the Irish Times. On starting and running an Adult Shop in rural Ireland. As well as coping with the recession.

The Journal PlayBlue

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The Journal - 29th Jul 2015

An article discussing the recent aborted efforts to bring PlayBlue to Drumcondra which even led to Submissions to the Department of Justice to Regulate Adult Stores.

The Journal PlayBlue

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The Journal - 26th Jul 2015

A general article about the growth of Sex Shops in Ireland and how PlayBlue is at the forefront of this drive to modernise.

The Journal PlayBlue

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RTE News - 22nd Jun 2015

The ongoing drama regarding our planned opening in Drumcondra garnered widespread media attention including this article on

The Journal PlayBlue

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The Journal - 10th Jun 2015

An article about our efforts to open in Drumcondra and the very surprising (to us anyway) controversy it generated. We still think it would have been an asset to the local community but unfortunately Drumcondra's loss is Tallaght's gain.

Ryan Tubridy tries PlayBlue

Ryan Tubridy Show 2FM - 7th Feb 2013

Ryan Tubridy got to play with a load of PlayBlue sex toys in his Adult Toy Show live on air on his morning national radio show on RTE 2FM.