Spicing up the RTÉ Player

The organisations best placed to withstand the juggernaut of streaming services like those of Netflix and Disney are the incumbent public service broadcasters or mainstream commercial ones who have an audience and a place on the programme guide. Even they though are...

Five For The Weekend

Each Friday we select five events or activities that might attract you over the weekend, together with one little item relating to the business behind them.

Farewell then to Game of Thrones

And so it has ended. Game of Thrones came to its conclusion after eight seasons of creating cultural icons. It was a series that spanned the global domination of social media and while the number talking about it, or ignoring it was always likely to be bigger than the...

Irish National Opera Launches New Season

Irish National Opera's new season was launched in Dublin yesterday and will bring Opera to more stages around the country than in its first season last year. The new season will run from July 2019 to May 2020 and includes back to back world premieres of new Irish work...

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Spicing up the RTÉ Player

The organisations best placed to withstand the juggernaut of streaming services like those of Netflix and Disney are the incumbent public service broadcasters or mainstream commercial ones who have an audience and a place on the programme guide. Even they though are...

Five For The Weekend

Each Friday we select five events or activities that might attract you over the weekend, together with one little item relating to the business behind them.

Farewell then to Game of Thrones

And so it has ended. Game of Thrones came to its conclusion after eight seasons of creating cultural icons. It was a series that spanned the global domination of social media and while the number talking about it, or ignoring it was always likely to be bigger than the...

Irish National Opera Launches New Season

Irish National Opera's new season was launched in Dublin yesterday and will bring Opera to more stages around the country than in its first season last year. The new season will run from July 2019 to May 2020 and includes back to back world premieres of new Irish work...

Tesco Mobile Backing Love Island

Love it or loathe it, you'd have to be very diligent to avoid it. A brand new season of ‘Love Island’ returns to Virgin Media Two next month. Tesco Mobile is to be the broadcast sponsor of the show here in Ireland, the fifth series to air. The brand will also take...

Galway Reveals Arts Festival Goodies

The Galway International Arts Festival has revealed it's full programme for this year's event and it has plenty to whet the appetite. They include a brand new opera world premiere, Led Zeppelin legend Robert Plant playing a church, a new play from Druid Theatre...

Coco Switch to ‘Content’

Coco television Productions is to be voluntarily wound up and a surplus of funds distributed among shareholders. Fear not though as the company behind such major hits as First dates Ireland and Room to Improve will still be operating under the name of Coco Content, a...

Normal People Named Book of the Year

Sally Rooney's Normal People has been crowned as Book of the Year at the British Book Awards in London this evening. The Irish author is completing a treble of major awards in the UK having won the 2018 Costa Novel Award and the 2018 Waterstones Fiction Book of the...

Festival Focus – Eastbound

Eastbound is a brand new festival being brought to life this week at venues across Dublin by Aiken Promotions. The focus is wholly on new musical talent with 18 acts playing at a variety of venues across the city from tonight through Sunday. They include Whelan’s, The...

U2 Third Richest Musicians in Ireland and UK

The Sunday Times publishes its ever popular Rich List this weekend and by way of promoting it has revealed the top ten established and young artists together with their estimated wealth. U2 are far and away Ireland’s leading performers with an estimated wealth of €678...

Quirke Family and Leaving Cert on Late Late Call Sheet

Friday night’s Late Late Show on RTÉ promises to be an emotional one with Michelle and Robert Ryan, children of the murdered Bobby Ryan joining Ryan Tubridy It was the longest running murder trial in Irish criminal history which gripped the nation for 13 weeks before...

Animation Studio Fail for Dún Laoghaire

A proposed animation studio employing up to 650 staff has hit a brick wall with regards to a potential site in Dun Laoghaire Harbour. US studio Hasbro bought local animation company Boulder Media in 2016 and, backed by support from Dún Laoghaire Institute for Art,...

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Entertainment for Business connects the people who matter in the commercial world of entertainment like never before.

We have done this in sport through Sport for Business which has grown over five years to become a powerful force in the commercial world of Irish sport.

We are using the same tried and tested blend of publishing news and analysis on a daily basis, creating events that help people understand the entertainment business from the outside and delivering innovation in how sponsors, funders, agencies, festivals, media, service providers, venues and promoters can grow commercially stronger.

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