Drake Heading to Dublin

Drake is to play a three-night stint in the 3Arena in March. The announcement came today upon publication of details for an eight-city tour of Europe. The 22-date outing produced by Live Nation kicks off in Manchester on 10th March and will take in Paris, Dublin,...

Mockingbird Cancellation Leaves Theatre Gap

The Bord Gais Energy Theatre has a five-day hole to fill in its schedule following the cancellation of a UK and Ireland tour of To Kill a Mockingbird. The English based Jonathan Church Productions had been granted rights to stage the play by the Harper Lee Estate but...

Irish Winners in Oscar Nominations

Ireland has had an excellent result in the nominations for the Oscars though Saoirse Ronan is not among the many potential winners that we can claim. Tne Element Pictures produced The Favourite heads the list with ten nominations including for Best Picture, Best...

Global Ireland 2025

We will be attending and reporting from Culture Ireland’s Global Ireland 2025 Conference this Thursday.

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Drake Heading to Dublin

Drake is to play a three-night stint in the 3Arena in March. The announcement came today upon publication of details for an eight-city tour of Europe. The 22-date outing produced by Live Nation kicks off in Manchester on 10th March and will take in Paris, Dublin,...

Mockingbird Cancellation Leaves Theatre Gap

The Bord Gais Energy Theatre has a five-day hole to fill in its schedule following the cancellation of a UK and Ireland tour of To Kill a Mockingbird. The English based Jonathan Church Productions had been granted rights to stage the play by the Harper Lee Estate but...

Irish Winners in Oscar Nominations

Ireland has had an excellent result in the nominations for the Oscars though Saoirse Ronan is not among the many potential winners that we can claim. Tne Element Pictures produced The Favourite heads the list with ten nominations including for Best Picture, Best...

Global Ireland 2025

We will be attending and reporting from Culture Ireland’s Global Ireland 2025 Conference this Thursday.

Element Pictures Score UK Win with Rosie

Element Pictures has announced that it's powerful Roddy Doyle movie Rosie is to gain a UK cinema release from March 8th. The film gained massive critical acclaim and was a box office success in Ireland but the breakthrough of a distribution deal in the UK will bring...

SEAT Backing 2FM Rising

SEAT Ireland and RTÉ have announced a new twelve-month partnership on 2fm Rising. The car manufacturer will back the initiative dedicated to championing new Irish artists for the year ahead. Twelve acts will be chosen by an expert panel and will feature in prime-time...

You’re Invited to The Social Dimension

Entertainment for Business, in partnership with Verve, is pleased to announce our first Members Event of 2019. The Social Dimension will be an opportunity for agencies, sponsors, rights holders, venues and marketers to see the best elements of social media in the...

Would You Cut Netflix if Prices Rose?

An online survey by Radio Times in the UK has shown that as many as 70 per cent of subscribers there would cancel the service rather than pay an increase.

UK Company to Become Creative ‘Director’ of Galway 2020

Galway 2020 has confirmed the appointment of UK Agency Artichoke to deliver the Creative Director role for the European City of Culture project, under the leadership of the company’s CEO and Artistic Director, Helen Marriage. As part of the agreement, Artichoke will...

Wexford Opera Names New Director

The Board of Wexford Festival Opera has announced Rosetta Cucchi as the new Artistic Director of the Festival. She will take up the six-year position when the current Artistic Director David Agler finishes his tenure after the 2019 Festival. Rosetta brings with her a...

Changes Coming to British Film Ratings

The British Board of Film Classification is to change the way in which it looks at the age ratings of films, amid greater demand for guidance around all forms of entertainment. The new Classification Guidelines have been published in response to public demand for...

Close to be Honoured by US-Ireland Alliance

Glenn Close will be honoured by the US-Ireland Alliance at the 14th Annual Oscar Wilde Awards, which will be held at J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot in Santa Monica on 21 February 2019. Melissa McCarthy, the recipient of an Oscar Wilde Award in 2012, will present Close with...

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