From Cork to Top of the World

So now we know. The gateway to advance in the Music business on a global scale is through Cork. Darcus Beese has just been named as President of Island Records in New York. Beese has been in charge of the UK division for the past five years. In April 2017 he travelled...

Florence Heading for Dublin Date

Florence and the Machine are coming to Dublin with a date announced today for November 19th at the 3Arena. The Dublin concert will be one in an eight-date tour taking in London, Leeds, Birmingham, Manchester, Brighton, Cardiff and the SSE Hydro in Glasgow. It will be...

RTÉ in Full Bloom

RTÉ will mark the 12th anniversary of Bloom by broadcasting live over five days from a specially constructed mobile radio and TV studio and live performance area on site. There will be live TV and radio programmes with presenters Aine Lawlor and Marty Morrissey and...

Agencies In The Spotlight

Entertainment for Business hosted the second in a series of Round Table gatherings of those who are shaping the commercial future of the entertainment sector in Dublin this morning. We gathered around the Captain's Table at Sole Restaurant on South William Street with...

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From Cork to Top of the World

So now we know. The gateway to advance in the Music business on a global scale is through Cork. Darcus Beese has just been named as President of Island Records in New York. Beese has been in charge of the UK division for the past five years. In April 2017 he travelled...

Florence Heading for Dublin Date

Florence and the Machine are coming to Dublin with a date announced today for November 19th at the 3Arena. The Dublin concert will be one in an eight-date tour taking in London, Leeds, Birmingham, Manchester, Brighton, Cardiff and the SSE Hydro in Glasgow. It will be...

RTÉ in Full Bloom

RTÉ will mark the 12th anniversary of Bloom by broadcasting live over five days from a specially constructed mobile radio and TV studio and live performance area on site. There will be live TV and radio programmes with presenters Aine Lawlor and Marty Morrissey and...

Agencies In The Spotlight

Entertainment for Business hosted the second in a series of Round Table gatherings of those who are shaping the commercial future of the entertainment sector in Dublin this morning. We gathered around the Captain's Table at Sole Restaurant on South William Street with...

Tangleweed Winner of CBI Award

Tangleweed and Brine by Deirdre Sullivan and Karen Vaughan was revealed today as the winner of the 28th Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year Award at Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin. The award judges said ‘This remarkable book is a significant and timely contribution...

Concert Fever as Multiple Dates Announced

It has been a busy day with regard to concert announcements today with concert news apps pinging in pockets throughout the day. Perhaps there was a pent-up demand while concert goers across Ireland were engaged with Ed Sheeran and the Rolling Stones.  After all...

Chemical Brothers for Dublin

The Chemical Brothers are coming to Dublin later this year.  They will play the 3Arena on October 29th in an MCD Promotion. Tickets from €49.50 inclusive of booking and facility fees go on sale at 9 am this Friday, May 25th via Ticketmaster.ie and through Ticketmaster...

The Final Pitch for Referendum Voters

The Referendum is almost upon us and, as with any political decision making the major TV stations will be expecting big audiences from those who have or have yet to make up their minds on whether it is to be Yes or No. RTÉ Primetime gets first shot tonight pitching...

The Script are Suing James Arthur

They are two incredibly well known songs, familiar to most and perhaps a little too familiar to each other. In a move that has been on the cards since last year, The Script are suing former X-Factor winner James Arthur over similarities alleged between the...

Obama’s Confirmed for Netflix

Some Presidents head for the golf course, others into the lucrative world of after dinner speaking but Barack Obama was always a President for another generation. In the last few minutes it has been confirmed by Netflix that he, together with his wife Michelle, have...

Sheeran Tops Billboard Awards

The Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas took place last night and were a reflection of the winning ways of Irish promoters with Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift, two of the major acts to appear in Ireland in 2018, scooping eight awards between them. Swift who will appear...

Literary Dublin on Show

The International Literature Festival Dublin is in full swing around the Capital with events running throughout this week. Founded in 1998, and backed by Dublin City Council as well as the Arts Council the Festival attracts interest and visitors from around the world....

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