OT Back For Twelfth Series

We may yet six weeks out from Christmas but RTÉ have released details today of one of the major New Year shows in the shape, pardon the pun, of Operation Transformation. The show has become a curious mix of public health advertorial, multimedia event and fitness guide...

Gate Goes Brave, Backed by Smart

The Gate Theatre has unveiled the second full season under CEO Selina Cartmell and one of the key elements is a return to the big winner from the first with The Snapper coming back for a summer run from June through to August. That may not be the most creatively brave...

Dublin’s Booked For The Weekend

The Dublin Book Festival gets underway in the city tonight with a wide range of events spread across a host of venues from Smock Alley Theatre to the National Library and the Green Street Courthouse. It runs throughout the weekend across 13 main venues and hundreds of...

Fighting for Homegrown Entertainment

Screen Producers Ireland have launched a new video and held an Oireachtas briefing session in Dublin today based around a new campaign showcasing the high quality programming of the Irish independent production sector. Part of the campaign is also to recommend...

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OT Back For Twelfth Series

We may yet six weeks out from Christmas but RTÉ have released details today of one of the major New Year shows in the shape, pardon the pun, of Operation Transformation. The show has become a curious mix of public health advertorial, multimedia event and fitness guide...

Gate Goes Brave, Backed by Smart

The Gate Theatre has unveiled the second full season under CEO Selina Cartmell and one of the key elements is a return to the big winner from the first with The Snapper coming back for a summer run from June through to August. That may not be the most creatively brave...

Dublin’s Booked For The Weekend

The Dublin Book Festival gets underway in the city tonight with a wide range of events spread across a host of venues from Smock Alley Theatre to the National Library and the Green Street Courthouse. It runs throughout the weekend across 13 main venues and hundreds of...

Fighting for Homegrown Entertainment

Screen Producers Ireland have launched a new video and held an Oireachtas briefing session in Dublin today based around a new campaign showcasing the high quality programming of the Irish independent production sector. Part of the campaign is also to recommend...

Kia Backing I’m A Celebrity Again

Entertainment for Business can confirm that Kia Motors will be coming back for a fourth year of sponsorship of I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here when the show returns to Virgin media One later this week. The timing if the show in the run-up to motor manufacturers key...

Blending Real and Virtual Festival Going

The lines between attending a Festival and watching it from the comfort of home could be blurring with MTV's purchase of the SnowGlobe Festival in California which takes place in December. The size of the three-day event which combines music and winter sports activity...

GOT’s €23.5 Million Value for Irish Tourism

The PR value Irish Tourism's partnership with the producers of Game of Thrones was worth an equivalent advertising value of €23 million and reached 120 million potential visitors to the island of Ireland. That was above the €16.5 million that the partnership with Star...

Whistleblower Doc Draws 509,000

It was described by Ivan Yates on Newstalk this evening as the most important documentary in decades and the Irish public seem to share that view about Whistleblower - The Maurice McCabe Story. The first part of the RTÉ One documentary series which sees Maurice and...

Druid Theatre Numbers Down But Profits remain

The Druid Theatre Company played its productions in front of higher than expected audience numbers of 68,208 throughout 2017, though the number was down on the 76,317 who attended the previous year. This was a key factor in profits for the year of €189,136 and...

Blood to Air at Primetime in UK

Virgin Media's drama Blood airs its final episode tonight but the station is hoping it is only the end of the beginning. The series has proved a hit with audiences with over 300,000 viewers tuning in on average to each episode so far across all viewing platforms. In a...

Bublé Dont Believe The Rumours Tour

If you went to Michael Bublé at Croke Park last summer and shed a tear last month thinking it would be the last time you would see him live before his 'retirement', then good news. He squashed rumours, started by an interview in the Daily Mail and widely covered by...

Other Voices Introduce Registration Fees

Other Voices in Dingle has been forced to introduce a registration charge of €32.62 to attend a number of the shows around town, as well as another of €48.92 for wider access. Payment will give you a wristband to be collected from the Other Voices Hub in the town that...

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