Ellis-Bextor for Vicar Street

Sophie Ellis-Bextor who shot to fame with Murder on the Dancefloor is coming to Dublin and will play at Vicar Street on Thursday 13th June. It will be the last date on a full-scale tour of Britain and Ireland that she is undertaking through the first half of next...

Metallica Confirmed for Slane 2019

Slane will be rocking again in 2019 with confirmation today that Metallica will play the Co Meath venue on June 8th. It will be their first concert in Ireland in a decade but Slane owner Lord Henry Mountcharles was keen to play up the connections the band have with...

Where are you going on Culture Night?

It's Culture Night across the country tonight and with brighter skies replacing the high winds of the week gone by there will be no excuse not to get out and about to sample the many delights on offer. RTÉ will have a live free show at Collins Barracks between 8 and...

Hozier Sells Out But One Last Chance

Hozier's Irish tour sold out in minutes this morning. He will play Dublin's Olympia Theatre, the Ulster Hall in Belfast and INEC in Killarney in December. Fans who missed out though are to be given one more chance to see him live before Christmas. He will headline the...

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Ellis-Bextor for Vicar Street

Sophie Ellis-Bextor who shot to fame with Murder on the Dancefloor is coming to Dublin and will play at Vicar Street on Thursday 13th June. It will be the last date on a full-scale tour of Britain and Ireland that she is undertaking through the first half of next...

Metallica Confirmed for Slane 2019

Slane will be rocking again in 2019 with confirmation today that Metallica will play the Co Meath venue on June 8th. It will be their first concert in Ireland in a decade but Slane owner Lord Henry Mountcharles was keen to play up the connections the band have with...

Where are you going on Culture Night?

It's Culture Night across the country tonight and with brighter skies replacing the high winds of the week gone by there will be no excuse not to get out and about to sample the many delights on offer. RTÉ will have a live free show at Collins Barracks between 8 and...

Hozier Sells Out But One Last Chance

Hozier's Irish tour sold out in minutes this morning. He will play Dublin's Olympia Theatre, the Ulster Hall in Belfast and INEC in Killarney in December. Fans who missed out though are to be given one more chance to see him live before Christmas. He will headline the...

Rod for the Pairc

Rod Stewart is to play a one-off concert in Pairc Uí Caoimh in Cork next May. The Scottish rock legend will be releasing his 30th studio album Blood Red Roses on September 28th and tickets will go on sale for the accompanying tour the previous day. Stewart played two...

Maroon 5 for Superbowl

Reports in the United States this afternoon suggest that Maroon 5 will be the Pepsi sponsored Half Time Show at the next Superbowl. The game will take place in Atlanta in February and is the most watched sports broadcast of the year in the US. Single television spots...

A New Era of Ticket Swapping

The world of ticketing is one that is going through profound change as commercial battles with regulatory factors and the supposed ‘free market’ is reset to favour fans rather than touts or scalpers depending on your geography. This afternoon we are pleased to bring...

RTÉ and Wexford Opera Agree Streaming Deal

RTÉ has announced today that it will livestream at this year’s Wexford Festival Opera for the first time, as part of its collaboration with European public service channel, ARTE. The collaboration will see Wexford Festival Opera’s production of Saverio Mercadante’s Il...

Blood an International Winner for Virgin

Virgin Media may be a little over a week old but they have already scored an international hit with their home produced six-part drama series Blood. The programme which will appear here as part of the station's Autumn schedule has already been sold to Channel 5 in the...

Big YouTube Plans for Littlewoods

Littlewoods Ireland is branching out into a new form of YouTube advertising with their latest €2 million campaign promoting their own label fashion line, V by Very. The campaign is running all the major TV stations and digital channels but it will also be an exclusive...

Emmy’s Show Diversity of TV Production

The diverse ways in which television is now distributed was on full display at last night's Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. HBO put up a strong fight for the old guard winning the prize for Outstanding Drama Series with Game of Thrones and also capturing best supporting...

New Head of Children for RTÉ

RTÉ has announced the appointment of Suzanne Kelly as the new Head of Children and Young People’s Content. Kelly succeeds former commissioning editor, Sheila de Courcy who retired earlier this year having held the role since 2012. Kelly has worked exclusively in...

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