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Hot Press Covers, Oh Yes Please..

Isn’t it so often the case that the most troublesome child grows up to be the one with all the smarts to get through life. Hot Press turned 40 years old this year and the celebrations have brought back so much of what it was to be a teenager growing up in...

Living in a Winter Wonderland…

There is no point fighting it. Christmas is just around the corner and the clearest signpost of all is the Late Late Toy Show which airs one week from today on Friday, 1st December. In recent years it has become less of a show and more of a cultural moment and RTÉ are...

Bord na Mona Gets Cosy Round the Hearth

Bord na Mona’s 2017 Hearth Sessions kicked in in the Parlour at Whelan’s last night and the three pubs that will follow them with intimate live sessions featuring Little Hours, Stephanie Rainey and Ye Vagabonds have also been revealed. All Tvvins kicked...

Accenture and Live Nation to Fore at Awards

Accenture continued their sweep of the major awards relating to art and culture by winning in that category at the Irish Sponsorship Awards last night. The acclaimed Women on Walls initiative at the Royal Irish Academy picked up the Business to Arts Award earlier this...

Leopardstown Announces Festival Headliners

There is an exciting programme in store for Dublin’s brand new Dublin Racing Festival taking place at Leopardstown in February. It will feature culture, comedy, music, and food as well as the horses themselves.

Exclusive: Leagues O’Toole on the Dublin Podcast Festival

The Dublin Podcast Festival was not on the minds of Aiken Promotions at the start of 2017.  By the end of September though it had proven to be a major winner with events spread over ten days and multiple venues around the city. Entertainment for Business sat down with...

Live Tonight at Irish Sponsorship Awards

Entertainment for Business will be live tonight at the Clayton (Burlington) Hotel in Dublin for the Irish Sponsorship Awards. There are multiple awards up for grabs including in the area of best TV Broadcast sponsorship for which the shortlist includes Domino’s...

Horan Adds Killarney to Tour Schedule

Niall Horan has added a fifth date to his Irish tour in March and he is heading south for a concert for 4,000 fans in the INEC in Killarney on March 10th. That is two days before what was to have been the first date in Ireland in such a big venue at the 3 Arena on...

Porter Replacements In Place

“The show must go on” is one of the oldest adages in showbusiness but Al Porter must still be slightly taken aback at the speed with which he is being replaced across Dublin following last weekend’s announcement that he was taking time away from the...

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