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Cork Offers Lessons in Corporate Support

The 63rd Cork Film Festival has announced its full programme for next month. The festival is backed by a number of state agencies but has also attracted corporate backing through a well structured Corporate membership scheme. The bulk of funding comes from the Arts...

Picture This to Play 5 at 3Arena

Picture This have announced an unprecedented 5-night run at 3Arena Dublin through the last five nights of March next year. The band have also announced a new single entitled “One Drink.” The song heralds the arrival of the bands second full-length album, MDRN LV,...

Belfast Author Lands Man Booker

Ireland is home, kind of, to the Man Booker Prize for the first time since 2007. Milkman by Anna Burns was last night named winner of the prestigious accolade. It is her third full-length novel and her first major award. Burns, 56, was born in Belfast and lives in...

Pink to Play RDS in June

The line up of major summer concerts for 2019 is beginning to take real shape with Pink the latest name added to the list. She will play the RDS Arena on 18th June as part of a major world tour. The date may be one of the last for a while at the RDS if plans to...

Late Late London a Ratings Winner

The Late Late Show’s London Special may have generated a few complaints about overbooking but it also delivered the biggest audience of the year to date with 52 per cent of those watching TV on Friday night tuning in. It was the most watched Late Late Show so far in...

Innocent Choir to Make Connolly Sing

Innocent Drinks have teamed up with the Brightside Choir to bring a musical flavour to commuters arriving at Dublin's Connolly Station on Monday morning, November 5th. They have issued an open invitation to anyone who wants to 'release their inner diva' and shake off...

X Factor Live Tour for Ireland

The X factor has been bouncing back a bit in TV viewers affections with 5.1 million tuning in last weekend, up 400,000 on the equivalent Sunday night the previous weekend. That's good timing for the announcement that The X Factor Live Tour is returning for 2019 and...

Irish Movie Audiences More Discerning

The Marvel Comic feature Venom has followed up its performance as the highest grossing October movie in history with beating off its main rivals at the US box office for the second weekend. The Tom Hardy movie has been panned by critics but lapped up by audiences. It...

Two Irish Albums Make All Time Top 40

Two Irish albums have made it into a Top 40 list of the greatest albums of all time published by the Official Chart Company and broadcast over the weekend on BBC Radio 2. Could you guess what they are? The list is based on physical album sales as well as downloads and...

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