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U2 Third Richest Musicians in Ireland and UK

The Sunday Times publishes its ever popular Rich List this weekend and by way of promoting it has revealed the top ten established and young artists together with their estimated wealth. U2 are far and away Ireland’s leading performers with an estimated wealth of €678...

Quirke Family and Leaving Cert on Late Late Call Sheet

Friday night’s Late Late Show on RTÉ promises to be an emotional one with Michelle and Robert Ryan, children of the murdered Bobby Ryan joining Ryan Tubridy It was the longest running murder trial in Irish criminal history which gripped the nation for 13 weeks before...

Animation Studio Fail for Dún Laoghaire

A proposed animation studio employing up to 650 staff has hit a brick wall with regards to a potential site in Dun Laoghaire Harbour. US studio Hasbro bought local animation company Boulder Media in 2016 and, backed by support from Dún Laoghaire Institute for Art,...

Buying the Future of Music

Investment assets come in all sorts of shapes and sizes but one that will appeal to those who are fans of music or movies is the ability to buy into the catalogue of artists or the future royalties to come from a movie. There is a great article in Forbes.com today...

Smith and Corrigan Step Up at Packed.House

The media and content studio, Packed.House, who create content for people online as well as cinema, radio and DOOH have announced the promotions of Mark Corrigan to Head of Revenue and Eilís Smith to Head of Marketing and Research. Corrigan has over 9 years’...

Ale or Coffee at Game of Thrones Feast?

You know that the obsession level in relation to television has reached epic proportions when social media exploded not with news of a death in Game of Thrones but with screen grabs of an errant coffee cup in one of the early scenes of Episode Four. It's officially a...

Avengers Proves Ultimate Blockbuster

Avengers: Endgame is heading towards becoming the biggest grossing movie of all time. Over the weekend it took in $282 Million internationally outside of the United States and now has a cumulative gross of $2.18 Billion. It is only the fifth movie in history to pass...

IMC Numbers Rising

IMC Cinemas will be basking in the glow of a massive couple of weeks with Avengers Endgame on the way to becoming the most successful movie of all time. With trailers already emerging for the final in the original series of Star Wars 2019 looks like being a good year....

Stolen Child for Poetry Day

To celebrate today being Poetry day we share today our collective favourite poem, Stole Child by William Butler Yeats. Take a moment... Where dips the rocky highland Of Sleuth Wood in the lake, There lies a leafy island Where flapping herons wake The drowsy water...

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