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# imro - Sunday 19 November, 2017

The truth about being a musician: 'They see you on the Late Late and think you're making a fortune'

Being an Irish headline band doesn’t mean that you’re rolling in it – and you might be facing serious financial challenges. We talked to three musicians.

# imro - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'I made just 97p in a month from plays of Brewing Up A Storm on YouTube'

At the launch of a new IMRO report today, there was a serious focus on the issue of copyright and how much musicians make from sites like YouTube.

# imro - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Here are the 10 tunes shortlisted for Irish song of the year

The shortlist for the RTÉ Choice Irish song of the year has been announced.

# imro - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

These were the 10 best albums in Ireland last year*

*According to the RTÉ Choice Music Prize.

# imro - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Here's what political parties would do for Irish film and music if you elect them

We had a look at the main parties’ arts policies to see what they promise.

# imro - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Poll: Should the government give financial support to Irish bands? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government give financial support to Irish bands?

TD Mick Wallace says they need more support so they’re not relying on the dole.

Mick Wallace: Irish bands need more support so they don't rely on the dole

“Most of those starting their careers in the cultural industries recognise the dole as a necessary fact of life.”

# imro - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Illegal downloading and recession led to "hollowing out" of Irish music industry

A new report from IMRO details how the industry can begin to recover.

# imro - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Small local station scoops Europe’s biggest radio drama prize

The Prix Europa gong went to Ocean FM for a three-part play called Francisco, the fascinating story of a ship captain shipwrecked here from a Spanish armada.

# imro - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Irish Music Rights Organisation reports 4.2pc drop in licensing revenue

Financial report shows dip in IMRO licencing revenue, and 13 per cent increase in overseas revenue.