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# Amazon Prime

Last year
# Irish Movies
Top Irish movies to stream over Christmas, including 'Redemption of a Rogue' and 'Handsome Devil'
Irish films often punch well above their weight both with critics and at the box office.
# Prime rise
Amazon raises price of Prime membership despite soaring profits
Shares in the online giant rose nearly 17% in after-market trading.
All time
# Oireachtas Committee
Dáil committee calls for levy on streaming platforms to fund Irish content
The move has been welcomed by Screen Producers Ireland, who said it could raise €23 million in additional funding for Irish productions.
# Streaming wars
Netflix reports slower subscriber growth as Covid-related TV and film production delays bite
But the streaming giant’s revenues jumped 24% to $7.2 billion.
# Amazon
Amazon hit with European competition law charges over 'illegal abuse of its market dominance'
The Commission has also opened a second investigation into the online retail giant.
# movies of the week
Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
Here are our picks of TV movies this week.
# all or nothing
Documentary reveals Mourinho's desire to make Kane a 'movie star' footballer
The series airs from Monday on Amazon Prime.
# tv options
Sofa Watch: Cocoon yourself with the Late Late or with Jennifer Aniston's cleaning tips
All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.
# to whom it concerns
Sofa Watch: Miriam steps in for Ryan and US late night stars do their hosting from home
All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options … including a few classics from the archives.
# On the box
Where can you watch Amazon Prime's live Premier League games in Ireland?
Starting this midweek, the games will be available on Premier Sports – here are the details.
# On the box
TV Wrap - Amazon's stunning new football docuseries an antidote to Premier League nonsense
The streaming service has — in partnership with Starbucks — released a new six-part series of films called This is Football.
# TV Rights
Amazon breaks the Sky and BT Sport Premier League duopoly with live rights deal
The US company will livestream 20 matches per season from 2019/20 onwards.
# Bidding war
Amazon make major move in sports market by snatching US Open rights
The US Open will become the first Grand Slam to be shown solely on a digital platform.
# The Onion Bag
Forget Tony Romo, Louth's Tommy Smyth is making a name for himself as the new voice of the NFL
The Irish man has taken over as the voice of Thursday Night Football for Amazon this year.
# Prime Time
Why is there such a tiny selection of TV shows and films on Amazon Prime in Ireland?
We asked Amazon to shed some light.
# Prime Time
Netflix has a new rival as Amazon's streaming service launches in Ireland
The service will be available to Irish customers for €2.99 a month for the first six months.
# The Grand Tour
'More power': Clarkson's new show is bigger, louder and loved by viewers
The first episode began with a reference to Clarkson’s controversial BBC departure, which sparked the beginning of this show.
# Amazon Prime
The UN has chosen a new ambassador for women - but she's not real
The decision hasn’t exactly been welcomed.
# Fab Four
You'll finally be able to listen to The Beatles on Spotify this Christmas
Several other music streaming services are also making hundreds of tracks from the Fab Four available for the first time.
# absolute power
These are Netflix's plans for new shows and general world domination
Frank Underwood would be impressed.
# In The Hotseat
It looks like these guys have chosen a name for their new €220m car show
Clarkson, Hammond and May are back behind the wheel.
# paradox of choice
Netflix has an odd reason for not allowing offline playback
Its chief product officer said that including it would leave some users ‘paralysed’ by the choice.
# Amazon Prime
Clarkson, Hammond and May have a new show - but Irish viewers won't be able to see it
It’ll be streaming on Amazon Prime from next year. Amazon Prime isn’t available here.
# Amazon Prime
Not everyone is happy about Woody Allen's new TV show
It hasn’t been made yet, but there is a lot of commentary about it online.
# Amazon
Woody Allen to create his first TV show for Amazon
It’s called Untitled Woody Allen Project. Yes, really.
# Ballykissangel
Americans are just discovering Ballykissangel, and they are loving it
Yes. Over a decade after it finished up.
# sweetener
Amazon enters music streaming market by launching Prime Music
Although it’s only available in the US for now.
# limiters
Amazon to place listening limits on its radio streaming service
The company plans to limit how users stream certain tracks to help encourage them to buy songs and albums in their music store.