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# media-and-arts - Monday 12 June, 2017

Ticketmaster may start scoping out people's social media before allowing them to buy tickets
# Internet
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# Internet

Ticketmaster may start scoping out people's social media before allowing them to buy tickets

Jun 12th 2017, 12:19 PM 272 Views 0 Comments

The firm currently sells tickets for around 8,000 events in Ireland every year.

# media-and-arts - Monday 5 June, 2017

INM has scrapped a deal to buy a slew of Irish papers. Here's what you need to know
# Celtic Media
# Celtic Media

INM has scrapped a deal to buy a slew of Irish papers. Here's what you need to know

Jun 5th 2017, 3:54 PM 18,525 Views 16 Comments

The newspaper group was to pay €4m for Celtic Media, which owns a slew of regional titles.

INM has scrapped a deal to buy a slew of Irish papers. Here's what you need to know
# Media And Arts
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# Media And Arts

INM has scrapped a deal to buy a slew of Irish papers. Here's what you need to know

Jun 5th 2017, 1:14 PM 668 Views 0 Comments

The newspaper group was to pay €4m for Celtic Media, which owns a slew of regional titles.

# media-and-arts - Thursday 1 June, 2017

'I had a solid business but the recession nearly killed me – it was a real lesson in humility'
# Irish Table Top
# Irish Table Top

'I had a solid business but the recession nearly killed me – it was a real lesson in humility'

Jun 1st 2017, 3:48 PM 356 Views 0 Comments

After getting burned out, this artist found a second lease on life with a new business partner.

'Some jobs I did for free just to get experience - I just wanted to work'
# Vanessa Power
# Vanessa Power

'Some jobs I did for free just to get experience - I just wanted to work'

Jun 1st 2017, 3:47 PM 711 Views 0 Comments

Vanessa Power quit her job in web design – to launch her sign-painting business, Signs of Power.

Eason has sold out of the newspaper and magazine distribution trade
# Retail
# Retail

Eason has sold out of the newspaper and magazine distribution trade

Jun 1st 2017, 2:49 PM 1,479 Views 0 Comments

The 130-year-old retailer offloaded its stake in EM News Distribution for €3.6 million.

Bakers lose out after complaints about chef's call to 'ban squishy sliced pan'
# Media And Arts
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# Media And Arts

Bakers lose out after complaints about chef's call to 'ban squishy sliced pan'

Jun 1st 2017, 12:30 AM 576 Views 0 Comments

Darina Allen’s comments were made on an RTÉ programme looking at white bread.

# media-and-arts - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Eason has sold out of the newspaper and magazine distribution trade
# Media And Arts
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# Media And Arts

Eason has sold out of the newspaper and magazine distribution trade

May 30th 2017, 11:07 AM 4,575 Views 0 Comments

The 130-year-old retailer has offloaded its stake in EM News Distribution for €3.6 million.

# media-and-arts - Sunday 28 May, 2017

'Some jobs I did for free just to get experience - I just wanted to work'
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

'Some jobs I did for free just to get experience - I just wanted to work'

May 28th 2017, 6:00 PM 934 Views 0 Comments

Vanessa Power quit her job in web design – to launch her sign-painting business, Signs of Power.

# media-and-arts - Friday 26 May, 2017

'I had a solid business but the recession nearly killed me – it was a real lesson in humility'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'I had a solid business but the recession nearly killed me – it was a real lesson in humility'

May 26th 2017, 1:53 PM 287 Views 0 Comments

After getting burned out, this artist found a second lease on life with a new business partner.

# media-and-arts - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'The company was surviving, but after 10 years I'd already let go emotionally'
# Kooomo
# Kooomo

'The company was surviving, but after 10 years I'd already let go emotionally'

May 25th 2017, 4:21 PM 464 Views 0 Comments

This founder spent a decade building his business and nearly sold it twice before closing the doors.

A couple settles their Electric Picnic damages case after security's 'unlawful entry' in their tent
# Media And Arts
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# Media And Arts

A couple settles their Electric Picnic damages case after security's 'unlawful entry' in their tent

May 25th 2017, 3:22 PM 14,103 Views 0 Comments

The court heard claims the pair were assaulted and wrongfully imprisoned.

# media-and-arts - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

An Irish firm that localises video games has bought three companies in 12 days
# Media And Arts
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# Media And Arts

An Irish firm that localises video games has bought three companies in 12 days

May 23rd 2017, 11:32 AM 435 Views 0 Comments

Keywords Studios announced it was acquiring Chinese outfit Strongbox for $6 million.

# media-and-arts - Friday 19 May, 2017

'The company was surviving, but after 10 years I'd already let go emotionally'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'The company was surviving, but after 10 years I'd already let go emotionally'

May 19th 2017, 6:02 PM 259 Views 0 Comments

This founder spent a decade building his business and nearly sold it twice before closing the doors.

# media-and-arts - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Is Irish media ownership too concentrated? Here's who is behind the major players
# Pay The Piper
# Pay The Piper

Is Irish media ownership too concentrated? Here's who is behind the major players

May 18th 2017, 4:31 PM 5,553 Views 0 Comments

A few billionaires feature prominently in the news sector.

Six months after quitting Twitter, Mark Little is cooking up another project
# Media And Arts
# Media And Arts

Six months after quitting Twitter, Mark Little is cooking up another project

May 18th 2017, 4:29 PM 2,263 Views 0 Comments

The former RTÉ journalist and founder of Storyful has his eye on the ‘broken’ media model.

# media-and-arts - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

'While everyone was going to Pope John Paul in Phoenix Park, we were making money'
# Media And Arts
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# Media And Arts

'While everyone was going to Pope John Paul in Phoenix Park, we were making money'

May 17th 2017, 6:42 PM 933 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile newspaper distributor Newspread.

# media-and-arts - Sunday 14 May, 2017

The firm behind First Dates Ireland: 'You're only as good as your last job and next idea'
# Media And Arts
# Media And Arts

The firm behind First Dates Ireland: 'You're only as good as your last job and next idea'

May 14th 2017, 8:30 PM 21,482 Views 14 Comments

For Coco Television and other independent TV outfits, a lot hinges on the whims of RTÉ.

Is Irish media ownership too concentrated? Here's who is behind the major players
# Media And Arts
From Business ETC
# Media And Arts

Is Irish media ownership too concentrated? Here's who is behind the major players

May 14th 2017, 6:00 PM 16,029 Views 0 Comments

A few billionaires feature prominently in the news sector.

'If you thought about setting up a business too deeply, you mightn't do it'
# Startups
# Startups

'If you thought about setting up a business too deeply, you mightn't do it'

May 14th 2017, 5:00 PM 7,925 Views 0 Comments

As part of its new weekly Startup Spotlight series, Fora profiles Sligo’s StoryLab.

# media-and-arts - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Six months after quitting Twitter, Mark Little is cooking up another project
# Media And Arts
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# Media And Arts

Six months after quitting Twitter, Mark Little is cooking up another project

May 13th 2017, 6:01 PM 3,776 Views 0 Comments

The former RTÉ journalist and founder of Storyful has his eye on the ‘broken’ media model.

# media-and-arts - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'If you thought about setting up a business too deeply, you mightn't do it'
# Storylab
# Storylab

'If you thought about setting up a business too deeply, you mightn't do it'

May 11th 2017, 1:43 PM 232 Views 0 Comments

As part of our new weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Sligo’s StoryLab.

The firm behind First Dates Ireland: 'You're only as good as your last job and next idea'
# Coco Television
# Coco Television

The firm behind First Dates Ireland: 'You're only as good as your last job and next idea'

May 11th 2017, 1:42 PM 617 Views 0 Comments

For Coco Television and other independent TV outfits, a lot hinges on the whims of RTÉ.

# media-and-arts - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Ticketmaster blames media 'sensationalism' for public outrage over ticket touting
# Media And Arts
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# Media And Arts

Ticketmaster blames media 'sensationalism' for public outrage over ticket touting

May 10th 2017, 8:30 AM 311 Views 0 Comments

But some event promoters say for-profit ticket resales should be criminalised.

# media-and-arts - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

A private operator could soon be in charge of chasing TV licence fees
# Media And Arts
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# Media And Arts

A private operator could soon be in charge of chasing TV licence fees

May 9th 2017, 7:49 AM 217 Views 0 Comments

The government is gearing up to put the service – currently handled by An Post – out to tender.

# media-and-arts - Saturday 6 May, 2017

The firm behind First Dates Ireland: 'You're only as good as your last job and next idea'
# Media And Arts
From Business ETC
# Media And Arts

The firm behind First Dates Ireland: 'You're only as good as your last job and next idea'

May 6th 2017, 6:01 PM 611 Views 0 Comments

For Coco Television and other independent TV outfits, a lot hinges on the whims of RTÉ.

'If you thought about setting up a business too deeply, you mightn't do it'
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

'If you thought about setting up a business too deeply, you mightn't do it'

May 6th 2017, 12:00 PM 981 Views 0 Comments

As part of our new weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Sligo’s StoryLab.

# media-and-arts - Sunday 30 April, 2017

GamerCon is out of cash - and its suppliers are out of pocket
# Not A Game
# Not A Game

GamerCon is out of cash - and its suppliers are out of pocket

Apr 30th 2017, 10:00 AM 22,863 Views 13 Comments

Suppliers have been asked to wait six months or more for payment after the flawed event.

# media-and-arts - Saturday 29 April, 2017

GamerCon is out of cash - and its suppliers are out of pocket
# Software
From Business ETC
# Software

GamerCon is out of cash - and its suppliers are out of pocket

Apr 29th 2017, 12:00 PM 3,129 Views 0 Comments

Some firms have been asked to wait six months or more for payment after the flawed event.

# media-and-arts - Thursday 27 April, 2017

What a homeless charity can teach you about effective ads
# Media And Arts
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# Media And Arts

What a homeless charity can teach you about effective ads

Apr 27th 2017, 6:48 PM 286 Views 0 Comments

Havas Dublin managing director Bob Coggins delivers a masterclass in better marketing.

# media-and-arts - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

These are the sectors that attracted the most complaints about their ads
# Marketing
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# Marketing

These are the sectors that attracted the most complaints about their ads

Apr 26th 2017, 3:27 PM 300 Views 0 Comments

Written submissions to the advertising watchdog went up last year.

# media-and-arts - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Music sales are growing at the fastest rate in two decades thanks to Spotify and co
# Internet
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# Internet

Music sales are growing at the fastest rate in two decades thanks to Spotify and co

Apr 25th 2017, 3:49 PM 105 Views 0 Comments

Worldwide revenues were up nearly 6%, with Beyonce recording the best-selling album.

# media-and-arts - Friday 21 April, 2017

After 90 years in business, Éamon de Valera's Irish Press firm is being wound up
# Closing Down
# Closing Down

After 90 years in business, Éamon de Valera's Irish Press firm is being wound up

Apr 21st 2017, 5:08 PM 22,331 Views 57 Comments

The one-time publishing business was set up by the former taoiseach in the 1920s.

After 90 years in business, Éamon de Valera's Irish Press firm is being wound up
# Media And Arts
From Business ETC
# Media And Arts

After 90 years in business, Éamon de Valera's Irish Press firm is being wound up

Apr 21st 2017, 11:54 AM 610 Views 0 Comments

The one-time publishing business was set up by the former taoiseach in the 1920s.

# media-and-arts - Sunday 16 April, 2017

'A lot of my book was painful to write - I was admitting the things I’ve f**ked up'
# Smell The Coffee
# Smell The Coffee

'A lot of my book was painful to write - I was admitting the things I’ve f**ked up'

Apr 16th 2017, 9:30 PM 33,859 Views 13 Comments

3FE founder Colin Harmon self-published a title for his master’s degree.

'A lot of my book was painful to write - I was admitting the things I’ve f**ked up'
# Food And Drink
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# Food And Drink

'A lot of my book was painful to write - I was admitting the things I’ve f**ked up'

Apr 16th 2017, 4:00 PM 2,260 Views 0 Comments

3FE founder Colin Harmon self-published a title for his master’s degree.

# media-and-arts - Friday 14 April, 2017

Eventbrite says it’s stumping up for GamerCon refunds - but the organiser disagrees
# Media And Arts
# Media And Arts

Eventbrite says it’s stumping up for GamerCon refunds - but the organiser disagrees

Apr 14th 2017, 3:00 PM 11,842 Views 8 Comments

Scores of people couldn’t access the gaming event after waiting in the wind and rain for hours.

# media-and-arts - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Eventbrite says it’s stumping up for GamerCon refunds - but the organiser disagrees
# Software
From Business ETC
# Software

Eventbrite says it’s stumping up for GamerCon refunds - but the organiser disagrees

Apr 13th 2017, 1:30 PM 694 Views 0 Comments

Scores of people couldn’t access the gaming event after waiting in the wind and rain for hours.

# media-and-arts - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Newstalk, 98FM and Spin's CEOs to go in a major Communicorp reshuffle
# Moving The Dial
# Moving The Dial

Newstalk, 98FM and Spin's CEOs to go in a major Communicorp reshuffle

Apr 12th 2017, 11:05 AM 17,725 Views 33 Comments

Only TodayFM’s CEO has retained his position.

Newstalk, 98FM and Spin's chief executives to go in a major Communicorp reshuffle
# Media And Arts
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# Media And Arts

Newstalk, 98FM and Spin's chief executives to go in a major Communicorp reshuffle

Apr 12th 2017, 10:44 AM 1,985 Views 0 Comments

Only TodayFM’s CEO has retained his position.