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# media-and-arts - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Firm behind 'Hollywood-style' Dublin studio pushing ahead despite setback for plans
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Firm behind 'Hollywood-style' Dublin studio pushing ahead despite setback for plans

Jan 26th 2017, 1:00 AM 626 Views 0 Comments

The 20-acre proposal for Dublin Bay wasn’t mentioned in a key scheme for the area.

# media-and-arts - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

'We're a rock station that happens to be in Dublin. We want to take Nova national'
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'We're a rock station that happens to be in Dublin. We want to take Nova national'

Jan 25th 2017, 6:00 PM 956 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series we profile classic rock station Radio Nova.

Two of Soundwave's founders have a new pet project – selling startups old patents
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Two of Soundwave's founders have a new pet project – selling startups old patents

Jan 25th 2017, 1:01 AM 540 Views 0 Comments

Retro Patents is a side project for the Irish men, who sold their company to Spotify last year.

# media-and-arts - Friday 13 January, 2017

An international marketing campaign is coming to entice more blockbusters to Ireland
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An international marketing campaign is coming to entice more blockbusters to Ireland

Jan 13th 2017, 8:37 AM 183 Views 0 Comments

But the Irish Film Board again called for more funding, saying it needs at least €20m.

A Dublin startup hopes its 'Google Docs for video' will take off after netting €500k
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A Dublin startup hopes its 'Google Docs for video' will take off after netting €500k

Jan 13th 2017, 1:00 AM 589 Views 0 Comments

Overcast plans to hire 70 people with the extra funding.

# media-and-arts - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Irish Independent takes legal action against TheLiberal.ie over plagiarism claims
# Copyright Infringement
# Copyright Infringement

Irish Independent takes legal action against TheLiberal.ie over plagiarism claims

Jan 11th 2017, 9:27 PM 28,538 Views 0 Comments

The website is owned by Leo Sherlock who runs the operation as a sole trader.

The Irish Independent takes legal action against TheLiberal.ie over plagiarism claims
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The Irish Independent takes legal action against TheLiberal.ie over plagiarism claims

Jan 11th 2017, 6:48 PM 1,500 Views 0 Comments

The website is owned by Leo Sherlock who runs the operation as a sole trader.

Former health minister Mary Harney joins Dublin PR firm as 'strategic advisor'
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Former health minister Mary Harney joins Dublin PR firm as 'strategic advisor'

Jan 11th 2017, 5:51 PM 3,968 Views 0 Comments

The ex-tánaiste will be providing ‘strategic counsel’ to clients of Hanover Communications.

# media-and-arts - Thursday 5 January, 2017

A Dublin-founded gaming conference is rolling out across Europe in its first year
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# Startups

A Dublin-founded gaming conference is rolling out across Europe in its first year

Jan 5th 2017, 6:00 AM 1,125 Views 0 Comments

GamerCon will bring 20,000 gamers to the capital before going to London, Berlin and Madrid.

# media-and-arts - Monday 2 January, 2017

Plot twist - Book sales are up, but they're worth less and less to retailers
# Retail
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# Retail

Plot twist - Book sales are up, but they're worth less and less to retailers

Jan 2nd 2017, 4:00 PM 624 Views 0 Comments

Retail Ireland says the weak pound has knocked up to 15% off the value of some stocks.

# media-and-arts - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books
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# Media And Arts

Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books

Dec 28th 2016, 6:00 PM 18,214 Views 101 Comments

Religious publisher Veritas has slipped into the red, and losses continued to mount last year.

Losses climb to more than €5m at classic rock station Radio Nova
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Losses climb to more than €5m at classic rock station Radio Nova

Dec 28th 2016, 11:35 AM 940 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin-based station has recently run test broadcasts in other parts of the country.

Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books
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# Media And Arts

Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books

Dec 28th 2016, 6:00 AM 1,148 Views 1 Comment

Religious publisher Veritas has slipped into the red, and losses continued to mount last year.

# media-and-arts - Sunday 25 December, 2016

The secret to keeping a century-old panto show in business
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# Media And Arts

The secret to keeping a century-old panto show in business

Dec 25th 2016, 2:00 PM 8,066 Views 4 Comments

The head of the Gaiety Theatre says the annual event is the venue’s ‘foundation’.

# media-and-arts - Saturday 24 December, 2016

7 classic Christmas movies where business is the bad guy
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7 classic Christmas movies where business is the bad guy

Dec 24th 2016, 4:00 PM 470 Views 0 Comments

From It’s A Wonderful Life to Elf, festive films don’t tend to be fond of the corporate world.

# media-and-arts - Thursday 22 December, 2016

The secret to keeping a century-old panto show in business
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The secret to keeping a century-old panto show in business

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:01 PM 243 Views 0 Comments

The head of the Gaiety Theatre says the annual event is the venue’s ‘foundation’.

# media-and-arts - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

What it takes for a brand to pull off a brilliant Christmas ad
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# Marketing

What it takes for a brand to pull off a brilliant Christmas ad

Dec 21st 2016, 6:00 PM 557 Views 0 Comments

Marketing guru Pat Kinsley says consumers are prime targets at this time of year.

Denis O'Brien's Communicorp radio empire lost €3.5m last year
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# Accounts

Denis O'Brien's Communicorp radio empire lost €3.5m last year

Dec 21st 2016, 5:35 PM 11,359 Views 42 Comments

The company owns many of Ireland’s biggest radio stations, including Newstalk and Today FM.

Denis O'Brien's Communicorp radio empire lost €3.5m last year
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Denis O'Brien's Communicorp radio empire lost €3.5m last year

Dec 21st 2016, 4:35 PM 1,300 Views 0 Comments

The company owns many of Ireland’s biggest radio stations, including Newstalk and Today FM.

# media-and-arts - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Liquidator appointed to oversee wind up of Irish TV
# Money Problems
# Money Problems

Liquidator appointed to oversee wind up of Irish TV

Dec 20th 2016, 8:41 PM 29,456 Views 30 Comments

The Mayo television station recently lost the support of its multimillionaire backer John Griffin.

Comms watchdog will publish a coverage map to pinpoint bad signal blackspots
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# Policy

Comms watchdog will publish a coverage map to pinpoint bad signal blackspots

Dec 20th 2016, 5:38 PM 130 Views 0 Comments

A government taskforce announced a list of actions to roll out the long-delayed National Broadband Plan.

Liquidator appointed to oversee wind up of Irish TV
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# Media And Arts

Liquidator appointed to oversee wind up of Irish TV

Dec 20th 2016, 5:35 PM 1,194 Views 0 Comments

The Mayo television station recently lost the support of its multimillionaire backer John Griffin.

# media-and-arts - Sunday 18 December, 2016

The Dublin agency handling social media for music acts that don't have time to tweet
# Circulate Online
# Circulate Online

The Dublin agency handling social media for music acts that don't have time to tweet

Dec 18th 2016, 4:38 PM 13,225 Views 6 Comments

Circulate has managed online marketing for acts like Faithless and Jonas Blue.

The Dublin agency handling social media for music acts that don't have time to tweet
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# Marketing

The Dublin agency handling social media for music acts that don't have time to tweet

Dec 18th 2016, 12:01 PM 1,351 Views 0 Comments

Circulate has managed online marketing for acts like Faithless and Jonas Blue.

# media-and-arts - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Rupert Murdoch's Fox agrees €14bn Sky takeover deal
# Media Empire
# Media Empire

Rupert Murdoch's Fox agrees €14bn Sky takeover deal

Dec 15th 2016, 9:47 PM 13,097 Views 37 Comments

The tie-up still needs to be cleared by regulators.

Rupert Murdoch's Fox has agreed a €14 billion takeover deal for Sky
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Rupert Murdoch's Fox has agreed a €14 billion takeover deal for Sky

Dec 15th 2016, 3:04 PM 401 Views 0 Comments

The tie-up still needs to be cleared by regulators.

# media-and-arts - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Netflix has a new rival as Amazon's streaming service launches in Ireland
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Netflix has a new rival as Amazon's streaming service launches in Ireland

Dec 14th 2016, 11:34 AM 541 Views 0 Comments

The service will be available to Irish customers for €2.99 a month for the first six months.

# media-and-arts - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Your crash course in… How INM walking away from pensioners sheds light on a bigger problem
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# Media And Arts

Your crash course in… How INM walking away from pensioners sheds light on a bigger problem

Dec 10th 2016, 10:00 AM 12,321 Views 46 Comments

Defined benefit pension schemes are a ticking time bomb.

An Irish cinema startup has just won an investment from Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba
# Far East
# Far East

An Irish cinema startup has just won an investment from Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba

Dec 10th 2016, 7:30 AM 9,175 Views 2 Comments

Showtime Analytics will use the money to hire more staff.

# media-and-arts - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Your crash course in… How INM walking away from pensioners sheds light on a bigger problem
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Your crash course in… How INM walking away from pensioners sheds light on a bigger problem

Dec 8th 2016, 4:10 PM 740 Views 0 Comments

Defined benefit pension schemes are a ticking time bomb.

Britain is banning junk food ads targeting children on social media
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# Food And Drink

Britain is banning junk food ads targeting children on social media

Dec 8th 2016, 12:23 PM 249 Views 0 Comments

Health campaigners have called for tighter rules to be introduced in Ireland.

An Irish film backed by Angelina Jolie has scored a multimillion euro tax break
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An Irish film backed by Angelina Jolie has scored a multimillion euro tax break

Dec 8th 2016, 2:00 AM 390 Views 0 Comments

The Breadwinner is being co-produced by Kilkenny-based animation studio Cartoon Saloon.

# media-and-arts - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

UTV Ireland will be shut down - then re-launched as the 'female-oriented' Be3
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UTV Ireland will be shut down - then re-launched as the 'female-oriented' Be3

Dec 6th 2016, 2:13 PM 652 Views 1 Comment

TV3 will become the ‘grown-ups’ channel after the takeover of its former rival.

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has invested €1.2m in an Irish cinema startup
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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has invested €1.2m in an Irish cinema startup

Dec 6th 2016, 11:26 AM 1,116 Views 0 Comments

Showtime Analytics will use the money to hire more staff.

# media-and-arts - Monday 5 December, 2016

One of our journalists just won a major business news award
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One of our journalists just won a major business news award

Dec 5th 2016, 9:55 PM 13,299 Views 12 Comments

Fora reporter Paul O’Donoghue was declared ‘upcoming journalist of the year’.

One of our journalists just won a major business news award
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One of our journalists just won a major business news award

Dec 5th 2016, 3:02 PM 288 Views 0 Comments

Fora reporter Paul O’Donoghue was declared ‘upcoming journalist of the year’.

# media-and-arts - Thursday 1 December, 2016

One-third of UTV Ireland staff facing the axe in merger with TV3
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One-third of UTV Ireland staff facing the axe in merger with TV3

Dec 1st 2016, 1:20 PM 636 Views 0 Comments

Virgin Media became both stations’ parent company after a buyout in July.

# media-and-arts - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

After an unusually public boardroom spat, INM still needs to find a home for its cash
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After an unusually public boardroom spat, INM still needs to find a home for its cash

Nov 29th 2016, 1:41 PM 768 Views 0 Comments

The publisher’s chief and chairman reportedly disagreed over the price they should pay for Newstalk.

# media-and-arts - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Why the Burning Man festival turned non-profit in a quest for immortality
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# Fire In The Desert

Why the Burning Man festival turned non-profit in a quest for immortality

Nov 26th 2016, 6:15 PM 14,678 Views 6 Comments

The head of the multimillion-dollar Nevada event talks about giving up its commercial status.

Why the Burning Man festival turned its back on profits in a bid to 'go beyond death'
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Why the Burning Man festival turned its back on profits in a bid to 'go beyond death'

Nov 26th 2016, 12:01 PM 981 Views 0 Comments

The head of the multimillion-dollar Nevada event talks about giving up its commercial status.