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Screen Ireland announces big plans for 2019, with enhanced funding for TV dramas
# Screen Ireland
# Screen Ireland

Screen Ireland announces big plans for 2019, with enhanced funding for TV dramas

Jan 17th 2019, 3:43 PM 7,767 Views 15 Comments

A total of €16.2 million in capital funding has been allocated to Screen Ireland for 2019.

Ireland up against Germany and Netherlands to win over UK-based TV channels after Brexit
# Production
# Production

Ireland up against Germany and Netherlands to win over UK-based TV channels after Brexit

Mar 18th 2018, 8:00 AM 29,776 Views 20 Comments

Some of these companies have already met with the BAI here in the last year.

Production begins on George RR Martin's Nightflyers at Limerick's Troy Studios
# Troy Studios
# Troy Studios

Production begins on George RR Martin's Nightflyers at Limerick's Troy Studios

Feb 9th 2018, 1:23 PM 19,549 Views 15 Comments

Up to 500 people will be employed during its filming at the Troy Studios.

This Rolls Royce of fidget spinners is here... but it doesn't come cheap
# You Spin Me
# You Spin Me

This Rolls Royce of fidget spinners is here... but it doesn't come cheap

Aug 12th 2017, 8:00 AM 27,147 Views 14 Comments

A Japanese company is using its expertise in ball bearings for satellite to make premium fidget spinners.

Poll: Is RTÉ right to stop producing its own kids' TV?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is RTÉ right to stop producing its own kids' TV?

Nov 26th 2016, 9:39 AM 14,953 Views 63 Comments

The national broadcaster made the announcement that it is to cease internal production of children’s TV last week.

TV3's Red Rock soap opera is looking for some new talent
# Action
# Action

TV3's Red Rock soap opera is looking for some new talent

Aug 19th 2015, 2:32 PM 13,290 Views 9 Comments

Got what it takes?

Here are the ten worst jobs to have in 2015
# Career Change
# Career Change

Here are the ten worst jobs to have in 2015

Apr 15th 2015, 9:15 PM 48,618 Views 38 Comments

Options include taxi driver, fire fighter and newspaper reporter.

"You are only concerned when the hurley shortage happens': GAA urged to fight forest fungus
# Clash Of The Ash
# Clash Of The Ash

"You are only concerned when the hurley shortage happens': GAA urged to fight forest fungus

Mar 12th 2015, 6:05 AM 12,636 Views 14 Comments

‘Ash Dieback’ disease could threaten the existence of the trees in Ireland and across Europe.

Got milk? Ireland's cows will be giving us a LOT more of the white stuff
# Moooooo
# Moooooo

Got milk? Ireland's cows will be giving us a LOT more of the white stuff

Feb 2nd 2015, 1:50 PM 15,762 Views 30 Comments

Fifty-two high-skill jobs are expected to be created over the five years.

Will one of these new RTÉ dramas be the next big thing?
# Storyland
# Storyland

Will one of these new RTÉ dramas be the next big thing?

Oct 29th 2014, 5:38 PM 18,841 Views 18 Comments

The winners of the latest Storyland competition, which previously spawned Hardy Bucks, has been announced.

Apple is putting in its biggest-ever order for iPhones
# Iphone 6
# Iphone 6

Apple is putting in its biggest-ever order for iPhones

Jul 22nd 2014, 11:13 AM 18,823 Views 43 Comments

4.7 inch and 5.5 inch models will enter production in the coming weeks.

Global breakthrough: Irish scientists discover how to mass produce 'wonder material' graphene
# Research
# Research

Global breakthrough: Irish scientists discover how to mass produce 'wonder material' graphene

Apr 20th 2014, 6:00 PM 49,905 Views 32 Comments

These single-atom thick sheets of carbon made from graphite could potentially revolutionise many parts of our lives.

Guess how many of these were sold around the world last year?
# Cook Like A Frenchman
# Cook Like A Frenchman

Guess how many of these were sold around the world last year?

Apr 16th 2014, 11:50 AM 25,133 Views 45 Comments

It’s a lot of milking.

‘No major welfare problem in horse sector’ – Coveney
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

‘No major welfare problem in horse sector’ – Coveney

Jan 1st 2014, 10:15 AM 10,790 Views 56 Comments

The Minister said his department is adopting a ‘pro-active’ approach in relation to horse welfare issues.

Ireland's electricity consumption falls from 2008 peak
# Power
# Power

Ireland's electricity consumption falls from 2008 peak

Dec 29th 2013, 11:35 AM 10,289 Views 54 Comments

The World Bank figures state Ireland consumed the most electricity in 2008.

Fundraising begins for "extraordinary" director's first feature film
# Crowdfunding
# Crowdfunding

Fundraising begins for "extraordinary" director's first feature film

Nov 8th 2013, 7:00 AM 8,401 Views 6 Comments

Simon Fitzmaurice has Motor Neuron Disease, and is fundraising for his first feature film, My Name is Emily.

Kildare Council increases output level from River Barrow to tackle water shortage
# WATER SHORTAGE
# WATER SHORTAGE

Kildare Council increases output level from River Barrow to tackle water shortage

Nov 2nd 2013, 12:47 PM 9,096 Views 37 Comments

The council has also increased output from the Wellfield supply.

Strike planned by production workers at Offaly food plant
# Strike
# Strike

Strike planned by production workers at Offaly food plant

Jul 3rd 2013, 4:43 PM 6,859 Views 31 Comments

The workers are looking for an increase in pay rates as well as the reintroduction of overtime rates and a premium rate for shift workers.

Nearly two-thirds of Irish farms are not economically viable
# Farms
# Farms

Nearly two-thirds of Irish farms are not economically viable

May 14th 2013, 1:04 PM 11,010 Views 73 Comments

The average income on a family farm fell by 15 per cent last year according to the Teagasc National Farm Survey published today.

Farrell among stars to film in Ireland this year
# Filming
# Filming

Farrell among stars to film in Ireland this year

Apr 15th 2013, 6:55 AM 7,439 Views 8 Comments

Colin Farrell will star in Miss Julie, while Vikings will begin filming its second season in Wicklow and Dublin.

5 classic movie moments that weren’t in the script
# Unscripted
# Unscripted

5 classic movie moments that weren’t in the script

Dec 9th 2012, 6:30 PM 27,867 Views 22 Comments

While most iconic scenes were backed with lots of planning and preparation, others sprung up spontaneously during – or even after – production.

Production in construction up by 0.7 per cent in eurozone – Eurostat
# Construction
# Construction

Production in construction up by 0.7 per cent in eurozone – Eurostat

Oct 18th 2012, 6:50 AM 2,047 Views 8 Comments

New figures from the European Union’s statistical office show that production rose by 0.7 per cent in the euro area in August.

Explainer: What's happening to traditional light bulbs?
# Light Bulb
# Light Bulb

Explainer: What's happening to traditional light bulbs?

Jul 15th 2012, 8:15 AM 9,014 Views 34 Comments

Solus, the light bulb manufacturer, is to cease production of traditional incandescent bulbs next month. What are they being replaced with, and why?

Minister Blending in on Set Pic of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
# Pic Of The Day

Minister Blending in on Set Pic of the Day

May 24th 2012, 4:03 PM 3,709 Views 4 Comments

Arts Minister Jimmy Deenihan popped down to the set of the BBC series Ripper Street earlier today. He’s the one in the middle.

Dublin animation company creates 50 jobs for Disney production
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Dublin animation company creates 50 jobs for Disney production

Mar 6th 2012, 3:00 PM 3,994 Views 6 Comments

Boulder Media has started working on a new Disney comedy series Randy Cunningham: Ninth Grade Ninja.

Kodak to save millions by phasing out digital cameras
# Kodak
# Kodak

Kodak to save millions by phasing out digital cameras

Feb 10th 2012, 1:02 PM 5,754 Views 11 Comments

The company expects to save more than $100 million through phasing out its production of digital cameras and other devices.

Watch: A Lego factory made entirely out of Lego
# Build It
From The Daily Edge
# Build It

Watch: A Lego factory made entirely out of Lego

Jan 22nd 2012, 11:33 AM 5,410 Views 12 Comments

This impressive mini Lego sorting plant actually works – and has its very own production line.

Industrial output falls slightly in June
# Manufacturing
# Manufacturing

Industrial output falls slightly in June

Aug 10th 2011, 2:40 PM 62 Views 0 Comments

CSO figures published today show that although manufacturing volume rose between Q1 and Q2 2011, overall June’s output dropped slightly on last year’s levels.

Higher Irish exports in February push trade surplus up 33 per cent
# Exports
# Exports

Higher Irish exports in February push trade surplus up 33 per cent

Apr 21st 2011, 8:45 PM 576 Views 4 Comments

Latest CSO figures show a boost in export values in February 2011 in comparison with January.