Virgin Media TV to broadcast first ever National Lottery Good Causes Awards

The inaugural National Lottery Good Causes Awards are to be broadcast on Virgin Media One (formerly TV3) on Sunday 11th November, and hosted by popular TV presenter Karen Koster, it was announced. The significant new Awards are aimed at honouring the incredible difference that National Lottery-funded projects are making to communities all over Ireland. Nearly 30 […]

Award-winning Irish film The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid set for nationwide Irish cinema release on 19th October

Two Irelands dramatically collide in Feargal Ward’s critically acclaimed and award-winning new Irish filmThe Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid, now set for an eagerly anticipated Irish cinema release on 19thOctober. Kildare farmer Thomas Reid lives a solitary life on the fringes of mainstream society, but beyond the walls of his 18th century farm sits an American factory […]

Can a born and bred townie who falls in love with a farmer learn to live with the realities of the farming life?

‘I was hooked from page one. Hilarious, evocative, poignant, perceptive and beautifully written, it will strike a chord with every reader. I LOVED it!’ – Patricia Scanlan After living in California for close to a decade, Maura McElone ‘unemigrated’ to Ireland.  After a few disastrous experiences with online dating, she met and fell with love with […]

Debut novelist uses childhood memories for inspiration

Deeply moving and evocative prose. Haunting, tender yet hopeful. Pilgrim is a beautiful read that lingers. – Carmel Harrington In this cynical age it’s a joy to encounter such sincerity, and wonderfully unexpected to see contemporary fiction as a profession of fervent yet gentle faith. Louise is a brave and humane writer, a breath of the […]

Acclaimed new Irish documentary A Mother Brings Her Son to Be Shot set for nationwide cinema release on 14th September

What would cause a Derry mother to bring her son to be shot?  Sinead O’Shea’s acclaimed new Irish documentary asks that extraordinary question. Following sold out screenings at London, Dublin, Glasgow and Belfast International Film Festivals, CPH:DOX, Copenhagen, the Galway Film Fleadh, New Zealand and Sydney Film Festivals, the film is set for nationwide Irish […]

“Tastes Like Home” TV Show Seeking Participants

Applications opened Monday 19th March to 29th April 2018   Building on the success of Series One and Two Catherine Fulvio’s top RTÉ One TV Show proudly sponsored by Londis, Tastes Like Home, is back for a third series and is looking for participants from around the globe. If you want to be the next TV foodie star and have […]

New Musical “The Band” Coming To Bord Gais Energy Theatre

David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Take That have announced that the UK and Ireland Tour of Tim Firth’s new musical THE BAND with the music of Take That, will come to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre from 6 to 10 November 2018. Tickets for the Dublin show are priced from €21 and will go on sale […]

Ballet Ireland Brings Romeo and Juliet To Thurles

Based on Shakespeare’s tale of the star-crossed lovers, Romeo & Juliet is one of the greatest love stories of all time. Against a backdrop of ancient feuds and gang warfare, the ill-fated young couple falls hopelessly in love, but their families are bitter enemies.  ​Shakespeare’s tragic tale is transported from the streets of medieval Verona […]

Book Honours Memory Of Thomas Ashe Who Died On Hunger Strike

On Monday 17 September 1917 a request was made by the Defence of the Realm prisoners in Mountjoy prison for prisoner-of-war treatment.  When this request was refused the prisoners began a hunger strike. At 5 p.m. on 25 September, Thomas Ashe was transferred to the Mater Hospital where he died at 10.30 p.m. An inquest into his death was […]

PictureHouse Announce New Album “How Can I Explain How This Came To Be?”

PictureHouse have today announced details of a compilation of some of the band’s favorite tracks spanning the period around their first two albums. Having freed themselves from one record label in 1995 and eventually signing with a major label for their first two albums, the band became live favorites around Europe supporting the likes of […]

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