‘The Affair’ actor Joshua Jackson and writer/producer Sarah Treem are pictured arriving at a Hollywood party following the Showtime drama’s 2015 Golden Globe win.  Photograph: Reuters

Sky has signed a licensing deal with US media giant CBS that gives it exclusive rights to content from the CBS-owned Showtime network in several Euro(...)

Saoirse Ronan arrives for the British Independent Film Awards   in December. “In terms of acting talent, it’s almost ridiculous the extent to which Irish male and female actors punch above their weight internationally.” Photograph: Will Oliver

Before the Oscar nominations are revealed this week, it is impossible not to assume multiple nominations for the Irish. When that happens, you have to(...)

Apple chief executive Tim Cook speaking at the Philosophical Society in  Trinity College Dublin last week. Photograph: Eric Luke

Marriage equality is set to attract more investment into Ireland, Apple chief executive Tim Cook has told the Sunday Independent. “It will lead to man(...)

Anne O’Mahony’s reputation for corsetry, cut, handsewing and tailoring has been firmly established. Photograph: Dave Meehan

‘A dress can’t change anything”, argues a character in The Dressmaker, a new revenge comedy movie with Kate Winslet (due here later in the year) se(...)

Stock photograph from 2009 shows the old Dell buildings at the Rhaeen industrial estate in Limerick. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Limerick’s ambition to attract major Hollywood stars may soon be realised with confirmation that an agreement has finally been signed paving the way f(...)

The former Dell manufacturing facility on Plassey Park Road is about 10 hectares in size

Limerick’s ambition to attract Hollywood stars has moved one step closer with confirmation of plans for an international film studio.Limerick City an(...)

Limerick City and County Council has confirmed the €6m purchase of the old Dell building in Castletroy — a 350,000 square foot facility that it hopes to develop into a major film and television production studio in tandem with Ardmore Studios.

Limerick’s ambition to attract Hollywood stars has moved one step closer with confirmation of plans for an international film studio to be located in (...)

Lee worked on the 2008 blockbuster, ‘The Dark Knight’. Photograph: Ron Philips

A Hollywood producer is considering Limerick as a location to shoot a $120 million science fiction movie. Philip Lee who produced The Dark Knig(...)

Josh Hartnett and Eva Green in the second series of Penny Dreadful

Behind every vampire is a great prosthetics department. And props. And wardrobe. The first series of Penny Dreadful, Sky Atlantic’s slick gothic-ho(...)

A cultural highlight: Tens of thousands people turned out to watch Royal de Luxe’s Grandmother crossing Sarsfield Bridge in Limerick. Photograph:  Liam Burke/Press 22

The biggest event of Limerick’s year as National City of Culture had 250,000 people watching a giant granny move about a city, as she captivated he(...)