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(...)

The legacy project for Limerick City of Culture, Film Limerick envisages the city as a film production hub and a major source of employment in the region.

Plans for a multi million euro film production hub in Limerick are in motion following confirmation that the local authority is working in partnership(...)

 Siún Ní Raghallaigh, CEO Ardmore Studios. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Behind the security gates of Ardmore Studios outside Bray is a phantasmal world dedicated to some of the great characters of gothic horror literature.(...)

“The lack of suitable studio space is an issue of great concern for the [film] industry,” said Ardmore Studios chief Siún Ní Raghallaigh. “Studios are essential enablers for the industry to scale.”

Lack of studio space is hindering the efforts of Ireland’s film industry to expand employment, the head of Ardmore Studios said today.Siún Ní Raghalla(...)