Birch Hamilton: “With the Web Summit’s recent announcement of its move, Digital Biscuit is well placed to attract an international audience to Dublin, contribute to building the Irish film industry and Ireland’s smart economy and to help maintain Ireland’s position as a leader in the tech and film industry globally.”

“Film and technology forum” Digital Biscuit will be held in Dublin for the fourth time on March 2nd-4th next, the organisers, Screen Directors Guild o(...)

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Traffic to Irish e-commerce websites increased 28 per cent year on year in the second quarter, with mobile’s share of traffic leaping while tablet’s s(...)

Missy (Michelle Gomez) is surrounded by Daleks in ‘Doctor Who’. Photograph: BBC/Simon Ridgway

The omens are good so far for audience numbers for the Rugby World Cup, with Ireland’s first two pool games in the tournament raking in viewers for TV(...)

‘The Voice of Ireland’ judges Una Foden, Kian Egan, Rachel Stevens and Bressie: the singing contest is made for RTÉ by Screentime Shinawil.

RTÉ spent €40.9 million on commissions from independent production companies in 2014. This was up fractionally on 2013 and came in ahead of its statut(...) editor Michael Cullen: ‘Sometimes you do hear that ideas that have been presented in pitches do crop up again in campaigns.’

With three-quarters of Ireland’s marketing professionals having been involved in at least one advertising pitch within the past four years, the perils(...) shortlisted for the title “Most Influential Irish Site Ever”,, RTÉ.ie,,,, and have been shortlisted for the title “Most Influent(...)

Ad-blocking app Purify: says Apple Safari users ‘deserve to Browse in Peace TM’.

Marco Arment, the developer behind ad-blocking app Peace, may have pulled his creation from the App Store, saying its success “just doesn’t feel good”(...)

‘Swipe TV’ presenters Claire O’Reilly and Simon Mulcahy.

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Sidse Babett Knudsen as Danish prime minister Birgitte Nyborg in ‘Borgen’. Photograph: Mike Kollöffel/DR.

Danish public-service broadcaster DR has long since moved on from Borgen, the political drama it ran on DR1 for three series between 2010 and 2013. Bu(...)

TV3 director of content Lynda McQuaid: ‘I’ve sort of created my own genre, which is wanting to make people cry.’ Photograph: Brian McEvoy

The Rugby World Cup might be kicking off on Friday, but it’s already been a sporting- flavoured week for TV3 thanks to the PSV Eindhoven v Manchester (...)