Troy Studios based in Castletroy, Co Limerick.

Troy Studios in Limerick has completed its fourth sound stage, making it the largest production studio facility in Ireland. The latest expansion addi(...)

Ardmore Studios: Planned  expansion suggests the current environment and incentives in Ireland are attractive enough for investors. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Perched on a bluff overlooking the M11 motorway just south of Bray in Co Wicklow, Ardmore Studios is an unglamorous huddle of tatty industrial units c(...)

Dancing with the Stars: Marty Morrissey with Ksenia Zsikhotska. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The staging of RTÉ hit show Dancing with the Stars at Ardmore Studios last year helped the studios to profits of €62,787 after tax. According to chie(...)

Deirdre O’Kane, pictured at a Sky event in Dublin’s Westbury Hotel in February 2019, will front a new stand-up comedy series on Sky One. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Sky One has commissioned Irish production company Kite Entertainment to make a stand-up comedy show fronted by Deirdre O’Kane. The five-part series w(...)

Richard Boyd Barrett said ‘there is a notion abroad that the film industry is exceptional and that the normal rules do not apply to it’. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Film workers who appeared before an Oireachtas committee a year ago to highlight abuses of employees’ rights have been blacklisted by producers in rec(...)

Actor Mel Gibson. Sinn Féin arts spokesman Peadar Tóibín said Gibson’s lawyers had accused the producer of a movie part-filmed in Ireland, “of seeking to swindle Ireland’s tax authorities”. File photograph: Fred Prouser/Reuters

Allegations by Hollywood actor Mel Gibson that a production company attempted to defraud Ireland’s tax authorities, are a matter for the Revenue Commi(...)

Ruthie Ashenhurst, artist at home in Ballsbridge, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Born in Dublin, Ruthie Ashenhurst is a figurative and landscape artist. Having originally trained in fashion at the Grafton Academy in the 1970s, she (...)

Anna Geary: the bookies’ favourite. Photograph: Kyran O’Brien/RTE

Since January, RTÉ’s Dancing with the Stars has had the “Glenroe Effect” of a Sunday evening, with the start of the show indicating that your weekend (...)

Dancing with the Stars: filming at Ardmore of the 2017 series of the RTÉ show. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ardmore Studios has been acquired by a group headed by the chairman of its rival Troy Studios, Joe Devine. Ardmore, in Bray, Co Wicklow, was put on (...)

Dancing with the Stars:  anything can happen. Photographs: Kyran O’Brien/RTÉ

“You here for the dancing?” asks the taxi driver, before giving me a quick tour of Bray’s showbiz hotspots – Sinead O’Connor’s house, and Kilruddery H(...)

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