RTÉ drama Dead Still, featuring Eileen O’Higgins as Nancy, will receive BAI funding for its second series.

The Dry, a six-part comedy drama made by Element Pictures for RTÉ One, received the highest funding award under the latest round of the Broadcasting A(...)

No matter how ‘Irish’ a drama,  representations of Ireland and the Irish can be as much about meeting expectations as subverting them.

To reduce nausea caused by Wild Mountain Thyme, the prescription is money, more of it, and not just to pay for national therapy. Money is needed to p(...)

Orla Brady stars in The South Westerlies, currently airing on RTÉ One. The series is among the television dramas that have been supported by Screen Ireland.

Five Irish television dramas and a talent academy initiative are among the television-focused projects to be given new funding from Screen Ireland aft(...)

Marianne (Daisy Edgar-Jones) and Connell (Paul Mescal) in Normal People. Photograph: Enda Bowe / BBC / Element.

Normal People, the hit Irish drama made by Element Pictures, has been sold to more than 20 countries worldwide by its international distributor Endeav(...)

A farewell scene from The Good Wife  is being jokily recalled because of the inadvertent template it lends to the new game of filming drama under social distancing guidelines. Photograph: Justin Stephens/CBS Broadcasting Inc

Two women sit at a bar (remember bars?) and exchange short, rueful sentences without eye contact. They have history. As the scene unfolds, the blurry (...)

Sally Rooney: the BBC will screen its adaptation of her second novel, Normal People,  in the spring. Photograph: Amy Sussman/Getty

The BBC is to continue its burgeoning relationship with Sally Rooney by adapting the 29-year-old Irish author’s 2017 debut novel, Conversations with F(...)

Olivia Colman played a frail Queen Anne in The Favourite.  Photograph: Fox Searchlight Films via AP

The box office success of the multi-award-winning The Favourite last year contributed to Element Pictures recording post-tax profits of €473,053. Whil(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar meets actor Ruth Negga at a Screen Ireland-hosted event in Los Angeles late last month.

In one of his less pressured engagements of late, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar recently found himself in Los Angeles watching preview clips of the televisio(...)

Cannes do spirit: the main competition jury at the opening ceremony of the French film festival, which is also a marketplace for film-makers from all over the world, including Ireland. Photograph: John Phillips/Getty

As you read this, the lower decks of the Palais des Festivals in Cannes are awash with producers, distributors and funders. There has been all kinds o(...)

ThisIsPopBaby are helping me become the artist I never even thought I could be

If there is one thing Clare Dunne is fascinated by, it’s those stages in a person’s life where things are about to change for better or for worse. “N(...)

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