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(...)

Lagertha (Katheryn Winnick) in the original series of Vikings

An “explosive next chapter” of the now-finished television series Vikings is to be filmed at Ireland’s Ashford Studios following Netflix’s decision to(...)

 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.(...)

Sky will invest € 1.25 billion in Ireland over the next five years, the company’s chief executive Jeremy Darroch said tonight.  Photograph: Robbie Reynolds/CPR

Sky will invest €1.25 billion in Ireland over the next five years, the company’s chief executive Jeremy Darroch said tonight. Giving the keynote speec(...)