Andrew Lowe

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Earlier this month, Barclays said that it had cut 3,000 jobs, or almost 4 per cent of its total workforce, in the second quarter. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Global investment banks are shedding tens of thousands of jobs as falling interest rates, weak trading volumes and the march of automation create a br(...)

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(...)

Jessie Buckley with the Most Promising Newcomer award, during the 21st British Independent Film Awards in London. Photograph:  Matt Crossick, PA Wire

In a very successful night for Irish film talent at the British Independent Film Awards, the Element Pictures-produced The Favourite won 10 awards, an(...)

Liam Cunningham as Davos Seaworth in HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’. Post-production work by Dublin-based Screen Scene qualified for Section 481 tax relief.

Film relief, also known as the section 481 tax credit, has been lined up to make a cameo appearance on budget day next week, perhaps flanked by a self(...)

“Multiple interested parties” are circling designer Orla Kiely’s retail business with a view to buying some or all the interests, according to the Sunday Business Post

Finance Ireland, a non-bank lender backed by the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (Isif), has decided to enter the mortgage market and will announce (...)

A side view of the Pálás Cinema in Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

The creator, architect and owners of Galway’s Pálás arthouse cinema have expressed “delight” that the building has been shortlisted for an internation(...)

Andrew Lowe, director of Element Pictures, in the Palace Cinema in Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

GALWAY’S controversial arthouse cinema will be of “world class” standard when it opens before the end of this year, according to its new project manag(...)

A scene from ‘The Young Offenders’, which topped the cinema nominations for this year’s Iftas, along with ‘The Siege of Jadotville’.

Two very different projects have topped the cinema nominations for this year’s Irish Film and Television Academy awards (Iftas). The Ifta nominations(...)

Sony Pictures Television: one of six major film and TV studios taking action against nine ISPs over internet users illegal downloading films and other products. Photograph: Getty

Up to 1.3 million people living in the State may be involved in illegally accessing the work of six film and TV studios via various websites, a court (...)