RGRE was made aware of the tenant’s intention to permanently close the cafe, and make all staff redundant, through statements in The Irish Times newspaper, counsel said. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The landlord of Bewley’s Cafe on Grafton Street in Dublin has brought a legal action seeking alleged rent arrears of €747,000 and possession of the la(...)

  Ardmore Studios chief Siún Ní Raghallaigh: Along with Screen Producers Ireland chief executive Barbara Galvin, she has been outspoken about the need to expand facilities for the film industry in Ireland. Photograph:Cyril Byrne

Some of the most storied characters of Irish and international stage and screen have passed through the gates of Ardmore Studios. And that’s not jus(...)