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Nora Twomey, centre, with Angelina Jolie, and Saara Chaudry at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival for the premiere of ‘The Breadwinner’. Photograph: George Pimentel/WireImage

Nora Twomey was 14 when she started drifting away from school. Within a year, she had dropped out. Today, however, she’s an acclaimed animator, Oscar-(...)

A scene from ‘The Breadwinner’, by Cartoon Saloon

Apple is close to a deal with Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon for an animated movie, marking a deepening of the tech giant’s foray into Hollywood. Sour(...)

Nora Twomey of Cartoon Saloon. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

If Nora Twomey is pretending to have “never been into heels and dresses”, as she puts it, she’s doing a top notch job. Having already walked the Acade(...)

Jack and Grace Dobson from Dunbia at the awards ceremony in City West. Photograph:  Maxwell Photography

Jack Dobson of meat processing firm Dunbia was last night named EY Industry Entrepreneur of the Year. He is credited with masterminding the company’s(...)

Google launched the 2016 edition of its Doodle 4 Google competition on Monday, which is to focus on themes such as Our Home, Our Story, Our Identity and Our Journey as the nation prepares to reflect on the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising. Photograph: Google

Schoolchildren of all ages are being invited to submit centenary-themed artwork for next year’s 1916 commemorations as part of the annual Doodle 4 Goo(...)

Ben and Saoirse in Song of the Sea

In the Cartoon Saloon studios, a rabbit warren of spaces housed in a former brewery in Kilkenny, Jackie Cole is drawing mice. On her computer scree(...)

Paul Young: “We don’t want to imitate Disney or Pixar.” Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Paul Young had just returned from the bathroom of the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, to find his Cartoon Saloon co-founder Tomm Moore shaking his h(...)

Angelina Jolie: movie is based on the acclaimed young adult novel of the same name by Deborah Ellis

Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie is donating all profits derived from her role as executive producer of The Breadwinner towards the education of (...)

Paul Young, co-founder and chief executive of Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon.

Paul Young is a co-founder and the chief executive of Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon, a twice Academy Award and Bafta-nominated animation film studio. (...)

Paul Young, the co-founder of Cartoon Salon which has received Oscar nominations for Secret of Kells and Songs of the Sea

With Oscar nominations for Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea, Cartoon Saloon is part of an exciting new wave of Irish animation fuelled, according t(...)

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