Latest News for: Ireland television


Element Pictures's Ed Guiney: 'We're prospectors mining for gold'

RTE 03 Mar 2024
While Ireland's film and television industry is flourishing, Guiney was upfront about the challenges here. "In terms of public policy here in Ireland, it's often it's the imported thing, like Star Wars and that kind of thing that gets recognition.

Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee wins Christopher Ewart-Biggs Memorial Prize

RTE 27 Feb 2024
Derry Girls creator and writer Lisa McGee has been announced as the winner of the 28th Christopher Ewart-Biggs Memorial Prize, an award founded in memory of the British Ambassador to Ireland who was murdered by the IRA in 1976 ... A Television History.

Four nominations for TG4 in this year's RTS Ireland Television Awards (TG4 - Teilifís na Gaeilge)

Public Technologies 27 Feb 2024
) Four nominations for TG4 in this year's RTS Ireland Television Awards ... TG4 has received four nominations in the 2024 RTS Ireland Television Awards. ... Nominees revealed in 10 categories for this year's RTS Ireland Television Awards.

Derry Girls finale wins prestigious literary and peace award in London

The Irish Times 27 Feb 2024
In the words of its stars, absolutely cracker! Derry Girls has won a slew of television awards in Ireland and Britain, an Emmy in the US and the hearts of millions of Netflix viewers worldwide.

‘The bloody Protestants ran BBC in Northern Ireland’ in 70s, says ex-TV boss

The Observer 25 Feb 2024
Back then, the one thing we could not tackle was Northern Ireland,” says Fox, who later became managing director of BBC Television. “The decision had been taken that the head of Northern Ireland programmes would act as censor.

Bundee Aki front and centre to Ireland’s victory over Wales

The Irish Times 25 Feb 2024
Player Watch ... Photograph. Dan Sheridan/Inpho. John O'Sullivan. Sun Feb 25 2024 - 19.00. Bundee Aki proclaimed his love for Ireland in a prematch television interview ... He responded ... I love playing for Ireland, I love the people in Ireland ... .

Pleasant Grove Community Church to host an Irish evening with singer James Kilbane

Mansfield News Journal 25 Feb 2024
Kilbane performance will include many Irish favorites such as "Danny Boy," "Moonlight in Mayo," and "The Fields of Athenry" along with some of his country gospel songs that have made him a household name in Ireland.

Brenda Fricker: ‘Remember these words when you turn 70: you become invisible’

The Times/The Sunday Times 25 Feb 2024
“Where did I get them? On Amazon ...A friend of mine is trying to get me off Amazon ... Marie Mullen is Ireland’s reluctant legend ... TELEVISION. Rory Keenan is back home for work — and introducing his son to Ireland ... .

Ireland 31-7 Wales: Andy Farrell

The Daily Mail 24 Feb 2024
Ireland stayed on course for a second consecutive Six Nations Grand Slam thanks to an 18 ... It gave Ireland, a side who hardly need a helping hand, the platform to camp themselves in their opposition’s half and take control.

BBC orders further two series of hit Belfast police drama Blue Lights

The Irish Times 22 Feb 2024
BBC/Two Cities Television Laura Slattery ... Its first series, made for the BBC by Two Cities Television, launched to more than 7 million viewers last year, making it the biggest television drama series in Northern Ireland in 2023.

‘Boiling Point,’ ‘Banshees of Inisherin,’ ‘Matilda the Musical’ Win U.K. Casting Directors’ Guild Awards

The Hollywood Reporter 22 Feb 2024
The Casting Directors’ Guild represents casting directors in the film, television, theater and commercials industries in the U.K. and Ireland.

Paul Tanney obituary

The Guardian 19 Feb 2024
He was promoted to programme editor at Morning Ireland, the country’s most listened-to programme, in 2009, moving four years later to become deputy programme editor of television news bulletins.

What do the Baftas tell us about Ireland’s Oscar hopes?

The Irish Times 19 Feb 2024
... and lead actor, opened the Berlin Film Festival to ecstatic reviews, Cillian Murphy has become only the second Irish person to be named best actor by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.