Octagon Films, the Wicklow-based production company behind dramas like Love/Hate and The Borgias, has repaid all of the start-up money advanced to it by a German investor 15 years ago.
Thu, 31 Aug, 2017
Two investment firms have been fined a combined €154,000 by the Central Bank for regulatory breaches.
Thu, 10 Dec, 2015
The multi-award-winning production company behind the Love/ Hate phenomenon, Octagon Films was sitting on accumulated profits of €242,365 at the end of last year.
Sat, 29 Aug, 2015
The Notorious is becoming The Ostentatious.
Wed, 06 May, 2015
It’s official — King Nidge is dead, but fans may yet be treated to a sixth season of Love/Hate.
Tue, 11 Nov, 2014
Putting his swimming career on hold after his second drink-driving arrest, Olympic champion Michael Phelps began a six-week programme today that he said “will provide the help I need to better understand myself”.
Sun, 05 Oct, 2014
The new series of Love/Hate will match the standards set by last year’s hit series.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2013
Employee numbers at one of Ireland’s best-known TV and movie production companies, Octagon Films, have increased to 850 as a result of new series of The Borgias and Vikings currently in production.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2012
The Vikings are back. Settlements have sprung up around Wicklow’s picturesque Sally Gap, and if you look closely, you might even find Gabriel Byrne among the Nordic hordes.
Wed, 29 Aug, 2012
ALTHOUGH a feature of Dublin life since 1852, the Clarence Hotel was taken over by Bono and The Edge of U2 in 1992.
Sat, 03 Sep, 2011
How was Ultimate Fighting converted from ‘human cockfighting’ to a multi-million dollar brand? The only way to find out was by getting into the famed Octagon, suggested a brave Adrian Russell.
Sat, 17 Jan, 2009
The Football Association has apologised after a DVD which claimed to feature the greatest post-war England internationals did not include a single black player.
Thu, 27 Jan, 2005
Tony Adams has resigned as manager of Wycombe “for personal reasons”.
Tue, 09 Nov, 2004
IRISH investors will soon have greater access to trade Irish, British and European stocks online after Dublin-based share trading platform Octagon Online announced plans to extend its service.
Mon, 12 Jul, 2004
GOING into a new niche business at a time of global and local economic downturn doesn’t faze Northern Ireland born businessman Des McGahan.
Mon, 21 Jul, 2003
ANOTHER European Rugby Cup cock-up has the rival coaches seething ahead of today’s Heineken European Cup clash between Gloucester and Munster at Kingsholm.
Sat, 12 Oct, 2002
Penthouse magazine has apologised for misidentifying topless pictures of the daughter-in-law of fashion designer Luciano Benetton as those of Anna Kournikova.
Wed, 08 May, 2002
Former Formula One world champion Jackie Stewart has welcomed the International Automobile Federation’s decision not to take the British Grand Prix off the championship calendar for next season.
Fri, 14 Dec, 2001
The British Formula One Grand Prix has been given the go-ahead for next year after the sport’s governing body voted in favour of the race keeping its championship status.
British Sports Minister Richard Caborn has thrown his weight behind efforts to ensure that Silverstone is not stripped of the British Grand Prix.
Thu, 13 Dec, 2001
The promoters of next year's British Grand Prix have announced a £10.6m investment in improving traffic flow and car parking at Silverstone in a bid to convince race bosses not to cancel the event.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2001
Jackie Stewart has pleaded with Formula One chiefs not to strip Silverstone of its championship status.
Thu, 06 Dec, 2001
Doubt was cast today on reports that tennis ace Anna Kournikova had married her boyfriend in secret.
Mon, 23 Jul, 2001
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