We may only be a few episodes into the latest series of The Young Offenders, but the immensely popular show has today been confirmed for a third season by the BBC.
The business of "Lights, cameras, action!" continues apace as Ireland’s film industry looks to consolidate its profile on the global stage.
Filmmakers in Cork have slammed the region's exclusion from a tax break designed to encourage filmmaking outside Dublin, warning that it could undermine the growth of the film industry in the county and threaten jobs.
Esther McCarthy selects her highlights of the year...
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) have picked Cork’s Chris Walley in the Bafta Breakthrough Brit awards, marking him out as one of the most promising actors this year.
The night belonged to Mná na hÉireann at the IFTA Gala Television Awards last night.
ACTRESS Hilary Rose believes in being prepared. But it’s not for the next major storm, it’s for the next big role. And so at the start of the year, when her fitness instructor asked about her goals, she didn’t blink.
You could soon be walking in the footsteps of Cork’s favourite tracksuit-wearing teenage tearaways, Conor and Jock, if a former lord mayor has his way.
A tour of the sites made famous by TV and film hit 'The Young Offenders' could be the latest tourist attraction to lure visitors to the second city in the near future.
They’ve broken in and wreaked havoc by racing stolen bikes through its bustling aisles, right under the nose of Conor’s long-suffering fishmonger mother.
Our favourite Cork hooligans are set to re-offend all over again.
The makers of The Young Offenders have confirmed they’re keen on shooting another series and that we could soon see Conor and Jock back causing mayhem on the streets of Cork.
Any fears that the Cork element of The Young Offenders might have been diluted by the BBC’s involvement in the upcoming TV adaptation have been allayed by a viewing of the first episode.
Meet the faces of 2018 — the emerging talents who’ll soon be seen on a screen or at a venue near you. From cinema and TV to music and fashion, we profile the new names reaching for success in 2018, writes Esther McCarthy.
You can have the backing of the BBC and the goodwill of a city behind you — but it doesn’t mean the Irish weather will be on your side.
Deirdre O’Donovan is development consultant with West Cork Music and event organiser of the inaugural West Cork Chamber Music Fringe Festival which will take place in and around the town of Bantry from tomorrow.
TTHE annual First Cut! Youth Film Festival in Youghal celebrates the work of Irish filmmakers aged 12-24, writes Ellie O’Bryne
A group of actors hoping to make Cork the landscape for their upcoming feature film have raised more than €11,000 in financial backing through crowd-funding.
A moving story about a troop of heroic Irish soldiers on a mission in the Congo was the big winner at this year’s Irish Film and Television Awards, scooping three prestigious gongs.
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As 2017 gets under way, the Irish film industry is looking forward to another stellar year of new productions and international awards.
Our regular arts/ents writers select their personal highlights of the year
A sequel could be on the cards after a successful opening weekend for The Young Offenders.
New comedy The Young Offenders gets its premiere this week, and those involved hope to do their home city proud, writes Esther McCarthy
Best known for making the ‘Horse Outside’ video for the The Rubberbandits, Cork director Peter Foott looks set for another step towards the big time with his debut feature film.
I can’t believe I’m a professional messer.
Budding filmmakers can now tap into a €1m fund launched today to boost the industry in Ireland.
A host of Irish film shorts are set to make it onto screens across the world, it emerged today.
Tickets are in hot demand for a host of Irish films set to premiere at the Jameson Dublin International Film festival, it has emerged tonight.
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