Irish video-gaming studio closes its latest acquisition in North America

Irish video-gaming studio closes its latest acquisition in North America Graphics created by Irish video-gaming company Keyword Studios Irish video-gaming company Keywords Studios has acquired Canaday's Snowed In Studios for CAD$4m (€2.6m). The acquisition enhances Keywords Engineering...

Heatwave deaths prompt concerns about Tokyo Olympics

Heatwave deaths prompt concerns about Tokyo Olympics Nine people died and thousands were taken to hospitals across Japan on Wednesday. People under parasols in Tokyo (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) A deadly heatwave in Japan has many residents in...

Talent excellence, global success and staff shortages…Ireland’s female animation leaders on the industry highs...

Talent excellence, global success and staff shortages...Ireland's female animation leaders on the industry highs and lows With the animation industry in Ireland experiencing strong growth in Ireland and internationally, four women in the industry discussed...

Trump ‘secretly recorded talking about paying ex-Playboy model’

Trump ‘secretly recorded talking about paying ex-Playboy model’ The New York Times said attorney Michael Cohen made the recording two months before Donald Trump’s 2016 election. Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s former attorney (AP) President Donald Trump’s former...

Man arrested after eight hurt in knife attack on bus in northern Germany

Man arrested after eight hurt in knife attack on bus in northern Germany The suspect was overpowered and detained after the incident in the city of Luebeck. Emergency services attend the scene (AP) Eight people are reported...

Farmers need incentives to compete in the forestry stakes

Farmers need incentives to compete in the forestry stakes A SCHEME which incentivises farmers rather than multinational funds to plant new forests is urgently needed, according to IFA forestry chairman Pat Collins. Mr Collins was reacting...

EasyHotel acquires site in prime Dublin location for new hotel

EasyHotel acquires site in prime Dublin location for new hotel The hotel will be located close to the heart of Smithfield Budget hotel operator EasyHotel has acquired a freehold site for €9m in Dublin city centre. The...

Five key things to know about the animation industry in Ireland

Five key things to know about the animation industry in Ireland Animation hit: Doc McStuffins Ireland's animation industry has undergone substantial growth in the last decade, now employing between 1,500 – 2,000 people across the country. Here...

Beatles memorabilia at museum opened by Pete Best’s brother

Beatles memorabilia at museum opened by Pete Best’s brother The Magical History Museum will display some of the items from Roag Best’s huge Beatles collection. The museum houses more than 300 pieces of memorabilia (Peter Byrne/PA) The...

Farmers warned to secure loads properly after incident in Tipperary

Farmers warned to secure loads properly after incident in Tipperary Image: An Garda Siochana. Gardai have warned farmers to secure there loads safety after an incident in Tipperary were several bales fell off a trailer Following the...

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