Cartoon Saloon video explains how their location in Kilkenny influences their work

A fascinating new video from Cartoon Saloon gives a great insight into the slow, patient craft that goes into their beautiful animation style, and how being based in Kilkenny influences their work. Read more

Four new enterprise hubs in West Waterford officially opened as ‘Dungarvan 2040’ published

Four new enterprise hubs in Tallow, Lismore, Cappoquin and Villierstown were officially opened on Friday last while the ‘Dungarvan 2040’ programme was also published. The four hubs have been developed to encourage people to live and work in the Blackwater Valley Economic Development Zone. Read more

Private developer behind Belfast’s Titanic Quarter now confirmed for €550m Waterford North Quays

The private developer for the Waterford North Quays project has now been confirmed and it is Harcourt Developments who were previously behind both the regeneration of the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast as the Titanic Quarter (pictured above) and the redevelopment of the Stanley Dock in Liverpool. Read more

Government approval of €170.6m investment in Waterford’s North Quays paves way for Ireland’s largest urban regeneration project

The Government has today given approval for €170.6m of investment in the Waterford North Quays Infrastructure Project. This project will improve sustainable access between Waterford’s North Quays and the city centre (south of the river Suir) and enable development at the North Quays’ Strategic Development Zone (SDZ). Read more

New Cartoon Saloon movie ‘My Father’s Dragon’ in Irish cinemas and coming to Netflix

Netflix and Kilkenny-based Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon’s latest animated feature film My Father’s Dragon has been released in cinemas across Ireland from 4th November and on Netflix globally from 11th November. Read more

Kilkenomics Festival releases final tickets for 3rd to 6th November

The Kilkenomics Festival is making its post-pandemic return to Kilkenny on Nov 3rd-6th with a fabulous line-up and the last few remaining tickets of this almost sold out festival have just been released. Read more

Wexford Festival Opera 2022 opens tomorrow with firework display

The Wexford Festival Opera of 2022 will open tomorrow with the return of its ever-popular fireworks display after a three-year absence due to the Covid pandemic. Read more

Ireland South East Financial Services Cluster Event showcases strength of FS sector in the region

CluneTech hosted the first post-covid in-person meeting of the Ireland South East Financial Services Cluster at their newly refurbished HQ in Kilkenny yesterday. Read more

Ireland South East Celebrates National Womens Enterprise Day 2022 this Thursday

The Local Enterprise Offices of the South East region all have a range of events lined up to celebrate National Women’s Enterprise Day this Thursday 13th October. Read more

Seven-studio filmmaking facility to be built in Wexford by Tara Studios

A new seven-studio filmmaking facility is to be built in Kilanerin just outside Gorey, Co Wexford. Read more