Innovation Spotlight – Unmake

Every month the Ireland South East Development Office will spotlight one of our most innovative companies. This week it’s Kilkenny based John Cleere from Unmake. Read more

Kilkenny Granted a World Crafts Council Craft City and Region

Kilkenny has been granted Craft City and Region status by the World Crafts Council, it’s only the fourth place in Europe to be awarded so. Read more

Kilkenny Arts Festival Kicks Off Today

The Kilkenny Arts Festival is taking place from the 5th to the 15th of August.  Read more

Cartoon Saloon win Best Feature Film at last night’s IFTAs

Cartoon Saloon won Best Feature Film for Wolfwalkers at last night’s IFTAs. Read more

South East Regional Enterprise Plan 2021 – 2024: Have your say

Regional Enterprise Plans are an integral part of Ireland’s enterprise policy, aimed at driving economic growth and sustaining better standards of living throughout Ireland. Read more

Cartoon Saloon has been nominated for an Academy Award for its acclaimed ‘Wolfwalkers’

Ireland South East and Kilkenny based Cartoon Saloon has been nominated for an Academy Award for its acclaimed ‘Wolfwalkers’ in the best Animated Feature Film category. Read more

Centre for Design – cultivating design thinking

The Centre for Design (C4D) was established within the National Design Innovation Hub under the Regional Enterprise Development Programme. Read more

Funding announced for landmark North Quay’s development

Waterford City and County Council has welcomed the announcement of €80,600,000 funding from the Urban Regeneration Development Fund by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage and €30,000,000 from the National Transport Authority for infrastructural works for the development of the North Quays Strategic Development Zone site. Read more

VR Education’s Engage platform will help students affected by the pandemic.

Waterford-based VR Education has signed a deal with US company VictoryXR that will allow VR’s Engage platform to be used to help support students affected by the current coronavirus pandemic.

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Netflix commissions new animation from Ireland South East’s Cartoon Saloon

Netflix has commissioned Cartoon Saloon, the world-beating Kilkenny-based animation house, to produce a new feature entitled My Father’s Dragon. Read more