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

Lighthouse Studios first series Bug Diaries launches on Amazon Prime

Lighthouse Studios, Kilkenny, is delighted to launch its first show Bug Diaries to the world.

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Ireland South East’s Cartoon Saloon bags another Oscar nomination with Late Afternoon

Cartoon Saloon have achieved a fourth Academy Award nomination as Late Afternoon has made the 2019 Academy Awards shortlist for the Ireland South East-based animation studio.

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Funding approved for the Centre for Design in Kilkenny

Grant funding of €1,843,320 under the Regional Enterprise Development Fund (REDF) has been announced by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys this morning towards the National Design Innovation Hub to be based in Kilkenny.

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