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Treasure Entertainment Acquire Rights to novel 'Last Ones Left Alive'
07 Jun 2019 | The Irish production company will adapt Sarah Davis-Goff’s best-selling dystopian novel. 
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Cartoon Saloon Launches Subsidiary Rights Division Ahead of Las Vegas Licensing Expo 2019
31 May 2019 | Four-time Academy Award®, Golden Globe®, BAFTA and Emmy-nominated animation studio, Cartoon Saloon, is forming an ancillary rights division, and will attend Las Vegas Licensing Expo for the first time in partnership with Dentsu Entertainment USA to explore licensing and merchandising opportunities for its original IP, headlined by the upcoming and eagerly awaited animated feature, ‘Wolfwalkers’. 
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Toonz Media Group Acquires Majority Stake in Galway-Based Telegael
29 May 2019 | India-based Toonz Media Group has bought a majority stake in Irish full-service production house Telegael. 
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Proposed Irish Animation Studio Rejected by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council
08 May 2019 | The Dlr County Council has rejected a submitted tender from US children’s entertainment company Hasbro to establish an animation studio in the old Stena Line terminal in Dun Laoghaire harbour. 
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'Finding Joy' to Premiere on ABC Television After Deal With Acorn Media International
09 Apr 2019 | Acorn Media International (AMI) have announced that the new partnership with Australian broadcaster ABC TV, will see Amy Huberman’s ‘Finding Joy’ premiere on iView followed by ABC Comedy. 
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Screen Ireland Welcomes New Skills Development Requirements for the S481 Irish Tax Incentive
05 Apr 2019 | The Department of Culture Heritage and the Gaeltacht has issued new guidelines on Section 481, the Irish tax incentive for the film, television and animation industry. 
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RTÉ's Irish Language Output Deemed Insufficient by Official Languages Commissioner
04 Apr 2019 | The National Broadcaster is presiding over the ‘complete eradication’ of Irish language programming according to the annual report of an Coimisinéir Teanga, Rónán Ó Domhnaill. 
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Screen Ireland Announces Q4 2018 Funding Decisions
05 Mar 2019 | Screen Ireland has announced the successful funding applicants for the fourth quarter of 2018. Funding decisions for fiction, animation, and documentary have been awarded across development, production and distribution stages. 
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ShinAwiL and Zig Zag Agree Anglo-Irish Content Alliance as Part of Brexit Strategy
28 Feb 2019 | Irish & UK Independent TV production companies ShinAwiL and Zig Zag Productions have announced a strategic alliance designed to expand each organisation’s unscripted TV format operations in the UK and the international market. 
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GAA Announces New Broadcast Agreement with RTÉ and eir sport
10 Jan 2019 | The GAA has announced that an agreement has been reached with eir sport and RTÉ that will see four Allianz League games being simulcast by the two broadcasters this spring while RTÉ will also begin broadcasting games from the AIB club championships. 
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Implications of a No-Deal Brexit on the Broadcasting Industry
20 Nov 2018 | LK Shields’ Legal framework expert Aideen Burke talks to IFTN about the future of the broadcasting industry in the event of a No-Deal Brexit. 
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eir Sport and RTÉ Sign Sub-Licencing Agreement on Rugby World Cup 2019
20 Nov 2018 | eir sport and RTÉ have announced that a sub-licencing agreement has been reached between the two broadcasters in relation to Rugby World Cup 2019. 
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Screen Producers Ireland Launches New TV Licence Reform Campaign Video
14 Nov 2018 | Screen Producers Ireland has launched a video campaign ahead of the Oireachtas briefing session in Buswells Hotel to showcase the high quality programming of the Irish independent production sector, to recommend solutions for TV Licence Fee reform and to highlight that there is more the TV Licence Fee than just RTÉ. 
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Screen Ireland Issues Statement Condemning Workplace Harassment
02 Nov 2018 | Following the recent allegations of harassment and bullying by a small minority of the Irish film and television industry, as highlighted by RTÉ Prime Time last night, Screen Ireland has issued a statement that unreservedly condemned any behaviour, which constitutes the abuse of power. 
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Screen Ireland Receives €2 Million Budget Increase for 2019
10 Oct 2018 | Screen Ireland has welcomed the €2 million increase to its 2019 budget and the extension to Section 481, the Irish tax incentive for the film and television industry, until 2024. 
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Screen Producers Ireland Hail Extension of S481 Film and TV tax credit key to success of Irish AV industry
10 Oct 2018 | Screen Producers Ireland (SPI) has welcomed the announcement that Section 481 is extended beyond 2020. 
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Screen Ireland Welcomes Continued Government Commitment to the Irish Film, Television and Animation Industries
09 Oct 2018 | Screen Ireland has welcomed the extension to Section 481, the Irish tax incentive for the film and television industry, announced by Irish Minister for Finance Paschal Donohue, TD. 
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New 30% European Content Quota for VOD Platforms to be Introduced by European Parliament
03 Oct 2018 | The European Parliament has passed legislation to updated rules on audiovisual media services across the EU. This will see improved audiovisual regulation in relation to the protection of children, stricter rules on advertising, and 30% European content in video-on-demand. 
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Virgin Media & Liberty Global Chiefs Issue Positive Message Regarding Ireland After Brexit
26 Jul 2018 | Ireland will do well under any Brexit outcome according to Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries. 
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The Insurance Shop Returns to Galway for 30th Film Fleadh
12 Jul 2018 | For the fourth year running, The Insurance Shop will hava a stand set up at The Market Place in The Galmont Hotel (formerly The Radisson Hotel), Galway on Friday, July 13th and Saturday, July 14th. 
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