US fashion and lifestyle retailer Anthropologie to open its first store in Ireland

Anthropologie is delighted to announce that its first store in Ireland will open in Belfast in late August 2019. The store, comprising of almost 5000 sq. ft. will be located in the iconic Erskine House development on Arthur Street, which has established itself as Belfast’s niche retailing pitch. A spokesperson for Orby Investment, developer of…

Virgin Media announces new ‘Discovers’ short film competition

The winner will receive investment to fund the production of a short film and feature in next year’s Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival. Today, Virgin Media has launched Virgin Media Discovers, a short film competition to discover and support the very best filmmakers in Ireland. Ireland’s creative industry is an economic and cultural powerhouse. This competition…

The government yesterday approved a number of Ambassadorial nominations

On the recommendation of the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney, the Government yesterday approved a number of Ambassadorial nominations, subject to agreement by the receiving States. The decision yesterday and an earlier decision by Government in February represent a significant re-shuffle of Ambassadors and Consuls General to take place this…

Minister Madigan approves over €127,500 in funding for cross-border cultural projects under Cooperation with Northern Ireland Scheme 2019

The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has today, July 21, announced €127,500 in funding to support cultural projects with a significant cross-border element under the Cooperation with Northern Ireland Scheme 2019. Eighteen projects are benefitting (from 30 applicants), within maximum funding of €15,000 available per applicant. Projects range from exhibitions, workshops and cultural…