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‘Ar Intinn Eile (An Irish State of Mind)’ airs on TG4 Tonight
17 Sep 2014 | The topic of mental health is very much to the fore currently and now a timely series on TG4 sheds new light on a shadowy and controversial topic. The documentary ‘Ar Intinn Eile (An Irish State of Mind)’ premieres tonight and is a 3 x 52’ episodes documentary written and created by Virginia Gilbert. 
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Irish Documentary ‘Here Was Cuba’ nominated for Grierson Award
17 Sep 2014 | ‘Here Was Cuba’, an entirely Irish produced documentary on the Cuban Missile Crisis, has come through a shortlist of 92 films to be nominated for a prestigious Grierson Award in the category of ‘Best Historical Documentary’.

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BAI's Sound and Vision Funding Offers
16 Sep 2014 | BAI's 21st Sound and Vision Funding Offers have been announced. 
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'Fair City' Celebrates 25 Years
16 Sep 2014 | Popular Irish Soap ‘Fair City’ to celebrate 25 years of broadcasting this week. 
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Broadcasting Authority of Ireland Culture Night 2014
15 Sep 2014 | Culture Night 2014 will see a vast and exciting range of events take place in Dublin and across 34 counties, regions and cities in Ireland this Friday, 19th September 2014. For one night only the city’s museums, galleries, churches, historic houses, artists’ studios, cultural centre and more, will open their doors from 5pm-11pm for a free night of entertainment, discovery and adventure. 
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The Irish Film Board Partners with RTÉ2 to bring Irish Films to the channel on Saturday Nights
12 Sep 2014 | Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) is delighted to partner with RTÉ2 on a series of Saturday night slots for Irish feature films which will be broadcast on RTÉ2. 
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TG4 drama ‘Corp + Anam’ nominated for Prix Europa award
12 Sep 2014 | The second series of TG4’s award-winning drama ‘Corp + Anam’, starring Diarmuid de Faoite and Maria Doyle-Kennedy, has been nominated for an award at the prestigious Prix Europa Awards which will be held in Berlin in October. The four part series is written and directed by Darach Mac Con Iomaire and is produced by Galway-based Magamedia with funding from TG4 and the BAI. Every year Europe’s best television, radio and online productions are honoured at the Prix Europa in Berlin. 
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'Blackadder' Producer John Lloyd Subject of IFTA Focus
10 Sep 2014 | IFTA is to host an evening with British producer John Lloyd. 
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RTÉ 2 Announced Season Highlights
10 Sep 2014 | RTÉ2 today launched a new schedule, a new look and a brand new channel identity as it announced details of its autumn season highlights. 
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Irish TV Launches Autumn Schedule
08 Sep 2014 | Ireland’s first international channel, Irish TV, has launched its autumn season which will feature over 1,000 hours of home-produced programming. Over 40 new programmes will be delivered every week on local and international channel Irish TV, which commenced broadcasting in May. 
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Abu Media begin filming on Western Drama Series 'Klondike'
04 Sep 2014 | Last week saw filming commence on Abú Media’s new four-part drama series KLONDIKE. The series is set against the backdrop of the Alaskan Gold Rush of the 1890’s and tells the story of the Connollys; three emigrant Irish brothers from Rosmuc, Galway, who make their way to the Klondike Valley in the hope of striking it rich. 
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‘Ceasefire’ TX Tonight 9pm on BBC NI
01 Sep 2014 | On the 31st August 1994, after 25 years of the Troubles, the Provisional IRA declared its ceasefire. Six weeks later Loyalist paramilitaries did likewise. These weeks marked a definitive transition into a post-conflict society. One in which political dialogue – however strained on occasions – replaced the violence. 
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Wwoofáil Returns for Second Series
01 Sep 2014 | Stirling Film & Television Productions Ltd have produced the second series of popular lifestlye series ‘Wwoofáil’ for TG4, aimed at those who wish to travel the world and learn new skills. The first episode of the new series goes out tomorrow (Tuesday 2nd September) on TG4. 
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RTÉ announces #Trending, its new fashion show for autumn
01 Sep 2014 | RTÉ has announced a new fashion series, #Trending, which will be sponsored by L’Oréal Paris. The six-part show, which will air on RTÉ Two in the autumn, will be presented by one of Ireland’s most stylish men, Darren Kennedy. 
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‘All Black na hEireann’ Commences Production
01 Sep 2014 | Filming has just begun on ‘All Black na hEireann’ which tells the amazing story of Irishman Dave Gallaher, the Donegal man who changed rugby forever, who was one of the first captains of the All Blacks. 
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‘Domestic Divas’ to Air Next Tuesday
29 Aug 2014 | A new six-part series called ‘Domestic Divas’ sees Aisli Madden and Cat Lawlor on a mission to help the helpless, to demonstrate basic life skills that came naturally to our parent’s generation and not so easily to those in their 20s and 30s. The first episode of the series airs on RTÉ One next Tuesday. 
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‘Blind Date’ Headed for TV3
28 Aug 2014 | Sony-owned indie Stellify Media is to remake ‘Blind Date’ for TV3. Radio and television presenter Lucy Kennedy will host the new show. The commission is the first order for the Northern Irish indie, which was set up earlier this year by Kieran Doherty and Matt Worthy (read more here). 
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TG4 unveils its Autumn Schedule
28 Aug 2014 | An entertaining and distinctive autumn offering from TG4 has been announced. It includes two new crime drama series set on Ireland’s west coast, top-class drama from Scandinavia and the US, a veritable treasure trove of original, informative and provocative documentaries across a wide span of historical, social and whimsical topics, and a major European-wide perspective on World War 1 based on the diaries of participants from all the combatant countries. There is also a fresh approach for TV traditional music, surprises for some prominent people about what made news on the day they were born, a series that reveals how we are surrounded by folk superstitions and ancient magic, young peoples’ programmes with a difference and a mouth-watering line up of exclusive Gaelic games and rugby coverage. 
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TV3 Launches New Home-Produced Shows as part of Autumn schedule
28 Aug 2014 | TV3 has confirmed its 2014 Autumn Schedule and 2015 programming plans in a special presentation from Dublin’s Mansion House yesterday. TV3 and 3e will deliver a wide variety of new content across a number of key genres from Entertainment and Lifestyle to Sport & Events, News & Factual, International Acquisitions and Soap and Drama. TV3 Group will invest over 50% of its programming budget on home-produced content next year. Over 2500 hours of home-produced content will be aired in 2015, and TV3 will broadcast 30 new original programmes and 8 new entertainment shows. 
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‘Home from Home’ – Series on Role of GAA in Irish Emigration – Airs Tonight
26 Aug 2014 | ‘Home from Home’, a new two-part documentary series airs tonight (Tuesday, August 26th) and tomorrow (Wednesday, August 27th) on Setanta Sports at 9.45pm. 
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