Irish Film Board calls for restoration of funding to €20m

Irish Film Board calls for restoration of funding to E20m.2709921origw1235

The Irish Film Board has called for an immediate restoration of its capital funding to €20 million, its pre-recession budget. Successive governments have cut the board’s funding for film, animation and television drama projects by 44 per cent since 2008, whittling it down to the current level of €11.2 million. IFB chairwoman designate Dr Annie … Read more

Iranian nuclear: Israel calls for more firmness against Tehran

Iranian nuclear Israel calls for more firmness against Tehran

Israeli national security adviser Eyal Hulata at the Manama Dialogue in Bahrain on November 21. MAZEN MAHDI / AFP On the man-made island where the Four Seasons Hotel stands in Manama, the capital of the tiny kingdom of Bahrain, Israeli national security adviser Eyal Hulata is in friendly territory. In this high tower, which dominates … Read more

Kanye West calls Kim Kardashian “my wife” amid dating rumors with Pete Davidson

Kanye West calls Kim Kardashian my wife amid dating rumors

FILE PHOTO: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend the Vanity Fair Oscar party in Beverly Hills during the 92nd Academy Awards, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 9, 2020. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok/File Photo One of the most mediatic couples of the last five years is the one who did businesswoman Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West, … Read more

Libya: the international community meeting in Paris calls for the maintenance of the elections on December 24

Libya the international community meeting in Paris calls for the

Mohamed Al-Manfi, Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, Mario Draghi and Abdelhamid Dbeibah, in Paris, on November 12, 2021. POOL / REUTERS The leaders or officials of thirty countries met, Friday, November 12, in Paris, at the invitation of President Emmanuel Macron, to try to help Libya turn the page of a decade of chaos. This summit … Read more

Fishing crisis: Christophe Castaner calls into question the responsibility of Michel Barnier as negotiator

Fishing crisis Christophe Castaner calls into question the responsibility of

Michel Barnier, candidate for LR’s nomination for the 2022 presidential election and former special Brexit negotiator for the European Union, December 4, 2020. POOL / REUTERS The thorny diplomatic issue of fishing is invited into the presidential debate. But this time, it is the majority which calls into question the responsibility of an opponent. Asked … Read more