entertainment.ie is a Dublin-based Irish
Republic of Ireland
Ireland , described as the Republic of Ireland , is a sovereign state in Europe occupying approximately five-sixths of the island of the same name. Its capital is Dublin. Ireland, which had a population of 4.58 million in 2011, is a constitutional republic governed as a parliamentary democracy,...

 website which provides extensive cinema, TV, live music, theatre, comedy, exhibition and festival listings for free, as well as celebrity gossip, music and movie news, movie and DVD reviews, CD reviews and up-to-date lottery
A lottery is a form of gambling which involves the drawing of lots for a prize.Lottery is outlawed by some governments, while others endorse it to the extent of organizing a national or state lottery. It is common to find some degree of regulation of lottery by governments...


The site was developed in 1997 by Fusio (web development)
Fusio (web development)
Fusio is an Irish Website and Mobile App development company. It develops websites, apps and databases for clients in the private sector and public sector in Ireland....

, and won the 2005 Golden Spider media award for Irish entertainment website of the year. It also won the prize for Best Entertainment Site at the Digital Media Awards Grand Prix in 2006 and won best entertainment website at the Irish Web Awards in 2008..

The Irish Times
The Irish Times
The Irish Times is an Irish daily broadsheet newspaper launched on 29 March 1859. The editor is Kevin O'Sullivan who succeeded Geraldine Kennedy in 2011; the deputy editor is Paul O'Neill. The Irish Times is considered to be Ireland's newspaper of record, and is published every day except Sundays...

acquired a 30% stake in the company in May, 2007.

entertainment.ie underwent a redesign in September 2007 by Ebow web and graphic design, and promoted an extensive online, TV and billboard/bus advertising campaign.
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