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MIPCOM, Cannes – From ‘Clone My Dog’ to ‘Celebrity Shark Kitchen’ everyone wants the next big thing.

12.10.14 Posted in MIPCOM, News, TV contract law by

Success in show business is unlike success in any other field, you could almost say there’s no business like it if you’d never heard the song. Nowhere is that more apparent than at Cannes during the MIPCOM event – known as the equivalent of the Film Festival for TV. It’s a three day exhibition held […]

The Irish Independent – Screen Ireland gets ready for its close-up

11.16.14 Posted in Entertainment lawyer, Film Industry, Filming Ireland, Irish TV sector, News, Penny Dreadful Dublin, Section 481 tax breaks, Vikings Ireland by

Simon Carty was interviewed for today’s Irish Independent, who published an article about the healthy state of the Irish film and television sector.   Screen Ireland gets ready for its close-up With 6,000 people working in film and TV, the sector is becoming one of our biggest industries – and the top productions are competing […]

Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Sequel

07.11.14 Posted in News by

  We’re only a little over two weeks into the launch of Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie, but its success has meant that a sequel is already in the pipeline. RTE is today reporting that the BBC has expressed an interest in working with Brendan O’Carroll to make a sequel to the current film, which has […]

Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie takings breaks €10m in 10 days

07.07.14 Posted in Mrs Brown's Boys, News by

                                  RTE are reporting that Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie has taken over €10m in Ireland and the UK only ten days since it’s release. To date, D’Movie has made €11,645,716. The film cost €8m to make, so it is already turning a profit. […]

Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie launch

06.23.14 Posted in Mrs Brown's Boys, News by

This week marks the end of a very long process for Brendan O’Carroll and his production company Boc Pix, with launch of Mrs Brown’s D’Movie on Friday. The film was shot on location in Dublin, including on Moore Street, last summer and looks great in the film. The production is fantastic and the film is […]

The Irish Times: My Favourite Case

07.16.13 Posted in Media Coverage, News by

What is your favourite case? My favourite legal case is Hustler Magazine v Falwell, a United States Supreme Court decision from 1988. The case is probably best known as the climax to the biopic The People v Larry Flynt. The opposing parties, Jerry Falwell and Larry Flynt, were notorious characters and total opposites. Mr Falwell […]

Something unexpected happened with Mrs Brown’s Boys

06.21.13 Posted in Animated Language Learning, Austism, News by

Something unexpected happened with Mrs Brown’s Boys. After the series launched Brendan O’Carroll suddenly started to receive letters from parents of autistic children about how much they loved Mrs Brown’s Boys and how in some instances the show had made children laugh for the first very time. Imagine a child never having laughed, ever. To […]

The Parchment

06.07.13 Posted in Media Coverage, News by

                              Simon recently did a photoshoot for The Parchment, which is the magazine of the the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association (http://www.dsba.ie). The magazine comes out quarterly and contains in depth analysis on legal issues and highlights interesting professional in the legal […]

We Won! Winners of the Irish Law Awards 2013 – International Transaction of the Year

05.04.13 Posted in Mrs Brown's Boys, News by

                          We’re very happy to say that Simon Carty Solicitors is now an award winning agency. At Friday’s Irish Law Awards we won the award for International Transaction Of The Year for our work on the TV sit-com Mrs Brown’s Boys. We were […]

Mrs Brown signs new book deal

04.16.13 Posted in Mrs Brown's Boys, News, Publishing deals by

The Mrs Brown’s Boys phenomenon keeps growing. Recently we have been working on a book deal for Brendan O’Carrol for a series of Mrs Brown’s books. The deal has now been signed with Penguin Books, which was covered extensively in the media over the last few days.  The first book in the planned series will […]