Animation once again? 'Irish children could miss out'

Animation once again? 'Irish children could miss out'
Gap in the Irish animation market. Pic: Pixabay

More funding for the industry is needed if we want Irish children growing up with Irish content, says Colette Sexton

As a kid in the 1990s, I grew up watching Bosco, graduated to The Den, and then dipped in and out of shows like TG4’s Aifric and RTÉ’s co-production with Southern Star, Foreign Exchange, which saw an Irish girl and Australian boy visit each other through a magic portal (it was great - trust me).

Of course, we watched non-Irish shows as well. Home and Away and The Simpsons were firm favourites in...

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