Animation once again? 'Irish children could miss out'

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

15th August, 2017
Gap in the Irish animation market. Pic: Pixabay

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...

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