Ireland’s entertainment and media industry set to be worth €6bn by 2026

Nation’s lower-than-average growth in video gaming, internet advertising and e-sports will be offset by major growth in domestic cinema

Though growth in the Irish market is broadly in line with the global forecast, albeit that Ireland is not anticipated to expect the same level of growth in some key areas. Picture: Getty

The Irish entertainment and media industry is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.53 per cent in the next four years and will be worth an estimated €6.14 billion by 2026.

This is compared to a value of €4.92 billion as of 2021, according to details in PwC’s latest Global Entertainment and Media Outlook 2022-2026. Globally, the industry should grow at a rate of 4.6 per cent CAGR in the ...