Sony’s Irish arm tunes up turnover even as firm frets over music market

Music label behind releases by Christy Moore and Damien Dempsey grows turnover to nearly €20 million

Christy Moore: legendary Irish singer is part of Sony’s roster. Picture: Getty

The Irish operation of Sony Music, which counts Christy Moore and Damien Dempsey among its local artists, boosted its turnover to near €20 million in 2023 despite a “challenging market”.

The global label, which also caters to Beyonce, Asap Rocky, Adele and more, also grew its Irish profits in the year ending March 2023.

Accounts filed with the Companies Registration Office (CRO) show that Sony Music Entertainment Ireland recorded turnover of €19.3 million – up from ...