Digicel  plan to become the first telecoms operator to block ads of the biggest internet giants such as Google and Facebook across its network. Photograph:  Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters

Digicel’s plan to become the first telecoms operator to block ads of the biggest internet giants such as Google and Facebook across its network has hi(...)

Paul Coulson, chairman and Edward Kilty, group chief executive, at the Ardagh plc Annual General Meeting, in Dublin, on Monday: the company has put its US plans on hold because of “challenging” market conditions.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish-owned packaging group Ardagh insists it still intends to launch part of its business on the New York Stock Exchange despite putting those plans(...)

Denis O’Brien wants orders permitting him inspect documents on the firm’s computers and devices. Photograph: Bloomberg

A dispute has arisen over whether the personal computers and devices, including mobile phones, of various executives and employees of the Dublin-based(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien claims Red Flag was engaged to compile and contribute to a dossier of mainly unfavourable material about him. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Efforts are continuing to reach agreement about how much computer material a Dublin-based consulting firm must provide for photographing by experts fo(...)

Denis O’Brien: “It is clear to me that this is part of a campaign to undermine me and to disseminate false statements about me.” Photograph: Patrick Fallon/Bloomberg

In the sweltering Caribbean heat and humidity of an October day, 223 people gathered on the lawns of King’s House, the official residence of the gover(...)

Maarten Boute: Digicel’s chairman in Haiti

The Digicel diaspora continues to sprout up all over the place. Re-Volt, a Haitian solar energy micro company co-founded by Maarten Boute, the telco’s(...)

US billionaire John Malone. His Liberty Global group is in talks to acquire Cable & Wireless Communications for about €5.1 billion

Just two weeks after it abandoned a flotation in New York, Denis O’Brien’s Caribbean telco Digicel now faces the prospect of getting squeezed in a bat(...)

Colm Keaveney:   The speech “was entirely composed by myself”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Colm Keaveney, the Fianna Fáil politician named in court by lawyers for Denis O’Brien who claim there is an unlawful conspiracy against the businessma(...)

Denis  O’Brien: claims PR firm Red Flag Consulting is involved in a conspiracy against him. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

A speech by Fianna Fáil TD Colm Keaveney that has emerged as the central focus of businessman Denis O’Brien’s legal action against a Dublin public (...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien. Photograph; Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

A consulting company has told the High Court that Denis O’Brien has left “clouded in mystery” exactly how material from the firm’s computers files end(...)