During an archeological dig through my tech past I found the floppy disks for setting up my Indigo email account (floppy disks!). Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

I learned this past week that nobody ages as quickly as a lover of technology. Not because we live life in a continuous state of stress-inducing exasp(...)

The case relates to the awarding of the second mobile phone license to Esat Digifone. Photographed at the time of the winning bid are the then Minister for Communications, Mr Michael Lowry (centre) with Kare Gustad (left) chief executive of Telenor Mobile and Mr Denis O’Brien, chairman of Esat Digifone. Photograph: Eric Luke

An application for approval of an arrangement whereby a British company is funding litigation against the State and businessman Denis O’Brien has been(...)

An application for approval of an arrangement whereby a British company is funding litigation against the State and businessman Denis O’Brien has been(...)

Michael Lowry (centre) with Mar Kare Gustad of Telenor Mobile, Noway, and Denis O’Brien (right), in 1995.  O’Brien plans to float Digicel in New York. Photograph: Eric Luke

Dramatic disclosures about a possible payment to former communications minister Michael Lowry created a secret crisis in the run-up to Denis O’Brie(...)

Reds v Blues: Chelsea play Manchester United in the Premier League recently. Blue-coloured brands are thought to portray dependability and strength, while red brands convey exuberance and excitement. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

It looks to be a case of the blues versus the reds across the Caribbean telecommunications sector, where Denis O’Brien’s Digicel is facing a new chall(...)

An Esat Digifone shop – the runners-up in 1996 competition claim Esat bribed Michael Lowry to win licence

A British company is prepared to fund a damages action being taken by an unsuccessful bidder for the State’s second mobile phone licence, the High Cou(...)

Mikhail Fridman, co-owner of Alfa-Bank and a partner in TNK-BP Holding, has eschewed sensitive sectors such as the media

Julian Horn-Smith is the common denominator between Denis O’Brien and Russian oligarch Mikhail Fridman. For most of the last decade, the former Vodafo(...)

There was an interim, pre-smartphone stage when people began organising their social lives via Facebook, using a quaint interface known as a web brows er

Farewell, then, to O2. Over the coming months it is becoming Three. “As an O2 customer, the only changes you will see is the Three logo replacing the (...)

Mark Roden, Ding founder. Photograph:  Richie Stokes

A chance meeting at a wedding in 1991 led Mark Roden into business with Denis O’Brien. The two would go on to set up Esat Digifone, selling it a de(...)

Michael Lowry: has said he had an understanding with Denis O’Connor that the fees for the tribunal work would be paid “through the rubric of me being paid my costs for appearing before the [Moriarty] tribunal”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The idea of a fall-out over money between Independent TD for Tipperary Michael Lowry and Denis O’Connor of BBT Accountants is intriguing news f(...)