Iseq heavyweight CRH had another good day. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

European shares eased back yesterday, having already recouped nearly all their losses from a bruising 8 per cent drop earlier this week, with markets(...)

Independent News & Media chief executive Robert Pitt: scoffed in January at questions about plant closures. Photograph: Bryan Meade

Things change quickly in the media industry. It was only January when Independent News and Media (INM) chief executive Robert Pitt scoffed at journali(...)

Trading up: The Gulfstream G650ER has a list price of €60 million and a range of about 11,800km

Businessman Denis O’Brien is ordering a new private jet, worth about €60 million, to replace the aircraft he recently put on the market. Mr O’Brien (...)

At DCU for the Digital News Consumption Conference were: Dr David Levy , director of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism; Michael O’Keeffe, chief executive of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland; Dr Jane Suiter, director of DCU Institute for Future Media and Journalism and John Mulholland, editor of the ‘Observer’. Photograph: Julien Behal/Maxwells

Former tánaiste Michael McDowell was “chancing his arm” when he said new regulations on media holdings should allow existing arrangements to be challe(...)

Court entitled to adjudicate debtor a bankrupt notwithstanding that he had been adjudicated a bankrupt in foreign country In re Sean Dunne (a bankrupt(...)

New media mergers guidelines have described  a holding or voting strength of over 20 per cent as  constituting a significant interest in a media company.

New guidelines will give the Minister for Communications power to decide if a proposed media merger is in the public interest in terms of diversity an(...)

The guidelines will apply across print, broadcast and online and will set out thresholds that specify how many shares or holdings are needed to be able to influence the “direction or policy . . . with regard to news, current affairs or cultural content”. Photograph: Getty Images

New media mergers guidelines which say it is “undesirable” for one person or business to hold excessive influence in the industry are set to be passed(...)

Ergo chief executive John Purdy,and iSite founder Dave Muldoon

Dublin-based cloud computing firm Ergo has announced plans to create 120 jobs following the acquisition of customer relationship management (CRM) spec(...)

Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

US fundraising body Friends of Sinn Féin has raised a further $390,110 (€348,000), adding to the group’s $12 million cash pile that it has amassed sin(...)

Below is a selection of quotes from Denis O’Brien’s comment piece in today’s Irish Times: Denis O’Brien on his relationship with Anglo Irish B(...)