Sir Anthony O’Reilly has been gradually winding down his stake in INM since losing control of the business in 2012. Photograph: David Levenson/Getty Images

Sir Anthony O’Reilly has reduced his shareholding in Independent News & Media (INM), a company he controlled for almost 40 years, to below 3 pe(...)

 Digicel  mobile operator owner Denis O’Brien. Digicel Limited, the Bermuda-based entity raising the debt on behalf of the group, said it will use the cash to buy back more expensive senior loan notes, issued in 2009. Photograph: David Sleator

Digicel, the Caribbean mobile operator owned by Denis O’Brien, plans to raise $925 million in unsecured loan notes to fund a buyback of more expensiv(...)

Sean Corkery, chairman and CEO, Siteserv, said the acquisition of PDC Utility Service is “ very much in line with the overall growth strategy for the company”. (Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES)

Siteserv, the utility support services group owned by businessman Denis O’Brien, has acquired UK tower painting and maintenance company P.D.C. Utility(...)

Digicel has accused UPM of bypassing its Haitian systems to terminate international calls on its network for free using a sophisticated technique

Digicel, the Caribbean mobile phone company owned by Denis O’Brien, has stepped up its war on internet telephony firms it accuses of profiting from a(...)

A rally in support of the jailed protesters will be held in Dublin today, Friday, and is expected to draw thousands of people. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times 0:57

The jailing of five water protesters for defying a court order has been portrayed as a “political act” by a leading figure in the anti-water charge(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar (left) with Prof Des Fitzgerald, principal of UCD’s College of Health Sciences (centre) and Beacon Hospital chief executive Michael Cullen, at the launch of the UCD Beacon Academy. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Greater co-ordination is needed between private and public hospitals over the provision of new facilities, Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has said.N(...)

IDA chief executive Martin Shanahan. The agency met about 40 existing and prospective companies in Davos in a bid to enhance Ireland’s international profile. Photograph: Alan Betson

Insurance companies and representatives of the financial and technology sector were among the companies that attended events organised by the IDA l(...)

Davos selfie: attendees enjoy a lighter moment at the 45th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. Photograph: EPA/Laurent Gillieron

Within an hour of touching down in Davos, The Irish Times bumped into one of its compatriots – businessman Denis O’Brien. Dressed in a sharp pink shir(...)

 Denis O’Brien says trade relationship between Russia, Europe and the US is greatest geopolitical issue facing the world’s economy. Photo: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Billionaires gathering at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting this week in Davos, Switzerland, are worried about global terrorism, oil prices an(...)

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel fails to stymie deal.

Attempts by Denis O’Brien’s Digicel telecoms company to stymie Cable &Wireless’s $1.85 billion acquisition of Columbus International in Caribbean (...)