Exterior of the Communicorp building, at Grand Canal Quay in Dublin. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) is to seek further clarification from Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp radio group on the ban which the group h(...)

Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp is the parent company of Newstalk, Today FM, 98FM and Spin, from which all ‘Irish Times’ journalists have been banned under an edict. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp radio stations’ blanket ban on Irish Times journalists is to be discussed by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland when it(...)

INM’s new interim CEO Michael Doorly (left) with chairman Leslie Buckley at the media group’s AGM  in August. Then CEO Robert Pitt did not sit beside the chairman. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The higher echelons of Independent News & Media (INM) are no stranger to stormy weather, and it would take a brave person to conclude that the los(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: splurged €1.2 billion in new spending and tax cuts in the budget, split on roughly a 2:1 basis in favour of spending. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The various tax increases announced by Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe in Tuesday’s budget provided some social media users with the usual ammun(...)

Former INM chief executive Robert Pitt (left) walks past company chairman Leslie Buckley at the media group’s AGM in August. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

With Robert Pitt having taken his leave of Independent News & Media on Friday, after agreeing an exit deal with the company, the focus now turns t(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien leaves the Four Courts last December after giving evidence in the Red Flag case. Photograph: Collins Courts

It was perhaps not surprising that the president of the Court of Appeal, Mr Justice Seán Ryan, struck a tone of mild exasperation in parts of his judg(...)

Bayer was one of the biggest boosts to the Stoxx 600, up 1.2 per cent after BASF agreed to buy parts of its seed and herbicide businesses. Photograph: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

Ireland’s benchmark Iseq index edged up by 0.44 per cent on Friday on a day of light volume and few significant stock moves. In Europe, it was a more(...)

New INM interim chief executive Michael Doorly pictured at the media group’s annual meeting in Dublin in August. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Michael Doorly has been appointed interim group chief executive at Independent News & Media (INM), the company confirmed on Friday. Mr Doorly, wh(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien has lost his appeal in the Red Flag case. Red Flag denies defamation or conspiracy or that Mr O’Brien suffered harm or loss from the dossier. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Denis O’Brien has failed to get court orders directing Red Flag Consulting to give him documents that might disclose the identity of its client for an(...)

Red Flag Consulting, whose senior staff and principals have strong historical connections to the Tony O’Reilly era at Independent News and Media, deny Denis O’Brien’s assertions. Illustration: Thisisredflag.com

Businessman Denis O’Brien’s long-running case against Red Flag Consulting returns to the courts on Friday. The Court of Appeal is set to give judgmen(...)