RTÉ’s mast in Donnybrook. The broadcaster believes it should be allowed to charge pay-TV operators for its channels. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Sky will drop RTÉ from its platform if the Government does not continue to oblige the public service broadcaster to offer its channels to pay-TV compa(...)

Eir said on Thursday that its hedge-fund owners are in talks with a potential investor seeking to take a “significant” stake in the firm. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Eir said on Thursday that its hedge-fund owners are in talks with a potential investor seeking to take a “significant” stake in the firm. The develop(...)

Eir’s headquarters in Dublin. The telecoms group’s full-year profits rose 4 per cent to €520 million, while revenues were steady at €1.3 billion. Photograph: Alan Betson

The hedge-fund owners of Eir are weighing a possible trade sale of the telecoms group instead of a stock-market listing, which had previously been see(...)

The company has now passed €1.7 million homes with its fibre rollout, it says.

Telecommunications company Eir has reported a 4 per cent increase in profits to €520 million for the full year to the end of June, as the company cont(...)

SuperValu has added Eir to its Real Rewards loyalty programme. At the announcement were SuperValu managing director Martin Kelleher, Eir chief executive Richard Moat and Toni Mack, a Supervalu Killester employee.  Photograph: maxwellphotography.ie

Irish grocery retailer SuperValu has incorporated Eir into its relaunched Real Rewards loyalty scheme. The partnership means SuperValu customers can (...)

Meteor branding at the company’s music awards in 2012. Eir, the brand’s owner, have announced that it will be stood down from September. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Mobile phone brand Meteor is being stood down in September when all of the brand’s current customers will become Eir mobile customers. It is understo(...)

Carl Leaver, who has also held senior roles at Marks & Spencer and DeVere, will become Eir’s next chairman. Photograph: Mike Ellis

The stock-market bound telco group Eir has selected British gambling company executive, Carl Leaver, as its next chairman. Mr Leaver, currently the d(...)

The move has come as a major surprise, given that management was guiding in recent months that Eir’s headcount reductions were finished for  now

Eir is seeking to cut costs with up to 240 job cuts as it gears up for a possible stock market tilt as early as next year. The telco market leader, wh(...)

Padraig McManus, chairman of Eir

Eir chairman Padraig McManus is stepping down from the role later this year, the board announced on Friday. Mr McManus took up the role at the end of (...)

Eir’s number of mobile-phone subscriptions rose by 5,000 in the first nine months of its financial year, to 1,065,000.

Eir’s main shareholders are committed for the long term as a future stock market flotation must raise money to cut its €2.13 billion debt mountain rat(...)