Celtic Media

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The proposed acquisition of the “Irish Examiner” by The Irish Times DAC has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission and will now be referred to the Minister for Communications for approval on media plurality grounds.

The proposed acquisition of the Irish Examiner by The Irish Times DAC has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) a(...)

Minister for Communications, Denis Naughten  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Minister for Communications Denis Naughten told the Dáil on Wednesday evening that he “acted to the letter of the law” in relation to a proposed t(...)

INM says current regulation “plays into the hands of foreign media interests”, which may have large interests in other markets and a limited presence in Ireland. Photograph: Fran Veale

Legislation intended to protect media plurality is failing do its job because it is ignoring the “highly challenged” conditions in news publishing, In(...)

Pinergy, which counts former Ireland rugby captain Paul O’Connell among its investors, will offer a range of sustainable energy solutions for businesses, including solar energy and retro-fitting of LED lighting

Pay-as-you-go electricity company Pinergy is expanding its services to target the small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) market, according to the Su(...)

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten: received report on review of the proposed takeover of Celtic Media by INM on May 9th. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has received a key report on his review of the proposed takeover of regional newspaper group Celtic Media (...)

Printing press: Celtic Media publishes the Westmeath Independent, Westmeath Examiner, Anglo Celt, Meath Chronicle and Connaught Telegraph, as well as two free titles, the Offaly Independent and Forum. Photograph: Matt Nager/Bloomberg

*Celtic Media, the regional newspaper group subject to a takeover bid from Independent News & Media (INM), recorded turnover of €11.3 million and (...)

Broadcasting Authority of Ireland chairman Prof Pauric Travers: “We are looking at how we maximise the progress we make in gender and diversity,” he said

Broadcasters will be asked to report on the gender balance and diversity of their presenters and contributors to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland(...)

The Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment is hearing submissions on Independent News & Media’s proposed acquisition of Celtic Media

The business model for local newspapers is “broken” and the future of Celtic Media’s seven titles is best protected by being part of a larger company(...)

Berkshire Hathaway’s Terry Kroeger said the company had experimented with metered paywalls. Photograph: Conor McCabe

When billionaire Warren Buffett went on a shopping spree for US newspapers in 2012, it prompted some to sit up and think “maybe print isn’t dead” - on(...)