Departing Eir staff are being offered five weeks’ pay per year of services, capped at two years’ pay, according to sources.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Eir has unveiled plans to cut 750 jobs days after a majority stake in the company was acquired by two French firms controlled by telecoms billionaire (...)

 Eir said on Thursday that companies controlled by French telecoms billionaire Xavier Niel are set to complete the takeover of the former Irish phone monopoly “within weeks”

Eir said on Thursday that companies controlled by French telecoms billionaire Xavier Niel are set to complete the takeover of the former Irish phone m(...)

The arrival of Xavier  Niel’s companies  mark the seventh change in ownership for Eir in less than two decades

Some 45 senior staff in Eir are set to share €100 million in exchange for their shares as two companies controlled by French telecoms billionaire Xavi(...)