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David Shackleton (right), Ding chief executive, pictured with the US team in the iconic Bell Labs building.

Irish mobile payments firm Ding has opened a new office in New Jersey in the United States. Ding chairman and founder Mark Roden is a former EY (...)

Members of the cast of Riverdance at the Ding stand: “Riverdance is such a global brand and one that denotes everything that is strong and contemporary about Ireland.”

How do you get noticed when you are a small Irish company battling it out with the likes of Sony, LG, Samsung and Huawei at the world’s largest annual(...)

Irish businessman Denis O’Brien is linked to property on the Caribbean island where Dermot Desmond has been developing an exclusive tourist resort, fi(...)

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel formally withdrew its filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission last week.

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel is understood to have agreed a $150 million (€134.3 million) banking credit facility to bolster its financial flexibility as t(...)

The phone mast at Unit 1, Slaney Road, in Dublin Industrial Estate. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An Bord Pleanála has ordered that 3 Ireland remove a phone mast in Dublin’s Glasnevin area despite warnings by the company this would cause major ser(...)

Denis O’Brien: Since Digicel’s IPO was pulled, he has faced the threat of stiffer competition in the Caribbean. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

Businessman Denis O’Brien waived about $20 million (€17.5m) of cash dividends last year from his Digicel Group and has promised the mobile company’s l(...)

Mark McCloskey: much of his early career was with Denis O’Brien’s Esat Telecom at a time when it was a proving ground for a whole generation of future Irish business leaders.

It all started in hospital, appropriately enough. Recuperating in a four-bed ward after knee surgery, access to the television quickly became an irrit(...)

Digicel chairman Denis O’Brien said the group was continuing its “journey to becoming a total communications and entertainment company”. Photograph: Reuters

Digicel, the telecoms group owned by businessman Denis O’Brien, is expected to set a price range for its initial public offering (IPO) this week. The (...)

Michael Lowry (centre) with Mar Kare Gustad of Telenor Mobile, Noway, and Denis O’Brien (right), in 1995.  O’Brien plans to float Digicel in New York. Photograph: Eric Luke

Dramatic disclosures about a possible payment to former communications minister Michael Lowry created a secret crisis in the run-up to Denis O’Brie(...)

‘Larry Goodman’s fortune in the 1980s was built on his brilliant and relentless use of the massive EU and State subsidies available to the beef industry.’ Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

I have never taken LSD but Irish politics reminds me that I don’t need to. The flashbacks to bad trips keep coming without chemical assistance. A liti(...)

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