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Eir chief executive Carolan Lennon, and director of regulatory and public policy Gary Healy: Ms Lennon said 42 per cent of Irish people lived in rural areas compared to an EU average of 27 per cent. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Eir’s chief executive Carolan Lennon has defended her company’s controversial decision to pull out of the Government’s broadband process at the last m(...)

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’s head of sport and TV Glen Killane, who was  recruited in 2016 from RTÉ, is one of seven senior executives to leave the telco in the coming weeks. Photograph: Alan Betson

Eir has confirmed the departure of five more senior executives, bringing to seven the number that have left in the wake of the company’s imminent take(...)

Eir’s new chief executive Carolan Lennon is pictured with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  launching the Eir Fund back in 2017. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Telecommunications provider Eir said on Tuesday that it has appointed Carolan Lennon as its new chief executive, in a move which will see her guide Ei(...)

Fibre broadband: Eir says it could provide high-speed rural connections for a fraction of the proposed State subsidy. Photograph: Karl Hussey/Fennell

The Government’s broadband procurement process is fundamentally flawed and will lead to delays and higher costs for the taxpayer, Eir warned the Minis(...)

Eir said: “Providing best in class technologies such as fibre to the home carries significantly higher costs in rural locations than in urban and suburban locations.” Photo Karl Hussey/ Fennell Photography

Telecoms firms, including Vodafone and BT, are considering a boycott of Eir’s wholesale network in parts of rural Ireland in a row over pricing. The (...)

Pure Telecom CEO Paul Connell  and Orlagh Nevin, Open Eir’s director of sales,  marketing and service announcing Pure Telecom and Open Eir’s €35 million infrastructure. Photograph: John Ohle Photography

Pure Telecom has agreed a two-year €35 million infrastructure deal with Eir to offer it broadband and phone services to almost two million potential c(...)

 ComReg is likely to lower the maximum fee Eir can charge to connect customers to its fibre broadband infrastructure. Photograph: Maxwells

Telecoms regulator ComReg is likely to lower the maximum fee Eir can charge to connect customers to its fibre broadband infrastructure, The Irish Time(...)

IFA President Joe Healy:  “Access to high-speed broadband is critical for farm families in running their farm businesses.” Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has rowed in behind Eir’s bid for the National Broadband Plan, the Government-backed scheme which aims to bring h(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny welcomes the $300 million transatlantic fibre-optic cable as it arrives in Killala, Co Mayo.

Open Eir, the wholesale arm of telecoms group Eir, has secured a contract worth more than €5 million to connect Aqua Comms’ transatlantic cable syste(...)

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