Former White House deputy chief of staff Karl Rove, who is promoting a Rivada Networks plan for the US telecoms sector. Photograph: Michael Kovac/Getty Images

Galway businessman Declan Ganley’s Rivada Networks is behind a plan for the US telecoms sector that is being promoted by former White House deputy chi(...)

Theresa May arrives in Dublin this evening seeking further leeway on the Border backstop

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives in Dublin this evening seeking further leeway on the Border backstop. She will be hoping today’s warning fr(...)

Declan Ganley of Rivada at home in Galway. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Irish arm of Declan Ganley’s communications technology company, Rivada Networks, increased its accumulated losses last year by €300,000 to €1.3 mi(...)

Declan Ganley with his dog Tootsie at his home near Tuam, Co Galway. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

If Declan Ganley is so rich, I growl to myself, then why can’t he build a proper driveway? I’m struggling up the crater-strewn lane that Google Maps h(...)

Declan Ganley: alleged  bidding process was “stitched up”.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Rivada Networks, controlled by Galway businessman Declan Ganley, is “evaluating its legal options” after a damning report for the Mexican government h(...)

Colm Keaveney:  he was  a somewhat nervous speaker in the Dáil

In the spring of 2016, Colm Keaveney’s options were running out.The Galway East TD lost his seat in the February 2016 general election, and was out of(...)

Grafton Street, Dublin: Waterstones MD James Daunt points out that online retailers don’t pay commercial rates because they don’t have shops, but VAT is meant to be charged on all purchases. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Commercial rates have long been a bugbear of retailers, who claim the charges decimate their bottom lines. So here’s a novel idea from James Daunt, th(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: “Our success in this area will be a mark of our success as a caring, compassionate country.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

“It’s housing, stupid” seems to be the new political mantra of the day. In an article published in the Sunday Independent, Minister for Finance Pascha(...)

Declan Ganley is associated in popular consciousness mainly with two things: Libertas and its anti-Lisbon Treaty, pro-federal EU outlook; and his anti(...)

Rivada Networks owner Declan Ganley “We look forward to other states joining New Hampshire in building their own [networks] between now and December 28th.” Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Rivada Networks, a communications company owned by Galway businessman Declan Ganley, has achieved a major breakthrough in its attempts to wrest a slic(...)

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