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Izzy Keane and Ailbhe Keane whose company Izzy Wheels designs colourful wheelchair wheel covers, claimed the EU’s Rising Innovator Award for women entrepreneurs following the launch of Disney x Izzy, a collaboration with the near-100 year-old media empire that saw it produce covers adorned with characters from Minnie Mouse to Marvel’s Spider-Man.

Goodbye 2021, the sequel to 2020 that dared to ratchet up January doom several apocalyptic notches and then stumbled on in that spirit for months. It(...)

Digicel struck a deal with certain bondholders in early 2019, after months of hard negotiations, to delay getting their money back, as it struggled under a then $7 billion-plus debt mountain and declining earnings.

Denis O’Brien-owned Digicel’s improved creditworthiness from an up to $1.85 billion (€1.6 billion) deal to sell its Pacific unit will be limited as a (...)

US treasury secretary Janet Yellen, who flies into Dublin on Monday, ‘would not wish to label Ireland a tax haven’. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/via Getty

US treasury secretary Janet Yellen tells the Business Post that she “would not wish to label Ireland a tax haven”. In an interview ahead of her visit (...)

Digicel is the largest mobile phone carrier in the Pacific with operations in Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu and Tahiti. Photograph: iStock

Telstra Corp is close to completing a deal to buy the Pacific operations of Denis O’Brien’s Digicel in partnership with the Australian government, acc(...)

Telstra said in late July that it was in discussions to buy Digicel Pacific, the least-indebted and most valuable part of businessmen Denis O’Brien’s Digicel Group

Telstra’s chief executive, Andy Penn, said on Thursday that he sees Digicel Pacific being run separately to the Australian telecoms giant’s main busi(...)

Digicel founder Denis O’Brien.

The downward spiral in relations between China and Australia in the past year has played into the hands of businessman Denis O’Brien as he looks to fu(...)

Telstra chief executive Andy Penn

Making local or national calls to an Australian fixed line or mobile phone number from a payphone will no longer require fumbling in pockets for coins(...)

Telstra has submitted a bid for Digicel Pacific that would be backed with a loan from the Australian government. File photograph: Getty

Australian telco Telstra has reiterated its interest in acquiring Denis O’Brien’s Digicel Pacific unit but stressed that a deal is in no way certain. (...)

Ikea’s flagship Irish store in Ballymun, north Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Ryanair has reported a €273 million loss for its first quarter even as traffic rebounded during the period. Charlie Taylor reports. Thérapie Medical (...)

A  Digicel store  in Savusavu. Covid-19 travel restrictions across the region have made it difficult for suitors to carry out site visits.

Australian phone giant Telstra is reported to have made a $2 billion (€1.7 billion) bid for Digicel’s Pacific operations. A potential deal for the Pa(...)

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