The Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment is hearing submissions on Independent News & Media’s proposed acquisition of Celtic Media

The business model for local newspapers is “broken” and the future of Celtic Media’s seven titles is best protected by being part of a larger company(...)

Catherine Murphy TD said the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission had  approved the acquisition of the Celtic Media group by Independent News and Media . Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has rejected a call for a public commission on the future of the media in the Republic. Mr Kenny said everybody would agree t(...)

The ultimate test of media plurality is not who owns what, although that certainly matters. It is whether vital stories that could be told are being told

‘Paddy likes to know the full story,’ said Enda Kenny famously. But Paddy’s chances of getting the full story are reduced by factors identified in a n(...)