Denis O'Brien

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INM shareholders last month overwhelmingly backed the Mediahuis buyout

Belgian group Mediahuis has overhauled the management team and board of Independent News and Media (INM), after formally completing its €145.6 million(...)

Gert Ysebaert, CEO and Thomas Leysen, chairman, Mediahuis. The Government must formally approve all media mergers in the State. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Government has given a green light to the €145.6 million takeover of Independent News & Media (INM) by Belgian group Mediahuis, ahead of an ap(...)

Diarmuid Gavin, with the type of plants that will be for sale in Dunnes. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The corporate headquarters of Dunnes Stores, which hides in plain sight behind a glass door on Dublin’s South Great George’s Street, is virgin territo(...)

16 Wellington Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

A large end-of-terrace house on Wellington Road in Ballsbridge was once offices for its former restaurateur and auctioneer owner. Fifteen years ago – (...)

Neither St Augustine nor St Thomas Aquinas held that the foetus in the early stages of development has a full human soul. Photograph: Getty

We need a new word for the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution. It is zygopathic. It implies an outrageous equation: woman equals zygote. From the mo(...)

Asia-Pacific region garnered 43% of global floats in 2016, boosted by state privatisations. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

Gyrating stock markets and Silicon Valley’s growing preference for staying in private ownership led to a sharp drop in global listings in 2015. Total(...)

John Collison of Stripe who was the International and Overall winner at the awards ceremony last night in Citywest last night. The event took place in front of an audience of over 1,500 people and was broadcast live on UTV Ireland and UTV. Photograph: Maxwells

John and Patrick Collison, the boy wonders of Irish technology, have won this year’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. Their online payments p(...)

The Asgard II, which sunk off the French coast in 2008. Photograph: Coiste an Asgard/PA Wire

The Atlantic Youth Trust is seeking to raise €16 million for a new Irish sail training ship. It would replace the Republic’s Asgard II, which was lost(...)

Willie Penrose TD: "Stations such as RTÉ and other commercial stations should have a quota for the amount of Irish music played"

There are some stories and characters which pop up on a regular basis on every reporters’ beat. If you’re working in the sports department, you’ll (...)

Phantom’s JNLR listener statistics for 2013 show its share of all adults was just 0.8 per cent. Among 15-34 year olds, it had a “listened yesterday” share of 3 per cent.

Dublin alternative rock station Phantom 105.2, whose backers include businessmen Denis Desmond and Denis O’Brien, plans to red(...)