As Taoiseach, Enda Kenny’s biggest weakness – occasionally acknowledged by the man himself – was in communications. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Enda Kenny had a largely successful six-year stint as taoiseach. The Mayo man confounded his doubters with energetic leadership. On his watch, the Sta(...)

Former taoiseach Enda Kenny is joining the firm as a non-executive director  to ‘provide guidance on its future strategic direction’.

The former taoiseach, Enda Kenny, has agreed to join the board of Heneghan Strategic Communications, the lobbying and public relations agency run by N(...)

The TG4 pitchside studio with Máire Treasa Ní Dhubhghaill, Ronan Loughney and Eoghan O Neachtain. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Throughout its many changes in participants (26), tournament formats, sponsors and broadcasting partners (22 and counting), one aspect of the Pro14 ha(...)

Social Democrats joint leader  Catherine Murphy. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Social Democrats have called on Minister for Communications Denis Naughten to recuse himself from any decisions related to the proposed purchase o(...)

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten. Séamus Dooley, the NUJ’s Irish secretary, called on the Minister to recuse himself voluntarily from involvement in media regulation.

The National Union of Journalists has called on Minister for Communications Denis Naughten to recuse himself from media regulation for telling a lobby(...)

PR adviser and Newstalk director James Morrissey was copied in on an email sent by former INM chairman Leslie Buckley to shareholder Denis O’Brien. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Emerging revelations from the Independent News & Media saga, like a giant drifting jellyfish in a tempestuous sea, are catching more and more peop(...)

Denis O’Brien: alleged influence he wielded over INM lies at the heart of the ODCE’s investigation. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Conversations on Dublin’s Talbot Street typically concern its bargain clothes and mobile phone shops. One day in May 2015, however, an unusual chat to(...)

 Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Denis Naughten: phone call between Eoghan Ó Neachtain and Mr Naughten on the proposed Celtic Media takeover by INM was not registered.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Former government press secretary Eoghan Ó Neachtain has registered 10 separate returns of lobbying activity over the past two years, including two me(...)

Simon Coveney on Denis Naughten: “in my view he did not do anything that constitutes giving inappropriate information to anybody. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins Tánaiste Simon Coveney said he had confidence in Denis Naughten as Minister for Communications. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has expressed confidence in Minister for Communications Denis Naughten during heated Dáil exchanges about Mr Naughten’s controv(...)

 Denis Naughten addressing the Dáil on Wednesday

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has expressed “sincere regret” for contact he had with a lobbyist acting for Independent News and Media in (...)

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