Joe.ie is among the media interests owned by Greencastle Capital.

Several senior executives have resigned from London-listed company Iconic Labs to join Greencastle Media Group, the division of UK private equity comp(...)

Joe.ie was formerly part of the Maximum Media group founded by Niall McGarry

There has been an exodus of senior management at the company that owns digital publication Joe.ie, while its parent group is also engaged in a strateg(...)

Mickey O’Rourke, owner of Premier Sports pay TV group. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Mickey O’Rourke’s Premier Sports pay TV group has taken a 10 per cent stake in the company that operates JOE and Her Media, with a view to sharing spo(...)

Barcelona’s  Lionel Messi with his teammate Luis Suarez.

Premier Sports, the pay TV broadcaster founded by Irish businessman Mickey O’Rourke, has secured the UK and Ireland rights to show every match from Sp(...)

 Pro14 rugby: a good example of a rights-holder that has set up an effective formula in Ireland, where the pay-TV option on Eir Sport is blended with TG4’s free-to-air access. Photograph:  ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

When the men’s Rugby World Cup (RWC) whirs into action in Japan next month, it will mark a pivotal moment for Eir Sport. Will it be a crowning triump(...)

Sky Sports had the rights to Liverpool’s Friday night clash against Norwich City, but many more fixtures are only on BT Sport or Premier Sports. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

A lot has happened since 2016, when Virgin Media Ireland chief executive Tony Hanway defended Virgin’s move to drop the Eir Sport pack of channels by (...)

  Munster’s Alby Mathewson in action. A third of men – and 43 per cent of men aged 25-34 – are subscribers to sports channels, research has found. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

One in four Irish people have subscribed to a paid TV sports channel package in the last 12 months, while 10 per cent have purchased pay-per-view acce(...)

Irishman Mickey O’Rourke pictured at his studio base in Dublin. His company Premier Sports has netted significant rights to show live Scottish cup football in the past week. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The State must pay almost €21 million to more than 1,200 people who made claims against the now defunct Setanta Insurance, the High Court ordered on M(...)

Mickey O’Rourke’s Premier Sports will have the rights to show 33 live Saturday afternoon games.  Photograph: PA Wire

Dublin businessman Mickey O’Rourke has secured the Irish rights to broadcast 53 live English Premier League matches per season for a three-year period(...)

Camile Thai restaurant on Pearse Street, Dublin. Its owner Brody Sweeney is expanding into the UK market. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Cast your mind back a decade ago, to the tail end of the wretched Celtic Tiger. Although hell was around the corner, nobody knew it yet. The boom was (...)

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