Mike Fries

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Virgin Media Ireland’s TV subscribers increased from 289,300 to 318,700 in the first quarter. Photograph: Bloomberg

Virgin Media Ireland recorded a rise in subscribers in the first quarter as revenue jumped by more than a quarter for its parent Liberty Global. The (...)

Irish non-bank lender Finance Ireland is eyeing up parts of Ulster Bank’s business banking book, triggering a potential bidding war with Permanent TSB(...)

A television remote control unit for a Virgin Media set top box, owned by Liberty Global. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Liberty Global Plc has agreed to buy Sunrise Communications AG in a deal that values the Swiss phone carrier at about 5 billion Swiss francs (€4.6 bil(...)

Liberty Global chief executive Mike Fries

Liberty Global chief executive Mike Fries is in line for as much as $123 million in compensation, filings ahead of its June 30th annual meeting show. (...)

Tony Hanway, Virgin Media Ireland’s chief executive, wrote to staff last month saying growth was down and costs were up and the company needed a ‘transformation programme’. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The email was cloaked in management speak and took a long time to get to the point. When it did, the message was alarming for Virgin Media Ireland sta(...)

The test card had been transmitting for 12 days before the Indian summer’s Sunday when taoiseach Bertie Ahern pushed the button that put TV3 on air. I(...)

Claire Brock will present the new 8pm news bulletin on Virgin Media One (TV3). Photograph: Brian McEvoy

News and current affairs will be boosted and there will be a Reeling in the Years-style look back at Ireland’s recent past in the first autumn season (...)

Liberty Global chief executive Mike Fries (L) chats to the company’s founder, John Malone, in Dublin last month.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

Virgin Media Ireland lost broadband and television subscribers in the three months to the end of June, but its revenue rose, according to the latest f(...)

John Malone, chairman, Liberty Group was one of the first international investors to take a punt on Ireland after the economy collapsed in 2008. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

American billionaire John Malone relaxes into a boardroom chair in a meeting room of the five-star Intercontinental hotel that he owns in Ballsbridge,(...)

Liberty Global chief executive Mike Fries speaking at Virgin Media Ireland’s headquarters in Dublin this week. Photograph: Julien Behal

Liberty Global, owner of Virgin Media, signalled it had “no limit” to its ambition for its Irish television business, saying the soon-to-rebrand TV3 G(...)

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