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(...)

 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 (...)

The Minister for Communications,  Denis Naughten, making a statement in the Dáil on Wednesday

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is expected to be pressed on the Minister for Communications’s statement that he only offered a “personal view” to a lobbyist f(...)

Denis Naughten: the Minister for Communications said he expressed ‘a purely personal view” that matter would most likely  be referred to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

Offering a detached personal opinion on a future ministerial decision you will take requires a feat of political gymnastics that is almost impossible(...)

Mary Lou McDonald: “Which official in the Minister’s department knew that he was speaking to Mr Ó Neachtain? ”

A phone call between Minister for Communications Denis Naughten and Eoghan Ó Neachtain, who was acting on behalf of Independent News and Media (INM), (...)