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(...)

 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(...)

Leslie Buckley: Mr Buckley, then INM chairman, texted Denis O’Brien on January 12th, 2017, after Minister for Communications Denis Naughten officially announced he was referring the takeover to the BAI. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Former Independent News & Media chairman Leslie Buckley told the company’s biggest shareholder Denis O’Brien that the decision to refer the compa(...)

This is the full text of the email sent to then Independent News & Media chairman Leslie Buckley by public relations executive Nigel Heneghan at 9(...)

Former INM chairman Leslie Buckley forwarded information obtained from Minister for Communications Denis Naughten through a PR consultant to the group’s main shareholder within half an hour, according to documents opened in the High Court this week. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

On November 10th, 2016 the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC), which signs off on mergers and takeovers, approved Independent News (...)

Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp is the parent company of Newstalk, Today FM, 98FM and Spin, from which all ‘Irish Times’ journalists have been banned under an edict. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp radio stations’ blanket ban on Irish Times journalists is to be discussed by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland when it(...)

Heneghan PR’s Nigel Heneghan: Regulation of Lobbying Bill 2013 a little heavy on the red tape

Lobbying has “become a dirty word”, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin lamented shortly after he produced the heads of the Regu(...)