Paul Connolly

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High Court inspectors are likely to be in place at Independent News & Media for most, if not all, of 2019. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The corporate story of 2018 was undoubtedly the relentless drama at Independent News & Media (INM). Annus horribilis wouldn’t even come close to d(...)

Deepwater Horizon’s devasting spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 is still fresh in the memory of some 60 environmental groups who are also united in opposition.

If the planet sounds a lot noisier since Donald Trump became US president, there’s a fair cacophony building up beneath the waves. Earlier this y(...)

Leslie Buckley: The inspectors  will  examine suspicions that  he and Denis O’Brien may have discussed “inside information” about INM. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The significance of the State’s sprawling investigation into Independent News and Media (INM) is suggested in some of the the numbers. So far the Of(...)

INM was very concerned about a “fundamental unfairness” in the ODCE’s approach to its application for inspectors, counsel for the media group told the High Court.

Independent News & Media (INM) has strongly rejected concerns of an apparent “culture of deference” within the media group towards its major share(...)

Concerns of the corporate watchdog about the extent of influence and control by Independent News & Media’s major shareholder Denis O’Brien over the media group is an important issue in Tuesday’s hearing of the application to appoint inspectors to INM.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Concerns of the corporate watchdog about the extent of influence and control by Independent News & Media’s major shareholder Denis O’Brien over th(...)

Celebrant Fr Colm Gallagher recalled how if Joey Murrin had something critical to say of a politician in public, he had always made contact with same politician beforehand to alert them. Photograph: Eric Luke

Fishing industry leader Joey Murrin was a “born communicator” with “extraordinary charisma” who was “utterly fearless” in both life and facing death, (...)

Terry Buckley had indicated to INM’s board in April his intention to resign.

Terry Buckley has stepped down as a director of Independent News & Media (INM). Mr Buckley, the managing director of outdoor advertising group Cle(...)

Stephen Rae: was installed during Leslie Buckley’s  regime but is standing down as editor-in-chief at Independent News & Media. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The news on Wednesday of further senior departures from Independent News & Media (INM) has confirmed an already-apparent trend. Slowly but surely,(...)

Independent House, Dublin: Beef magnate Larry Goodman is behind several recent large purchases of INM’s shares. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The market value of Independent News & Media (INM) surged to a ten-week high on Thursday after it emerged that beef magnate Larry Goodman had buil(...)

The New York Stock Exchange  on Wednesday:  US stocks fell after president Donald Trump signalled a new direction for US-China trade talks. Photograph: Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters

Global stocks sold off while investors raced for the safety of the Japanese yen and some government bonds on Wednesday as concerns rose that setbacks (...)

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