Richard Moat

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The world of sports broadcast rights can be cut-throat, with examples abounding of glorious land grabs turning into humiliating early exits.

Eir is sitting out the latest sports rights auctions and “exploring options” for Eir Sport. They don’t look great. If Eir Sport was a football game, (...)

Eir headquarters. Photograph: Alan Betson

Customers of the State’s biggest telecoms operator were that worn down by its dire service standards, some seemed almost nostalgic for its semi-State (...)

Eir chief executive Carolan Lennon said the firm is prepared to take part in a retendering process for the broadband plan.

Eir would be prepared to take part in a retendering process for the National Broadband Plan should the Government agree to change the current model, t(...)

Employees exiting from the Eir Group headquarters at Heuston South Quarter on Thursday after news of 750 redundancies was announced. Photograph: Alan Betson

Richard Moat, who stepped down this week as chief executive of Eir, said five years’ ago (then as chief financial officer) that he hoped a programme t(...)

Departing Eir staff are being offered five weeks’ pay per year of services, capped at two years’ pay, according to sources.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Eir has unveiled plans to cut 750 jobs days after a majority stake in the company was acquired by two French firms controlled by telecoms billionaire (...)

Eir’s head of sport and TV Glen Killane, who was  recruited in 2016 from RTÉ, is one of seven senior executives to leave the telco in the coming weeks. Photograph: Alan Betson

Eir has confirmed the departure of five more senior executives, bringing to seven the number that have left in the wake of the company’s imminent take(...)

 Eir said on Thursday that companies controlled by French telecoms billionaire Xavier Niel are set to complete the takeover of the former Irish phone monopoly “within weeks”

Eir said on Thursday that companies controlled by French telecoms billionaire Xavier Niel are set to complete the takeover of the former Irish phone m(...)

Eir’s new chief executive Carolan Lennon is pictured with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  launching the Eir Fund back in 2017. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Telecommunications provider Eir said on Tuesday that it has appointed Carolan Lennon as its new chief executive, in a move which will see her guide Ei(...)

Fibre broadband: Eir says it could provide high-speed rural connections for a fraction of the proposed State subsidy. Photograph: Karl Hussey/Fennell

The Government’s broadband procurement process is fundamentally flawed and will lead to delays and higher costs for the taxpayer, Eir warned the Minis(...)

Richard Moat of Eir: “I want to stay around and be a part of Irish business life.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Richard Moat, the English-born chief executive of Ireland’s former State telecoms incumbent, has had to become a bit of a forester to navigate the thi(...)

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