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# communicorp - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Ban on Irish Times journalists appearing on Newstalk is lifted
# Newstalk
# Newstalk

Ban on Irish Times journalists appearing on Newstalk is lifted

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:58 PM 22,455 Views 19 Comments

The newspaper’s journalists were banned from appearing on Newstalk and other Communicorp radio stations in 2017.

# communicorp - Friday 14 May, 2021

Minister gives green light to sale of Denis O'Brien's Communicorp to Bauer Media
# Radio
# Radio

Minister gives green light to sale of Denis O'Brien's Communicorp to Bauer Media

May 14th 2021, 5:42 PM 15,055 Views 2 Comments

The Communicorp sale to Bauer Media is understood to be worth more than €100m.

# communicorp - Thursday 25 February, 2021

'The aristocracy of radio': What will Bauer's purchase of Communicorp mean for Irish airwaves and listeners?
# Making Waves
# Making Waves

'The aristocracy of radio': What will Bauer's purchase of Communicorp mean for Irish airwaves and listeners?

Feb 25th 2021, 6:30 PM 16,439 Views 0 Comments

Bauer’s Irish move could be a ‘shot in the arm’ for the radio industry here.

Denis O'Brien's Communicorp - which operates Today FM and Newstalk - to be sold to Bauer Media Group
# On The Radio
# On The Radio

Denis O'Brien's Communicorp - which operates Today FM and Newstalk - to be sold to Bauer Media Group

Updated Feb 25th 2021, 11:59 AM 44,182 Views 0 Comments

Bauer Media Audio operates radio stations in seven countries across Europe.

Poll: What radio station do you listen to the most?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What radio station do you listen to the most?

Feb 25th 2021, 9:59 AM 70,588 Views 221 Comments

Are you a music fan or do you prefer chat radio?

# communicorp - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Irish Times ban remains as Communicorp invites The Currency back on air
# Lifted
# Lifted

Irish Times ban remains as Communicorp invites The Currency back on air

Dec 12th 2019, 4:29 PM 13,078 Views 8 Comments

Last month, Communicorp effectively banned journalists from The Currency appearing on the group’s stations.

# communicorp - Friday 6 December, 2019

Richard Bruton told BAI the Communicorp ban was 'antithetical to a free and open press'
# FOI
# FOI

Richard Bruton told BAI the Communicorp ban was 'antithetical to a free and open press'

Dec 6th 2019, 12:05 AM 16,292 Views 22 Comments

The Communications Minister said it was a matter of “grave concern” that some journalists had been banned from radio stations.

# communicorp - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Dáil: New bill to prevent radio and television stations from blacklisting other media outlets
# Blacklist
# Blacklist

Dáil: New bill to prevent radio and television stations from blacklisting other media outlets

Oct 15th 2019, 6:10 AM 18,164 Views 16 Comments

Last month, Communicorp effectively banned journalists from The Currency appearing on the group’s stations.

# communicorp - Friday 27 September, 2019

BAI says it would be 'inappropriate' to intervene after Communicorp ban on new Irish media outlet
# THE CURRENCY
# THE CURRENCY

BAI says it would be 'inappropriate' to intervene after Communicorp ban on new Irish media outlet

Sep 27th 2019, 6:00 AM 14,440 Views 16 Comments

The Currency editor Ian Kehoe was due to appear on Today FM on Wednesday.

# communicorp - Friday 30 November, 2018

Newstalk working on new project with Peter Casey
# New Gig
# New Gig

Newstalk working on new project with Peter Casey

Nov 30th 2018, 12:23 PM 25,314 Views 105 Comments

Casey’s project will allegedly centre around topics he touched on during his presidential campaign.

# communicorp - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

BAI calls for resolution over Communicorp station ban on Irish Times journalists
# Bai
# Bai

BAI calls for resolution over Communicorp station ban on Irish Times journalists

Mar 28th 2018, 3:19 PM 11,887 Views 27 Comments

The Denis O’Brien-owned Communicorp has had the ban in place since 5 October.

# communicorp - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Presenter Sarah McInerney is leaving Newstalk
# Media Musical Chairs
# Media Musical Chairs

Presenter Sarah McInerney is leaving Newstalk

Nov 21st 2017, 11:03 AM 57,753 Views 124 Comments

Her colleague Chris Donoghue announced that he would be leaving the station on Saturday.

# communicorp - Thursday 19 October, 2017

BAI to write to Communicorp for a second time over station-ban on Irish Times journalists
# Pen Pals
# Pen Pals

BAI to write to Communicorp for a second time over station-ban on Irish Times journalists

Oct 19th 2017, 7:11 PM 13,709 Views 49 Comments

The Denis O’Brien-owned Communicorp has had the ban in place since 5 October.

# communicorp - Friday 6 October, 2017

'Ross O'Carroll Kelly' barred from Spin 1038 today because of Irish Times radio ban
# Oh No Goys
# Oh No Goys

'Ross O'Carroll Kelly' barred from Spin 1038 today because of Irish Times radio ban

Oct 6th 2017, 3:53 PM 74,482 Views 80 Comments

The creator of Ross O’Carroll Kelly was pulled from a show because Denis O’Brien owned Irish radio stations have banned all Irish Times journalists.

# communicorp - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Newstalk bans Irish Times journalists from its airwaves after George Hook furore
# Off Air
# Off Air

Newstalk bans Irish Times journalists from its airwaves after George Hook furore

Oct 5th 2017, 4:17 PM 130,286 Views 181 Comments

The exclusion covers all Communicorp stations, not just Newstalk.

# communicorp - Monday 11 September, 2017

Clayton Hotels has terminated sponsorship with Newstalk over George Hook's rape comments
# Dalata Hotel Group
# Dalata Hotel Group

Clayton Hotels has terminated sponsorship with Newstalk over George Hook's rape comments

Sep 11th 2017, 10:00 AM 113,105 Views 250 Comments

The Dalata Hotel Group said it cannot support a station that allowed “inappropriate and hurtful comments to be made”.

# communicorp - Friday 25 August, 2017

Communicorp reshuffle: Donoghue becomes group political editor, McInerney moves to weekends
# All Change
# All Change

Communicorp reshuffle: Donoghue becomes group political editor, McInerney moves to weekends

Aug 25th 2017, 12:59 PM 29,181 Views 82 Comments

Ivan Yates will replace the pair during the weekday drivetime slot.

# communicorp - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Mairéad Ronan to leave Today FM amid shakeup at Communicorp
# Radio
# Radio

Mairéad Ronan to leave Today FM amid shakeup at Communicorp

Apr 12th 2017, 2:48 PM 36,490 Views 44 Comments

Ronan has been at the station for 15 years.

# communicorp - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Denis O'Brien's Communicorp radio empire lost €3.5m last year
# Accounts
# Accounts

Denis O'Brien's Communicorp radio empire lost €3.5m last year

Dec 21st 2016, 5:35 PM 11,376 Views 42 Comments

The company owns many of Ireland’s biggest radio stations, including Newstalk and Today FM.

# communicorp - Friday 18 December, 2015

For the first time, a Denis O'Brien radio station will have to compete for its licence
# Communicorp
# Communicorp

For the first time, a Denis O'Brien radio station will have to compete for its licence

Dec 18th 2015, 12:16 PM 19,448 Views 51 Comments

It’s a battle between TXFM and the former boss of Phantom FM.

# communicorp - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

The former boss of Phantom wants the station back - and he's taking on Communicorp
# From The Flames
# From The Flames

The former boss of Phantom wants the station back - and he's taking on Communicorp

Dec 2nd 2015, 1:19 PM 16,660 Views 20 Comments

Simon Maher left the station now known as TXFM in 2011 after Communicorp came on board.

# communicorp - Monday 30 November, 2015

Gone: One of Communicorp's top radio executives is stepping down
# Today FM
# Today FM

Gone: One of Communicorp's top radio executives is stepping down

Nov 30th 2015, 6:18 PM 15,080 Views 25 Comments

Peter McPartlin – boss of Today FM and its Dublin sister station TXFM – is resigning.

# communicorp - Thursday 23 October, 2014

UTV jobs in the balance as Newstalk takes over radio news service
# Communicorp
# Communicorp

UTV jobs in the balance as Newstalk takes over radio news service

Oct 23rd 2014, 2:00 PM 20,771 Views 37 Comments

Up to eight staff based at the media company’s radio news hub say they’ve been given no indication what will happen to their roles.

# communicorp - Friday 2 May, 2014

Denis O'Brien owned Topaz appoints Brian Cowen as director
# On Board
# On Board

Denis O'Brien owned Topaz appoints Brian Cowen as director

May 2nd 2014, 6:59 PM 51,629 Views 252 Comments

A number of O’Brien’s other close associates have also been appointed to the board.

# communicorp - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Phantom FM 1996 – 2014: A brief history, by its staff — past, way past and pirate
# Fade To Black
# Fade To Black

Phantom FM 1996 – 2014: A brief history, by its staff — past, way past and pirate

Mar 15th 2014, 8:50 PM 47,036 Views 58 Comments

The ‘Phantom’ name will soon disappear from the airwaves. It’s been a long, strange, journey from that first suburban shed studio to the heart of the Communicorp empire…

# communicorp - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Louise Duffy to replace KC on Today FM
# Radio Waves
From The Daily Edge
# Radio Waves

Louise Duffy to replace KC on Today FM

Feb 15th 2014, 3:48 PM 5,313 Views 12 Comments

Duffy moves from the early breakfast slot to replace the Cork man.

# communicorp - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Communicorp to snap up eight UK radio stations
# Radio Wars
# Radio Wars

Communicorp to snap up eight UK radio stations

Feb 6th 2014, 11:20 AM 5,421 Views 8 Comments

It brings the total amount of stations owned by the company to 27.

# communicorp - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Adrian Kennedy departs for rival station morning slot in shock move
# Radio Wars 2
# Radio Wars 2

Adrian Kennedy departs for rival station morning slot in shock move

Sep 3rd 2013, 8:06 AM 32,738 Views 64 Comments

The late-night talk show host and co-presenter Jeremy Dixon are off to 98fm after a long association with FM104.

# communicorp - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Pat Rabbitte: I've no concerns about Denis O'Brien's invite to Irish economic forum
# Media Ownership
# Media Ownership

Pat Rabbitte: I've no concerns about Denis O'Brien's invite to Irish economic forum

Aug 27th 2013, 9:33 AM 6,069 Views 53 Comments

The Communications Minister was asked this morning if he was equating media magnate Denis O’Brien with China. He denied he was.

# communicorp - Thursday 25 April, 2013

iRadio founder Dan Healy to head RTÉ 2fm
# Radio
# Radio

iRadio founder Dan Healy to head RTÉ 2fm

Apr 25th 2013, 5:53 PM 11,888 Views 17 Comments

The new recruit has also worked at 98FM and Newstalk.

# communicorp - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Oh captains, our captains: 22 reasons why we’ll miss the Off the Ball team
# Off The Ball
From The42
# Off The Ball

Oh captains, our captains: 22 reasons why we’ll miss the Off the Ball team

Mar 5th 2013, 7:30 AM 39,844 Views 71 Comments

The five men who made Off The Ball famous resigned yesterday. Here are some of our favourite moments from the show.

# communicorp - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Change of CEO in Denis O'Brien's radio group
# Communicorp
# Communicorp

Change of CEO in Denis O'Brien's radio group

Dec 22nd 2012, 2:14 PM 9,454 Views 15 Comments

Communicorp announced Gervaise Slowey as the new head of its radio group, replacing Paddy Halpenny.

# communicorp - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Broadcasting Authority 'not obliged' to review Denis O'Brien's media holdings
# Media
# Media

Broadcasting Authority 'not obliged' to review Denis O'Brien's media holdings

Jul 26th 2012, 3:19 PM 3,282 Views 11 Comments

The broadcasting watchdog says Denis O’Brien doesn’t “control” Independent News & Media – he just has “a substantial interest”.

# communicorp - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

BAI to write to O'Brien's Communicorp to discuss media ownership
# Media
# Media

BAI to write to O'Brien's Communicorp to discuss media ownership

Jul 24th 2012, 4:39 PM 3,247 Views 10 Comments

The broadcasting watchdog will write to Denis O’Brien’s radio company, “on the subject matter of control and ownership”.

# communicorp - Friday 8 June, 2012

Independent News & Media chairman and finance chief voted off board
# INM
# INM

Independent News & Media chairman and finance chief voted off board

Jun 8th 2012, 9:46 PM 5,405 Views 12 Comments

Today’s annual general meeting also saw director Paul Connolly survive a move to remove him from the board.

# communicorp - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Denis O'Brien's Digicel hits profits of more that $1bn
# Denis O'Brien
# Denis O'Brien

Denis O'Brien's Digicel hits profits of more that $1bn

Jun 6th 2012, 1:40 PM 2,646 Views 12 Comments

It’s the first time the telecoms group has reached profits of this level. It operates across the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific.

# communicorp - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Denis O'Brien hits back at 'malicious' allegations over his editorial influence
# Denis O'Brien
# Denis O'Brien

Denis O'Brien hits back at 'malicious' allegations over his editorial influence

Nov 15th 2011, 12:14 PM 2,634 Views 16 Comments

In a broadside attack published today in the Irish Times, the media tycoon attacked Eamon Dunphy and much of the Irish media for its coverage of him.

# communicorp - Friday 4 November, 2011

Dunphy, Hook, Smyth, O'Brien and Byrne - the Twitter war
# Spat
# Spat

Dunphy, Hook, Smyth, O'Brien and Byrne - the Twitter war

Nov 4th 2011, 1:43 PM 6,769 Views 29 Comments

Well-known personalities have taken to Twitter to trade insults and rumours about the departures of Eamon Dunphy and Sam Smyth from their Sunday morning radio shows.

# communicorp - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Newstalk CEO and staff hit back at Dunphy’s ‘malicious allegations’
# Dunphy
# Dunphy

Newstalk CEO and staff hit back at Dunphy’s ‘malicious allegations’

Nov 1st 2011, 2:50 PM 6,061 Views 41 Comments

Eamon Dunphy’s comments on his final show with the radio station at the weekend have provoked anger amongst management and staff.

# communicorp - Sunday 30 October, 2011

"Denis O'Brien hates journalism" - Eamon Dunphy's last show on Newstalk
# Dunphy
# Dunphy

"Denis O'Brien hates journalism" - Eamon Dunphy's last show on Newstalk

Oct 30th 2011, 1:05 PM 9,140 Views 42 Comments

It was revealed yesterday that Dunphy has quit his slot on the station. Today he’s revealed some of the reasons behind his decision.

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