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Ban on Irish Times journalists appearing on Newstalk is lifted
The newspaper’s journalists were banned from appearing on Newstalk and other Communicorp radio stations in 2017.
Minister gives green light to sale of Denis O'Brien's Communicorp to Bauer Media
The Communicorp sale to Bauer Media is understood to be worth more than €100m.
'The aristocracy of radio': What will Bauer's purchase of Communicorp mean for Irish airwaves and listeners?
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
Bauer Media Audio operates radio stations in seven countries across Europe.
Poll: What radio station do you listen to the most?
Are you a music fan or do you prefer chat radio?
Irish Times ban remains as Communicorp invites The Currency back on air
Last month, Communicorp effectively banned journalists from The Currency appearing on the group’s stations.
Richard Bruton told BAI the Communicorp ban was 'antithetical to a free and open press'
The Communications Minister said it was a matter of “grave concern” that some journalists had been banned from radio stations.
Dáil: New bill to prevent radio and television stations from blacklisting other media outlets
Last month, Communicorp effectively banned journalists from The Currency appearing on the group’s stations.
BAI says it would be 'inappropriate' to intervene after Communicorp ban on new Irish media outlet
The Currency editor Ian Kehoe was due to appear on Today FM on Wednesday.
Newstalk working on new project with Peter Casey
Casey’s project will allegedly centre around topics he touched on during his presidential campaign.
BAI calls for resolution over Communicorp station ban on Irish Times journalists
The Denis O’Brien-owned Communicorp has had the ban in place since 5 October.
Presenter Sarah McInerney is leaving Newstalk
Her colleague Chris Donoghue announced that he would be leaving the station on Saturday.
BAI to write to Communicorp for a second time over station-ban on Irish Times journalists
The Denis O’Brien-owned Communicorp has had the ban in place since 5 October.
'Ross O'Carroll Kelly' barred from Spin 1038 today because of Irish Times radio ban
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.
Newstalk bans Irish Times journalists from its airwaves after George Hook furore
The exclusion covers all Communicorp stations, not just Newstalk.
Clayton Hotels has terminated sponsorship with Newstalk over George Hook's rape comments
The Dalata Hotel Group said it cannot support a station that allowed “inappropriate and hurtful comments to be made”.
Communicorp reshuffle: Donoghue becomes group political editor, McInerney moves to weekends
Ivan Yates will replace the pair during the weekday drivetime slot.
Mairéad Ronan to leave Today FM amid shakeup at Communicorp
Ronan has been at the station for 15 years.
Denis O'Brien's Communicorp radio empire lost €3.5m last year
The company owns many of Ireland’s biggest radio stations, including Newstalk and Today FM.
For the first time, a Denis O'Brien radio station will have to compete for its licence
It’s a battle between TXFM and the former boss of Phantom FM.
The former boss of Phantom wants the station back - and he's taking on Communicorp
Simon Maher left the station now known as TXFM in 2011 after Communicorp came on board.
Gone: One of Communicorp's top radio executives is stepping down
Peter McPartlin – boss of Today FM and its Dublin sister station TXFM – is resigning.
UTV jobs in the balance as Newstalk takes over radio news service
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.
Denis O'Brien owned Topaz appoints Brian Cowen as director
A number of O’Brien’s other close associates have also been appointed to the board.
Phantom FM 1996 – 2014: A brief history, by its staff — past, way past and pirate
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…
Louise Duffy to replace KC on Today FM
Duffy moves from the early breakfast slot to replace the Cork man.
Communicorp to snap up eight UK radio stations
It brings the total amount of stations owned by the company to 27.
Adrian Kennedy departs for rival station morning slot in shock move
The late-night talk show host and co-presenter Jeremy Dixon are off to 98fm after a long association with FM104.
Pat Rabbitte: I've no concerns about Denis O'Brien's invite to Irish economic forum
The Communications Minister was asked this morning if he was equating media magnate Denis O’Brien with China. He denied he was.
iRadio founder Dan Healy to head RTÉ 2fm
The new recruit has also worked at 98FM and Newstalk.
Oh captains, our captains: 22 reasons why we’ll miss the Off the Ball team
The five men who made Off The Ball famous resigned yesterday. Here are some of our favourite moments from the show.
Change of CEO in Denis O'Brien's radio group
Communicorp announced Gervaise Slowey as the new head of its radio group, replacing Paddy Halpenny.
Broadcasting Authority 'not obliged' to review Denis O'Brien's media holdings
The broadcasting watchdog says Denis O’Brien doesn’t “control” Independent News & Media – he just has “a substantial interest”.
BAI to write to O'Brien's Communicorp to discuss media ownership
The broadcasting watchdog will write to Denis O’Brien’s radio company, “on the subject matter of control and ownership”.
Independent News & Media chairman and finance chief voted off board
Today’s annual general meeting also saw director Paul Connolly survive a move to remove him from the board.
Denis O'Brien's Digicel hits profits of more that $1bn
It’s the first time the telecoms group has reached profits of this level. It operates across the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific.
Denis O'Brien hits back at 'malicious' allegations over his editorial influence
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.
Dunphy, Hook, Smyth, O'Brien and Byrne - the Twitter war
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.
Newstalk CEO and staff hit back at Dunphy’s ‘malicious allegations’
Eamon Dunphy’s comments on his final show with the radio station at the weekend have provoked anger amongst management and staff.
"Denis O'Brien hates journalism" - Eamon Dunphy's last show on Newstalk
It was revealed yesterday that Dunphy has quit his slot on the station. Today he’s revealed some of the reasons behind his decision.