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# communicorp - Last year 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 22,552 Views 19 Comments

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
# Radio
# Radio

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

May 14th 2021, 5:42 PM 15,128 Views 2 Comments

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?
# 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 16,477 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 44,251 Views 5 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 71,185 Views 221 Comments

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

# communicorp - All time

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 13,126 Views 8 Comments

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'
# FOI
# FOI

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

Dec 6th 2019, 12:05 AM 16,320 Views 22 Comments

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
# Blacklist
# Blacklist

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

Oct 15th 2019, 6:10 AM 18,173 Views 16 Comments

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
# THE CURRENCY

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

Sep 27th 2019, 6:00 AM 14,454 Views 16 Comments

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

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 25,337 Views 105 Comments

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
# Bai
# Bai

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

Mar 28th 2018, 3:19 PM 11,909 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Presenter Sarah McInerney is leaving Newstalk

Nov 21st 2017, 11:03 AM 58,151 Views 124 Comments

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
# 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 13,731 Views 49 Comments

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
# 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 74,560 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.

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 130,372 Views 181 Comments

The exclusion covers all Communicorp stations, not just Newstalk.

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 113,157 Views 250 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
# All Change
# All Change

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

Aug 25th 2017, 12:59 PM 29,235 Views 80 Comments

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

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 36,530 Views 44 Comments

Ronan has been at the station for 15 years.

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 11,397 Views 42 Comments

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
# 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 19,462 Views 51 Comments

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
# 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 16,670 Views 20 Comments

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
# Today FM
# Today FM

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

Nov 30th 2015, 6:18 PM 15,093 Views 25 Comments

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
# Communicorp
# Communicorp

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

Oct 23rd 2014, 2:00 PM 20,786 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.

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 51,728 Views 252 Comments

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
# 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 47,676 Views 57 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…

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 5,343 Views 12 Comments

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

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 5,439 Views 8 Comments

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

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 32,782 Views 64 Comments

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
# 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 6,088 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.

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

iRadio founder Dan Healy to head RTÉ 2fm

Apr 25th 2013, 5:53 PM 11,950 Views 17 Comments

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
# 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 40,428 Views 71 Comments

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
# Communicorp

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

Dec 22nd 2012, 2:14 PM 9,534 Views 15 Comments

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
# Media
# Media

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

Jul 26th 2012, 3:19 PM 3,298 Views 11 Comments

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
# Media
# Media

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

Jul 24th 2012, 4:39 PM 3,262 Views 10 Comments

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
# INM
# INM

Independent News & Media chairman and finance chief voted off board

Jun 8th 2012, 9:46 PM 5,417 Views 12 Comments

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
# Denis O'Brien
# Denis O'Brien

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

Jun 6th 2012, 1:40 PM 2,665 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.

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 2,653 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.

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 6,801 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.

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 6,078 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.

"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 9,160 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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