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#Denis O'Brien

# denis-obrien - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Denis O'Brien hits out at report which raises concerns about media ownership in Ireland

In a statement released tonight, O’Brien said the report makes for “very interesting reading”.

Communications Minister admits he hasn't read report which criticises media ownership in Ireland

Minister Naughten said he was not sent the report before it was published on Monday.

# denis-obrien - Monday 24 October, 2016

'Show some backbone' - new report harshly criticises Ireland's culture of media ownership

A new report commissioned by Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan for an EU grouping takes aim at both RTÉ and billionaire media mogul Denis O’Brien.

# denis-obrien - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Donald Trump has launched an attack on Hillary Clinton over her links to Denis O'Brien

Denis O’Brien has found himself in the middle of the US presidential battle.

# denis-obrien - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Denis O'Brien: Apple was 'picked on' by EU over record €13bn fine

The businessman said that Apple should not be punished over its tax affairs in Ireland.

# denis-obrien - Thursday 1 September, 2016

From The42 We'll Leave it There So: Munster star retires, Irish teenager moves to Premier League and all today's sport Thursday

We'll Leave it There So: Munster star retires, Irish teenager moves to Premier League and all today's sport

Plus, Colin Kaepernick’s NFL career could be over after his refusal to stand for the US national anthem.

"He's my boy": Usain Bolt describes friendship with Denis O'Brien

“He’s really a nice person. He has faith in me, he has made me a job for life.”

# denis-obrien - Friday 8 July, 2016

Catherine Murphy makes more claims in the Dáil about Denis O'Brien's finances

The Kildare North TD alleges O’Brien went guarantor on a loan to a property developer.

# denis-obrien - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Denis O'Brien: 'The government was wrong to back down on Irish Water'

O’Brien said he thinks Irish Water was “the right thing” for the country.

# denis-obrien - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Oliver Callan tore into the political elite on last night's Late Late Callan Kicked Off This post contains videos

Oliver Callan tore into the political elite on last night's Late Late

The comedian got everyone talking.

# denis-obrien - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

A case against Denis O'Brien and Michael Lowry won't go ahead - because of a law from 1634

The plaintiff does not have the €10 million required to take the case.

# denis-obrien - Monday 21 March, 2016

The company formerly known as Siteserv is going Stateside

Actavo is entering the US market for the first time.

# denis-obrien - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Denis O'Brien Snr's funeral was a veritable who's who of Ireland's rich and powerful RIP This post contains images

# denis-obrien - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Who is Michael Lowry and what's everyone's problem with him?

The Tipperary TD is the subject of the latest political controversy, but why is everyone talking about him?

# denis-obrien - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

High Court says businessman in tax affairs case can be named as Denis O'Brien

Yesterday, Justice O’Malley ordered that only the man’s initials could be published.

# denis-obrien - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Denis O'Brien is waving goodbye to his Topaz service station empire

The company is being sold to a Canadian firm for a secret sum.

# denis-obrien - Monday 30 November, 2015

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.

# denis-obrien - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Denis O'Brien is to purchase a €2.5 million painting and donate it to the state

The painting is part of the Russborough House collection which has been the subject of much controversy over the last six months.

# denis-obrien - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

What on earth is this Siteserv story all about - and why is it back in the news?

Denis O’Brien, IBRC and an obsessive TD are all part of tangled web of controversy.

# denis-obrien - Monday 9 November, 2015

The 'farcical' Anglo loans inquiry could be on the verge of collapse

The inquiry into the sale of certain loans by the former Anglo Irish Bank is in trouble.

# denis-obrien - Friday 16 October, 2015

How did a dossier about Denis O'Brien mysteriously end up on Denis O'Brien's desk?

Lawyers for PR firm Red Flag were asking that question in court today.

# denis-obrien - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Denis O'Brien's empire just got a little bit bigger - Topaz has bought out Esso

The deal is rumoured to be worth in the region of €70 million.

# denis-obrien - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Denis O'Brien claims in court that an Irish firm is involved in a conspiracy against him

He has taken action against consulting firm Red Flag.

# denis-obrien - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Denis O'Brien's legal action against the Oireachtas is back in court today

The action was taken by the businessman earlier this year over remarks made in the Dáil under privilege regarding his banking affairs with IBRC.

# denis-obrien - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Denis O'Brien's Digicel is taking on Google, Facebook, and Yahoo

The company is introducing ad blocking at a network level.

# denis-obrien - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

# denis-obrien - Monday 10 August, 2015

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Denis O'Brien has been clogging people's Twitter timelines with something a little different...

#DOBfilms have been trending recently on Twitter. And they’re great.

# denis-obrien - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Frank Flannery says Denis O'Brien is 'not above or below the law'

“People in the Third Reich thought what’s happening to the Jews would never happen to them, but finally the knock came.”

# denis-obrien - Saturday 8 August, 2015

O'Brien hits back at Irish Times in letter to the editor

O’Brien says he is seeking vindication over falsehoods uttered about him.

# denis-obrien - Friday 7 August, 2015

Who dares confront touchy billionaire Denis O'Brien?

The underlying problem is one of concentration of power and inequality in Ireland. If O’Brien was not as powerful as he is, his legal actions would not go very far.

# denis-obrien - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Denis O'Brien has asked Waterford Whispers News to remove an article

The billionaire asked his legal team to protect his good name and reputation.

# denis-obrien - Monday 3 August, 2015

Denis O'Brien has launched legal action against a Dáil committee

Every member of the CPP has been named in letters from the businessman’s lawyers.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your bank holiday Monday.

# denis-obrien - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Judge says Denis O'Brien's action against the Oireachtas is not urgent

The action, which relates to the statements made about O’Brien and his banking affairs with IBRC made under Dáil privilege recently, has been put back until October.

# denis-obrien - Friday 26 June, 2015

# denis-obrien - Friday 19 June, 2015

Denis O'Brien's private jet is up for sale

It’ll cost you a few euro though.

# denis-obrien - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Denis O'Brien is taking legal action over Dáil comments about his finances

The businessman has issued proceedings against the Houses of the Oireachtas and the State.

# denis-obrien - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about mad cows, free trade and tattooed workers.

# denis-obrien - Friday 12 June, 2015

Why it's pretty unlikely Denis O'Brien will face the banking inquiry

One TD proposed that O’Brien should be called as a witness.