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#Denis O'Brien

# denis-obrien - Friday 15 May, 2015

Denis O'Brien received a lifetime achievement award for contribution to tech industry
# Award
# Award

Denis O'Brien received a lifetime achievement award for contribution to tech industry

May 15th 2015, 5:00 PM 12,430 Views 0 Comments

The award recognises the “valuable contribution made by an individual to the growth of the technology industry”

IBRC lawyers: 'There are no laws to protect the public against boring stories'
# Courts
# Courts

IBRC lawyers: 'There are no laws to protect the public against boring stories'

May 15th 2015, 3:04 PM 6,816 Views 0 Comments

Denis O’Brien took an injunction action against RTÉ to prevent a broadcast of an item.

# denis-obrien - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

May 13th 2015, 11:59 PM 24,896 Views 0 Comments

A little girl egged at a No campaign event, the death of Derek Davis and a train crash in Philadelphia had people talking today.

"Mr O'Brien is a media baron" - RTÉ fights action against Denis O'Brien
# Freedom Of Expression
# Freedom Of Expression

"Mr O'Brien is a media baron" - RTÉ fights action against Denis O'Brien

May 13th 2015, 6:45 PM 26,126 Views 0 Comments

The businessman is seeking an injunction against the broadcast of an RTÉ news item.

# denis-obrien - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Denis O'Brien begins injunction case against RTÉ - reporting restrictions imposed on media
# IN COURT
# IN COURT

Denis O'Brien begins injunction case against RTÉ - reporting restrictions imposed on media

May 12th 2015, 4:35 PM 18,468 Views 0 Comments

The businessman is seeking to prevent the broadcast of a news story in which he features.

# denis-obrien - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Murphy calls on KPMG to remove itself from Siteserv probe
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Murphy calls on KPMG to remove itself from Siteserv probe

May 6th 2015, 9:32 PM 18,575 Views 98 Comments

A Fianna Fáil motion calling for an independent commission to be established has been defeated by the government.

# denis-obrien - Friday 1 May, 2015

An RTÉ story about Denis O'Brien has been blocked until at least 12 May
# Injunction
# Injunction

An RTÉ story about Denis O'Brien has been blocked until at least 12 May

May 1st 2015, 11:21 AM 19,315 Views 0 Comments

The High Court heard today that IBRC will also be seeking an injunction.

# denis-obrien - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Denis O'Brien wants an injunction to stop RTÉ airing a story about him
# High Court
# High Court

Denis O'Brien wants an injunction to stop RTÉ airing a story about him

Apr 30th 2015, 8:35 PM 29,286 Views 0 Comments

The matter will come before the High Court again tomorrow.

Alex White: 'Sinn Féin operates on smears ... they can't be taken seriously'
# Conflict Of Interest
# Conflict Of Interest

Alex White: 'Sinn Féin operates on smears ... they can't be taken seriously'

Apr 30th 2015, 3:11 PM 16,839 Views 106 Comments

Labour and Sinn Féin clashed over the Siteserv review … again.

# denis-obrien - Monday 27 April, 2015

We tried to find out who Siteserv's shareholders are ... it didn't go to plan
# Farce
# Farce

We tried to find out who Siteserv's shareholders are ... it didn't go to plan

Apr 27th 2015, 8:30 PM 45,466 Views 107 Comments

When in doubt, hit the F10 button.

# denis-obrien - Sunday 26 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 26th 2015, 11:03 AM 12,584 Views 5 Comments

Everyone was talking about SiteServ, mobilegeddon and food-delivery wars.

# denis-obrien - Friday 24 April, 2015

Alan Dukes has A LOT to say about the 'odd ideas' at the Department of Finance
# SiteServ
# SiteServ

Alan Dukes has A LOT to say about the 'odd ideas' at the Department of Finance

Apr 24th 2015, 9:15 PM 16,166 Views 75 Comments

The former finance minister explained why IBRC and the department didn’t always get along.

Enda says a full inquiry into Siteserv would take quite a long time
# Siterserv
# Siterserv

Enda says a full inquiry into Siteserv would take quite a long time

Apr 24th 2015, 12:50 PM 21,956 Views 185 Comments

More documents released under FOI show that Siteserv was not the only issue of contention between the department and IBRC.

# denis-obrien - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Noonan announces review into Siteserv deal as more FOI documents emerge
# Following The Money
# Following The Money

Noonan announces review into Siteserv deal as more FOI documents emerge

Apr 23rd 2015, 10:46 PM 18,707 Views 125 Comments

The Department of Finance questioned whether shareholders should have received €5 million.

What exactly is Siteserv - and why is everyone talking about it?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What exactly is Siteserv - and why is everyone talking about it?

Apr 23rd 2015, 7:50 AM 69,953 Views 107 Comments

Catherine Murphy tells us about the “extraordinary turn of events” that led to taxpayers losing millions.

More than one whistleblower came forward with Siteserv information
# Following The Money
# Following The Money

More than one whistleblower came forward with Siteserv information

Apr 23rd 2015, 6:10 AM 18,451 Views 87 Comments

The plot thickens…

# denis-obrien - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Here are the HEAVILY redacted documents that raise questions about IBRC's sale of Siteserv
# Notes On A Scandal
# Notes On A Scandal

Here are the HEAVILY redacted documents that raise questions about IBRC's sale of Siteserv

Apr 22nd 2015, 8:16 PM 21,064 Views 93 Comments

The documents were released to independent TD Catherine Murphy under Freedom of Information.

Spending watchdog to examine IBRC sale of Siteserv... and more FOIs to be released
# SiteServ
# SiteServ

Spending watchdog to examine IBRC sale of Siteserv... and more FOIs to be released

Apr 22nd 2015, 12:40 PM 16,451 Views 137 Comments

Earlier, Alan Dukes denied any impropriety in the sale of Siteserv to the Denis O’Brien company.

# denis-obrien - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

The curious case of an 'obsessive' TD, the state losing millions, and a Denis O'Brien company
# Water Meters
# Water Meters

The curious case of an 'obsessive' TD, the state losing millions, and a Denis O'Brien company

Apr 21st 2015, 11:00 PM 45,788 Views 78 Comments

Catherine Murphy wants a full inquiry into deals made by IBRC.

# denis-obrien - Sunday 22 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 22nd 2015, 8:35 AM 11,783 Views 3 Comments

Everyone was talking about Ryanair’s U-turn, trains and automobiles, and the city-country divide.

# denis-obrien - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Denis O'Brien's media empire just got that bit smaller
# Cashing Out
# Cashing Out

Denis O'Brien's media empire just got that bit smaller

Mar 19th 2015, 9:23 AM 24,136 Views 55 Comments

But the O’Brien-controlled Independent News and Media wants to use its new cash windfall to expand in Ireland.

# denis-obrien - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Denis O'Brien is making more money from his petrol stations
# On The Up
# On The Up

Denis O'Brien is making more money from his petrol stations

Feb 18th 2015, 6:32 PM 28,418 Views 98 Comments

The company has laid out a €20 million programme of investment.

# denis-obrien - Thursday 22 January, 2015

A billionaire and his nannies... and a few other things going down at Davos
# We Are The World
# We Are The World

A billionaire and his nannies... and a few other things going down at Davos

Jan 22nd 2015, 11:38 AM 12,241 Views 29 Comments

Tough luck if you weren’t one of the tycoons or celebrities invited.

# denis-obrien - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Enda Kenny is headed there, along with Denis O'Brien... So what's this Davos all about?
# Billionaires Paradise
# Billionaires Paradise

Enda Kenny is headed there, along with Denis O'Brien... So what's this Davos all about?

Jan 21st 2015, 6:17 PM 24,087 Views 131 Comments

It’s a bit like school camp, but for billionaires.

# denis-obrien - Friday 12 December, 2014

Irish Water: No rules were broken when GMC Sierra won metering contract
# Fair And Square
# Fair And Square

Irish Water: No rules were broken when GMC Sierra won metering contract

Dec 12th 2014, 6:15 AM 12,642 Views 62 Comments

TD Catherine Murphy has raised the issue in the Dáil on numerous occasions.

# denis-obrien - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Michael O'Leary's ice bucket challenge is the most Michael O'Leary thing ever
# Vintage
# Vintage

Michael O'Leary's ice bucket challenge is the most Michael O'Leary thing ever

Aug 21st 2014, 11:25 PM 47,962 Views 49 Comments

Oh, and Denis O’Brien did one too.

# denis-obrien - Friday 8 August, 2014

The Briefcase: Russia freezes us out, house prices and drinking on the job
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: Russia freezes us out, house prices and drinking on the job

Aug 8th 2014, 3:02 PM 8,684 Views 2 Comments

This was the week in business.

# denis-obrien - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Aug 7th 2014, 11:05 PM 14,122 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Obama considering hitting Iraq, Russia’s ban on EU food, and Denis O’Brien…

Denis O'Brien has sold a €4.7 million stake in Aer Lingus
# Cashing Out
# Cashing Out

Denis O'Brien has sold a €4.7 million stake in Aer Lingus

Aug 7th 2014, 5:32 PM 17,365 Views 51 Comments

O’Brien now owns just over 2.4% of the airline.

# denis-obrien - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Denis O'Brien makes British rich list
# Make Money
# Make Money

Denis O'Brien makes British rich list

May 11th 2014, 5:32 PM 28,283 Views 84 Comments

€3.85 billion. Well for some.

# denis-obrien - 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 51,621 Views 252 Comments

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

# denis-obrien - Friday 11 April, 2014

Those with 'deep pockets' control the media - Clare Daly
# Money Is Power
# Money Is Power

Those with 'deep pockets' control the media - Clare Daly

Apr 11th 2014, 12:41 PM 10,933 Views 69 Comments

Mick Wallace added: “People are afraid of the money and power of Denis O’Brien, he’s worth billions … His influence to shape the news is too great.”

# denis-obrien - Monday 7 April, 2014

Denis O'Brien to take over Beacon Hospital in Sandyford
# Sold
# Sold

Denis O'Brien to take over Beacon Hospital in Sandyford

Apr 7th 2014, 8:56 PM 22,390 Views 47 Comments

UPMC Ireland said that a ‘generous offer’ was made by the businessman.

# denis-obrien - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Denis O'Brien believes politicians are the economy's biggest problem
# Davos
# Davos

Denis O'Brien believes politicians are the economy's biggest problem

Jan 22nd 2014, 5:30 PM 15,664 Views 30 Comments

The 55-year-old was speaking ahead of the World Economic Forum this week.

# denis-obrien - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Digicel plans €500m investment as Denis O'Brien targets 'massive push' in 2014
# Expansion
# Expansion

Digicel plans €500m investment as Denis O'Brien targets 'massive push' in 2014

Jan 21st 2014, 4:55 PM 11,638 Views 43 Comments

In an interview with the Financial Times, O’Brien said that an expected $650m dividend from the company to him “hasn’t been paid yet”.

# denis-obrien - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Opinion: Delaney's Late Late Show interview an all-too-predictable affair
# Review
From The42
# Review

Opinion: Delaney's Late Late Show interview an all-too-predictable affair

Nov 9th 2013, 2:41 PM 3,297 Views 9 Comments

The FAI Chief Executive discussed his side’s new management team on the show last night.

# denis-obrien - Friday 8 November, 2013

Lowry: I'll fight Moriarty costs ruling all the way to European Courts
# Tribunal
# Tribunal

Lowry: I'll fight Moriarty costs ruling all the way to European Courts

Nov 8th 2013, 8:12 AM 6,417 Views 0 Comments

The former communications minister has been ordered to pay two thirds of his Tribunal costs.

# denis-obrien - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Communicorp's Lucy Gaffney: There was too much fat in INM
# Lucy Gaffney
# Lucy Gaffney

Communicorp's Lucy Gaffney: There was too much fat in INM

Oct 26th 2013, 2:53 PM 10,212 Views 13 Comments

Chairwoman of Communicorp and board member of INM and Digicel also says that her boss Denis O’Brien is “demanding” but “not ruthless”.

# denis-obrien - Friday 4 October, 2013

Global Irish Economic Forum to get underway at Dublin Castle
# Economic Forum
# Economic Forum

Global Irish Economic Forum to get underway at Dublin Castle

Oct 4th 2013, 6:00 AM 2,755 Views 5 Comments

Minister for Foreign affairs Éamon Gilmore will deliver the opening address this morning.

# denis-obrien - Saturday 7 September, 2013

John Waters, junior doctors and jail: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

John Waters, junior doctors and jail: The week in numbers

Sep 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 6,217 Views 4 Comments

Plus: How much money did the bars in Leinster House make last year?