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# Merger

This year
Rory McIlroy due to face media over PGA’s agreement with LIV Golf
PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan has accepted he will be labelled a hypocrite.
Rory McIlroy due to face media over PGA’s agreement with LIV Golf
PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan has accepted he will be labelled a hypocrite.
Last year
'A bit done, and a lot more to do' - from frustration to GPA merger
Gemma Begley reflects on the journey so far with The42.
All time
'A once in a lifetime opportunity' - Bray Wanderers and Cabinteely agree merger
The merged club will apply to compete in the SSE Airtricity League First Division next season.
Top stars back Federer over tennis merger suggestion as Kyrgios hits out
‘Now is the time’ to merge the men’s and women’s governing bodies, the Swiss great says.
Scarlets and Ospreys set to merge in major Welsh rugby overhaul
The two Welsh regions are set to amalgamate, potentially for as soon as the start of next season.
Data watchdog seeks urgent meeting with Facebook over plans to merge Whatsapp, Instagram and Messenger
Facebook is said to be planning to integrate its various message platforms, but the Data Protection Commissioner wants clarity.
'Proud' and 'Disgusted': Fianna Fáil and SDLP 'partnership' creates mixed feelings within the party
Leaders of Fianna Fáil and the SDLP failed to rule out a future merger of the parties.
Cork City announce merger with cup-winning women's team as club unveil new away kits for 2018
Previously a separate entity, Cork City Women’s FC has now fully merged with Cork City.
Two leading charities, Oxfam Ireland and GOAL, enter into merger negotiations
If the merger goes ahead the new global development agency named Oxfam Goal will be based in Ireland
Job losses 'unavoidable' at UTV Ireland as merger with TV3 is finalised
UTV Ireland currently employs 61 permanent staff.
A French pharma firm is to move its base to Ireland to cut its 'unsatisfactory' tax bill
Flamel Technologies said that it was previously paying an effective tax rate of 48%.
A huge drug company merger deal has been cancelled
New US tax rules were introduced on Monday which may have made the deal more unfavourable.
8 of the quickest reactions to TV3 being bought by UPC
The sarcasm was strong.
Beaming the internet down from space looks like Google's next project
Reports say Google are planning a big investment in SpaceX.
Waterford IT chair steps down to allow for 'new blood' amid merger controversy
Last month, Waterford IT pulled out of a planned merger with IT Carlow.
Facebook's takeover of Whatsapp has been approved - what does that mean for you?
The European Commission found the Facebook Messenger and Whatsapp applications are not close competitors.
IMPACT warns Bord na Mona merger would give Coillte a 'weak voice'
The agency is set to merge with Bord na Mona instead of its harvesting rights being sold off.
Kildare chambers could be merged into new business association
The members of both chambers are to vote on the merger tomorrow night.
Merger of National Library and National Museum boards will save €630,000
A statutory nine-person body is to replace the boards of the National Library and National Museum and Jimmy Deenihan says that it will be more efficient and streamlined.
EU blocks Aer Lingus takeover, Ryanair says it will appeal
The European Commission has now officially confirmed a decision that had been expected. Ryanair said immediately it will appeal the rejection of its third bid for Aer Lingus.
Consumer body seeking €130k chief executive for soon-to-be-merged body
The National Consumer Agency is seeking a new chief executive, despite being set to merge with the Competition Authority.
Ryanair profits up as it offers 'unprecedented remedies' for Aer Lingus bid
The airline has reported a half year profit and a rise in passenger numbers in its latest results.
Howlin scales back plans for abolition and merging of State agencies
Though 47 measures will go ahead by the end of this year, almost half of mergers or abolitions have been deferred or postponed.
Penguin and Random House book publishers set to merge
The joint venture, to be known as Penguin Random House, will be the leading publisher of English-language books but could late interest from Rupert Murdoch scupper the deal?
Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats
How high is Europe’s tallest building? And how many cannabis plants were seized by gardaí last year?
Questions raised over new human rights and equality body
Alan Shatter has published details of the plan to merge the Equality Authority and the Human Rights Commision – but not everyone is happy.
IrishCentral announces new community newspaper division
The owner of IrishCentral, Niall O’Dowd, announced that the Home & Away and Irish Emigrant print newspapers have joined this new division.
Anglo Irish Bank... in the shredder
Bank staff are asked to get rid of all signs of the old name from their office space.
€1: The price AIB will pay to take over EBS Building Society
The merger will be completed by July 1, but EBS will retain its own brand after AIB buys its shares for the price of €1.
Anglo and Irish Nationwide ordered to pursue merger plan
Anglo says Michael Noonan has ordered it and Irish Nationwide to begin action on a joint plan for “high level restructuring”.
EBS branches may be closed down in AIB merger
Branches of EBS may be closed down as part of the merger with AIB in order to achieve cost savings.
Un-caged: another merger means more good news for MMA fans
Fight fans may be treated to inter-organisation title fights because of the latest deal.
Newsweek staffer's internet revolt against Daily Beast merger
As gets its marching orders, disgruntled employee launches online rant.
FF backbencher: we should merge with Fine Gael
Chris Andrews says neither party is gaining traction in opinion polls because the public can’t tell them apart.