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#Merger

# merger - Saturday 8 January, 2022

'A bit done, and a lot more to do' - from frustration to GPA merger
# Long Read
From The42
# Long Read

'A bit done, and a lot more to do' - from frustration to GPA merger

Jan 8th 2022, 9:00 AM 4,279 Views 0 Comments

Gemma Begley reflects on the journey so far with The42.

# merger - Friday 26 November, 2021

'A once in a lifetime opportunity' - Bray Wanderers and Cabinteely agree merger
# AMALGAMATION
From The42
# AMALGAMATION

'A once in a lifetime opportunity' - Bray Wanderers and Cabinteely agree merger

Nov 26th 2021, 11:21 AM 9,791 Views 6 Comments

The merged club will apply to compete in the SSE Airtricity League First Division next season.

# merger - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Top stars back Federer over tennis merger suggestion as Kyrgios hits out
# One Organisation
From The42
# One Organisation

Top stars back Federer over tennis merger suggestion as Kyrgios hits out

Apr 23rd 2020, 7:52 AM 8,072 Views 5 Comments

‘Now is the time’ to merge the men’s and women’s governing bodies, the Swiss great says.

# merger - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Scarlets and Ospreys set to merge in major Welsh rugby overhaul
# Join Forces
From The42
# Join Forces

Scarlets and Ospreys set to merge in major Welsh rugby overhaul

Mar 5th 2019, 12:01 AM 18,070 Views 37 Comments

The two Welsh regions are set to amalgamate, potentially for as soon as the start of next season.

# merger - Monday 28 January, 2019

Data watchdog seeks urgent meeting with Facebook over plans to merge Whatsapp, Instagram and Messenger
# Data Concerns
# Data Concerns

Data watchdog seeks urgent meeting with Facebook over plans to merge Whatsapp, Instagram and Messenger

Jan 28th 2019, 5:09 PM 19,698 Views 45 Comments

Facebook is said to be planning to integrate its various message platforms, but the Data Protection Commissioner wants clarity.

# merger - Thursday 24 January, 2019

'Proud' and 'Disgusted': Fianna Fáil and SDLP 'partnership' creates mixed feelings within the party
# Merge
# Merge

'Proud' and 'Disgusted': Fianna Fáil and SDLP 'partnership' creates mixed feelings within the party

Updated Jan 24th 2019, 1:00 PM 32,761 Views 45 Comments

Leaders of Fianna Fáil and the SDLP failed to rule out a future merger of the parties.

# merger - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Cork City announce merger with cup-winning women's team as club unveil new away kits for 2018
# Stronger Together
From The42
# Stronger Together

Cork City announce merger with cup-winning women's team as club unveil new away kits for 2018

Jan 28th 2018, 3:55 PM 7,891 Views 0 Comments

Previously a separate entity, Cork City Women’s FC has now fully merged with Cork City.

# merger - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Two leading charities, Oxfam Ireland and GOAL, enter into merger negotiations
# Good News
# Good News

Two leading charities, Oxfam Ireland and GOAL, enter into merger negotiations

Feb 14th 2017, 7:04 PM 8,435 Views 14 Comments

If the merger goes ahead the new global development agency named Oxfam Goal will be based in Ireland

# merger - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Job losses 'unavoidable' at UTV Ireland as merger with TV3 is finalised
# Acquisition
# Acquisition

Job losses 'unavoidable' at UTV Ireland as merger with TV3 is finalised

Dec 1st 2016, 1:08 PM 19,138 Views 39 Comments

UTV Ireland currently employs 61 permanent staff.

# merger - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

A French pharma firm is to move its base to Ireland to cut its 'unsatisfactory' tax bill
# Health
# Health

A French pharma firm is to move its base to Ireland to cut its 'unsatisfactory' tax bill

Aug 16th 2016, 1:42 PM 11,489 Views 26 Comments

Flamel Technologies said that it was previously paying an effective tax rate of 48%.

# merger - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

A huge drug company merger deal has been cancelled
# Called Off
# Called Off

A huge drug company merger deal has been cancelled

Apr 6th 2016, 9:09 AM 18,124 Views 60 Comments

New US tax rules were introduced on Monday which may have made the deal more unfavourable.

# merger - Friday 3 July, 2015

8 of the quickest reactions to TV3 being bought by UPC
# Big Deal
From The Daily Edge
# Big Deal

8 of the quickest reactions to TV3 being bought by UPC

Jul 3rd 2015, 7:38 PM 8,449 Views 0 Comments

The sarcasm was strong.

# merger - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Beaming the internet down from space looks like Google's next project
# Match Made In The Heavens
# Match Made In The Heavens

Beaming the internet down from space looks like Google's next project

Jan 20th 2015, 2:40 PM 6,612 Views 20 Comments

Reports say Google are planning a big investment in SpaceX.

# merger - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Waterford IT chair steps down to allow for 'new blood' amid merger controversy
# Rumbles On
# Rumbles On

Waterford IT chair steps down to allow for 'new blood' amid merger controversy

Nov 4th 2014, 5:46 PM 7,208 Views 6 Comments

Last month, Waterford IT pulled out of a planned merger with IT Carlow.

# merger - Friday 3 October, 2014

Facebook's takeover of Whatsapp has been approved - what does that mean for you?
# Merger
# Merger

Facebook's takeover of Whatsapp has been approved - what does that mean for you?

Oct 3rd 2014, 2:45 PM 17,984 Views 32 Comments

The European Commission found the Facebook Messenger and Whatsapp applications are not close competitors.

# merger - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

IMPACT warns Bord na Mona merger would give Coillte a 'weak voice'
# Merger
# Merger

IMPACT warns Bord na Mona merger would give Coillte a 'weak voice'

Nov 19th 2013, 12:40 PM 5,660 Views 25 Comments

The agency is set to merge with Bord na Mona instead of its harvesting rights being sold off.

# merger - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Kildare chambers could be merged into new business association
# Merger
# Merger

Kildare chambers could be merged into new business association

Nov 5th 2013, 1:25 PM 5,621 Views 10 Comments

The members of both chambers are to vote on the merger tomorrow night.

# merger - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Merger of National Library and National Museum boards will save €630,000
# Boards
# Boards

Merger of National Library and National Museum boards will save €630,000

Sep 14th 2013, 8:15 AM 2,889 Views 10 Comments

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.

# merger - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

EU blocks Aer Lingus takeover, Ryanair says it will appeal
# Denied
# Denied

EU blocks Aer Lingus takeover, Ryanair says it will appeal

Feb 27th 2013, 12:10 PM 8,598 Views 67 Comments

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.

# merger - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Consumer body seeking €130k chief executive for soon-to-be-merged body
# Merger
# Merger

Consumer body seeking €130k chief executive for soon-to-be-merged body

Dec 18th 2012, 2:44 PM 6,267 Views 31 Comments

The National Consumer Agency is seeking a new chief executive, despite being set to merge with the Competition Authority.

# merger - Monday 5 November, 2012

Ryanair profits up as it offers 'unprecedented remedies' for Aer Lingus bid
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair profits up as it offers 'unprecedented remedies' for Aer Lingus bid

Nov 5th 2012, 7:19 AM 8,685 Views 54 Comments

The airline has reported a half year profit and a rise in passenger numbers in its latest results.

# merger - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Howlin scales back plans for abolition and merging of State agencies
# Reform
# Reform

Howlin scales back plans for abolition and merging of State agencies

Nov 1st 2012, 9:21 AM 4,061 Views 18 Comments

Though 47 measures will go ahead by the end of this year, almost half of mergers or abolitions have been deferred or postponed.

# merger - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Penguin and Random House book publishers set to merge
# Merging
# Merging

Penguin and Random House book publishers set to merge

Oct 30th 2012, 11:02 AM 2,846 Views 5 Comments

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?

# merger - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats

Jul 7th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,225 Views 25 Comments

How high is Europe’s tallest building? And how many cannabis plants were seized by gardaí last year?

# merger - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Questions raised over new human rights and equality body
# Human Rights Commission
# Human Rights Commission

Questions raised over new human rights and equality body

Jun 5th 2012, 10:34 AM 1,912 Views 16 Comments

Alan Shatter has published details of the plan to merge the Equality Authority and the Human Rights Commision – but not everyone is happy.

# merger - Friday 10 February, 2012

IrishCentral announces new community newspaper division
# Emigration
# Emigration

IrishCentral announces new community newspaper division

Feb 10th 2012, 12:32 PM 1,910 Views 3 Comments

The owner of IrishCentral, Niall O’Dowd, announced that the Home & Away and Irish Emigrant print newspapers have joined this new division.

# merger - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Anglo Irish Bank... in the shredder
# Office Politics
# Office Politics

Anglo Irish Bank... in the shredder

Oct 12th 2011, 12:34 PM 2,207 Views 25 Comments

Bank staff are asked to get rid of all signs of the old name from their office space.

# merger - Thursday 26 May, 2011

€1: The price AIB will pay to take over EBS Building Society
# AIB-EBS Merger
# AIB-EBS Merger

€1: The price AIB will pay to take over EBS Building Society

May 26th 2011, 8:59 PM 2,096 Views 0 Comments

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.

# merger - Monday 11 April, 2011

Anglo and Irish Nationwide ordered to pursue merger plan
Live Apr 11th 2011, 9:37 AM

Anglo and Irish Nationwide ordered to pursue merger plan

# merger - Sunday 10 April, 2011

EBS branches may be closed down in AIB merger
Live Apr 10th 2011, 1:56 PM

EBS branches may be closed down in AIB merger

# merger - Saturday 9 April, 2011

Un-caged: another merger means more good news for MMA fans From The42
Live Apr 9th 2011, 10:27 AM

Un-caged: another merger means more good news for MMA fans

# merger - Monday 15 November, 2010

Newsweek staffer's internet revolt against Daily Beast merger
# Rant
# Rant

Newsweek staffer's internet revolt against Daily Beast merger

Nov 15th 2010, 3:21 PM 370 Views 0 Comments

As Newsweek.com gets its marching orders, disgruntled employee launches online rant.

# merger - Monday 25 October, 2010

FF backbencher: we should merge with Fine Gael
# Merger?
# Merger?

FF backbencher: we should merge with Fine Gael

Oct 25th 2010, 10:02 AM 543 Views 0 Comments

Chris Andrews says neither party is gaining traction in opinion polls because the public can’t tell them apart.