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# communicorp - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

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

Last month, Communicorp effectively banned journalists from The Currency appearing on the group’s stations.

# communicorp - Friday 27 September, 2019

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

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

# communicorp - Friday 30 November, 2018

Newstalk working on new project with Peter Casey

Casey’s project will allegedly centre around topics he touched on during his presidential campaign.

# communicorp - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

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

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

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

# communicorp - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Presenter Sarah McInerney is leaving Newstalk

Her colleague Chris Donoghue announced that he would be leaving the station on Saturday.

# communicorp - Thursday 19 October, 2017

BAI to write to Communicorp for a second time over station-ban on Irish Times journalists

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

# communicorp - Friday 6 October, 2017

'Ross O'Carroll Kelly' barred from Spin 1038 today because of Irish Times radio ban

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.

# communicorp - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Newstalk bans Irish Times journalists from its airwaves after George Hook furore

The exclusion covers all Communicorp stations, not just Newstalk.

# communicorp - Monday 11 September, 2017

Clayton Hotels has terminated sponsorship with Newstalk over George Hook's rape comments

The Dalata Hotel Group said it cannot support a station that allowed “inappropriate and hurtful comments to be made”.

# communicorp - Friday 25 August, 2017

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

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

# communicorp - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Mairéad Ronan to leave Today FM amid shakeup at Communicorp

Ronan has been at the station for 15 years.

# communicorp - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Denis O'Brien's Communicorp radio empire lost €3.5m last year

The company owns many of Ireland’s biggest radio stations, including Newstalk and Today FM.

# communicorp - Friday 18 December, 2015

For the first time, a Denis O'Brien radio station will have to compete for its licence

It’s a battle between TXFM and the former boss of Phantom FM.

# communicorp - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

The former boss of Phantom wants the station back - and he's taking on Communicorp

Simon Maher left the station now known as TXFM in 2011 after Communicorp came on board.

# communicorp - 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.

# communicorp - Thursday 23 October, 2014

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

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.

# communicorp - Friday 2 May, 2014

Denis O'Brien owned Topaz appoints Brian Cowen as director

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

# communicorp - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Phantom FM 1996 – 2014: A brief history, by its staff — past, way past and pirate

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…

# communicorp - Saturday 15 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Louise Duffy to replace KC on Today FM Radio Waves

Louise Duffy to replace KC on Today FM

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

# communicorp - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Communicorp to snap up eight UK radio stations

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

# communicorp - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Adrian Kennedy departs for rival station morning slot in shock move

The late-night talk show host and co-presenter Jeremy Dixon are off to 98fm after a long association with FM104.

# communicorp - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Pat Rabbitte: I've no concerns about Denis O'Brien's invite to Irish economic forum

The Communications Minister was asked this morning if he was equating media magnate Denis O’Brien with China. He denied he was.

# communicorp - Thursday 25 April, 2013

iRadio founder Dan Healy to head RTÉ 2fm

The new recruit has also worked at 98FM and Newstalk.

# communicorp - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

From The42 Oh captains, our captains: 22 reasons why we’ll miss the Off the Ball team Off The Ball This post contains videos

Oh captains, our captains: 22 reasons why we’ll miss the Off the Ball team

The five men who made Off The Ball famous resigned yesterday. Here are some of our favourite moments from the show.

# communicorp - Saturday 22 December, 2012

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

Communicorp announced Gervaise Slowey as the new head of its radio group, replacing Paddy Halpenny.

# communicorp - Thursday 26 July, 2012

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

The broadcasting watchdog says Denis O’Brien doesn’t “control” Independent News & Media – he just has “a substantial interest”.

# communicorp - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

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

The broadcasting watchdog will write to Denis O’Brien’s radio company, “on the subject matter of control and ownership”.

# communicorp - Friday 8 June, 2012

Independent News & Media chairman and finance chief voted off board INM

Independent News & Media chairman and finance chief voted off board

Today’s annual general meeting also saw director Paul Connolly survive a move to remove him from the board.

# communicorp - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

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

It’s the first time the telecoms group has reached profits of this level. It operates across the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific.

# communicorp - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Denis O'Brien hits back at 'malicious' allegations over his editorial influence

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.

# communicorp - Friday 4 November, 2011

Dunphy, Hook, Smyth, O'Brien and Byrne - the Twitter war Spat

Dunphy, Hook, Smyth, O'Brien and Byrne - the Twitter war

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.

# communicorp - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Newstalk CEO and staff hit back at Dunphy’s ‘malicious allegations’

Eamon Dunphy’s comments on his final show with the radio station at the weekend have provoked anger amongst management and staff.

# communicorp - Sunday 30 October, 2011

"Denis O'Brien hates journalism" - Eamon Dunphy's last show on Newstalk

It was revealed yesterday that Dunphy has quit his slot on the station. Today he’s revealed some of the reasons behind his decision.

# communicorp - Saturday 29 October, 2011

Newstalk staff surprised by Eamon Dunphy departure

Broadcaster has announced that he’s walking from his Sunday morning show on Newstalk, blaming ‘management interference’.

# communicorp - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Today FM chief Willie O'Reilly to leave for RTÉ

He is to start with State broadcaster on 1 January in newly-created role of Group Commercial Director as RTÉ tries to drive commercial revenue.

# communicorp - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Today FM's Smyth changes topic during discussion about his own sacking

The journalist and broadcaster has reportedly been let go by Today FM, with his last show due to air in November.

# communicorp - Thursday 11 November, 2010

Denis O'Brien rumoured to have taken over Phantom

The BAI gives Communicorp the green light to take over the alt-music station – which has moved in with Today FM and Newstalk.