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From TheJournal.ie Newstalk working on new project with Peter Casey New Gig

Newstalk working on new project with Peter Casey

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

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Presenter Sarah McInerney is leaving Newstalk Media Musical Chairs

Presenter Sarah McInerney is leaving Newstalk

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

From TheJournal.ie BAI to write to Communicorp for a second time over station-ban on Irish Times journalists Pen Pals

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ross O'Carroll Kelly' barred from Spin 1038 today because of Irish Times radio ban Oh No Goys

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Newstalk bans Irish Times journalists from its airwaves after George Hook furore Off Air

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

The exclusion covers all Communicorp stations, not just Newstalk.

From TheJournal.ie Clayton Hotels has terminated sponsorship with Newstalk over George Hook's rape comments Dalata Hotel Group

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Communicorp reshuffle: Donoghue becomes group political editor, McInerney moves to weekends All Change

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mairéad Ronan to leave Today FM amid shakeup at Communicorp Radio

Mairéad Ronan to leave Today FM amid shakeup at Communicorp

Ronan has been at the station for 15 years.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien's Communicorp radio empire lost €3.5m last year Accounts

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.

From TheJournal.ie For the first time, a Denis O'Brien radio station will have to compete for its licence Communicorp

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.

From TheJournal.ie The former boss of Phantom wants the station back - and he's taking on Communicorp From The Flames

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.

From TheJournal.ie Gone: One of Communicorp's top radio executives is stepping down Today FM

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.

From TheJournal.ie UTV jobs in the balance as Newstalk takes over radio news service Communicorp

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.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien owned Topaz appoints Brian Cowen as director On Board

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.

From TheJournal.ie Phantom FM 1996 – 2014: A brief history, by its staff — past, way past and pirate Fade To Black

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…

Louise Duffy to replace KC on Today FM

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

From TheJournal.ie Communicorp to snap up eight UK radio stations Radio Wars

Communicorp to snap up eight UK radio stations

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

From TheJournal.ie Adrian Kennedy departs for rival station morning slot in shock move Radio Wars 2

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.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Rabbitte: I've no concerns about Denis O'Brien's invite to Irish economic forum Media Ownership

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.

From TheJournal.ie iRadio founder Dan Healy to head RTÉ 2fm Radio

iRadio founder Dan Healy to head RTÉ 2fm

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Change of CEO in Denis O'Brien's radio group Communicorp

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.

From TheJournal.ie Broadcasting Authority 'not obliged' to review Denis O'Brien's media holdings Media

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”.

From TheJournal.ie BAI to write to O'Brien's Communicorp to discuss media ownership Media

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”.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien's Digicel hits profits of more that $1bn Denis O'Brien

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.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien hits back at 'malicious' allegations over his editorial influence Denis O'Brien

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Newstalk CEO and staff hit back at Dunphy’s ‘malicious allegations’ Dunphy

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.

From TheJournal.ie "Denis O'Brien hates journalism" - Eamon Dunphy's last show on Newstalk Dunphy

"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.

From TheJournal.ie Newstalk staff surprised by Eamon Dunphy departure Newstalk

Newstalk staff surprised by Eamon Dunphy departure

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

From TheJournal.ie Today FM chief Willie O'Reilly to leave for RTÉ Radio

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.

From TheJournal.ie Today FM's Smyth changes topic during discussion about his own sacking Sam Smyth

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.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien rumoured to have taken over Phantom Phantom FM

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.