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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 Denis O'Brien's company fails to win Myanmar phone licence Denis O'Brien

Denis O'Brien's company fails to win Myanmar phone licence

The syndicate involving O’Brien’s Digicel Group has missed out on being awarded one of two nationwide phone licences.

From The42 Big softie Des Cahill recalls the night he cried on stage with Christy O'Connor Jr Special Olympics This post contains videos

Big softie Des Cahill recalls the night he cried on stage with Christy O'Connor Jr

The RTÉ presenter on getting choked up at a Special Olympics fundraiser .

From TheJournal.ie Martin wants Moriarty reopened, Taoiseach says Tribunal's work is finished Moriarty Tribunal

Martin wants Moriarty reopened, Taoiseach says Tribunal's work is finished

The Fianna Fáil leader wants a specific module of the tribunal reopened in light of new allegations concerning a previously undisclosed payment made by independent TD Michael Lowry to the land agent Kevin Phelan.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí examining Lowry tape as conversation is aired on national TV Michael Lowry

Gardaí examining Lowry tape as conversation is aired on national TV

Independent TD Michael Lowry can be heard making reference to a £250,000 payment which he said he never declared.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien and Dermot Desmond among five Irishmen on Forbes rich list Baby You're A Rich Man

Denis O'Brien and Dermot Desmond among five Irishmen on Forbes rich list

The list is once again topped by the Mexican telecoms tycoon Carlos Slim who has a net worth of $73 billion.

From TheJournal.ie Press Council defends record after Denis O'Brien libel action Press Council

Press Council defends record after Denis O'Brien libel action

O’Brien was awarded €150,000 in damages in relation to an article by journalist Paul Drury published in the Irish Daily Mail.

From TheJournal.ie Associated Newspapers 'will consider an appeal' over Denis O'Brien ruling Denis O'Brien

Associated Newspapers 'will consider an appeal' over Denis O'Brien ruling

The Irish Daily Mail’s legal representative says the newspaper is “extremely disappointed” with this evening’s outcome.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien awarded €150k in damages in defamation case against newspaper Defamation

Denis O'Brien awarded €150k in damages in defamation case against newspaper

Businessman Denis O’Brien has been awarded damages following his defamation case against the Irish Daily Mail.

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 The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s the morning after the €3.5 billion day before… so let’s bring you up to speed. Good morning!

From TheJournal.ie Binders and crossing the Alps barefoot: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Binders and crossing the Alps barefoot: The week in quotes

“I went to a number of women’s groups and I said ‘can you help us find folks?’and they brought us whole binders full of women.”

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien: doing business with Apple is "like going on methadone" Recession

Denis O'Brien: doing business with Apple is "like going on methadone"

The tycoon also said Irish people had behaved like adults during the recession.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Daily Star criticised by palace and UK owners for publishing topless Kate pics Kate Middleton

Irish Daily Star criticised by palace and UK owners for publishing topless Kate pics

St James’s Palace has said that the actions of the Irish tabloid have been motivated by greed, while the paper’s UK owners are consulting lawyers.

From TheJournal.ie Leslie Buckley appointed chairman of INM INM

Leslie Buckley appointed chairman of INM

Independent News and Media confirmed the election of Buckley as chairman and three others as company directors at today’s EGM.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix: Monday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Monday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Browne accuses O'Brien of using 'considerable wealth to stifle criticism' Vinb V DOB

Browne accuses O'Brien of using 'considerable wealth to stifle criticism'

Vincent Browne’s Politico.ie publishes correspondence from Denis O’Brien – including threats of legal action.

Medals, marathons and urine tests: London 2012 in numbers

How much gold is in an Olympic Gold medal? And just how bad IS that South Korean archer’s vision?

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 In full: Michael Lowry and Denis O'Brien's statements on court ruling Moriarty Tribunal

In full: Michael Lowry and Denis O'Brien's statements on court ruling

Both men are looking forward to defending themselves against allegations made about the awarding of Ireland’s second mobile phone licence in 1995.

From TheJournal.ie Lowry, O’Brien welcome court ruling allowing challenge to mobile licence decision Supreme Court

Lowry, O’Brien welcome court ruling allowing challenge to mobile licence decision

The former Communications Minister and Digicel chairman say the consortia’s claim is without merit, evidence or substance but Declan Ganley has said he will be pursuing his case with vigour.

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 Tense scenes expected at Independent News & Media AGM today Media

Tense scenes expected at Independent News & Media AGM today

The company has asked shareholders to remove a representative of Denis O’Brien from his position as director.

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 The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Your essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any other bits and pieces you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien criticises Sindo for "one of the most biased campaigns ever waged" Media Wars

Denis O'Brien criticises Sindo for "one of the most biased campaigns ever waged"

O’Brien’s spokesman highlighted a recent edition of the paper which he said contained 15 articles designed solely to discredit the billionaire businessman.

From TheJournal.ie No deal to give tender for water meters to O'Brien firm, insists minister Water Meters

No deal to give tender for water meters to O'Brien firm, insists minister

Pat Rabbitte says reports that SiteServ has won the tender to install water meters in Irish homes are incorrect.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

We hope you’re looking forward to the Bank Holiday weekend. But first, here’s nine things you should know by 9am today.

From TheJournal.ie Investor buys 5 per cent of Independent News & Media in one single trade Power Struggle

Investor buys 5 per cent of Independent News & Media in one single trade

A single trade worth almost €10 million – totaling some 27.7 million shares – went through on the stroke of noon.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien the biggest Irish loser on the Sunday Times Rich List Money Money Money

Denis O'Brien the biggest Irish loser on the Sunday Times Rich List

It’s not all bad news for O’Brien though. He’s still Ireland’s second richest person.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'The press is becoming the battleground for thought control' Opinion

Column: 'The press is becoming the battleground for thought control'

Nobody is investing in newspapers for profit any more, writes Michael McDowell. Instead, it’s driven by political and editorial control and influence.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Hope you’re not too wet out there…

From TheJournal.ie AUDIO: What did Gavin O'Reilly do with his first day post-INM resignation? INM

AUDIO: What did Gavin O'Reilly do with his first day post-INM resignation?

Family visits and a holiday are in the offing… However, INM re-releases its statement today to remove the word ‘unanimous’ from the directors’ decision on the deal O’Reilly received on departure.

From TheJournal.ie Gavin O'Reilly steps down as CEO of INM INM

Gavin O'Reilly steps down as CEO of INM

Vincent Crowley, current Group Chief Operating Officer, appointed in his place.

From TheJournal.ie George Hook: I'll quit if Denis O'Brien is convicted of malfeasance VINB

George Hook: I'll quit if Denis O'Brien is convicted of malfeasance

Hook on tribunals, media ownership and Rupert Murdoch…

From TheJournal.ie Michael Lowry hits out at media 'baying for his blood' Moriarty

Michael Lowry hits out at media 'baying for his blood'

The deputy said he had been victimised by the “self-appointed beacons of virtue” over his meetings with ministers.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Government link with Denis O'Brien is 'overhyped' - FG Chairman Relationship

Government link with Denis O'Brien is 'overhyped' - FG Chairman

Charlie Flanagan has sought to play down the link between the government and the businessman but did say there needed to be “clear blue water” between ministers and anyone implicated by the Moriarty Tribunal.