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American group seals takeover of Burnley, acquiring 84% stake
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American group seals takeover of Burnley, acquiring 84% stake

Dec 31st 2020, 9:37 AM 4,802 Views 5 Comments

The deal should give Sean Dyche much-needed funds ahead of the January transfer window.

Cork City vote overwhelmingly in favour of selling club to owner of Preston North End
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Cork City vote overwhelmingly in favour of selling club to owner of Preston North End

Oct 29th 2020, 6:49 AM 9,298 Views 6 Comments

A supporters’ trust established in 2007 has controlled the club since the beginning of the 2010 season.

Cork City set to vote today on €1 takeover bid by Preston North End owner
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# League Of Ireland

Cork City set to vote today on €1 takeover bid by Preston North End owner

Oct 28th 2020, 8:25 AM 43,967 Views 15 Comments

The Foras board of management and the club’s administrative staff have both publicly backed a yes vote.

Bolton Wanderers back from the brink as takeover deal completed
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# Sold

Bolton Wanderers back from the brink as takeover deal completed

Aug 28th 2019, 6:53 PM 4,935 Views 2 Comments

The League One club had been given 14 days to find a buyer or face extinction.

Ex-Sligo, Bohs, Dundalk and Galway manager involved in Limerick takeover
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Ex-Sligo, Bohs, Dundalk and Galway manager involved in Limerick takeover

May 3rd 2019, 4:03 PM 5,458 Views 2 Comments

Belfast native Sean Connor is representing a group in ‘advanced talks’ to buy the SSE Airtricity League club.

Belgian group Mediahuis to buy Independent News and Media for €145.6m
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Belgian group Mediahuis to buy Independent News and Media for €145.6m

Apr 30th 2019, 7:57 AM 16,668 Views 30 Comments

A number of different companies had been rumoured to buy the media group.

Team Sky renamed Team Ineos after being bought out by Britain's richest man
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Team Sky renamed Team Ineos after being bought out by Britain's richest man

Mar 19th 2019, 3:45 PM 6,481 Views 10 Comments

The controversial cycling outfit has secured backing from the owner of chemical giants Ineos, Jim Ratcliffe.

Coca-Cola to buy coffee chain Costa in deal worth over €4 billion
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Coca-Cola to buy coffee chain Costa in deal worth over €4 billion

Aug 31st 2018, 7:56 AM 21,562 Views 50 Comments

The soft drink giant said this gave it a way into the hot beverage market.

Doherty scores twice for leaders Wolves on good night for Irish players in the Championship
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Doherty scores twice for leaders Wolves on good night for Irish players in the Championship

Mar 13th 2018, 10:10 PM 7,503 Views 9 Comments

Matt Doherty, Ryan Manning and Enda Stevens all scored in wins for their Championship sides this evening.

French billionaire buys majority stake in Eir
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French billionaire buys majority stake in Eir

Dec 20th 2017, 9:02 AM 25,129 Views 79 Comments

The transaction is expected to be completed early next year.

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Conservative Koch brothers to buy Time Inc for $2.8 billion

Nov 27th 2017, 9:10 AM 11,579 Views 20 Comments

Time revealed in October that it was focusing less on magazine journalism and more on digital.

End of the Mike Ashley era? £300m bid reportedly tabled for Newcastle United
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End of the Mike Ashley era? £300m bid reportedly tabled for Newcastle United

Nov 20th 2017, 9:27 PM 8,986 Views 13 Comments

Amanda Staveley’s consortium has made the offer for the Premier League club.

Boxing company co-founded by Daniel Kinahan to receive 'large up-front investment' after buyout
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Boxing company co-founded by Daniel Kinahan to receive 'large up-front investment' after buyout

Nov 10th 2017, 6:01 AM 53,286 Views 0 Comments

MTK has signed a number of big name boxers since it was established.

Conor McGregor is getting his own film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jose Aldo
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Conor McGregor is getting his own film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jose Aldo

Jul 25th 2017, 5:05 PM 12,851 Views 18 Comments

It will be directed by Gavin Fitzgerald, who was Director of Photography for the RTÉ TV series ‘The Notorious’.

Facebook fined €110 million for providing false information on WhatsApp takeover
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Facebook fined €110 million for providing false information on WhatsApp takeover

May 18th 2017, 9:20 AM 9,943 Views 11 Comments

The social media giant said that any errors it made were not intentional.

'We were effectively sold a pup': UTV Ireland staff on their 2 years of 'pointless efforts'
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'We were effectively sold a pup': UTV Ireland staff on their 2 years of 'pointless efforts'

Jan 8th 2017, 8:00 AM 51,283 Views 36 Comments

Looking back over the past 24 months, former staff say they are proud of what they achieved at the channel.

'It's not just about silly glasses' - How Tiger Ireland is plotting its next phase of expansion
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'It's not just about silly glasses' - How Tiger Ireland is plotting its next phase of expansion

Dec 31st 2016, 6:30 AM 23,730 Views 11 Comments

The Irish offshoot of the Danish brand plans to target Waterford, Wexford and Kilkenny next.

Irish banana giant Fyffes is being taken over by one of Japan's biggest companies
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Irish banana giant Fyffes is being taken over by one of Japan's biggest companies

Dec 9th 2016, 12:10 PM 11,109 Views 24 Comments

The Sumitomo Corporation will pay just over €750m for the Dublin-based fruit supplier.

Former Manchester City CEO Garry Cook among high-profile staff let go by UFC
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# Clearout

Former Manchester City CEO Garry Cook among high-profile staff let go by UFC

Oct 19th 2016, 9:59 AM 6,227 Views 3 Comments

The lay-offs come in the wake of the multi-billion-dollar sale of the organisation in July.

Massive medal haul for Irish athletes at European MMA Championships
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Massive medal haul for Irish athletes at European MMA Championships

Nov 23rd 2015, 2:54 PM 5,275 Views 0 Comments

Ben Forsyth and Leah McCourt both won gold.

Will VR become more ubiquitous than the smartphone? This man seems to think so
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Will VR become more ubiquitous than the smartphone? This man seems to think so

Nov 3rd 2015, 4:19 PM 13,347 Views 18 Comments

The founder of Oculus VR believes that VR and other similar devices will be more commonplace than smartphones today.

Denis O'Brien's empire just got a little bit bigger - Topaz has bought out Esso
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Denis O'Brien's empire just got a little bit bigger - Topaz has bought out Esso

Oct 15th 2015, 9:40 PM 33,493 Views 139 Comments

The deal is rumoured to be worth in the region of €70 million.

Next week's UFC Dublin card will be broadcast live and free-to-air in Ireland
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Next week's UFC Dublin card will be broadcast live and free-to-air in Ireland

Oct 12th 2015, 9:15 PM 7,979 Views 5 Comments

Both Setanta Sports and 3e will show the event, which takes place at the 3 Arena on 24 October.

Ireland's biggest pharmacy chain looks set to buy out McCauley's Chemists
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Ireland's biggest pharmacy chain looks set to buy out McCauley's Chemists

Sep 14th 2015, 6:00 PM 33,369 Views 14 Comments

McCauley’s are the largest independent pharmacy chain in the country.

An Arsenal legend is fronting a €200m takeover bid of Aston Villa
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An Arsenal legend is fronting a €200m takeover bid of Aston Villa

May 8th 2015, 12:05 AM 6,954 Views 2 Comments

Tony Adams is part of a group aiming to take control of the club from Randy Lerner.

Africa's richest man is interested in buying out Arsenal
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Africa's richest man is interested in buying out Arsenal

May 6th 2015, 12:05 AM 7,274 Views 8 Comments

Aliko Dangote hopes to purchase the Gunners having failed in an attempt back in 2010.

Willie Walsh is earning a massive €7.9 million a year with IAG
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Willie Walsh is earning a massive €7.9 million a year with IAG

Mar 5th 2015, 7:11 PM 14,332 Views 67 Comments

The airline group’s chief executive has seen his salary increase by 500% since 2012

One in four Aer Lingus workers could lose jobs in airline takeover
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One in four Aer Lingus workers could lose jobs in airline takeover

Jan 26th 2015, 12:58 PM 22,204 Views 79 Comments

The airline’s board is considering another buyout offer as a union warns of job losses.

It looks like IAG really wants to get their hands on Aer Lingus
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It looks like IAG really wants to get their hands on Aer Lingus

Jan 24th 2015, 7:48 PM 28,031 Views 79 Comments

Reports today suggest that company has tabled ANOTHER offer for the airline.

McGregor sends Aldo a message as the Irish invasion sweeps through Boston
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McGregor sends Aldo a message as the Irish invasion sweeps through Boston

Jan 19th 2015, 8:00 AM 30,450 Views 36 Comments

Niall Kelly looks back on another significant night for Irish MMA.

Where can you watch Conor McGregor's fight this weekend?
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Where can you watch Conor McGregor's fight this weekend?

Sep 26th 2014, 7:45 AM 56,720 Views 22 Comments

We’re planning to stay up extra late on Saturday. Will you be doing the same?

Quinn family vow legal action to overturn Anglo takeover of their companies
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Quinn family vow legal action to overturn Anglo takeover of their companies

Sep 9th 2014, 8:01 PM 8,279 Views 0 Comments

In a statement today, they said that any sale of their assets would result in them pursuing their return.

Islamist fighters seize Tripoli airport
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Islamist fighters seize Tripoli airport

Aug 24th 2014, 9:57 AM 10,303 Views 33 Comments

The country’s government has branded the Islamist militias as ‘terrorists’.

Thai army seizes power in military coup
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Thai army seizes power in military coup

May 22nd 2014, 12:32 PM 10,150 Views 33 Comments

General Prayut Chan-O-Cha made the announcement in a televised address to the nation today.

Brian McDermott at centre of Leeds United chaos
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Brian McDermott at centre of Leeds United chaos

Feb 1st 2014, 6:15 PM 8,588 Views 9 Comments

The club have performed a remarkable U-turn on Saturday as they revealed their manager has not been sacked.

Arsenal: We have had no contact over a potential takeover
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Arsenal: We have had no contact over a potential takeover

Mar 3rd 2013, 2:01 PM 1,278 Views 4 Comments

An investment group from the Gulf region have been linked with a £1.5billion offer for the North London club.

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

Feb 27th 2013, 12:10 PM 8,532 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.

Ryanair loses bid for Aer Lingus
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Ryanair loses bid for Aer Lingus

Feb 12th 2013, 1:05 PM 11,391 Views 92 Comments

The budget airline said it will appeal the decision.

200 jobs to go at EBS Building Society
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200 jobs to go at EBS Building Society

Jan 29th 2013, 8:52 PM 9,095 Views 29 Comments

Staff are to hold a meeting to discuss the possibility of industrial action after being informed of the cuts.

Ryanair still optimistic on Aer Lingus bid
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Ryanair still optimistic on Aer Lingus bid

Jan 28th 2013, 8:09 AM 4,822 Views 46 Comments

The airline said its bid involves two upfront buyers, each basing aircraft in Ireland.

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