THERE WAS good news for mobile advertising tech businesswoman Triona Mullane last week when she landed a nomination for EY Entrepreneur of the Year award in the emerging category. She may be better known to some as a director of Independent News and Media (INM), whose ties to one Denis O’Brien landed her in the... Read more »
WITH NO apparent end in sight to fictional accounts of the Troubles, it’s not surprising that this debut novel revisits familiar ground. The author now works as a journalist in London, but grew up in Northern Ireland (her father, Robert McCartney, was a former leader of the UK Unionist Party). Read the full review now.
THREE MONTHS after exiting the Sunday Business Post, Tom Lyons has got his new media business up and running in conjunction with his former boss (and RTÉ board member), Ian Kehoe, who exited the SBP in August last year. The good news is that the two boys are taking themselves very seriously and are advertising... Read more »
The International Fraud Prevention Conference, organised by ex-INM group editor Stephen Rae and his best buddy and colleague, Paul Williams, formerly of Newstalk, has a dramatic ring to it. Read more about it in the latest issue out now. And you can peer at Goldhawk’s profile of the Indo’s resident crime fighter here for free.
PIC: Peter Murtagh VETERAN Irish Times journalist and former Sunday Tribune editor Peter Murtagh retired last week. The IT fired a shot at Denis O’Brien in its tribute to the hack, noting that Murtagh had won an investigative journalism award for articles on the billionaire. However, just 12 days beforehand, press ombudsman Peter Feeney delivered... Read more »
If INM chief Michael Doorly does not know of Denis O’Brien and Dermot Desmond’s intentions re: possible sale of the company, does that mean his comments reflect institutional shareholders willingness to sell? See here to find out more. You can also read here free of charge to find out why Doorly was an “unhappy bunny”... Read more »
The latest news to emerge from within the confines of INM headquarters, Independent House on Talbot Street, relating to alleged data breaches by former INM execs, illustrates that INM’s legal and corporate strategy is “clear from the decision to take High Court action against former chief executive, Robert Pitt, following a similar action against ex-chairman,... Read more »