Denis O'Brien, Irish media tycoon who is rarely out of the headlines

He has even turned up as a character in the Irish Times’s satire column Ireland’s major media tycoon, Denis O’Brien, is rarely out of the headlines (although he appears a little less often in newspapers owned by the publishing company in which he has a major interest).The weekend was a perfect example. The Sunday Business Post’s lead story reported that Ireland’s finance minister had been prepared to take a loss of €100m rather than sell bank loans to O’Brien. A similar story was published in the Sunday Independent.*“I’ve had a cease and desist letter!” he goes, waving it at me. “From our friend”...“He’s threatening me with a bloody well injunction! And I thought we were pals! Here, have a listen to this,” and then he starts actually reading the letter to me? Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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