Seventeen years after it was awarded, the second mobile phone licence, the most lucrative ever awarded by the State, is still embroiled in controversy, as competitors for the licence get their day in court, writes Michael Clifford
Wed, 18 Jul, 2012
Denis O’Brien doggedly pursued business and wealth, so he is unlikely to give up on his challenge to Moriarty’s findings, says Seán McCárthaigh
Sat, 26 Mar, 2011
HUNDREDS of people have been flocking to a house in a Paris suburb over recent weeks to see an icon of the Virgin Mary “shed tears of oil”, according to the owner.
Tue, 09 Mar, 2010
An Afghan court today sentenced to death two men after it found them guilty of kidnapping an Italian aid worker for three weeks this year, and murdering the son of an Afghan businessman.
Thu, 22 Dec, 2005
TWO of this country’s leading businessmen were involved in a High Court action yesterday over ownership of shares in a multi-million euro company which was set up to become involved in mobile phone operations in the Caribbean.
Wed, 23 Feb, 2005
IRELAND is seriously trailing Britain when it comes to investment in communications infrastructure, Esat BT chief executive Bill Murphy warned yesterday.
Sat, 29 May, 2004
CONTROVERSIAL businessman Dermot Desmond has accused the Moriarty Tribunal of “losing the plot” over the manner in which it investigated his involvement in the consortium which won the lucrative second mobile phone licence.
Tue, 02 Mar, 2004
BUSINESSMAN Denis O’Brien’s lawyer yesterday challenged groups who failed to win the ’s second mobile phone licence “to put up or shut up”.
Wed, 18 Dec, 2002
FORMER Communications Minister Michael Lowry put the ESB under pressure to allow Esat Digifone masts and antennae for mobile phones onto some of its key sites, the Moriarty Tribunal was told yesterday.
Thu, 12 Dec, 2002
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