Sunday September 20, 2020

An eventful year for Irish media movers and shakers

2004 saw the launches of Sky News Ireland and Setanta TV, the battle for an alternative rock radio licence and some high-profile resignations.

25th December, 2004

2004 saw the launches of Sky News Ireland and Setanta TV, the battle for an alternative rock radio licence and some high-profile resignations. Catherine O'Mahony rounds up a momentous year in Irish media circles

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The Cavan-based Anglo Celt newspaper was acquired by Scottish newspaper group Dunfermline Press for €15 million. The same company bought the Meath Chronicle last year for €30 million.

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