Fallen king: The legend of Tony O'Reilly
Biographer Matt Cooper explores the contradictions of a complex tycoon
Tony O’Reilly was the most significant and powerful media owner in the country for a period of nearly 40 years, as well as seemingly the country’s wealthiest man. This gave rise to legitimate concerns about his exercise of that power.
Did he, for example, use his newspapers to prosecute specific political agendas? Within his own media, did he curtail accurate reporting on the behaviour and/or performance of his business interests? Or did...
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EY reports €393m revenues in Republic of Ireland for 2021 financial year
Revenues in the Republic increased 9.5 per cent for the year up to June 2021 to €393 million, up from €359 million in the previous year