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Naughten met lobbyist twice in ten days following INM announcement of Celtic Media deal

Naughten's spokesperson said that he did not discuss the proposed acquisition of Celtic Media by INM at either of these meetings

22nd April, 2018

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten had two separate meetings with the lobbyist Eoghan Ó Neachtain in the ten days following the announcement by Independent News & Media that it planned to buy seven regional newspapers owned by the Celtic Media Group.

The announcement was made on September 3, 2016. According to the minister’s spokesperson, he met Udaras na Gaeltachta, of which Ó Neachtain was an attendee, on September 8. The original request for that meeting...

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