M/05/026 – Radio Kerry / Midland Radio

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Transaction details

Proposal whereby Kerry Acquisitions Limited (Radio Kerry) would acquire Midland Radio Group Limited (Midland Radio). The Authority advised the parties and the Minister that it considers the transaction to be a ‘media merger’, within the meaning of Section 23 of the Act.

Notification date Decision date
Thursday June 2, 2005 Friday, July 1, 2005
Parties Involved Business activities
Radio Kerry

Local commercial radio station

Midland Radio

Operates two local commercial radio stations

Economic sector Media merger
Radio Broadcasting Yes
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Current status: Completed
Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details


Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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