M/07/010 – Irish Times/ Gazette Group

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition of Joint Control of Relevance Publishing Limited (trading as the Gazette Group Newspapers) by The Irish Times Limited & Liam Hayes, Michael McGovern, Thomas Kelley & Mary Leane.

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday February 27, 2007 Thursday, March 22, 2007
Parties Involved Business activities

Primarily publishes the Irish Times newspaper. In this context it provides newspaper advertising.

Gazette Group Newspapers

Publishes weekly regional newspapers for the population of West Dublin.

Economic sector Media merger
The newspaper publishing and advertising sector Yes
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Thursday, March 15, 2007
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Ibrahim Bah

01 - 804 5425, ib@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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