Tuesday, September 13, 2011

#Hackgate #Murdoch and the #Irish revenue...

Irish citizens have a question to ask: How cozy was the relationship between disgraced Taoiseach Bertie Ahern and toxic media tycoon Rupert Murdoch?

And then a deeper question: How cozy was Murdoch’s company News International with the Irish Revenue?

During Patrick Bartholomew (Bertie) Ahern’s term as ‘premier’ from 1997 to 2008 Murdoch published in the Republic the Irish News Of The World, the Irish Sun, Irish Sunday Times, The Times and of course broadcast Sky which he had a large stake in.

During this period Murdoch’s media empire grew exponentially in the Republic.... read more