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eir Organisational Announcement 20.03.2017

March 20, 2017

eir Announces Changes to Management Team. Jon Florsheim to Depart. New Chief Information and Technology Officer Appointed.

eir Agrees New Repriced and Extended €1.6bn Senior Facilities Agreement

March 10, 2017

eir Agrees New Repriced and Extended €1.6bn Senior Facilities Agreement Reduced Coupon Provides Annualised Savings of €12 million Issued 10 March, 2017 eir today announced that eircom Holdings ...

eir Launches Refinancing of €1.6bn Senior Facilities Agreement

February 23, 2017

Issued 23 February, 2017 eir today announced that eircom Holdings (Ireland) Limited has launched a refinancing of the existing Senior Facilities Agreement (SFA), which has been in place since 11 ...

eir Secures Credit Rating Upgrades from all Three Agencies

February 10, 2017

eir today confirmed that all three ratings agencies, Moody's Investors Service, Standard & Poor’s, and Fitch Ratings have each upgraded their credit rating for eircom Holdings (Ireland ) Limited, trading as eir.

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January 30, 2017

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Second Quarter and Six Months Results Announcement to 31 December 2016

January 26, 2017

eir today announced results for the second quarter and six months ended 31 December 2016. Commenting on today's announcement, Richard Moat, CEO eir, said: "Strong business momentum continues with underlying revenue and EBITDA growth for the quarter of 2% and 4% respectively…

eir Sport announces details of its expanded Allianz Leagues coverage

January 25, 2017

(Issued Wednesday 25th January) eir Sport today, announced details of its coverage of the forthcoming Allianz Leagues which includes a historic Irish broadcasting first. ...

Minister Varadkar launches the eir Fund - Connecting Communities

January 11, 2017

A key initiative within eir's CSR Programme to provide funding of up to €500,000 to communities across Ireland over the next three years

eir Announces New Non-Executive Directors

December 20, 2016

(Issued 20 December, 2016) eir has announced the appointment of three new non-executive directors to the board of eircom Holdings Ireland Limited (EHIL). ...

eir Statement on Zyxel Modem

December 6, 2016

(Monday, 5th December 2016) eir has identified unauthorised access by a third party on a small number of our broadband modems.

eir today announced results for the first quarter ended 30 September 2016

November 3, 2016

eir today announced results for the first quarter ended 30 September 2016

eir Realigns Divisional Units, Appoints Marketing Director

September 30, 2016

(Issued 30 September, 2016) eir has announced a number of changes to the company’s organisational structure to ensure an optimal structure to serve our customers and compete effectively. ...

100 Jobs for Rural Fibre Broadband Rollout

September 22, 2016

(Screggan, Co. Offaly 06:30, Thursday, 22nd September 2016) eir has announced the creation of a further 100 jobs as a direct result of the rollout of high speed fibre broadband across Ireland. ...

IFA Announces Support for eir's National Broadband Bid

September 22, 2016

(Issued 19 September 2016) eir and the Irish Farmer's Association (IFA) today announced a partnership in support of eir's bid for the upcoming National Broadband Plan. ...

eir Sport to broadcast all six Dundalk Europa League group games Free-To-View

September 2, 2016

eir Sport has today announced they will be broadcasting all six of Dundalk's Europa League group games on a free-to-view basis. ...

FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT TO 30 JUNE 2016

September 2, 2016

First year of annual growth in 8 years, eir today announced results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended 30 June 2016. ...

eir announces intention to amend existing Senior Loan Facilities

July 26, 2016

(Issued Tuesday, 26th July 2016) eir has today announced plans to make certain amendments to its existing Senior Loan Facilities. ...

eir Announces the Pricing of Senior Secured Notes Tap Issue

July 25, 2016

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE IN OR INTO ANY JURISDICTION IN WHICH OFFERS OR SALES WOULD BE PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW Dublin, 25 July 2016: eir announced today the pricing of a tap issue by ...

Financial Disclosure Addendum to Senior Secured Notes Launch (eir Announces Recent Developments)

July 25, 2016

Current Trading Trading for the three months ended June 30, 2016 was in line with expectations and the positive momentum of the last four quarters continued throughout this period. ...

eir announces the launch of €200 million senior secured notes tap issue

July 25, 2016

Dublin, 25 July, 2016: eir announced today the launch of a tap issue by its subsidiary eircom finance DAC of €200 million of aggregate principal amount of its existing 4. ...

Introducing eir Sport: a new name in Irish Broadcasting

July 6, 2016

New six channel eir Sport Pack free to all eir broadband customers eir Sport Secures rights to 2019 Rugby World Cup and 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup #SettingSportFree (Tuesday, 5 July 2016) eir, ...

GIC to Acquire Stake in eir

June 10, 2016

Dublin, 10 June 2016: eir announced today that it has been informed that GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund and one of the world’s largest global investors with assets in more than 40 ...

eir Announces the Pricing of Senior Secured Notes Offering

June 7, 2016

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE IN OR INTO ANY JURISDICTION IN WHICH OFFERS OR SALES WOULD BE PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW Principal amount increased to €500 million at 4. ...

eir announces the launch of €350 million Senior Secured Notes offering

June 6, 2016

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE IN OR INTO ANY JURISDICTION IN WHICH OFFERS OR SALES WOULD BE PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW Dublin, 6 June, 2016: eir announced today the launch of an offering by ...

THIRD QUARTER AND NINE MONTHS RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT TO 31 MARCH 2016

April 29, 2016

eir today announced results for the third quarter and nine months ended 31 March 2016. Commenting on today's announcement, Richard Moat, CEO eir, said.....

eir Launches Free EU Roaming Plans

March 8, 2016

eir has become the first Irish Telecommunications Company to offer free EU roaming

eir Recruiting 50 Apprentices From Across Ireland

March 4, 2016

eir today announced details of 50 apprentice roles on offer.

Second Quarter And Six Months Results Announcement To 31 December 2015

January 27, 2016

eir today announced results for the second quarter and half year ended 31 December 2015. Commenting on today’s announcement, Richard Moat, CEO eir, said: “We have delivered a strong set of results with a third consecutive quarter of revenue growth coupled with our fourth consecutive quarter of EBITDA growth.

eir Statement on NBP

December 22, 2015

eir welcomes the launch of the National Broadband Plan (NBP) pre-qualification process and the continued commitment by the Government, the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Alex White and the departmental officials in DCENR to progress with the NBP as quickly as possible.

eir Appoints New Customer Operations Director

December 11, 2015

(Friday, 11th December 2015) eir today announced the appointment of Mr Tim Spence as Managing Director of Customer Operations. Tim will join the Senior Management Team at eir and will take up his new role in early January.

eir Acquires Setanta Sports Ireland Including BT Sport’s Irish Rights

December 7, 2015

Transformational purchase for company as it enters television content market (Monday, 7th December, 2015) eir, Ireland’s largest telecommunications company, has purchased Setanta Sports Channel ...

eir Graduate Programme Could be for You

December 1, 2015

eir Graduate Programme Could be for You

TV and Online: How the Irish Celebrate Christmas

November 27, 2015

eir Connected Living survey reveals an increase in spending, a date with the Late Late Toy Show and an instagrammed festive dinner

eir Announces "Fibre to the Home" (FTTH) Broadband Competition Winner

November 26, 2015

Christmas is coming early for Munterconnaught, County Cavan as they are named lucky recipients of eir’s 1 Gigabit Fibre Competition valued at €250,000

FIRST QUARTER RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT TO 30 SEPTEMBER 2015

November 25, 2015

eir today announced results for the first quarter ended 30 September 2015. Commenting on today’s announcement, Richard Moat, CEO eir, said: "We have recorded a strong first quarter built upon the progress of our recent results, delivering a second consecutive quarter of revenue growth coupled with our third consecutive quarter of EBITDA growth.

Voxpro wins Grand Prix Award at eir Business Sponsored Elevation Fast Company Awards 2015

November 20, 2015

Voxpro, the Cork based provider of multilingual tech support, has won the Grand Prix Award at the eir Elevation Fast Company Awards 2015. The Awards, which are sponsored by eir Business, recognise the ingenuity and economic growth potential of businesses across Ireland.

eir Appoints Orla Coughlan as Chief Human Resources Officer

November 12, 2015

eir today announced the appointment of Orla Coughlan as Chief Human Resources Officer. She will take up the role in the middle of December and report directly to the CEO as a member of the senior management team.

Tech Nation – Ireland's Love Of Smart Devices At All Time High

November 10, 2015

Research Suggests strong retail Christmas ahead, tablet ownership to top 2m and SmartTVs to reach 500,000.

The return of Nicholas St. Wenceslas: Meteor Champions Christmas Unlimited once again

November 9, 2015

T'is the season to boost your profit margins. Nicholas St. Wenceslas, CEO of Christmas LTD, is back and ready to make big bucks for his company in the sequel to Meteor’s award-winning Christmas Unlimited campaign.

eir Business Supports the Elevation Fast Company Awards 2015

November 3, 2015

The inaugural eir Elevation Fast Company Awards 2015 have announced the shortlist of entries that include a number of household names such as Revive Active, Pieta House, iASC Seafood as well as some less known companies including Transfermate, Hanley Energy and Cup Print.

Spike from NewsWhip Wins Grand Prix Award at 2015 eir Spider Awards

October 30, 2015

This year's coveted eir Spider Grand Prix has been awarded to NewsWhip; the global social media monitoring company that created a technology platform called Spike to track activity across a range of channels, in an effort to determine what stories are generating the most online discussion.

Ireland's Leading Disability Activist Joanne O'Riordan to receive award at eir Spiders Awards

October 21, 2015

Joanne O’Riordan, one of Ireland's leading disability activists will be presented with the 'Outstanding Contribution to Technological Empowerment' Award at the upcoming eir Spider Awards & Gala Dinner.

eir Business Wins €200K Contract To Enable Nightline Couriers Deliver Parcel Pilot Service

September 23, 2015

Nightline saw over 20% growth year on year last Christmas and delivered more than 2 million parcels to homes and businesses across Ireland.

eir Launches Ireland’s Fastest Broadband

September 16, 2015

eir fibre extreme offers 1,000 Megabits per second Now available in 15 communities across 13 counties (Wednesday, 16th September 2015) eir today launched Ireland’s fastest broadband ‘eir Fibre ...

Introducing eir: the changing face of Ireland’s largest telecommunications company

September 16, 2015

Ireland’s largest rebrand in 20 years (Wednesday, 16th September 2015) Introducing eir… the new name for Ireland’s largest telecommunications company. ...

Statement (8.00pm): 1800 and 1500 numbers impacted by outage

September 2, 2015

eircom confirms that services are now stable for customers impacted by today’s outage. The root cause of the incident, which impacted approximately 5% of our daily call volumes, is currently ...

Statement (5.00pm): 1800 and 1500 numbers impacted by outage

September 2, 2015

eircom confirms that an incident on our core telephony network this morning has impacted approximately 5% of our daily call volumes. ...

Statement (12.30pm): 1800 and 1500 numbers impacted by outage

September 2, 2015

eircom can confirm an intermittent issue on part of our core telephony network that is impacting some businesses which use 1800 and 1500 numbers or some members of the public who are trying to ...

eircom Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results

September 1, 2015

EIRCOM FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT TO 30 JUNE 2015 Q4 financial performance o Revenue of €325m, up 5% year on year, first year on year growth in seven years o Operating ...

eircom Business Solutions Awards €100,000 to 10 Irish Companies with Digital Boost Initiative

August 25, 2015

eircom Business Solutions has awarded a total of €101,535 in funding to 10 Irish companies in the second and final round of its Digital Boost initiative to support innovation and growth in their ...

Exam Helpline open to support more than 60,000 Leaving Cert students

August 7, 2015

Anxious about your Leaving Cert results and what they mean for your prospects?The Exam Helpline 2015, provided bythe National Parents’ Council Post Primary (NPCpp), will be open to offer advice, ...

Shout from the Rooftop!

June 16, 2015

Dublin football star Michael Darragh MacAuley joined eircom’s GAA ambassadors Tomás O’Sé, Ciaran Whelan, David Brady and Brendan Devenney in eircom’s head office in Dublin today to launch their ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Tipperary

June 4, 2015

Tipperary is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 21 new locations thanks to a major regional investment by eircom. ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Sligo

June 4, 2015

Sligo is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 5 new locations thanks to a major regional investment by eircom. ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Roscommon

June 4, 2015

Roscommon is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 8 new locations thanks to a major regional investment by eircom. ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Offaly

June 4, 2015

Offaly is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 17 new locations thanks to a major regional investment by eircom. ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Monaghan

June 4, 2015

Monaghan is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 3 new locations thanks to a major regional investment by eircom. ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Meath

June 4, 2015

Meath is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 11 new locations thanks to a major regional investment by eircom. ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Mayo

June 4, 2015

Mayo is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 25 new locations thanks to a major regional investment by eircom. ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Louth

June 4, 2015

Louth is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in Readypenny thanks to a major regional investment by eircom. ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Longford

June 4, 2015

Longford is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 5 new locations thanks to a major regional investment by eircom. ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Limerick

June 4, 2015

Limerick is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 14 new locations thanks to a major regional investment by eircom. ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Leitrim

June 4, 2015

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Leitrim Leitrim is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 4 new locations thanks to a major ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Laois

June 4, 2015

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Laois Laois is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 15 new locations thanks to a major regional ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Kilkenny

June 4, 2015

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Kilkenny Kilkenny is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 6 new locations thanks to a major ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Kildare

June 4, 2015

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Kildare Kildare is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 8 new locations thanks to a major ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Kerry

June 4, 2015

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Kerry Kerry is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 28 new locations thanks to a major regional ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Galway

June 4, 2015

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Galway Galway is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 28 new locations thanks to a major ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Dublin

June 4, 2015

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Dublin Dublin is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 2 new locations thanks to a major ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Donegal

June 4, 2015

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Donegal Donegal is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 5 new locations thanks to a major ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Cork

June 4, 2015

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Cork Cork is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 38 new locations thanks to a major regional ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Clare

June 4, 2015

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Clare Clare is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 21 new locations thanks to a major regional ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Cavan

June 4, 2015

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Cavan Cavan is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 6 new locations thanks to a major regional ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Carlow

June 4, 2015

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Carlow Carlow is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 5 new locations thanks to a major ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Waterford

June 4, 2015

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Waterford Waterford is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 10 new locations thanks to a major ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Westmeath

June 4, 2015

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Westmeath Westmeath is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 8 new locations thanks to a major ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Wexford

June 4, 2015

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Wexford Wexford is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 8 new locations thanks to a major ...

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment in Wicklow

June 4, 2015

Wicklow is to have access to speeds of up to 1Gb/s ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology in 5 new locations thanks to a major regional investment by eircom.

eircom Expands Fibre Broadband Investment

June 4, 2015

eircom today announced plans to significantly expand access to high speed fibre broadband in rural Ireland by extending its fibre footprint from 1.6 million homes and businesses to 1. ...

eircom Investors Approve Amendments to Senior Debt Facility

May 26, 2015

eircom Group today announced that 98% of its investors have voted in favour of the proposed amendments to the Senior Loan Facilities Agreement requested by the Group on 1 May 2015. ...

eircom reveals the top 10 study hacks from people across the country

May 25, 2015

It’s that time of year again when exam stress starts to creep into households nationwide. However, do we sometimes overlook the most simple tricks or hacks to get us through the pressure?

eircom Holdco S.A. Statement to Irish Stock Exchange

May 20, 2015

eircom Holdco S.A. announces that it has previously received a non-binding expression of interest in the eircom group for an aggregate price in the range of €3.2bn to €3.3bn.

2015 eircom Spider Awards open for nominations

May 19, 2015

The 2015 eircom Spider Awards are open for nominations, seeking to find the most innovative trailblazers in Ireland’s digital business community. ...

eircom Announces New CFO and CIO

May 18, 2015

eircom Group today announced the appointment of Mr Huib Costermans as Group Chief Financial Officer. He will also be appointed as an executive director of the board of eircom Limited.

eircom Third Quarter and Nine Months Results Announcement

May 18, 2015

Financial performance in line with expectations with continued growth in broadband, mobile, TV and bundles

eircom Sets Out 1Gigabit Vision for Rural Ireland

May 11, 2015

eircom, Ireland’s largest telecommunications provider, today launched its proposed solution to the upcoming National Broadband Plan to bring best in class high-speed broadband to rural Ireland

eircom Selects Huawei for Fibre to the Home

April 22, 2015

eircom, Ireland’s largest telecommunications provider, has selected telecoms equipment provider Huawei as its technology partner and equipment supplier for the first of a multi-phased rollout of ...

2015 eircom Junior Spider Award Winners Announced

April 20, 2015

The projects, websites and digital creativity of the next generation of coders was celebrated at the 2015 eircom Junior Spider Awards, held at Facebook HQ in Dublin today

50 Days to Go!

April 13, 2015

The Easter holidays are over, and with just 50 days to go until the Junior and Leaving Cert exams, broadcaster Eoghan McDermott has teamed up with eircom StudyHub to call on students nationwide ...

Application Deadline for Digital Boost Fund extended

March 30, 2015

The deadline for this year’s Digital Boost initiative from eircom Business Solutions has been extended from 31stMarch to 30thApril. This is the second and final round for the incredibly popular programme, which provides support for Irish SMEs to enhance their online presence.

Shortlist revealed for eircom Junior Spiders Awards 2015

March 26, 2015

eircom today announced the shortlist for this year’s eircom Junior Spiders Awards. The Awards, now in their sixth year, were established to highlight how primary and post primary students embrace the internet

eircom Business Solutions Tees Up Irish Open Sponsorship

March 23, 2015

eircom Business Solutions has joined forces with The European Tour to become Official Telecommunications Sponsor of the 2015 Irish Open, hosted by The Rory Foundation

Eleven tech start-ups selected to participate in Lab353

March 20, 2015

Eleven promising tech start-ups from Ireland, the US, Poland and India have been selected to participate in Lab353, the accelerator and investment programme led by SVG Partners and eircom Business Solutions.

€150,000 Awarded to 17 Irish Companies in First Round of eircom Business Solutions Digital Boost

March 12, 2015

eircom Business Solutions has awarded a total of €151,625 in funding in the first round of its Digital Boost initiative to 17 Irish companies to support innovation and growth in their business ...

Last Call for Applicants to eircom Apprentice and Graduate Jobs

March 2, 2015

Calling alljob seekers! The closing date for eircom’s Apprentice and Graduate scheme is this Friday, 6thMarch, and the company has issued a ‘last call’ for applications.

Second Quarter and Six Months Results Announcement

February 27, 2015

eircom Group today announced results for the second quarter and half year ended 31 December 2014.

eircom Tees Up Sky Sports 3, 4 and 5

February 26, 2015

eircom today announced the launch of an additional three Sky Sports channels for eVision customers.

Bundles of Solutions

February 25, 2015

eircom Business Solutions is bringing simplicity back to SMEs, with the launch of the new telecoms packages built especially with small businesses in mind, ‘Advantage Bundles’.

Reminding all Primary and Post Primary students…

February 23, 2015

The deadline for the 2015 eircom Junior Spider Awards is fast approaching and primary and post primary schools across Ireland have just a matter of weeks to submit their projects.

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