Our blog with opinion, commentary and a fresh take on Business, Finance, and events in Dublin and around the WorldAugust 1, 2017Recent numbers I am a little sad. Not sad in a 'down' kind of way, but sad in the way that there are probably very, very few people who choose to spend their time reading the JNLR's (radio's listenership bible) line by line. But I do. That's my kind of (happy) sad. And why? Well the numbers are...July 13, 2017RTE plan lacks ambition RTE’s DG, Dee Forbes, is looking to raise the TV license fee from €160 to €175 a year, to bring in another €15 million. She argues that every other utility has seen a price rise over the last decade while the license fee has remained static. But there’s a problem....
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The Media Group was founded by former stockbroker Conall O Móráin in 2001 to work with Goldman Sachs and others major international investors on communications around a very significant M&A transaction they were involved in. Conall was formerly Business Correspondent with the State broadcaster RTE and has presented the nationwide Sunday Business Show on Today FM for over the past decade.
Terry MacManus is a co-director of The Media Group. Terry has extensive M&A experience, firstly in South Africa and then back in his native Ireland. He was one of the promoters behind the Athlone Voice newspaper founded and subsequently sold by The Media Group. Terry is an expert on local media.
Former Irish Internet Association chair, Maeve Kneafsey, is an advisor on online marketing and strategy at The Media Group. Maeve is one of Ireland’s best known names in the online sector.
We draw on trusted associates as required. We currently have joint ventures with two events driven companies and two communications experts, one of whom is one of the most respected communications adviser to government in the country.
As well as working on behalf of clients with preferred firms in London we are also following tech clients to Silicon Valley, California, working primarily around business development, helping with business intelligence, finding potential investors and business opportunities for our clients.
It’s getting harder for businesses to influence others, for business purposes, as traditional media continues its decline. The standard press release is almost now a thing of the past. The Media Group has developed an unrivalled track record in writing engaging B2B content for use on clients’ websites, Facebook pages and Twitter accounts.
But The Media Group goes one step beyond. Our team have all been in business, as owners or significant shareholders, for decades. We understand reconnaissance; how to find, make contact and influence potential business prospects for our clients, worldwide.