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Telecoms: Shay Walsh says the sector is rarely quiet on mergers and acquisitions. PHOTO: FENNELL PHOTOGRAPHY

Telecoms: Shay Walsh says the sector is rarely quiet on mergers and acquisitions. PHOTO: FENNELL PHOTOGRAPHY

Telecoms: Shay Walsh says the sector is rarely quiet on mergers and acquisitions. PHOTO: FENNELL PHOTOGRAPHY

Telecoms run in the blood for Shay Walsh, managing director of BT Ireland.

His maternal grandfather was a telegraphy operator on Valentia Island, sending messages between Europe and America during World War I. His father worked in the GPO managing landline accounts for the Department of Posts and Telegraphs, forerunner to Telecom Éireann and Eir.


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