US Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen during her monthly news conference yesterday in Washington, DC. US stocks advanced yesterday, sending the S&P 500 Index above a record closing level, after the Fed pledged to keep borrowing costs low for a “considerable time” after its asset-purchase programme ends. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Hopes that the world’s central bankers will continue to support economic recovery gave European markets their first lift in nine days yesterday. (...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe: warned that the DAA must be allowed raise the cash it needs to implement Government aviation policy.

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has stepped into the row over plans to cut Dublin Airport’s passenger charges by issuing a warning that the hub(...)

DPL operations lost €1.2 million last year, almost twice the 2012 figure. Photograph: Carol Gering

A €900,000 write-down in the value of stock left DIY and builders’ merchants group Dublin Providers Ltd (DPL) with a €2.3 million loss last year, the(...)

Independent Pipeline Company is to seek permission build an aviation fuel pipeline connecting Dublin’s port and airport. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

The company behind plans to build an aviation fuel pipeline connecting Dublin’s port and airport will pay at least €1.1 million to one of its backe(...)

Ryanair CEO, Michael O’Leary, pictured at Dublin Airport, in the cockpit of the first of Ryanair’s new Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft. Photograph: Collins

Ryanair will press ahead with plans to expand in Cyprus even if its bid to take over the country’s ailing national airline does not succeed, it eme(...)

 Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary in the cockpit of the first of Ryanair’s new Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft which arrived from Seattle into Dublin Airport yesterday.  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Ryanair backed the aviation regulator’s plan for a 22 per cent cut in passenger charges at Dublin Airport as a row over the levy deepened yesterday.Th(...)

There are proposals to refurbish K Club. Its value was written down by €16.2 million to €67 million in 2012.

Former developer Bernard McNamara is advising on plans to refurbish the K Club, the high end golf resort in Co Kildare owned by businessman Dr Mich(...)

Seán Quinn: his family said the sale of any Quinn companies or company assets would compound the “illegality” of Anglo’s takeover. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The family of bankrupt businessman Seán Quinn has warned that it will “vigorously” pursue the return of any part of his former empire sold ahead of i(...)

Dublin Airport: the Commission for Aviation Regulation is seeking a 22 per cent reduction in passenger charges. Photograph: Kate Geraghty

The State’s aviation watchdog has warned that it may not be able to license Dublin Airport if some proposals aimed at cutting charges go ahead as the(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary (left) with Boeing chief executive Ray Conner at a news conference in New York yesterday to announce Ryanair’s pledge to buy up to 200 new Boeing 737 Max aircraft. Photograph: Jin Lee/Bloomberg

It might have been delivered by two chief executives, but the excitement around the news that Ryanair plans to spend around €17 billion on buying 200 (...)