Outgoing Aer Lingus CEO Christoph Mueller said that 2014 was a “very successful for Aer Lingus, with strong performance across our businesses”. (Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times)

Aer Lingus considered joining forces with a bigger player to boost its transatlantic business before International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) (...)

Mortgage moving: banks are now looking to win low-risk customers by offering switching deals

“It’s the best time EVER to take out a mortgage” the headline on the Daily Mail roared in early February, urging readers to either buy or remortgage, (...)

New rules will drive more buy-to-let investments: 74 apartments were bought in the  Lansdowne Gate development in  Drimnagh in 2014 for €19.9 million.  Photograph:  Matt Kavanagh

The Central Bank’s new mortgage lending restrictions will “do nothing to soften house price growth”, a new report has stated. There will be mor(...)

Laya’s new health insurance policy is aimed at getting those aged under 34 to sign up for health insurance before the introduction of Lifetime Community Rating.

Laya Healthcare on Tuesday launched what it claims is Ireland’s lowest-priced individual hospital scheme costing just under €9 a week, as the price wa(...)

Irish titanium and zircon miner Kenmare Resources is to make a number of employees at its mine in Mozambique redundant as a result of falling mineral prices. (Photograph: Will Burgess/Bloomberg)

Irish titanium and zircon miner Kenmare Resources is to make a number of employees at its mine in Mozambique redundant as a result of falling mineral(...)

Dragon Oil said it would complete between 15 and 20 wells a year in 2015 and 2016, and is targeting annual production growth of around 10 per cent or higher in 2015 at 100,000bopd

International oil and gas exploration and production company Dragon Oil reported a 4 per cent increase in full-year revenues on Tuesday, and said it (...)

Hanover Quay, Dublin 2: average monthly earnings from Airbnb around €444. Photograph:Kate Geraghty

If you’ve repeatedly tried to get your finances into better shape by cutting back – and repeatedly failed – maybe you’re taking the wrong tack. Anothe(...)

Thanks to offers such as money back vouchers on purchases worth more than €25, Dunnes Stores reported sales growth of 1.7 per cent during the period, the strongest performance for the retailer since July 2014.

Irish supermarket chain Supervalu is within a hair’s breadth of becoming Ireland’s largest supermarket chain, figures published on Monday from Kantar(...)

In October Dalata announced it would acquire Wexford hotel Whites, a four star hotel with 157 bedrooms which went into receivership in 2009.

Dalata Hotel Group said on Monday that it had completed its acquisition of Whites Hotel, Wexford and Pillo Hotel, Galway. Ireland’s largest hotel ope(...)

New Aer Lingus chief executive Stephen Kavanagh, who will assume the role on March 1st. (Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography)

Aer Lingus, which is currently the subject of a takeover bid by IAG, on Monday announced the appointment of Stephen Kavanagh as its new chief execu(...)