The sale of the State’s 25 per cent stake in Aer Lingus to International Airlines Group (IAG) was recommended by the Cabinet in May. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has said the money the Government gets from selling its stake in Aer Lingus will be used to fund infrastructure(...)

In London, Royal Mail fell 4.9 per cent after chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne said the state would sell its 30 per cent stake in the postal operator. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

European markets slid to their lowest level in a month after talks failed to resolve the Greed stalemate and a broad sell-off of ex-dividend stocks(...)

Aer Lingus chief executive Stephen Kavanagh has told the Minister for Transport he does not foresee compulsory redundancies or outsourcing of jobs in the event of IAG buying the Government’s 25 per cent stake in the company.  File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The sale of the State’s 25 per cent stake in Aer Lingus to International Airlines Group (IAG) has been recommended by the Cabinet and will go before t(...)

The advances in car automation are impressive

‘My first customer was a lunatic. My second had a death wish.” It seems that Karl Benz did not have high confidence in the safety of his new product, (...)

Dublin fullback Rory O’Carroll would not chance playing on if he were to suffer another head injury. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

One more concussion and Dublin full back Rory O’Carroll could retire. The 25-year-old made this assertion despite only sustaining a single head tra(...)

Aer Lingus announces revenues of €280 million, a 7.9 per cent increase on 2014’s first quarter figure of €259.4 million. Picture: Frank Miller, Irish Times

Aer Lingus has recorded increased revenues for the first quarter of 2015 and says operating losses of €48.4 million are in line with seasonal expectat(...)

Tax avoidance is legal but companies which use complex structures to reduce their  bills are coming under increasing scrutiny

A Luxembourg court has charged a French journalist with aiding the leaking of confidential information at accounting firm PwC, which led to the disclo(...)

Fraudsters who staged a crash to collect an insurance payout had to get one of the cars to smash into the other vehicle a second time after the first(...)

AIG has completed the acquisition of Irish health insurance provider Laya Healthcare, for an undisclosed sum.

AIG has completed the acquisition of Irish health insurance provider Laya Healthcare, for an undisclosed sum.AIG Ireland general manager Declan O’Rour(...)

KPMG head of actuarial services Brian Morrissey: “Telematics, using both claims and more relevant driver data, can change the pricing of insurance from homogeneous customer groups to individualisation with scope for better and fairer pricing.”

Careful drivers could be in for some welcome news thanks to new technologies which will make it easier for insurance companies to reward them for thei(...)