Aer Lingus is expected to recommend a takeover bid from IAG, the owner of British Airways and Spain’s Iberia. IAG’s €2.50 a share cash takeover approach marks its third bid in just over a month

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has said the Government will look at any offer for Aer Lingus from the perspective of both its value and potent(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has signalled his company could buy any of Aer Lingus’s Heathrow landing rights. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has signalled his company could buy any Heathrow landing rights that are put up for sale if International C(...)

MEP Sharon Bowles: backed the State’s claim for retrospective euro zone compensation.

The chairwoman of a powerful European Parliament committee has backed the State’s claim for retrospective euro zone compensation for the bank bailout.(...)

Members of the Garda at the scene of the killing on Beechpark Avenue, Castleknock, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Gardai who responded to a 999 call suggesting a murder had been committed at the house in Castleknock, west Dublin, where Tom O’Gorman lived where (...)

British Airways’ most senior Irish-based official and his partner, also a member of the airline’s management team here, have secured temporary High Court orders restraining the airline continuing with disciplinary proceedings against them.

British Airways’ most senior Irish-based official and his partner, also a member of the airline’s management team here, have secured temporary High Co(...)

Declan Collier: “By the time that my contract [with the DAA] was coming to an end I had reached the point where I had achieved what I wanted to achieve.”

Declan Collier sounds like he’s on first-name terms with London’s lord mayor Boris Johnson. Several times he refers to him as “Boris” – so are they ma(...)

What caused chief executive Michael O’Leary to make a U-turn on his business strategy? Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Earlier this month Ryanair decided that being horrid to customers was not a great business strategy and declared it would be a bit nicer. This was pre(...)