Bombardier’s Belfast operations may have escaped this latest round of job cuts - but it was only last September that the Canadian group cut 300 temporary and contract jobs in the North and 90 positions from its permanent workforce.

Bombardier’s Belfast division has escaped a jobs cull that will see the Canadian aerospace group reduce its workforce by 1,000 people in 2015.The job (...)

Almost 1.64 million people travelled through Shannon Airport last year, 17 per cent more than in 2013, when 1.4 million passengers used the hub, figures just released show.

Shannon Group chief executive Neil Pakey says “everything must be done” to ensure that the Aer Lingus service from the mid western airport to London H(...)

Gerry Adams, Ruairí Ó Bradaigh and Martin McGuinness at Sinn Féin’s Wolfe Tone Commemoration at Bodenstown in 1986. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

A surprise pre-election visit to Derry by taoiseach Garret FitzGerald on April 30th 1985 was strongly criticised by Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness. (...)

A Flybe flight from Glasgow to Belfast was forced to make an emergency landing at Belfast International Airport on Tuesday evening after an engine caught fire. Photograph: Paul Alexander

A Flybe flight from Glasgow to Belfast was forced to make an emergency landing on Tuesday evening after an engine caught fire.Flight BE130, which was (...)

Belfast International Airport  is suing Aer Lingus for alleged breach of contract following its move to George Best Belfast City Airport.

A £20 million lawsuit over Aer Lingus’ decision to switch its Belfast operation will be heard next year, it was confirmed today. Belfast International(...)

A replica of Dolly Parton’s childhood Smoky Mountain home at Dollywood in North Carolina.

My husband and I would like to take our three children (nine, 11 & 13) to the Titanic Exhibition in Belfast during the mid-term break in Octobe(...)

Martina Purdy has been a journalist with the BBC for the last 15 years. Photograph: BBC

One of Northern Ireland’s best known political journalists has revealed she is quitting the media after more than two decades as a reporter to join a (...)

Enterprise minister Arlene Foster with Jane Townsend of Allen & Overy and Invest NI chief executive Alastair Hamilton, yesterday. Photograph: William Cherry/Press Eye

Francess McDonnell in BelfastGlobal leading law firm Allen and Overy is to create 100 new jobs in Belfast as part of its second major investment in th(...)

Developer Paddy McKillen: “This refinance marks the end of a very turbulent period that began when the banks became destabilised.” Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Developer Paddy McKillen and his business partner Padraig Drayne have completed the refinancing of £110 million (€140 million) of their borrowings fro(...)

The stamp commemorating the late Séamus Heaney was launched today by An Post.

An Post has announced a new stamp to commemorate the late poet and Nobel laureate Séamus Heaney.The 68c stamp features a black and white photograph of(...)