Pat McCann (left), chief executive, and John Hennessy, non-executive chairman of Dalata: the hotel group  rose 1.6 per cent to €4.35 ahead of announcing the purchase of a property in Cork, where it plans to build a 121-room hotel.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Stock markets worldwide dipped yesterday after April US employment data showed the fewest jobs added in seven months, adding to concerns over economic(...)

Ryanair advanced 1.3 per cent to €12.98 on a day that saw positive first-quarter numbers from Air France KLM

European stocks continued their losing streak as the latest batch of earnings failed to lift investor sentiment rendered gloomy by the lacklustre econ(...)

Michael O’Leary, CEO, Ryanair, speaking at the Creative Minds: Creative Disruption Economic Conference in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Michael O’Leary has said Ryanair is on course to overtake Easyjet as the biggest UK carrier by the end of the year. In tandem with plans to positio(...)

 Tim Jeans: he joined Stobart as a non-executive chairman two years ago. File photograph: Eric Luke /The Irish Times

Stobart Air chairman, Tim Jeans, has left the airline amid growing speculation about its future. Tim Jeans, who took over as chairman at the Aer Ling(...)

A Ryanair aircraft sits on the tarmac at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

The former head of economic regulation at the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA), Diarmuid O’Conghaile, is joining Ryanair later this year. Ryanair conf(...)

 Italy’s national soccer player Riccardo Montolivo during a training session at Coverciano Sports Center in Florence, Italy. Photograph: Maurizio Degl’ innocenti/EPA

As soccer fans look forward to the European championship in France this summer, investment strategists have an eye on which listed companies could pro(...)

Ryanair: airline closed down nearly 1 per cent to €13.30 as the stock continued to be affected by lower oil prices. Photograph:  Alan Betson

European stocks fell for the fourth time in six days on Thursday led by declines in banks and carmakers. Already the worst performers among industry (...)

Bank of Ireland tumbled 3.14 per cent to 24.7 cent after more than 118 million of its shares were traded

Drug companies led a rebound in European stocks yesterday after they reached their lowest levels in almost six weeks. AstraZeneca, Shire and GlaxoSm(...)

David Cameron said Britain’s struggling steel industry could face EU tariffs if hte country voted to leave. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/PA Wire

David Cameron has denied that being in the European Union is hampering efforts to save Britain’s struggling steel industry, warning the situation wou(...)

British Airways “could have printed the passes if they wanted to”. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Caroline Byrne had what sounds like a nightmare experience with British Airways over the Easter bank holiday weekend. “We were to fly from Gatwick on(...)