Ryanair closed 1.57 per cent up at €7.394, after breaking the €7.40 mark earlier in the day. The airline released figures showing August passenger numbers were up 4 per cent at 9.4 million. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

European stocks rose as Russia and Ukraine agreed on the steps needed for a truce, while a poor euro zone purchasing managers’ index stoked specula(...)

KBC’s Irish headquarters in Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish banking and insurance are double Dutch to some Ronald Vallenduuk is Dutch but has lived in Ireland “for a few years now”. He enjoys it h(...)

Ryanair shares fell 2.08 per cent yesterday, closing at €7.31. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

European stocks fell yesterday as fears grew over escalating tensions between Ukraine and Russia. Analysts say that investors (...)

The attendance at the press conference, in Brussels on October 29th next, is to include pilot John Goss, who was fired by Ryanair after he appeared on a Channel 4 Dispatches documentary about the airline. Photograph:  Garrett White/Collins

The Ryanair Pilots Group (RPG) has announced it is to host its first press conference in what is understood to be a determination to counter comments (...)