Heaven for horses and perfect for ponies, Normandy is a patchwork of rolling fields, fertile plains, beguiling picture-postcard villages and hilltop f(...)

Engine trouble: Weaker than expected earnings reports in Europe included another profit warning from Rolls-Royce, which sent its shares skidding. Photograph: Romeo Gacad/AFP/Getty

MARK PAUL The Iseq beat its peers on yesterday with a marginal gain, as the top European stock index posted its biggest fall in six weeks due to wea(...)

Irish Continental said passenger numbers were up 3 per cent from July to early November with the number of vehicles carried up 5 per cent

Irish Ferries owner Irish Continental Group said revenue rose 10.4 per cent in the three months to the end of September, which is the busiest quarter (...)

We’re 99% sure these are Ireland fans. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Travel ain’t cheap, tickets are dear and accommodation is nauseatingly expensive – but that hasn’t halted Irish rugby fans’ intrepid hunt for World Cu(...)

An official ball of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, taking place in Britain. The tournament runs  from September 18th next to November 1st, 2015. Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images

Travel operators have reported a spike in the number of bookings to England and Wales as rugby fans plan their travel to the World Cup, starting next (...)

2015 is also set to be a record year for the port’s cruise business

The company behind Dublin Port said it expects to see a record two million visitors pass through the port this year on the back of strong growth in pa(...)

Julie Bayfield, the wife of late Stephen Bayfield, leaving Dublin Circuit Criminal Court after Irish Ferries was fined €125,000. Photograph: Court Collins

Irish Ferries has been fined €125,000 for failing to have designated pedestrian walkways at a Dublin Port cargo area where a crane driver was crushed (...)

“The consolidation of airlines is probably the strongest argument for the sell-off of the State’s stake in Aer Lingus. Yet airline mergers have yet to prove a financial success. Iberia and the largest airline group in Europe, Lufthansa, are struggling.” Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

Aer Lingus is back in the spotlight since the British Airways parent IAG formally announced the terms of its offer for the airline last week, valuing (...)

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has joined up with GetThere.ie to create #votermotor to help all registered voters get home to vote this Friday. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Voters who are worried about making the journey to the polling station to vote in this Friday’s marriage referendum can put their minds at ease with t(...)

Following an investigation by the Health & Safety Authority, Irish Ferries Ltd, trading as Dublin Ferryport Terminals, is  facing criminal proceedings. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish Ferries is to face trial after a 46-year-old man was crushed to death while working at a cargo terminal in Dublin Port in 2011.Stephen Bayfield (...)