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 (...)

The company recorded a 14 per cent growth in its ferries division and a 2.6 per cent rise for its container and terminal business.

Share in Irish Ferries owner Irish Continental Group rose 5.6 per cent in early morning trading in Dublin on Thursday after it announced positive 2014(...)

Shane Fitzgerald (22), Newmarket, Co Cork is charged with dangerous driving causing the death of Paudie O’Leary (42) on July 1st, 2012. Photograph: Domnick Walsh.

The body of a long-distance cyclist who had gone on out early in July 2012 to train for the annual Ring of Kerry charity cycle was found six hours lat(...)

Patricia King and outgoing General Secretary David Begg in Dublin. King was a lead negotiator in the talks with the Government that led to both the Croke Park and the Haddington Road agreements. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Patricia King takes the helm of the Irish trade union movement at a time when it is emerging from one of the most difficult periods in its 121 -year h(...)

Patricia King  has been appointed as the new general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. Photograph: The Irish Times/Frank Miller

Siptu vice president Patricia King is to be the new general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu), the umbrella body for the trade un(...)

A car which slid off the road near Breaffy, Co. Mayo after heavy Snowfall. Photograph: Keith Heneghan 1:57

ESB Networks has said it will work throughout the night to ensure customers are reconnected and the power network is safe. The most extensive cuts are(...)