On average Dublin Bus carries 410,000 passengers on a Friday and approximately 253,000 on a Saturday

Who will be affected if the strikes go ahead? The likelihood is that all Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann services nationwide will come to a halt on 7 (...)

Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann drivers who are members of Siptu and the NBRU are planning to strike over the May and June bank holidays. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Thousands of bus passengers face massive transport disruption in the coming weeks, with drivers at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann planning to strike over (...)

Pedestrians walk past a branch of Allied Irish Banks in Dublin. Photographer: Crispin Rodwell/Bloomberg

Europe’s banks have done the heavy-lifting in the toughest ever test of their financial strength, but an intensive quality assurance process and decis(...)

The airline has welcomed news that cabin crews had called off strikes planned for next Monday and Wednesday

Aer Lingus has warned that full-year operating profits will likely be between 10 per cent to 20 per cent lower than 2013 because of the impact of indu(...)

Three sisters were burned, two badly, at a family barbecue in Ardagh, Co Limerick, when a gust of wind caught the flames. File photograph: Getty Images

A mother is in a critical condition in hospital after being engulfed in flames at a family barbecue. Joanne McMahon (46), from Castlemahon, Co Limeric(...)

Aer Lingus has claimed that revised rosters being sought by cabin crew at the airline would see them receive an additional 32 paid days off.

MARTIN WALL, Industry CorrespondentAer Lingus has claimed that revised rosters being sought by cabin crew at the airline would see them receive an add(...)

Graffiti depicting European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi and German chancellor Angela Merkel is seen on a fence surrounding the construction site for the new ECB headquarters in Frankfurt. The ECB held interest rates at 0.5 per cent today. Photograph:  Ralph Orlowski/Reuters.

The European Central Bank will keep interest rates at record lows for an extended period and could yet cut them further, the bank’s chief, Mario Dragh(...)

The Bank of England, at its first policy meeting under new governor Mark Carney (pictured), said a recent rise in bond yields was not warranted by the state of the British economy. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg.

The Bank of England, at its first policy meeting under new governor Mark Carney, said a recent rise in bond yields was not warranted by the state of(...)