The approved funding brings the total financial support by the Exchequer under the Regional Airports Programme to just under €13 million in 2014

More than €2 million in funding is to be given to regional airports to compensate them for costs incurred in providing core services that cannot be fu(...)

Connaught Airport Development, which runs Knock Airport, is spending €1.9 million this year on a runway upgrade

The number of people travelling through Knock Airport fell in 2013 but the company says it is ahead of this year’s 700,000 target.The latest accounts (...)

Donegal Airport: a recipient of State subsidies along with Kerry, Knock and Waterford.

The Government should stop subsidising loss-making regional airports as it gives them an unfair advantage over the State-owned Cork, Dublin and Shann(...)

At the launch of Towards Peace, Archbishop of Tuam Michael Neary said it was “so disconcerting that a ministry which ought to have brought hope and healing instead brought harm and hurt and left in its wake brokenness, betrayal and disillusionment”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Towards Peace, a new spiritual support service for people whose faith has been damaged by clerical abuse and its handling by church authorities, was l(...)

Fidel Castro’s Cuban revolution of 1959 spread a wave of hope among the poor across South America. Photograph: Getty Images

We are used to hearing how missionaries successfully brought faith and progress to the poor in foreign lands. One might think that they all had a clea(...)

Travellers face the cancellation of Aer Lingus regional flights in Ireland and Britain next week because of a strike threat at Aer Arann, which actual(...)

The Catholic bishops of Ireland stress once again the importance of continuing to provide a health care service in Ireland which ensures comple(...)