Ryanair said it regrets it has to drop the Fuerteventura route this winter but will operate a weekly service to neighbouring Tenerife

Ryanair has been forced to drop one of its year-round services from Shannon this winter because of a “lack of aircraft capacity” even though the airl(...)

Dublin heavyweight CRH ended the day down 0.44 per cent at €25.62

European shares fell yesterday, with the Spanish and Greek stock markets hit by concerns about Greece’s debt problems and a poor local election resul(...)

Michael O’Leary chief executive of Ryanair: airline is due to report full-year results. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Ryanair is due to report full-year results tomorrow, with Goodbody Stockbrokers forecasting net profits of €860 million. The airline raised its full-y(...)

Workers at Clerys department store fear that job cuts are in the offing as the company faces being sold to a property group. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Koch Industries, the US company run by the billionaire Koch brothers David and Charles, has bought Sligo medical device manufacturer Protek Medical(...)

Andrew Grier, M2M product manager: M2M is about connecting things and turning them into intelligent devices. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Machine to machine (M2M) technology is set to revolutionise many aspects of our lives and the way we do business. It’s already having a profound impac(...)

Cyclists take part in the Mallorca 312, a long-distance circumnavigation of the island by bike. Photographs: Mallorca312.com

‘This,” says one of my lycra-clad colleagues, “is what cycling is made for.” He waves a gloved hand in the direction of the sky (perfect blue), the(...)

US stocks fluctuated in early trading, as investors weighed the timing for higher interest rates amid data showing the fastest rise in consumer prices in two years.  Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

European stocks were little changed, posting their biggest weekly gain since mid-April. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index slipped less than 0.1 per cent to (...)

Smart Flies Aer Lingus still: the ad is Aer Lingus’s biggest brand repositioning for many years

It features a voiceover from Chris O’Dowd, stars real cabin crew and is soundtracked by a modern recording of the big band classic Sentimental Journey(...)

The Government was expected to have decided by now on whether  to sell the State’s holding in Aer Lingus to IAG

At least some in Government seem keen to push the idea that a decision on the sale of the State’s 25.1 per cent stake in Aer Lingus will somehow hinge(...)

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(...)