Iseq heavyweight CRH had another good day. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

European shares eased back yesterday, having already recouped nearly all their losses from a bruising 8 per cent drop earlier this week, with markets(...)

Morocco is a good destination for winter sun

My husband and I are planning a 10-day holiday from mid-October. We would like to go somewhere that doesn’t involve a long-haul flight but which ha(...)

All three major US indexes were up almost 2 per cent on Thursday. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Stock markets around the world rallied on Thursday and crude oil rebounded after strong US economic data and hints from a Federal Reserve policymake(...)

Banksy’s ‘Dismaland’ installation at Weston-Super-Mare, in southwest England. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters 2:14

If you go down to the woods today, you might find a ride called the “farting dog”, a few plastic sheets masquerading as an ice rink or a desolate site(...)

AIB shares fell 9.52 per cent to 7.6 cent. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The fallout from yesterday’s rout in Chinese markets cost investors in European stocks around €450 billion yesterday. Stock markets in Fra(...)

Plane spotting folk out watching planes land at Dublin Airport.Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Before dawn breaks on a clear Tuesday morning in Dublin, a handful of cars are parked at a lay-by on the old airport road, facing the runway. Engin(...)

A  trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

World stock markets will open on Monday seeking to recover from the worst one-day falls in nearly four years. US and European shares tumbled and com(...)

A screen shows the final tally for the Dow Jones Industrial Average on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, yesterday.  Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

World stock markets tumbled towards their worst week of the year yesterday and commodities got another kicking, as more alarming data from China sent(...)

Ryanair said it would immediately appeal the ruling, and estimates the potential liability will likely be less than €5m.

Millions of Ryanair passengers could be in line for a payout after Manchester County Court ruled that the airline cannot cut the time a passenger has(...)

Lawyers say Ryanair could be liable for payouts of about £610 million (€848 million) related to compensation for flight delays after the firm lost a test case at Manchester County Court.  File photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Millions of Ryanair passengers could be in line for a payout after a landmark court judgment ruled the airline cannot limit the time allowed to claim (...)