Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary attends a new conference in Copenhagen.

Denmark’s trade unions unions will be unable to take industrial action against Ryanair as it plans plans to move its one Copenhagen-based aircraft to (...)

While there is no direct right of appeal from the Danish labour court, Ryanair has lodged its own claim against the unions. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ryanair plans to challenge a ruling by Denmark’s labour court allowing industrial action against the Irish airline at Copenhagen airport in a row ove(...)

There is a growing convergence between the internet of things and the world of manufacturing. Photograph: Reuters/Lee Jae-Won

Often considered one of the most traditional areas of business, the manufacturing sector is outstripping every other industry in the adoption of cutti(...)

Fiskekyrkan (The Fish House) one of Gothernburg’s top restaurants Fiskekyrkan

G ive me a second city any day. They’re funnier and more friendly than a glossy and poised capital. Self-deprecation is the schtick of Gothenburg, (...)

Michelle Gildernew: after the courts examined the 2010 result her margin of victory over agreed unionist candidate Rodney Connor was reduced to a single vote. Photograph: Justin Kernoghan

Out on Irish Street in Dungannon, Co Tyrone, Michelle Gildernew meets her nephew Jordan. “Ah no, I didn’t manage to get registered to vote; I left it (...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe said he expected the talks to conclude within weeks. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

The Government and International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) remain divided over a key issue in the talks over a possible sale of Aer Lingus, b(...)

The widow of a civilian shot dead along with eight IRA men can challenge the Northern Ireland secretary’s intervention on whether to order fresh inquests into their deaths, a High Court judge has ruled. Photograph: Getty Images.

The widow of a civilian shot dead along with eight IRA men in 1987 can challenge the Northern Ireland secretary’s intervention on whether to order fre(...)

Willie Walsh, chief executive  of International Consolidated Airlines Group SA: has not given up on his group’s proposed €2.55-a-share offer for  Aer Lingus. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

International Consolidated Airlines’ Group chief executive Willie Walsh will next week respond to Government and workers’ demands that the group bols(...)

SAS has sold further rights at Heathrow Airport in a deal that will net it $22 million and which follows an earlier sale for $60 million

Scandinavian airline SAS has sold further rights at Heathrow Airport in a deal that will net it $22 million and which follows an earlier sale for $60 (...)

Latest value for national carrier  based on  $60m deal done by Scandinavian airline SAS. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Aer Lingus’s access to London’s Heathrow Airport could be worth €1.2 billion on the basis of a sale of landing rights by another airline. That would m(...)