Taking off at Ireland West Airport Knock, in Co Mayo. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is coming under renewed pressure within his own party over the future of Ireland West Airport Knock in his home constituency of (...)

The Barrington’s Hospital Great Limerick Run started at the People’s Park today: Photograph: Sean Curtin FusionShooters

For most of us, running a marathon is a lifetime achievement, but, for Great Limerick Run winner Lezan Kimutai, running the 26-mile road race was “eas(...)

Shannon Group plc chairwoman Rose Hynes said: “The airport has paid its own way since separation. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar said yesterday that the independent Shanno(...)

A man who punched and threw a 10-month-old baby in what was described as a “truly horrific” case of child cruelty has had his three-year sentence increased.

A man who punched and threw a 10-month-old baby in what was described as a “truly horrific” case of child cruelty has had his three-year sentence incr(...)

Severe weather tomorrow could hit travel plans for thousands at the peak of the Christmas holiday rush. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times.

Severe weather tomorrow could hit travel plans for thousands at the peak of the Christmas holiday rush.Meanwhile motorists have been urged to be caref(...)

Two wholly owned subsidiaries of the US multinational Hess Corporation have lost their High Court challenge to the legality of the tariff regime propo(...)

Element Six agreed a funding proposal that involved putting €10.75 million a year into the pension pot until 2020, beginning in 2009. Photograph: Seán Curtin Press 22.

In November 2011, the trustees of the Element Six defined benefit scheme voted to accept a company proposal to wind it up. As consequence, they are fa(...)

Deputy chief executive of Ryanair, Michael Cawley: “If there was ever an example of the merit of Shannon getting independence, this decision is a reflect of that.”

The introduction of eight Ryanair routes out of Shannon for next year “is the start of much more of Ryanair at Shannon”, according to the deputy chie(...)

Wayne Leahy: “I was determined to travel after completing my doctorate”

Element Six is one of the world’s leading producers of industrial diamonds used in the drilling, mining, optics, electronics and precision machining i(...)

Danielle Haim of Haim

The summer of 2013 was a season of stellar musical highs from David Byrne and St Vincent at the Electric Picnic to Bruce Springsteen’s Irish tour to C(...)