Teenagers jump into the sea at the Forty Foot in Dublin during a spell of good weather in June. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Dublin had its driest June for 40 years, according to Met Éireann’s latest weather forecast. The station at the Phoenix Park recorded just 11.5mms o(...)

Irish hoteliers optimistic There was an air of optimism at the Irish Hospitality Institute conference on Thursday last, with hoteliers expressing r(...)

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Seán Sherlock has said that the use of Shannon Airport by the US is compatible with the State’s policy of neutrality, in response to a bill proposed by Independent TD Mick Wallace. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The State had not entered into a military alliance with the US or with any other country or organisation, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Seán S(...)

Denis Brosnan: “If you worked in a multinational you saw no recession in the past five or six years. If you worked in a small business you’ve either gone out of business or you’re still struggling to survive”

The Government needs to put more money into the pockets of consumers so that SMEs in Ireland can feel the benefit of the economic recovery, former Ke(...)

IAG has been discussing its proposal to pay €1.36 billion for Aer Lingus. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Takeover panel rules do not bar the Government from discussing International Consolidated Airlines Group’s (IAG) bid to buy Aer Lingus, as a number o(...)

Aer Lingus has begun flying from Shannon to New York on a year-round basis, boosting transatlantic services.

Shannon Airport’s fortunes appear to be taking off – if you can pardon the cliche – just 15 months after it won independence. This week,(...)

The dispute over pensions for staff in Aer Lingus, the Dublin Airport Authority and the Shannon Airport Authority has been running now for four years

The dispute over pensions for staff in Aer Lingus, the Dublin Airport Authority and the Shannon Airport Authority has been running now for four(...)

The decision to set up Shannon airport as an entity independent of the Dublin Airport Authority has been justified by its performance in the first ye(...)