Irish Water managing director John Tierney:  the Sunday Business Post  reports that senior Coalition figures have discussed the need to replace him and the company’s board if the Government is to neutralise the political fallout from the water charges controversy.   Photograph:  Michael MacSweeney/Provision

Glass sale The Sunday Times reported that the group of lenders that owns Aventas, the former Quinn manufacturing group, are moving ahead with the €40(...)

General view of the Bardarbunga volcano in the north-west region of the Vatnajokull glacier. Photograph: Sigtryggur Johannsson/Reuters

An Icelandic Met Office official has said it is lowering the risk level for the Bardarbunga volcano in central Iceland to orange from red, the highest(...)

 The set for La Bohéme at the Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago, Italy

PUCCINI AL FRESCO IN TORRE DEL LAGO This year marks the 60th Puccini Festival in the composer’s adopted hometown of Torre del Lago, 26km north of(...)

Virgin Atlantic is to fly from Northern Ireland to the United States next summer, for the first time.The airline, founded by Richard Branson 30 years(...)

Ahh first class...priority check-in, fully reclining seats and pre-departure champagne.

Flying first class on a transatlantic flight has long been an unrequited dream for many, but few have been in a position to fork out the €2,000 or so (...)

Dublin-listed Datalex is announcing today that Brussels Airlines has chosen its travel distribution platform to support online ticket sales and other products.

Datalex, the travel software firm backed by businessman Dermot Desmond, has recruited Lufthansa subsidiary Brussels Airlines a(...)

After tax profits for Datalex rose 43 per cent to $1.6 million for fiscal 2013

Datalex, a provider of ecommerce and retail solutions to the travel industry, is to pay its first ever dividend after reporting a sharp rise in(...)

Virgin Atlantic is equipping staff with Google Glass in an effort to deliver a more personalised service to first class passengers.

Virgin Atlantic is equipping staff with Google Glass in an effort to deliver a more personalised service to first class passengers. Googl(...)

European Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas:  wouldn’t comment on Germany’s controversial blocking of lower limits on carbon dioxide emissions for cars

Nobody yet knows what the winning automotive fuel of the future will be. By 2050, it could be electricity, compressed natural gas, harmless biofuels, (...)

US-based Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic, the carrier majority owned by British billionaire Richard Branson, have received US anti-trust immunity to let them co-ordinate fares and schedules on flights across the Atlantic.

US-based Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic, the carrier majority owned by British billionaire Richard Branson, have received US anti-trust immunity (...)