India to Nepal by Bus   The Indian and Nepalese governments have just officially inaugurated the first-ever bus service between the two (...)

Avolon founder and chief executive Dómhnal Slattery at the New York Stock Exchange yesterday as the firm’s shares went on sale

Aircraft leasing group Avolon’s €1.3 billion launch on the New York Stock Exchange lured a number of new US institutional backers to the Irish compan(...)

Ray Conner, president and chief executive officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes (left) reacts during a news conference with Domhnal Slattery, chief executive officer of Avolon Leasing Group. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Irish aircraft leasing group Avolon’s launch on the New York Stock market valued the the company at more than $1.6 billion.Avolon priced its shares at(...)

Henry Donohoe: “You could not even dream of it at home . . . I have to pinch myself and wonder have I won the Lotto”
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Henry Donohoe joined Emirates airline in 2010 and lives in Dubai with his wife Joyce and their 16-year-old daughter Eve.Working first as vice-presiden(...)

The Rendition Project and Reprieve have identified 27 aircraft used by the CIA in its rendition programme which they claim landed more than 200 times at Irish airports on global circuits that ferried al-Qaeda suspects around secret prisons or “black sites” between 2001 and 2006. File photograph:  PA Wire 1:08

The invoice states that the trip lasted four days in November 2012 and flew from Washington to Kabul in Afghanistan and back again stopping for fue(...)

Shane Lowry of Ireland tees off at the first hole during the opening round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club in Sun City, South Africa. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Shane Lowry is six off Ross Fisher’s lead going into the second round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge after he carded a 72 in Sun City, South Africa. Fi(...)

Ireland’s backroom team during the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup. The side currently has no coaches.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan

In a move that should, in theory, prove hugely beneficial for women’s rugby in Ireland, the IRFU have moved the 15-a-side game from their domestic gam(...)

Shane Lowry of Ireland in action during a practise round for the Nedbank Golf Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club on Wednesday. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Off-the-back of 13 straight cuts, posting five top-10 finishes, and cementing his place within the world’s top 50, Shane Lowry is in as good a posi(...)

Ireland’s John Mooney: his thoughts from his Facebook page is the December blog for aware.ie. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland international cricketer John Mooney admitted earlier this year he has been suffering from depression throughout his career. Diagnosed t(...)

Ray Conner, president and chief executive officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes ( left) reacts during a news conference with Domhnal Slattery, chief executive officer of Avolon Leasing Group, on the third day of the Farnborough International Air Show  earlier this year. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Dublin-based aircraft leasing firm Avolon has announced further details of its upcoming IPO in the US.The company, which is run by Domhnal Slattery - (...)