Irish cycling routes added to Google Maps

Paravelo XploreAir flying bicycle Developed by a pair of UK inventors, the Paravelo Flying Bike doesn’t fly all by itself, but acts like a powe(...)

Ingvar Kamprad: his departure  leaves the Ikea empire with no clear figurehead. Photograph: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Ingvar Kamprad has stepped down from all formal roles at Ikea, leaving the Swedish furniture empire without its founder in a board position for the fi(...)

S&P said extraordinary government support for these banks would likely diminish as regulators implement the reforms, downgrading them to ‘negative’ from ‘stable. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Ratings agency Standard & Poors said it has downgraded 15 European banks, including Bank of Ireland, Barclays Credit Suisse and Deutsche Ba(...)

Eoin Deasy (25), a secondary school teacher from Cork, died when he fell while hiking along the Fürstensteig route in the Alpine Rätikon mountain range last Thursday. Photograph:

Funeral arrangements are being put in place for a young Irishman who died in an Alpine climbing incident in Liechtenstein last week. Eoi(...)

Businessman Seán Quinn. Photograph: Eric Luke

The alleged conspiracy by members of the family of Seán Quinn, two Middle East law firms and others to move assets worth hundreds of millions o(...)

Austrian chancellor Werner Faymann and Luxembourg’s prime minister, Xavier Bettel,  in Brussels this week.  Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

After years of opposition, Luxembourg and Austria have agreed to back automatic exchange of savings account i(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly has ordered two Dubai based firms to discover  documents sought by IBRC in its action against the Quinn family.

Irish Bank Resolution Corporation has told the Commercial Court information “continues to emerge” about an alleged conspiracy by members of ban(...)

EU internal markets commissioner Michel Barnier said the transition period will not be extended after August 1st. Photo: Bloomberg

The introduction of a new intra-bank payments system which is supposed to speed up financial transactions across the European Union has been delayed a(...)

The Supreme Court decision will affect  about 140 Irish-based customers who had accounts at the Isle of Man branch before National Irish Bank closed its operation there in 2002. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

The Supreme Court has ordered the former National Irish Bank (NIB) to disclose to the Revenue Commissioners details of Irish residents who had account(...)

Uefa is considering a radical overhaul of international football that would see national teams playing a new Nations League competition.The idea, flo(...)