View from slopes of Croagh Patrick, Co Mayo. Photograph: Joe Cornish/Riser/Getty.

The number of tourists visiting Ireland is set to hit record heights in 2015 with more than 7.4 million arriving in the first 10 months of the year be(...)

Michael Horn, President and CEO of Volkswagen America, reacts to being mobbed by the media at the LA Auto Show last week.

Americans think Volkswagen Group’s US$1,000 no-strings compensation package for Audi, VW motorists isn’t commensurate with the emissions offence, whi(...)

 Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton and Gary Keogh of Digital Realty at today’s announcement

US technology firm Digital Realty plans to invest a further €150 million in its data centre in west Dublin. The company plans to double the size of it(...)

Stewart Buttefield of Slack speaking at the  Web Summit  in Dublin.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Stewart Butterfield is enthusiastic about Irish food. Particularly apples, which he says are better than most in North America, but brown bread and(...)

Irishman Morgan Downey:  browser-based market data platform known as Money.Net

There aren’t many people who would be brave enough to take on billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg, but Irish man Morgan Downey is one of them. (...)

Irish airline has contributed 1.6 points of IAG’s capacity increase and generated €262 million in revenues

Aer Lingus recorded an operating profit of €45 million in the period since joining International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) in mid-August with(...)

The Gundestrup cauldron displayed in the “Celts: art and identity” exhibition at the British Museum in London. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

The Celtic nations of these islands have seldom been more assertive in recent centuries than they are today, as Scotland toys with independence, Wales(...)

E-commerce company Amazon on Thursday recorded a surprise profit for the second quarter in a row, propelled by higher sales in North America and its c(...)

IAG chief executive Willie Walsh at the announcement of the transatlantic expansion of the Aer Lingus long-haul network. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Willie Walsh and International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) were obviously keen yesterday to demonstrate that they are as good as their word abo(...)

Customers browse goods in a supermarket in Fuyang, east China. Wealth per adult in China has quadrupled to about €19,650 since 2000. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The country which is home to the world’s most enduring peasant-led communist revolution is now home to the biggest middle-class population, according (...)