Milestone Aviation Group, founded in 2010,  has headquarters in Dublin and US offices in New Jersey and Ohio.

GE’s Irish-headquartered aircraft finance subsidiary has agreed to buy helicopter leasing specialist Milestone Aviation for €1.4 billion.GE Capital A(...)

Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern in action in the 49er skiff class. The two have qualified for the Rio Olympics in 2016. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern earned Ireland its third place for the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. The Team IRL sailors have been competing at the ISA(...)

Ireland’s Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern are in sixth place after four races in the 49er class at the ISAF World Cup in Santander. Photograph: Inpho.

Ireland is on the cusp of two more places at the 2016 Olympic sailing regatta this weekend following a solid performance by both the men’s and women’(...)

Ireland’s Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern compete in the men’s 49ers in the London 2012 Olympics. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ireland’s Olympic sailing team made progress towards its stated aim of winning three nation places for the 2016 Rio Olympics in Santander yesterday, b(...)

German entrants Julian and Philipp Autenrieth compete in the men’s 470 class event on the third day of the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships offshore Santander, northern Spain. EPA/LUIS TEJIDO

Buoyed up by claiming Ireland’s first sailing place in Rio, almost two years in advance of the Olympic Games, Irish Laser champion James Espey contin(...)

James Espey of Ireland lies 26th on the Bay of Biscay.  Photograph: Getty Images

In a tale of two halves the Irish Olympic sailing team got off to both a good and bad start on the Basque coast yesterday with Belfast’s James Espey(...)

Skipper Liam Coyne: has returned home to Dún Laoghaire after victory in the Round Britain and Ireland race with Brian Flahive.

No sooner had Dublin Bay double-handers Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive won the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s (RORC) 1,800-mile Round Britain and Ireland in(...)

Aviva has announced the appointment of Alison Burns as chief executive of Aviva Ireland. Ms Burns, who replaces Seán Egan who stepped down earlier thi(...)

AIB Headquarters in Ballsbridge Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien

AIB has placed a portfolio of seven senior loans with a par value of £200 million on the market. The portfolio, called Project River, is expect(...)