The High Court heard that Irish law only permits third-party funding of a court case where there is some form of connection between the litigant and whoever is putting up the money

  Persona and Sigma Wireless should reveal details of a deal with a third party to fund their case against the State and Denis O’Brien, th(...)

IAG chief executive Willie Walsh

International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) is still keen to buy Aer Lingus despite the Government’s delay in deciding whether or not to sell the(...)

A Ladbrokes spokesman said the process is about building “a sustainable business in Ireland and protecting jobs”.

Ladbrokes landlords say the bookmaker is offering them “derisory” compensation for allowing it to walk away from leases while it bids to restructure i(...)

IAG has been circling Aer Lingus for more than three months and in January said that it is willing to pay €2.55 a-share for the Irish airline, once both the State and Ryanair agree to sell their holdings in the company.

Government officials met with International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) representatives on Friday to discuss the company’s €1.36 billion bid fo(...)

Holfeld Plastics’ Arklow plant, which produces plastic packaging for food processors in Ireland and Europe

Food packaging manufacturer Holfeld Plastics will spend €3.5 million on expanding the business over the next two years following its acquisition by US(...)

In his first day as the new chief executive of Aer Lingus, Stephen Kavanagh moved to reassure staff over the bid  for the airline from International Airlines Group (IAG). Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

FIONA REDDAN Aer Lingus union leaders are sceptical about assurances that existing agreements with the company will be honoured if International Cons(...)

Outgoing Aer Lingus CEO Christoph Mueller said that 2014 was a “very successful for Aer Lingus, with strong performance across our businesses”. (Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times)

Aer Lingus considered joining forces with a bigger player to boost its transatlantic business before International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) (...)

Case concerned now-defunct travel tax imposed by the State in 2009 Photograph: EPA

The European Court has overturned a ruling demanding that Ryanair and Aer Lingus repay the Irish Government a total of €16 million in travel tax.The r(...)

IAG has been discussing its proposal to pay €1.36 billion for Aer Lingus. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Takeover panel rules do not bar the Government from discussing International Consolidated Airlines Group’s (IAG) bid to buy Aer Lingus, as a number o(...)

IAG’s Irish chief executive, Willie Walsh, said the group’s offer of a veto “would give the Irish Government an important role that they do not have today in securing the future of Aer Lingus”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Barry O’Halloran and Mary Minihan Business groups in Dublin, Cork and Shannon will share a legally binding veto with the Government over the sa(...)