The Government plans to refer the offer for Aer Lingus from International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) to a review group.IAG plans to begin talks(...)

Aer Lingus has rejected a second takeover approach from the owner of rival British Airways. Photo: PA Wire

Aer Lingus has rejected a second takeover approach from the owner of rival British Airways. International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) has confir(...)

 Barclays: the bank  recently dealt in a number of contracts for difference  tied to Aer Lingus’s shares. Photograph:  Oli Scarff/Getty Images

A broker that acts for the British group that recently made an approach to buy Aer Lingus has been dealing in the Irish airline’s shares, according to(...)

Aer Lingus Christoph Mueller: potential option of 1.5 million  shares under long-term incentive deal. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Outgoing Aer Lingus chief executive Christoph Mueller could cash in almost €3 million worth of share options if the airline is sold ahead of his depar(...)

Carechoice was owned by  Michael Lane and other investors

The Carechoice retirement and nursing home group has been sold to UK firm, Emerald Investments, for a figure understood to be €30 million-plus.The gro(...)

The  European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt. Photograph: Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images

The European Central Bank is likely to implement full-blown quantitative easing in the first half of next year in a bid to revive the flagging euro zo(...)

Ryanair planes at Dublin Airport . Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

The European Commission will relaunch an investigation into claims that the Republic’s travel tax was illegal State aid in a ruling that could further(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary said the airline has had a bumper year.

Ryanair has the capacity to cut fares in the winter months by more than the 5 per cent to 10 per cent pledged this morning if rivals respond with redu(...)

Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) has been told that it must cut its passenger charges by almost 19 per cent over the next five years to € 8.68 from € 10.68 in a move that could help to cut air fares. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Barry O’HalloranThe Republic’s aviation regulator has told Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) that it must cut its passenger charges by almost 19 per cent(...)

Abbey executive chairman Charles Gallagher addresses the company’s AGM in Malahide, Dublin, yesterday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Cutting taxes and levies on newly-built homes will help ease the housing crisis that has developed in Dublin and other urban centres, according to th(...)