13/07/2015 - NEWS - Alex White TD Minister for Communications, at official launch of Eircode, Ireland's new postcode system, at the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish TimesPhotograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The Department of Communications has controversially rejected a proposal by telecoms firm Eir to supply fibre broadband to 300,000 homes originally e(...)

Eir is awaiting to hear whether the Department of Communications has accepted its proposal to connect  300,000 homes to its new fibre broadband network. Photograph:  Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Telecoms firm Eir will find out next week whether the Department of Communications has accepted its proposal to supply fibre broadband to 300,000 hom(...)

A still from Eir’s new ad campaign

Eir threw something of a curveball at Minister for Communications Alex White recently. His big plan to connect rural Ireland to high-speed broadband w(...)

Christoph Mueller, chief executive of Aer Lingus, was paid €1.52 million by Aer Lingus in 2013, including a basic salary of €475,000, which has been frozen at this level since 2009. Photograph: Getty

Ryanair has voted yes to the “say on pay” resolution put to today’s Aer Lingus AGM, and the outcome of the poll is due to be announced later today by (...)

Danuta Gray’s retirement last week from the board of Aer Lingus has probably knocked Ireland’s average down a notch. Photograph: David Sleator

That cracking noise you hear is the glass ceiling blocking women from top positions in Europe’s biggest companies beginning to break. Negotiati(...)

 John Hartnett:  One of three new appointees announced yesterday.

Following the resumption of flights between Dublin and San Francisco, Aer Lingus is looking to further strengthen its ties with Silicon Valley through(...)

Former O2 chief Danuta Gray said quotas are not the best way to get women into the boardroom. Photograph: Eric Luke

Diversity in the boardroom helps mitigate the “group think” that contributed to recent financial disasters, and leads to better decision making(...)