Declan Ryan recently knocked €100,000 off the original asking price of €850,000 for his home, Maytree, on the Bray Road, in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

VivaAerobus, the Mexican low-cost carrier in which Declan Ryan’s Irelandia is an investor, is launching a new international service from Mexico to Dal(...)

 Howard Millar, Ryanair’s former deputy chief executive, joins advisory board of Irelandia. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/Irish Times

Former Ryanair deputy chief executive and financial officer Howard Millar has been appointed to the advisory board of Dublin-based Irelandia Aviation.(...)

Ryanair has recently shaken up its customer service and launched a drive to attract more businesss travellers and famililes

Ryanair has signed up Boxever, the travel marketing software specialist whose investors include a firm backed by Irelandia, the investment vehicle run(...)

Viva is understood to be eyeing opportunities in Costa Rica, Peru and Ecuador

Viva, the airline brand backed by the family of the late Tony Ryan is embarking on a major expansion drive in Central and South America. The group, w(...)

 Dr John Fox, chief executive, Merrion Pharmaceuticals. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Merrion Pharmaceuticals has blamed foreign exchange weakness for a 4 per cent fall in revenues in the first half of the year.The Irish group’s revenue(...)

Merrion Pharmaceuticals chief executive John Fox. Photograph: Eric Luke

Merrion Pharma is back on the active list. The Elan spin-off which effectively went into hibernation during the recession has re-emerged this year un(...)

Frontline Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund, has raised €40 million in its maiden funding round. The Dublin- and London-based software-onl(...)

Sean Coughlan: ‘There are conversations happening on boards.ie which are very relevant to what’s going on in Ireland’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

This is a career to watch. In 2000, as part of researching a book I was writing, I interviewed Sean Coughlan as he was getting ready to leave Baltimor(...)

While planners throughout the Irish countryside have long deemed dormer bungalows to be the ideal living accommodation, sometimes they allow a litt(...)

Frank Flannery (above)  was appointed chairman of the Forum on  Philanthropy by Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan in 2011. Photograph: Eric Luke

Some members of the Government-appointed Forum on Philanthropy expressed concern about an initiative led by its chairma(...)