Dómhnal Slattery, chief executive officer of Avolon Leasing Group. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Aircraft leasing group Avolon is planning a €1.44 billion launch on the New York Stock Exchange in a move that will value the stake of founder and ch(...)

Mark Selby (left) congratulates David Morris after he won their second-round match during the  Coral UK Championship at the Barbican Centre in York. Photograph:   Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Kilkenny’s David Morris caused a huge shock at the Coral UK Championship when he knocked out world champion Mark Selby. Selby, who became a father for(...)

Avolon chief executive Domhnall Slattery. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Avolon, an Irish aircraft lease company eyeing a flotation in New York, had profits of almost €82 million in the first nine months of the year(...)

Mark Selby celebrates after winning the final of the Dafabet World Snooker Championships at The Crucible, Sheffield.Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Mark Selby dedicated Crucible glory to his late father after stunning Ronnie O’Sullivan with one of the greatest snooker comebacks. The 30-year-old L(...)

 Judd Trump  in action against Tom Ford  during day four of the  World Championship at Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Judd Trump survived a test of nerve on a day his form deserted him to edge through to the second round of the World Championship. Runne(...)

Alan McManus in action during his match against John Higgins. Photograph: Tim Goode/PA Wire

John Higgins joined Ding Junhui on the Crucible casualty list as the four-time world champion was bundled out in Sheffield by his fellow Scot A(...)

Andrew Murphy, chief executive Slainte Healthcare, announcing new jobs  with Minister for Enterprise Richard Bruton and Minister for Health James Reilly. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Big projects always start with a big idea.The History of the IFSC, a book by Irish Times journalist Fiona Reddan, recounts how Charles Haughey gatecra(...)

Aercap’s share price surged by over 30 per cent in New York on the back of the news.

Irish- and Dutch-based aircraft leasing specialist Aercap is poised to become a global leader in the industry following the takeover of a rival owned (...)

Cork Chamber of Commerce held its annual blacktie dinner in the real capital on Tuesday, with a bash at the Doubletree by Hilton hotel (formerly the B(...)

Stephen Lee has been banned for 12 years after being found guilty of match-fixing. Photograph: Gareth Copley/PA Wire

World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn does not see any way Stephen Lee can return after being banned from the sport for 12 years for match-fixing. Leadin(...)