Director of the National Museum of Ireland, Raghnall Ó Floinn emailed staff this morning saying the board had taken no decisions on the introduction of entry charges or closure of facilities in its four museums. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

The Board of the National Museum of Ireland (NMI) has said it is considering a number of options to address serious funding challenges.In a statement (...)

Leo Varadkar: concerned at the €175,000 pension top up paid to Aer Lingus boss Mueller last year. Photograph: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

While we are on the topic of Aer Lingus executives, a colleague recently spied a copy of a letter from Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar to I(...)

Norwegian Air Shuttle has chosen Dublin as the headquarters for its long-haul business

Norwegian Air Shuttle plans to increase employment at its Irish office, which will play a significant role in(...)

The sale of the harvesting rights for the country’s State-owned forests has been abandoned. Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said the Governmen(...)

Fianna Fáil agriculture spokesman Éamon Ó Cuív said the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture found itself in a “farcical situation” in relation to the proposed sale of Coillte’s harvesting rights. Photograph Brenda Fitzsimons

Selling Coillte’s harvesting rights would generate only enough money to pay three weeks’ interest on the nation’s debts, the Oireachtas Committ(...)