Ryanair will submit a non-binding offer for Cyprus Airways on Friday as the carrier seeks to extend its footprint eastward to an island increasingly popular with Russian and Israeli visitors. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Ryanair will submit a non-binding offer for Cyprus Airways on Friday as Europe’s No. 1 discount carrier seeks to extend its footprint eastward to an i(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: “I think he [Christoph Mueller] is recognised by some people in the media as being one of the best Aer Lingus CEOs ever, mind you that’s not setting the benchmark very high.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley

If your name is Christoph Mueller, it is probably best to put the paper down now and go make yourself a cup of tea. Ryanair boss Michael O’Lear(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: Doing  level best to be ’caring, cuddling and sharing’.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

Ryanair has expanded its offerings to business customers with the launch of three new daily routes from Dublin to Zaventem, Brussels’ main airport, as(...)

Airline said John Hurley would be working closely with chief executive Michael O’Leary and its Labs team. Photograph: Alan Betson / Irish Times

Ryanair has announced the appointment of a new chief technology officer. John Hurley (39) will join the low cost airline on September 15th, departing (...)

There was no official confirmation of the businessman’s move to end his relationship with Aer Lingus. The shape of yesterday’s share  sell-off in four blocks led others to speculate at least three buyers were in the market, with most pointing to international institutional investors. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Businessman Denis O’Brien has sold the remainder of his stake in Aer Lingus. Shares in the carrier jumped by almost 5 per cent yesterday, the single b(...)

Tony McCoy has decided to enter dual-Cheltenham festival winner Alderwood in the Galway Plate. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho.

Jonathan Burke was only 11 when his father Liam trained the 2007 Galway Plate winner and the rising-star of the jockey’s room can complete a memorabl(...)

September marks the first anniversary of “lots more Mr Nice Guy” strategy unveiled by Michael O’Leary at the agm

September is going to be a significant month for Ryanair. It will mark the first anniversary of “lots more Mr Nice Guy” strategy that Michael O’Leary (...)

 Nina Carberry (left) and Jane Mangan after they were presented with the Mary Hyde cup having tied  as leading women rider for the national hunt season, on day one of the Galway Festival. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

In the grander scheme of things, the only tip that mattered on the first evening of Galway’s Race Week was to be found in the blue and gold colours i(...)

Ryanair is signalling the launch of another price war this winter as it steps up capacity on key routes and bids to lure more business travellers to the Irish airline

Ryanair is signalling the launch of another price war this winter as it steps up capacity on key routes and bids to lure more business travellers to t(...)

From next October, Ryanair  will fly three times a day from Dublin to a new base at Glasgow International Airport

Ryanair is aiming to carry 30 million passengers in the UK this year as it steps up its campaign to lure business travellers away from rivals such as(...)