The Cabinet is likely to wait until after Friday’s referendums and the Carlow- Kilkenny byelection before deciding on a sale of the State’s Aer Lingus shares but sources say  it could take several weeks before the Government makes its views known. Photograph: Alan Betson

A Government decision on the sale of the State’s 25.1 per cent stake in Aer Lingus to International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) will have to wai(...)

Google regains top spot from Volkswagen in this year’s rankings. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Google has been named as the most reputable and trustworthy organisation in Ireland by the latest RepTrak study of corporate reputations.The report, c(...)

Tattersalls Ireland is gearing up for its busiest two months of 2015, when it will host some of the world’s leading eventing riders at its Fairyhouse(...)

The Quay in Wexford town where apartments can be purchased for €70,000-€100,00

In 2014, Wexford witnessed a 45 per cent increase on transactions compared to 2013. Sales amounted to €180 million, placing Wexford as the 10th mos(...)

Ruby Walsh riding Un De Sceaux to  win The Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy at Cheltenham. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary isn’t renowned for giveaways but there’s a €115,000 Grade 1 highlight at Punchestown that looks to be just waiting f(...)

Matthew Bowes is unseated by Waydownsouth during the Martinstown Opportunity Series Final Handicap Hurdle at Punchestown. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA. Matthew Bowes is unseated by Waydownsouth during the Martinstown Opportunity Series Final Handicap Hurdle at Punchestown. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA.

Bryan Cooper has the enviable pick of Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown Stud team but found out again that choice has its minuses too when Paul Carberr(...)

Runners and riders, including eventual winner Wish Ye Didnt ridden by Nina Carberry, clear Ruby’s Double during the Kildare Hunt Club Fr Sean Breen Memorial Chase at Punchestown. Photograph: Pat Healy/PA

A record opening day crowd of 20,214 crammed in for the the start of the 2015 Punchestown festival – where having a Mullins of some description on (...)

A Ryanair statement said: ‘The airline expects these funds to be repaid shortly, and has taken steps to ensure that this type of transfer cannot recur.’ Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Ryanair has been hit by a criminal scam in which about $5 million (€4.6 million) was taken from one of its bank accounts. The Irish Times has learned (...)

HEA boss Tom Boland: started with a few well-timed jabs

Higher Education Authority boss Tom Boland stepped into the ring of JM Synge Theatre in Trinity College Dublin recently for a bout with academics o(...)

The Mothers and Fathers Mattercampaign group have contacted  gardaí about the issue of their ‘No’ vote posters being taken down. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A Dublin hotel is promising its customers a 50 per cent discount if they take down posters for the forthcoming marriage equality referendum advocat(...)