Barry Geraghty will be bidding for his first Galway Plate victory when he rides Shanpallas, owned by JP McManus, in today’s feature at Ballybrit. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Even sporting greats like to get their new jobs off on the right foot and Barry Geraghty will hope Shanpallas can cement his position as JP McManus(...)

Ryanair will look to expand its Gatwick presence by bidding for slots opened up by IAG purchase of Aer Lingus. Photorapgh: Gerry Images.

Ryanair has confirmed it will bid for Gatwick slots to be freed up as a condition of the Aer Linguse sale to the IAG group. Responding on Wednesday t(...)

Michael O’Leary was reported in the British press yesterday as saying that he will still fight the CMA’s ruling. Photograph:  Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Ryanair rarely backs down in a fight, but its indication that it will sell its 29.8 per cent Aer Lingus stake to IAG allows it to dodge a showdown wit(...)

Ryanair has said it will accept IAG’s offer for its stake in Aer Lingus. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

IAG is due to get conditional EU approval for its takeover bid for Aer Lingus next week, according to informed sources. The airline is set to get Eu(...)

Ryanair plans to waive charges for Greeks on routes connecting Athens to Chania, Rhodes and Thessaloniki for two weeks, starting from July 13th.

Ryanair has called on Greek authorities to back its plan for free flights on some domestic routes for two weeks as the country struggles to stave off (...)

Ryanair chief executive  Michael O’Leary said the company regretted Hertz’s decision to end its car hire supply agreement with the airline. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Ryanair said it will begin legal action against its former partner Hertz after the car hire company terminated its deal with the airline from noon on(...)

A hit with the ladies: the late Tony Ryan. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Stories of Tony Ryan’s tough management style are legendary, and they come thick and fast in Ryan: A Legacy (RTÉ One, Tuesday), David Murphy’s insight(...)

Donal Molloy, MD, Molloy Environmental Systems

Molloy Environmental Systems, which is based in Co Offaly, employs 18 people and has a 25-year track record in wastewater treatment systems. What i(...)

Callling for a new European aviation strategy in Brussels on Wednesday were (l-r): Air France-KLM chief executive officer Alexandre de Juniac, easyJet chief executive officer Carolyn McCall, Lufthansa chief executive officer Carsten Spohr and Ryanair chief executive officer Michael O’Leary. (Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters)

Europe’s five leading airlines, many of them fierce business rivals, joined together to propose an aviation strategy that they say is needed if they’(...)

Colman Keohane: “We’re now selling into the Dutch market and have also begun exporting frozen product to the US.”

Bantry-based Keohane Seafoods was set up in 2011 and now employs 68 people. What is special about your business? We are a family owned company produ(...)