John O’Leary entering Leinster house in 1967. File photograph: Jimmy McCormack/The Irish Times

Former Fianna Fáil TD for Kerry South and minister of state John O’Leary has died aged 82. He represented Kerry South from 1966 to 1997, holding the r(...)

It is very important that the UK stays in the EU and Ryanair has a role to play in helping to avoid a feared ‘Brexit’ next year, airline chief executive Michael O’Leary has said. Photograph: AFP 4:56

It is “very important” that the UK stays in the EU and Ryanair has a role to play in helping to avoid a feared ‘Brexit’ next year, airline chief execu(...)

Michael O’Leary hopes shareholders will be able to  pay capital gains rather than income tax on the distibution Photograph: EPA

Ryanair has shelved plans to launch a low-cost transatlantic carrier as it cannot get the aircraft it needs to operate such a service. Chief executive(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary. The airline cautioned that its full-year result remains heavily dependent on close-in bookings in the second half of 2015

Ryanair has raised its full-year net profit guidance by 25 per cent from a current range of €940 million to €970 million to between €1.175 billion to (...)

Ryanair sees providing price comparisons as essential if it is to avoid becoming dependent on third-party websites, like Skyscanner

Ryanair aims to take on the online travel companies with a new website that will offer its 100 million annual passengers flight price comparisons, che(...)

Ryanair passengers asked to check in early for flights with website due to close at 9pm on Tuesday for five hours of maintenance. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times.

Ryanair passengers who fail to check-in for flights online ahead of a five hour suspension of the airline’s website on Tuesday night will be penalised(...)

The decision to possibly link up with long-haul carriers is the latest taboo to be broken by the Irish carrier, which launched a major customer service overhaul two years ago and introduced its first business fare last August

Ryanair is in talks with British Airways owner International Airlines Group and Aer Lingus about providing transfer connections for its rivals’ long-h(...)

Paud O’Leary died after he was struck by a vehicle while he was out for a training cycle for the annual Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle.

Gardaí are to prepare a file for the DPP after they released without charge a 70 year-old man arrested for questioning about the death of a father-(...)

Kerry cyclist Paud O’Leary who died after he was struck by a car in 2012.

Gardaí have arrested a 70-year-old man for questioning about the death of a father of four in a hit-and-run incident while out cycling in Co Kerry ove(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary. Ryanair is preparing for a second, long drawn out legal battle with the UK Competition and Markets Authority

Ryanair chief executive, Michael O’Leary, has rejected claims by the UK competition regulator that its 29.8 per cent stake in Aer Lingus could block (...)