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 (...)

An 18-year-old woman with a personality disorder has written a letter to the Minister for Health and a poignant poem to the HSE appealing for her return to Ireland

An 18-year-old woman with a personality disorder has written a letter to the Minister for Health and a poignant poem to the HSE appealing for her retu(...)

Cork man Cillian O’Leary, winner of the Cork City Marathon: “I just wanted to make sure I didn’t slip on a manhole or the tiles coming down Patrick Street.” Photograph: Darragh Kane

Cork man Cillian O’Leary on Monday became the first local person to win the bank holiday marathon in the city since 2007. O”Leary (35) is a native of (...)

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton: said TTIP offered ‘massive opportunities’ for the Irish economy. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

The opening up of the EU import market to large volumes of US beef poses one of the greatest threats to Irish agriculture in decades, the Irish Farme(...)

A printing company which refused to print civil partnership invitations for a gay couple has said that a complaint has been made about the decision to the Equality Tribunal

A printing company which refused to print civil partnership invitations for a gay couple has said that a complaint has been made about the decision to(...)

Margaret O’Leary and her daughter Shannon on their  way out of Tralee Court. Photograph:  Domnick Walsh

The widow of a 42-year-old cyclist who was killed in an early morning hit-and-run accident near his home has called on the man convicted of his death (...)

The NBRU has written to the Minister for Transport and said it will not negotiate the transfer of any of its members in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann to private operators regardless of commitments or assurances provided in relation to terms and conditions. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has said it will not negotiate the transfer of any of its members in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann to private oper(...)

A still image taken from a police dash cam video allegedly shows Walter Scott running from his vehicle during a traffic stop before he was shot and killed by white police officer Michael Slager in North Charleston, South Carolina. Image: South Carolina Law Enforcement Division/Reuters. 1:10

South Carolina officials investigating the weekend shooting death of a black man by a police officer have released a video that shows the early mom(...)

Under  current privatisation plans, orbital routes in Dublin rather than city centre services, such as those between Blackrock and Rialto, and Chapelizod and the Square shopping centre in Tallaght, will be put out to tender. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

The prospect of industrial action in the State-run transport sector has increased following the collapse of talks over the potential privatisation of(...)

Former Fianna Fáil minister of state John O’Leary  has claimed a meeting he had with Charlie Haughey led him to believe the former taoiseach was aware of the tapping of journalists’ telephones

A former Fianna Fáil minister of state has claimed a meeting he had with Charlie Haughey led him to believe the former taoiseach was aware of the tapp(...)