The Iseq’s bigger companies had mixed fortunes with Ryanair shares down 0.5 per cent.  Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Most European and US markets were ahead yesterday, with the S&P 500 Index at a four-month high, as investors shook off oil’s losses on failed out(...)

Insulation-maker Kingspan was among the rises, adding 1.5 per cent to €22.65

European stocks were little changed at the close of the markets, after swinging from gains to losses amid a sell-off in the energy and commodity sect(...)

Tourists gather at check-in counters at Sharm el-Sheikh airport yesterday. Photograph: Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

Efforts to repatriate thousands of British tourists from Sharm el-Sheikh descended into confusion yesterday as Egyptian authorities prevented most pla(...)

Russian tourists arriving at the Sharm el-Sheikh airport this week. Photograph: Khaled Elfiqi

The Department of Foreign Affairs has advised against all nonessential travel to Egypt, citing a heightened risk of targeted attacks against foreigner(...)

CRH:  closed down 1.3 per cent at €25.14 following a negative report on the construction sector by Merrill Lynch. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

European stocks fell for the first time in four days, led by declines in commodity and energy producers. The Stoxx 600 lost 0.4 per cent at the close(...)

Lorna Carty, from Co Meath, who was killed in a terrorist attack at a resort in Tunisia.

Irish tourists intending to travel to Tunisia over the coming weeks should “exercise extreme caution”, the Minister for Foreign Affairs has said. Char(...)

A file image of the Imperial Marhaba hotel in Tunisia which is one of the two hotels attacked by terrorists on Friday.

An Irish woman has described how she grabbed her two sons and ran for their lives when they heard gunfire near a hotel in Tunisia. She was spea(...)

Former Thomas Cook chief executive Harriet Green: due to collect a £10 million-plus bonus when her gardening leave comes to an end next month. Photograph: RLM Finsbury/PA Wire

Harriet Green, the former chief executive of Thomas Cook, has clearly been enjoying her gardening leave from the travel firm, which she quit abrupt(...)

Eleven members of the Aer Lingus board will decide whether to recommend any offer  from International Consolidated Airlines Group to its shareholders and thus pave the way for a sale. Photograph: Artur Widak/PA

Ultimately, 11 members of the Aer Lingus board will decide whether to recommend any offer for the company from International Consolidated Airlines G(...)

TUI Travel, whose many brands include Thomson and Airtours, said it was “pleased with current trading”.

British travel group TUI Travel, weeks away from completing a merger with TUI AG, reported a forecast-beating 11 percent rise in underlying profits on(...)