Michael O’Leary of Ryanair: the airline has “intensified”  plan to capture a larger share of the business flyer market. Photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty Images

Cerberus write-off The Sunday Times reports that Patrick Kearney, one of the so-called Maple 10 investors who took part in a scheme to buy shares in (...)

Patrick Blaney of UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School: ‘Aviation is a global business, and you can’t do business in different countries unless you understand how the business culture operates there’

The Irish aviation sector, one of the country’s outstanding international success stories, plays a significant role in the economy. According to the I(...)

Ballymena’s Connor Smyth (right): his charge-down try proved crucial for the Ireland Club international team as they overcame the France Fédérale. Photograph: Inpho

France Federale 12 Ireland club xv 16 Conor Smyth’s charge-down try proved crucial for the Ireland Club international team as they overcame the Fra(...)

Chief executive Aiden Corcoran: “The biggest mistake for me was that I focused so much on business at the start that I forgot about the balance in life”

Team Horizon is a global life science group that specialises in designing and implementing equipment for pharma and biopharma manufacturers. This incl(...)

A trip to space for you and your friends might be just the ticket if you’ve got a pile of money after the EuroMillions win. File photograph: Getty Images

This big EuroMillions win - what could a person do with all that loot? This week Pep Guardiola signed a three-year deal to manage Manchester City on (...)

Stacumny House in Celbridge, Co Kildare

A handyman who fell 4m to the ground while clipping ivy at a mansion in Co Kildare has been awarded €323,000 damages by the High Court. Stacumny Hou(...)

PJ Mara and  Charles Haughey: Mara’s star was inextricably linked to the fortunes of the former taoiseach – political and otherwise. Photograph: Maxwell’s

Wall-to-wall tributes to PJ at the moment. In the main, they are affectionate, warm and nostalgic. After all, it’s PJ Mara we’re talking about here. (...)

 Cafe La Serre at the Village at Lyons, Celbridge, Co Kildare: it is not clear if the buyer is Irish or from overseas but it is believed due diligence is under way with contracts yet to be signed. Photograph: Sile Nolan

The 16-acre Village at Lyons wedding venue and cookery school in Celbridge, Co Kildare, has gone sale agreed with a unidentified buyer. The venue f(...)

36 Ailesbury Road: purchased by Shane Ryan for €4-€4.5 million

It has been two years since the French bid adieu to their consulate at 36 Ailesbury Road, known as the Chancery. In 2008, they had attempted to sell (...)

The poll of 1,000 people, conducted by Behaviour & Attitudes, was commissioned by Equate, a new campaign group seeking equality for children in the education system. Photograph: Getty Images

Almost 85 per cent of people believe the education system should be reformed to ensure no child is excluded on the basis of their religion, according (...)