Irish Water managing director John Tierney:  the Sunday Business Post  reports that senior Coalition figures have discussed the need to replace him and the company’s board if the Government is to neutralise the political fallout from the water charges controversy.   Photograph:  Michael MacSweeney/Provision

Glass sale The Sunday Times reported that the group of lenders that owns Aventas, the former Quinn manufacturing group, are moving ahead with the €40(...)

Willie Walsh, chief executive of British Airways’s parent, said in Dublin that demand for flights from both business and leisure travellers to London City was growing. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Willie Walsh, chief executive of British Airways’s parent, has said the airline is not phased by the promise of intense competition on its latest rout(...)

DCC’s agm in Dublin last July. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

DCC, a quoted distribution services group, has brought in specialist food industry investment bank Stamford Partners to explore options for its food d(...)

Michael O’Leary: Since last year’s agm, Ryanair has beefed up customer service as part of a strategy aimed at attracting more passengers

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary yesterday defended the airline’s board against criticism at the company’s annual general meeting that long ser(...)

British Airways owner International Airlines Group reported a 55 per cent rise in second-quarter operating profit today, mainly due to a recovery at Spanish airline Iberia. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

British Airways owner International Airlines Group reported a 55 per cent rise in second-quarter operating profit today, mainly due to a recovery at S(...)

National Treasury Management Agency chief executive John Corrigan: described by Minister for Finance Michael Noonan as “one of the most dedicated public servants” in the State. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

After five years as chief executive of the National Treasury Management Agency, John Corrigan presided over the launch of its annual report for the(...)

Speculation about a successor to John Corrigan is likely to include Brendan McDonagh, the chief executive of Nama. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The National Treasury Management Agency has begun the search for a new chief executive to succeed John Corrigan, who is stepping down in December. The(...)

British Airways is planning a Dublin-to-London City Airport service that will fly five times a day from the end of October.The airline has announced t(...)

New recruit: A Very British Airline

Corporate training courses for new recruits always seem a bit weird to outsiders. They look like cult meetings, but with whiteboards and colour-coded (...)

Song and dance man: Robert Morse as Bertram Cooper in Mad Men

Mad Men (Sky Atlantic, Wednesday) has split its seventh, final season in two, so this week’s satisfyingly complete, unexpectedly sentimental and poign(...)