Ryanair can presumably fall back on the UK Competition and Markets Authority’s decision to refuse to review its original finding. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Ryanair yesterday declared it was “manifestly wrong” of the UK Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) to refuse to review its 2013 ruling that the (...)

Aer Lingus shed some of the gains it made on Thursday on the back of reports the Government was close to agreeing to sell the State’s stake to  IAG. Photograph: Alan Betson

European stocks slid on Friday as concern over the impact of Greek debt was exacerbated by declines in the US and Asia. A two-hour blackout at news a(...)

Ryanair plans to appeal the original ruling to the British supreme court. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

British Airways’ parent, International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG), has backed the UK competition regulator’s ruling that Ryanair should cut i(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe said there are a variety of views in Government in relation to the State’s stake in Aer Lingus. Photograph: PA

There is no Government consensus on the sale of the State’s stake in Aer Lingus to International Airlines Group (IAG), Minister for Transport Pasch(...)

After receiving the request from Ryanair, the CMA said it invited submissions from interested parties, including Aer Lingus, IAG and the Irish Government.  Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Ryanair has described as “manifestly wrong” a decision by the UK’s competition watchdog that it must cut its stake in Aer Lingus to 5 per cent from 29(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe said he expected the talks to conclude within weeks. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

The Government and International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) remain divided over a key issue in the talks over a possible sale of Aer Lingus, b(...)

Shares in Aer Lingus rose 5.5 per cent to €2.42 at lunchtime in Dublin

Discussions about the takeover of Aer Lingus by IAG should be concluded within coming weeks, the Minister for Transport, Paschal Donohoe has indicated(...)

ECB chief Mario Draghi said quantitative easing will continue until there’s sustained improvement in inflation. Photograph: Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images

The Iseq in Dublin advanced by 1 per cent yesterday while UK stocks climbed to a 2008 high. The FTSE 100 in London added 0.3 per cent, as did the bro(...)

Six companies on the ISE’s equity markets raised a total of €2.2billion in the first quarter. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/Irish Times

The strong demand for Irish shares witnessed last year continued into the first quarter of 2015 with record equity trades reported, according to new f(...)

Ingredients and convenience food group Kerry climbed 1.67 per cent to close at €67.50

European stocks declined yesterday, breaking a five-day advance, as banks slid. DUBLIN Permanent TSB’s announcement that it is planning to seek a pri(...)