Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe (left) with CityJet executive chairman Pat Byrne at Dublin Airport on Friday. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Airline CityJet is close to a €270 million deal to acquire 15 new aircraft as it presses ahead with expansion plans. Executive chairman Pat Byrne conf(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe TD is expected to decide on the overall capital plan “soon”. Photograph: Sara Freund

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe is close to deciding whether to approve plans for a rail line connecting central Dublin with the city’s(...)

Leases are up on a number of Etihad’s aircraft and the airline has to replace them. As a result it has fewer aircraft to go around

A shortage of aircraft is understood to be part of the reason behind Abu Dhabi-based Etihad’s decision to cut back its Dublin service from next Januar(...)

Imtech headquarters in Gouda, the Netherlands. Photograph: Bas Czerwinski/AFP/Getty Images

The private equity fund that backed the buyout of parts of the former Quinn Group last year is poised to swoop on the Irish arm of troubled Dutch eng(...)

One51 chief executive Alan Walsh: the first half had been a solid six months for the group.

Profits at plastics manufacturer One51 grew 12 per cent to €5.1 million in the first six months of the year, figures released on Friday show. One51 sa(...)

Shortly after a 2009 row over a €1m bonus, INBS confirmed it had put in place a €27.6m pension fund for Michael Fingleton, which he managed and had been transferred out of the financial institution in January 2007. Photograph: The Irish Times

Michael Fingleton, or “Fingers” as he was often known, was one of the best-known chief executives in Irish business for almost four decades. He ran Ir(...)

The Paddy Power website. Paddy Power and Betfair Group plan to merge in a deal that creates the world’s biggest publicly-listed online gaming company. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Paddy Power can trace its roots back to when a young draper’s assistant, Richard Power, set up his own bookie’s pitch at Tramore races in Co Waterford(...)

A man watches electronic displays at a Paddy Power bookmakers in London. Paddy Power and Betfair have announced they have agreed the terms of a possible merger. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Shares in Irish bookmakers Paddy Power surged yesterday following the news it is planning a merger with rival Betfair to create one of the world’s big(...)

Paddy Power chief executive Andy McCue said the group expects full-year reported operating profit to be a mid to high single digit percentage above 2014 and the consensus market forecast

Bookmaker Paddy Power is planning to merge with rival Betfair in a multibillion euro deal to create one of the world’s biggest gambling companies . Th(...)

Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh: said the first half of 2015 had been a record trading period for the group. Photograph: Alan Betson

Insulation specialist Kingspan expects further profit growth in the second half of the year after two acquisitions helped it to return record resul(...)