Nicholas Moore, chief executive officer and managing director of Macquarie. Macquarie is planning a rights issue to raise $500 million to help pay for the deal, which will rank the business close to the globe’s top 10 aircraft lessors.

Irish aviation financier, Awas, is set to sell 90 aircraft to Australian bank, Macquarie, for $4 billion (€3.6 billion).Awas and Macquarie have been i(...)

Eimear Nugent, Joe O’Brien, Sarah Owen and Richard King of Crosscare at the launch of their new website focusing on the mental health and wellbeing of Irish emigrants, mindhowyougo.ie.

The majority of recent emigrants have found the experience of moving abroad harder than they expected, with difficulty finding a job or a place to liv(...)

The battering of the west coast last winter and this winter’s tides have exposed many artefacts. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

“Citizen” archaeologists are to be recruited in a pilot project which aims to protect vulnerable coastal heritage from being lost to winter storms and(...)

 Andy McCue,  chief executive, and Cormac McCarthy, chief financial officer, at the Paddy Power results  briefing  yesterday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

Paddy Power’s new chief executive, Andy McCue, signalled a change of direction for the listed bookmaker at his first annual results presentation yeste(...)

As well as entertainment, OnStar can call the emergency services in the event of a crash.

With more and more buyers citing digital connectivity as a serious consideration when it comes to buying a new car, Opel’s OnStar system could be arri(...)

 Snow is seen at Glencullen in the Dublin mountains from earlier this year. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 0:21

Weather forecasts left the country braced for widespread snowfall overnight, much of it determined to stick around. Whatever individual counties wa(...)

The writing has been on the wall for a while, but what a few weeks it has been for Irish beef – Ireland is now the only European country to be allowed(...)

Professional surfer, Connor Maguire from Bundoran, Co Donegal catching one of the biggest waves of the day at Mullaghmore. Photograph: Finn Mullen

As rugby fans flocked to the capital to watch the big game snow fell heavily across the city. Met Éireann had issued a yellow alert snow and ice warni(...)

PKN are hoping to be the Finnish entry at the Eurovision: “We don’t want people to vote for us to feel sorry for us, we are not that different from everybody else – just normal guys with a mental handicap”

After a transgender diva and a bearded drag act, a group of middle-aged punk rockers with learning disabilities could be the next performers to cha(...)

 Adil Charkaoui told a news conference in Montreal that anti-Muslim sentiment in Quebec is to blame for alienating Muslim students, not his classes, where he said only Arabic, the Koran and “basic notions” are taught. Photograph: Dario Ayala/Reuters

A Muslim teacher once jailed by Canada as a security threat denied on Friday he had radicalised Canadian teens believed to have travelled to Syria to (...)