Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, addresses  Catholics at St Patrick’s Cathedral, New York City, in   February  2013.  File photograph: John Moore/Getty Images

About 200 people are expected to accompany Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, on the first chartered pilgrimage from that archdiocese to (...)

IAG’s takeover of Aer Lingus was one of the biggest M&A deals recorded in the first six months of 2015

M&A activity in Ireland fell in the first half of 2015, according to a new review. A total of 45 mergers and acquisitions worth €35.1 billion took(...)

Clodagh Cogley (21) arrived at Dublin Airport on Friday, six weeks after the Berkeley balcony collapse which left six students dead and a further seven injured.

Clodagh Cogley (21) arrived at Dublin Airport on an Aer Lingus flight from San Francisco at 12.20pm on Friday, six weeks after the Berkeley balcony co(...)

Aer Lingus: has asked the US courts to throw out the Christian Narkiewicz-Laine case in recent weeks due to an alleged lack of evidence. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Aer Lingus has bigger things to deal with as it prepares for its €1.4 billion takeover by Willie Walsh’s IAG, but the airline has flown into a rather (...)

The crew of a Dublin-bound Aer Lingus flight had to take evasive action to avoid a private jet that had entered the runway while they were taking off. Photograph: PA

The crew of a Dublin-bound Aer Lingus flight had to take evasive action to avoid a private jet that had entered the runway while they were taking off.(...)

Capacity on Aer Lingus’s long haul routes rose in the second quarter of the year. Photographer: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Aer Lingus says fares on its short-haul network will be cut in the second half of the year as it moves ahead with a “volume active” strategy to fill i(...)

Technically, there is nothing to stop you pledging some of your Aer Lingus shares in support of the IAG offer

I had planned to do nothing with my 4,000 Aer Lingus shares and not return the acceptance form. However, I wonder would you know is there a downside t(...)

Ryanair said yesterday it expected the sale of its €424 million stake to go ahead in September. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

It may have failed in its efforts to acquire Aer Lingus, but having agreed to shed its 29.8 per cent shareholding, Ryanair must now figure out what to(...)

Ryanair posts Q1 numbers Monday; Aer Lingus figures land on Wednesday, and Thursday is the IAG offer deadline

It’s a busy week for the airlines. First-quarter results are due from Ryanair today, with Aer Lingus releasing its first-half financial figures on (...)

The scene of the light aircraft crash in Co Waterford on Saturday in which one man in his sixties died. Photograph: John Foley Images

Air accident investigators are examining the scene of a crash where a light aircraft crashed on Saturday night, killing well-known pilot Howard Cox wh(...)