Les Trois Vallées (Three Valleys) is one of the biggest ski areas in the world with over 600km of runs over five connected resorts: Courchevel, Méribel, Les Menuires, Val Thorens and Orelle.

There’s something to be said for slush – although rock-scratched skis may beg to differ – but then I learned to ski in the stuff so splashing around i(...)

Fruit importer Fyffes added 3.41 per cent to end the day at €1.396

European shares fell on Tuesday as oil dropped again and investors weighed earnings from a number of companies, including BP and UBS. Dealers noted(...)

Lufthansa has already tried its hand at budget flying with the short-haul Germanwings service, which is now being merged into the new Eurowings business. (

Ryanair is set to fly more passengers than Lufthansa for the first time this year, heaping pressure on the German carrier to make a success of Eurowin(...)

An air passenger’s rights in the case of cancellation are clear and unambiguous. Photograph: Denis Doyle/Getty Images

“You probably get lots of complaints from unhappy Ryanair customers,” starts a mail from Anne Marie Kealy. “In December four of us flew to Cologne (...)

The Moors last ruled here 500 years ago. But the tradition of the hammam – the public baths later banned by the Spanish queen Isabella – is thriving once mor
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Masseurs and masseuses glide through the dimly lit space, flitting between niches in the arched cavern. Diffused light enters through star- shaped sky(...)

Jean Nolan leaving the Four Courts after settling her High Court action. Photograph: Courts Collins

An Aer Lingus flight attendant has settled her High Court action over injuries allegedly suffered after a case toppled down an escalator at Dublin Air(...)

David Begg defended his knowledge of pensions and said some of what had been said in the Dáil about his role in pension discussions on Aer Lingus was a “travesty of the truth”. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Regulating the Irish pensions regime in circumstances of “fragility and uncertainty about the future” will be a “formidable challenge”, chairman desig(...)

The airline is also running new winter services from Dublin to Athens, Bologna, Murcia, Porto and Seville, as well more flights to Bucharest and Gatwick

Ryanair is backing Dublin Airport’s €250 million new runway plan, but does not want it to increase passenger charges to pay for the project. Dublin (...)

This time last year, maintaining the Republic’s  links with London’s biggest airport, Heathrow, was the biggest flashpoint in the debate over whether the Government should sell its stake in Aer Lingus. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

The fact that 4.5 million people – not much less than the population of the Republic – flew between Dublin and London last year seems eye-popping. It (...)

Declan Black, managing partner at Mason Hayes & Curran: “I don’t think growth of 20 per cent a year is sustainable. I’d be very pleased with single-digit growth this year.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Leading Irish law firm Mason Hayes & Curran increased its revenues last year by 20 per cent to €72 million, following strong activity across all (...)