Hasbro lost 3.3 per cent to $51.46. The toys and game maker reported second-quarter revenue that fell short of estimates. Photograph: Reuters

Shares fell across the globe as fighting erupted in eastern Ukraine, the first major eruption of violence there since a Malaysian airliner was shot do(...)

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Irish Roots

Anyone who has ever studied a foreign language is familiar with the idea of a “false friend”, a word that looks identical but has a completely distinc(...)

 Members of the Ravens team in RV-8 aircraft perform acrobatic manoeuvres to a huge crowd over Bray during the Bray Air Display as  part of the Bray Summerfest supported by the Irish Aviation Authority. Photograph: Alan Betson

A record-breaking 88,000 spectators craned their necks and fixed their eyes on the skies above the coastal town today for the annual Bray Air Display.(...)

At close to six years, Mueller will be one of the longer serving Aer Lingus chief executives of the past two decades.

While it surprised quite a few people, Christoph Mueller’s decision to step down as chief executive of Aer Lingus next May is not seen as a result of (...)

Christoph Mueller: Aer Lingus CEO is to step down next May. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The race to succeed Christoph Mueller in the €1.5 million-a-year top job at Aer Lingus is likely to attract candidates from both at home and abroad, (...)

Aer Lingus chief executive Christoph Mueller is to leave the company in May 2015

Aer Lingus chief executive Christoph Mueller is to step down as chief executive in May 2015, the airline said on Friday.Mr Mueller was appointed chief(...)

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange yesterday. Stocks fell sharply, with the S&P 500 posting its biggest one-day percentage drop since April 10th  on news that a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet crashed near the Ukraine-Russia border. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

European shares slumped yesterday, sharply extending losses at the end of the trading day on news that a Malaysian passenger plane had been shot down(...)

Flights to and from Dublin rose 45 per cent last month, the airline said.

Aer Lingus Regional recorded its 12th consecutive month of passenger growth last month, according to new figures published on Wednesday. The airline, (...)

Ethiopian Airlines is considering launching a service from Addis Ababa to Los Angeles that would use Dublin as a stopover.

The Government has taken the first step towards a potentially controversial deal with Ethiopian Airlines that would allow the carrier to stop at Dubli(...)

Airy port: The departures lounge in Heathrow’s Terminal 2. Photograph: Niel Hall/Reuters

It was raining in London on Tuesday, a grim drizzle as we landed at Heathrow and began the long descent from to the arrivals area. Out into the long m(...)