The IASS  is operated jointly by Aer Lingus and Dublin Airport Authority. Photograph: Frank Miller

A proposal to cut retired workers’ pensions as part of an overall plan to plug a €750 million hole in Irish Airlines Superannuation Scheme (IASS) has(...)

Aer Lingus Christoph Mueller: potential option of 1.5 million  shares under long-term incentive deal. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Outgoing Aer Lingus chief executive Christoph Mueller could cash in almost €3 million worth of share options if the airline is sold ahead of his depar(...)

Industry analysts believe that in order for the IAG approach for Aer Lingus to be considered realistic, it would have had to be in the region of €1 billion, or about €1.87 per share. Photograph: Alan Betson

The bid to buy Aer Lingus by rival group International Consolidated Airline Group (IAG) could have valued the Republic’s flag carrier at at least €1 (...)

Aer Lingus has Heathrow slots that could appeal to Willie Walsh-led IAG Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Aer Lingus shares surged by as much as 15 per cent on news that it had rebuffed a possible takeover approach from IAG, owner of rival British Airways (...)

Bank of Ireland climbed 2.21 per cent to 32.4 cents. Volumes were decent, with 292 million shares changing hands

Markets bounced back from an earlier slide as hydrocarbon and mining stocks regained some momentum following increases in oil and metals prices.Hopes(...)

Stena Line ferries in Dublin Bay. Concerns have emerged that the line intends to pull out of Dún Laoghaire altogether and will not resume the service  it normally operates from the port during the summer next year.

Fears are growing that ferry operator Stena Line may next year pull out of Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin, in a move that sources estimate could cost the ha(...)

Last week the Central Statistics Office published data showing that overseas holiday makers spent €2.8 billion in the Republic in the first nine months of this year, €241 million more than during the same period in 2013

Predictions that foreign earnings from overseas visitors are likely to hit €5 billion this year may not reflect what tourists are actually spending i(...)

The airport management firm has indicated that it does not intend to increase the €72 million already on the table

Siptu could demand that the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) increase its €72 million contribution to a new staff pension scheme after the union’s memb(...)

Profit at Tynagh Energy, the multinational-backed power generator that is receiving a €66 million subsidy from electricity consumers, soared to €40 m(...)

Avolon founder and chief executive Dómhnal Slattery at the New York Stock Exchange yesterday as the firm’s shares went on sale

Aircraft leasing group Avolon’s €1.3 billion launch on the New York Stock Exchange lured a number of new US institutional backers to the Irish compan(...)