One of Norwegian Air’s Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. Photograph: Norwegian Air

Newest aircraft in Europe begins from Cork The newest aircraft in Europe, the Boeing 737 Max 8, landed in Cork on Tuesday, coming into service on Norw(...)

Protesters rally in Washington DC  before marching to the Department of Justice to demonstrate against the Trump administration’s decision to end the  Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

The Irish emigrant community in the US has reacted with anger at the decision of Donald Trump’s administration to end protections for undocumented chi(...)

Dalton Philips has been appointed chief executive of  DAA for a seven-year term

Dalton Philips, the former chief executive of the supermarket chain Morrisons and Brown Thomas, has been named as the new head of DAA, the former Dubl(...)

Get some late-summer sun during the last week of August in Gran Canaria.

Grab the last of the summer deals If you want to nab a last-minute bargain and can travel this weekend, then you could head to Gran Canaria from €539(...)

Oasis stores and manages records and information for client companies.

Private equity group Montagu is buying Irish records storage specialist Oasis Group in a deal likely to be worth at least €100 million. Dublin-based (...)

Pilots and cabin crew of   Wow airline: the Cork to Reykjavik service will be suspended at the end of October

Icelandic airline Wow has cut its Cork to Reykjavik service five months after it started. In a statement Wow Air said it will continue to operate th(...)

 Cork Airport managing director Niall MacCarthy and Norwegian Air International  chief executive Tore Jansen ahead of the first  scheduled transatlantic flight from the airport. Photograph: Brian Lougheed

Cork Airport’s first transatlantic flight took off at the weekend when Norwegian Air International left for Providence, Rhode Island, in the northeast(...)

 A TSA agent holding a live lobster that weighs roughly 9kg at Boston’s Logan International Airport. Photograph:Transportation Security Administration via AP

On a conveyor belt of bags, purses and laptops at Boston Logan International Airport on Sunday, one meaty package was clamouring for an additional sec(...)

The Liberal Democrats’ gains in London and Scotland were tempered by notable losses, including former leader Nick Clegg. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA Wire

A failed gamble, a hung parliament, a lost Conservative majority, a surge in Labour support, a boost of confidence for a divisive leader, Ulster union(...)

The Flood family: dad John Joe, mum Ann, Stephen and his mum Johanna, Gemma and her son Lucas

Other people’s lives can be endlessly fascinating. Who hasn’t earwigged on a conversation between people sitting in a cafe, or pretended to look away (...)