An engineer monitors a cyber threat map.  “Businesses are divided in two. Those who believe they have been attacked. And those who don’t know they have been attacked.” Photograph: Erdem Sahin/EPA

The European Commission has joined the war on cyber-crime, creating a new EU Cybersecurity Agency to co-ordinate responses to and prevent cyber attack(...)

Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary during  Monday’s press conference. Between four and six flights into and out of Dublin Airport will be cancelled by the carrier every day between now and  end of October. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Between four and six flights into and out of Dublin Airport will be cancelled by Ryanair every day between now and the end of October as part of a pro(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: Airline has yet to reveal which flights will be affected after Wednesday, which has prompted anger among many whose trips  hang in the balance. File photograph:  Getty Images

Up to 95 per cent of the 300,000 passengers who will be hit by Ryanair’s flight cancellations in the weeks ahead will be entitled to substantial compe(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said Ireland is opposed to what it sees as proposals which undermine its corporate tax system. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

EU finance ministers have agreed to step up technical work on harmonising the taxation of the giant digital companies with a view to debating “possibl(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker addresses the European Parliament during a debate on the state of the EU, in Strasbourg, France, on Wednesday. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

Jean-Claude Juncker gave a big speech in Brussels this week. What’s it about and why does it matter? This was the annual set-piece state of the unio(...)

Michael O’Flynn’s company and other developers complained about Nama to Brussels after the agency said it would finance the construction of 20,000 homes. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Plans to turn the National Asset Management Agency into a Government-owned housebuilder should be put on hold until the European Commission has ruled (...)

Migrants receive food and water after disembarking from a vessel at the port of Heraklion on the island of Crete on September 5th, 2017, after being rescued off the coast of the Greek island. Photograph: Costas Metaxakiscos/AFP/Getty Images

The State has pledged to take in 600 refugees next year including 330 additional programme refugees as part of a new EU resettlement pledge to support(...)

Brexit had the potential to adversely affect Ireland “more than any other EU state” in terms of security, Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan said, because of the national threat from dissident republicanism. File photograph:  Jack Taylor/Getty Images

The UK urgently needs to clarify its position on security co-operation post-Brexit, Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan said in Brussels on Thursday(...)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel greets Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May prior to the start of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, on July 7, 2017.  BERND VON JUTRCZENKA/AFP/Getty Images

Britain wants to pick up the pace. EU negotiators in Brussels are taking their time. Blackmail and sabotage, cry Westminster’s Brexiters. The explanat(...)

Mella Frewen: “Everyone in Brussels is getting very nervous and there is a huge amount of Brexit fatigue.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

If the United Kingdom leaves the European Union without a trade deal in place it could have a “devastating” impact on the Irish food industry, a gathe(...)