Ryanair’s current pay offer for its pilots would see a pay rise of up to €22,000 for captains and up to €11,000 for first officers depending on where they are based. Photograph: Paul Faith/Getty Images

Ryanair is piling the pressure on pilots to accept its pay offer as the low-cost airline fights to overcome a crisis over the cancellation of more tha(...)

Former chief justice John Murray: produced a damning report which draws pretty much the same conclusions about Irish law that the ECJ did about the EU directive. Photograph: Frank Miller

It’s taken quite a while for the Irish Government to properly notice that, in April 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) resoundingly rejected th(...)

Brexit secretary David Davis with Michel Barnier, chief negotiator for the EU. Bereft of developments, creative colleagues in the British press have latched on to supposedly significant “angles”. Photograph: Bloomberg

The news machine, like nature, abhors a vacuum. In the absence of serious news, trivia, old news and rumour acquire status and currency they could nev(...)

The Sunbed Association for UK and Ireland said   “responsible” sunbed use poses no threat to people. Photograph: iStock/Getty

The representative body for the sunbed industry has challenged the Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe to produce evidence that sunbeds cause skin c(...)

Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic and Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan  during their visit at Novi Pazar on Wednesday in Serbia.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited a mostly Muslim region of Serbia with the country’s leader Aleksandar Vucic on Wednesday, as they promo(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron speaking in Frankfurt.  Mr Macron said  EU engagement with Catalonia would set a dangerous precedent. Photograph: Ronald Wittek/EPA

French president Emmanuel Macron has sided with the Spanish government in its dispute with the Catalan independence movement, condemning what he call(...)

Pilots’ group: Ialpa represents pilots at Aer Lingus and other airlines. Stock photograph: Nardus Engelbrecht/Gallo/Getty

The Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association has offered its support to the group of Ryanair pilots who are trying to introduce collective bargaining at the(...)

With the changing political landscape in the EU, Greece’s position becomes ever more uncertain. Germany’s post-election attitude to Greece will hardly(...)

  Daniel Kyne, Aideen Foley, Matthew Hewston, Mairéad McDonough, Margaret Hanlon and Lucy Mangan at the launch of the Pathways to Progress initiative

Charity Enactus Ireland has partnered with global financial services company Citi in a deal worth more than €85,000. The partnership aims to provide(...)

The investment in employing more teachers will bring the pupil-teacher ratio at primary level to the lowest ever level recorded of 26:1. File photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

It is not often you get a tug-of-love between the Government and the Opposition party over who is responsible for a budget. The fact Fine Gael and F(...)