AIB chairman Richard Pym: non-performing loans on AIB’s balance sheet are now “contained and well-provided for”. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

AIB is close to being in a position to pay a “prudent dividend” to the State, its chairman Richard Pym told the Institute of International and Europea(...)

Marja Gaynor from Finland: she came to Ireland in 2000. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Marja Gaynor loves the spontaneity of Irish musicians. In her native Finland musical gatherings are pre-planned, the violinist says. Not like a couple(...)

Finnair  will use a mix of Airbus and the slightly smaller Embraer craft on the route during the 2017 summer season. Photograph: Markku Ulander/AFP/Getty Images)

Finnair plans to increase flights from Dublin to Helsinki in the summer of 2017, the second extension of its services since it launched them last year(...)

In Pittsburgh a deal between Volvo and Uber means specially modified Volvo XC90 SUVs wil be available for customer to summon, starting later this month.

Two self-driving buses have rolled out on to the public roads of Helsinki, Finland, alongside traffic and commuters, in one of the first trials of its(...)

The Taoiseach and three ministers were present at the launch of the housing plan and there were name checks to thank no less than three other ministers. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

‘Whole of Government” became a tangible reality on Tuesday at the launch of the Rebuilding Ireland – Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness. The Tao(...)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel giving a statement in Berlin on Friday morning. The Brexit decision presents Dr  Merkel with the greatest headache of her career. Photograph: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters

Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she accepts – “with great regret” – Britain’s decision to leave the EU but insisted the union would recover from thi(...)

Cityjet plans to begin recruiting 10 trainee pilots in June who will ultimately fly routes on its expanded Irish and European network.

Cityjet plans to begin recruiting 10 trainee pilots in June who will ultimately fly routes on its expanded Irish and European network. The regional a(...)

I am taking my daughters aged 18 and 13 to Italy at the end of June. We’re going Aer Lingus to Milan/Malpensa and arriving at 9pm so we need to book (...)

When booking, bear in mind that you don’t have to take the same airline to and from your destination. Photograph: Thinkstock

1 The last-minute wonder deal is the holy grail for many travellers, and it can work. You might leave it until the very last minute and then get a re(...)

Finnish Centre Party leader and likely next prime minister Juha Sipilä poses for a photograph with passersby in Helsinki while campaigning for Sunday’s parliamentary elections. Photograph: Antti Aimo-Koivisto/AFP/Getty Images

If selfies were votes, Finnish prime minister Alexander Stubb would sail back into office after Sunday’s general election. But as it stands, his Natio(...)