Glanbia managing director Siobhán Talbot, IAG chief executive Willie Walsh and Ardagh Group chairman Paul Coulson at the launch of Boston College’s Ireland Business Council. Photograph: Bryan Brophy

One advantage of being a nation of emigrants is that Ireland has a ready-made, extensive business diaspora, a network in every developed nation on Ea(...)

One in four people sitting on any plane has at least some fear of flying, with one in 10 suffering badly. Photograph: Getty Images

There was some pretty terrifying footage of planes landing at Irish airports when Ophelia was doing her worst, and that may have been behind Aer Lingu(...)

Dublin Airport: more than 25 per cent of flights to and from it were cancelled, although the Dublin Airport Authority said a secondary runway had operated for much of Monday afternoon despite the high winds.

Storm Ophelia threw the plans of thousands of people travelling to and from Ireland into disarray with many flights in and out of Ireland cancelled as(...)

Ryanair dropped 1.9 per cent to €16.60  as Ophelia slammed into Ireland.

The Iseq index in Dublin stood out as a weak spot in a broadly flat European market as investors speculated on the cost of Hurricane Ophelia to the Ir(...)

The ‘Pod’ at Dublin Airport, where aircraft are allocated stands. Photograph: daa/Twitter

Ophelia has caused major disruptions in air travel today. So far hundreds of flights have been cancelled or delayed, affecting thousands of people’s p(...)

 Dublin Bus buses in Broadstone Bus depot Dublin after services were cancelled as ex-hurricane Ophelia hits. Photograph: Caroline Quinn/PA Wire

Luas: There will be no Luas service on the Red or Green lines on Tuesday morning due to damage at a technical room at the Red Cow depot. It is current(...)

Investors expect Ryanair and International Consolidated Airlines Group, which owns owner of Aer Lingus and British Airways, to benefit from the failure of  Monarch. Photograph: Mary Turner/Reuters

Markets gained ground on Tuesday as the dollar weakened slightly against the euro. The Irish Stock Exchange outperformed peers as a number of leading (...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange   in New York . Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

World stock markets climbed on Monday, lifted by optimism over the outlook for corporate earnings and US president Donald Trump’s tax reform plan, wh(...)

Aer Lingus is due to announce details of its 2018 summer schedule and an extra transatlantic route this week. Photograph: Alan Betson

Aer Lingus is likely to go head-to-head with one of the US airlines operating out of Dublin when it launches its latest route from the Republic’s bigg(...)

A Ryanair spokesman said the airline ‘tries to accommodate such reasonable rerouting requests using a guideline (only) of three-times the original airfare’. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Ryanair has been accused of “plucking figures out of the air” over its insistence that passengers caught up in its widespread flight cancellations can(...)