Bénédicte Duval, Air France and KLM general manager for the UK and Ireland, will oversee changes in the airlines’ operations in the Irish market.

Air France and KLM have appointed a new general manager for the UK and Ireland, Bénédicte Duval. Ms Duval, who has had an extensive 30-year career in (...)

Christine Baranski, Meryl Streep, Julie Walters and some indentured extras in Mamma Mia!

This week I learned four things. 1) Cher is going to be in Mamma Mia II. 2) There is going to be a Mamma Mia II. 3) Mamma Mia! (I; the I was redund(...)

Patrick Kavanagh.  The Wiltshire Collection, National Library of Ireland

Art Agnew writes from Kavanagh Country to point out an egregious poetic omission from my “50 Irish Words for Wind” (October 18th). It’s not from the l(...)

Valencia, Spain

IRELAND, KILKENNY Four-bedroom house: Whiteswall, Galmoy, Co Kilkenny (E41FX50) DNG Ella Dunphy is seeking €225,000 for this four-bed(...)

The number of people employed in Ireland’s fast-growing services industry is now at its highest level on record, according to the OECD. The Paris-bas(...)

The owner of Madame Tussauds in London has seen its shares plunge by a fifth as peak summer trading woes after UK terror attacks took the shine off a worldwide Peppa Pig deal. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Shares in Merlin Entertainments, operator of tourist attractions such as London’s Madame Tussauds waxworks, tumbled around 20 per cent on Tuesday afte(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker embraces British prime minister Theresa May after a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday. Photograph: Virginia Mayo/AP

British prime minister Theresa May’s attempt to unblock stalled Brexit talks by travelling to Brussels to see European Commission president Jean-Claud(...)

Bronagh Rogers, who has made it to the final six in the Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year competition, presenting her semi-final dish to judges Graham Neville, Gareth Mullins and Danni Barry

Irish chef and restaurateur Richard Corrigan has been announced as the guest judge for the Euro-Toques Ireland Young Chef of the Year competition, the(...)

Holly Cowman visiting one of Mary Immaculate College’s Erasmus+ partner universities, East China Normal University, in Shanghai

Tens of millions of deaths in the first and second World Wars were young men who succumbed on the soil of foreign countries, miles from their homes. (...)

The sale of Alitalia, Italy’s flag carrier, has been delayed until next April, adding to uncertainty in the European airline industry

The sale of Alitalia, Italy’s flag carrier, has been delayed until next April, adding to uncertainty in the European airline industry following a stri(...)