The Government says experts advise that cheaper, faster antigen tests are not suitable for international air travel, so the Republic only accepts the slower more expensive PCR screening

Passengers should not have to pay more than €50 for Covid-19 tests that allow them avoid travel restrictions, politicians say in a report published on(...)

Shared parental leave is helping to ensure issues relating to childcare are not restricted to women. Photograph: iStock

Transparency is here Log on to the BBC news website ( and you’ll find a widget that allows you type in the name of UK (...)

Metal cables and  the Samson crane at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast.  It is  remarkable that the business, which once employed more than 30,000 people but has not built a ship since 2003, survived this long.  Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Harland & Wolff (H&W) going into administration is being billed as a symbol of the end of the super-employer era in Northern Ireland. It is a(...)

Rising regulatory and compliance costs are driving deals in the sector. Photograph: iStock

Cantor Fitzgerald’s Irish unit has agreed to acquire Merrion Capital, as the industry prepares for a wave of deals amid rising regulatory and complian(...)

AIB had been selected recently as preferred bidder for Investec Ireland, but the talks have hit a stumbling block as the period for exclusive discussions is due to run out this weekend.

AIB’s exclusive talks to acquire Investec’s Irish unit have faltered, which may force the UK group to try to regain the interest of other parties that(...)

While mistakes are unavoidable, in most organisations they are rarely thoroughly examined. An exception is the high- risk aviation industry, where exp(...)