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Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary: “It is time for Micheál Martin’s Government to introduce an emergency rescue plan for Irish aviation and tourism”

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary called on the Government to axe Covid-19 hotel quarantines and immediately reopen travel with the UK. The air(...)

Fr Leo McGarry CSSp: ‘Positive, jovial, upbeat and accommodating to all.’

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. You can read more of them here. If you (...)

A health worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine. Photograph: Wael Hamzeh/EPA

The first big real-world study of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to be independently reviewed shows the shot is highly effective at preventing Covid-19, (...)

Action between Manchester United and Tottenham at Old Trafford in 1913. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty

Constable Thomas Carr was patrolling the perimeter of WT Glover Cable Works, next door to Manchester United Football Club, near midnight on March, 22n(...)

Travelling registered nurse Taylor Reed receives a Covid-19 vaccination at Martin Luther King Jr Community Hospital  in the Willowbrook neighbourhood of Los Angeles, California. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

Vaccines are one of the great triumphs of modern medicine. They have helped add decades to human life expectancy and are one of the best tools for pre(...)

Hilaria Baldwin and husband Alec Baldwin in February 2020. Photograph: Bruce Glikas/WireImage

The first signs that Hilaria Baldwin’s life was going seriously off the rails came from the same place where she usually derives her sense of control.(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: “I have never in my 30 years in the industry seen such a clean-out.” Photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty Images

Up to 100 million of Ryanair’s competitors’ seats will be taken out over the next 18 months as the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on airlines deepens, (...)

A new UK subsidiary of Aer Lingus this week applied to the US department of transportation for a foreign carrier’s permit allowing it to fly there from Britain. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

The irony should not be lost on anyone: Aer Lingus, an Irish airline, applying for a US permit, under a treaty agreed between that country and the UK (...)

Aer Lingus has applied to Manchester Airport for slots – that is take off and landing times – to allow it launch flights from there to North America next summer. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Aer Lingus has applied for slots at Manchester Airport as it continues to consider launching transatlantic services from Britain next year. The Irish(...)

In the end 33 mutineers were caught, and 24 of them were hanged

Late in the evening of September 21st, 1797, as the frigate HMS Hermione was patrolling the waters of the Caribbean, her crew rose up in bloody mutiny(...)

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