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An empty Terminal 1 at Dublin Airport in April last year. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Flights through the State’s air space collapsed to 1980s levels last year following travel bans imposed by governments to combat Covid-19, new figures(...)

The so-called blank cheque company has given itself two years to complete a deal. Image: iStock

Irish packaging industry veteran Patrick Doran and corporate financier Gary Quin have joined forces to plot a $350 million (€284 million) US initial p(...)

IDA chief executive Martin Shanahan warns the State will be fishing for investment in a smaller pool. Photograph: Chris Bellew /Fennell

The head of the State agency responsible for securing foreign direct investment (FDI) has warned that global investment flows are likely to be signifi(...)

Sysnet chief executive Gabe Moynagh

Irish payments regulation company Sysnet has completed its third acquisition in five weeks and raised an additional $65 million (€53m) in debt financ(...)

Wolseley sells plumbing, heating, cooling, drainage and mechanical supplies to tradespeople in the UK

Plumbing and heating giant Ferguson has agreed to sell its Wolseley business in the UK to a private investment firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice for a(...)

Kai Jones skiing in Jackson, Wyoming. Photograph: Nic Alegre/Teton Gravity Research

Kai Jones, who at 14 is already a professional adventure skier with the videos to prove it, likes to reminisce about the old days. Like, when he was a(...)

Oneworld’s other members are American Airlines, Britsh Airways, OpenSkies, Iberia and Finnair

Aer Lingus has been given approval to join the transatlantic joint venture operated by its parent, IAG, and American Airlines in a move that could res(...)

Tim Severin at his home in Timoleague, west Cork in 1999. File photograph: Paddy Whelan

The explorer, writer and film maker, Tim Severin, best known for the Brendan Voyage where he sailed from Ireland to Newfoundland to prove that the 6th(...)

The Pentagon warned earlier this month that Russian state-sponsored hackers were targeting a vulnerability that allowed them to access government networks. Photograph: iStock

The US has issued an emergency warning after it emerged that nation-state hackers had managed for several months to weaponise software used by almost (...)

HaloCare CEO David Walsh: ‘We know that outcomes for elderly people are far better when they are living in an environment that they know.’ Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Going global but staying local is what entrepreneur David Walsh is all about. The founder of Carlow-based security monitoring group Netwatch credits r(...)

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