Rapid antigen testing has a role to play in combatting Covid-19, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said.

The Tánaiste has said he wants Nphet (National Public Health Emergency Team) to decide quickly on the introduction of rapid testing, and not to take a(...)

A view of Dublin Airport. Essential maintenance workers at  the airport have accused daa of ‘threatening behaviour’. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Essential maintenance workers at Dublin Airport have accused their semi-State employer of “threatening behaviour” after it cut their wages to 60 per c(...)

DAA chief executive Dalton  Philips says it could take three or four years for passenger numbers at Dublin Airport to recover. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

DAA’s losses so far this year are now approaching €150 million, according to its chief executive Dalton Philips. In an online interview he told the I(...)

Ryanair’s profit margin at Dublin is 17.5 per cent, compared to a paltry 7.25 per cent at Stansted, according to consultant RDC. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP

London Stansted might be the busiest airport for Ryanair, generating revenues for it in the year to the end of March of €1.12 billion. But Dublin is b(...)

A public awareness campaign for Covid-19 at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Alan Betson

Today is my last day of restricted movements. I had to go to England a fortnight ago, did a very quick turnaround and headed straight back into rural (...)

South Dublin County Council relies on rates for approximately 52% of its income – some €132m a year.

As soon as the first wave of coronavirus restrictions hit back in mid-March there was an immediate clamour from businesses facing closure for a morato(...)

From the outset, the evidence was both Aer Lingus and the DAA made it absolutely clear that they were not going to make any payments into the IASS scheme

The High Court has rejected a challenge on behalf of some 600 retired Aer Lingus and DAA workers over cuts to their pension scheme. Ms Justice Teresa(...)

Even if the task force’s recommendations are accepted there will still be large parts of the world that will be inaccessible. Photograph: Getty Images

We’re all going on our summer holidays, are we? Well, not just yet. But it is looking a lot more promising that at least some people will be able to j(...)

Dalton Philips said that staff at the airport have been “heroic”, that everyone had taken a 20 per cent wage cut. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Dublin and Cork airports may see significant staff downsizing with 750 to 1,000 jobs likely to be lost, the chief executive of Daa has said. * Dalton(...)

Ryanair, which has continued to operate a small number of flights between Ireland and the UK throughout the health crisis, will start re-opening more routes in the coming days. Photograph by Crispin Rodwell/The Irish Times

Ryanair has flown its first passenger flight in more than three months from Dublin to Milan in northern Italy. It’s understood the flight, which dep(...)

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