Simon Hamilton is a former minister for finance and personnel for Northern Ireland’s government. File photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

A former DUP economy minister who swapped politics for business in the North has warned people in positions of “power and influence” in Belfast, Londo(...)

Restaurants Association of Ireland chief executive Adrian Cummins said the visit was a missed opportunity to highlight what Dublin city centre had to offer. Photograph: Eric Luke/THE IRISH TIMES

Dublin retailers and restaurateurs saw custom drop by up to 50 per cent as a result of “poor communication” around traffic restrictions for the visit (...)

A key factor for giving the go-ahead to MetroLink is that it would carry passengers to and from the airport.

The proposed location for the Dublin Airport MetroLink train station is too far away from both terminals, undermining its potential use by travellers,(...)

Roy Keane at the Irish Management Institute national management conference  in Sandyford, Dublin, yesterday. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

The Irish Management Institute, which invited Roy Keane to address a conference yesterday afternoon, and the Dublin Chamber, which invited Alex Fergus(...)