Ryanair executive Eddie Wilson gave politicians a stark warning this week.

Ryanair executive Eddie Wilson gave politicians a stark warning this week: if the Republic does not act now to attract back air traffic “we are going (...)

Average room occupancy nationally stood at 42 per cent for the month of July

Occupancy rates at Irish hotels were down by over half in July despite a rise in the number of people taking holidays locally. New figures published (...)

Inch Strand in Co Kerry. The staycation subsidy announced on Thursday is a well-intentioned effort to bolster the hospitality industry. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Your country needs you to holiday at home, so the Government keeps telling us. The Trip Advisor cabinet is all over your holiday plans – except for Tá(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin. Business leaders have cautiously welcomed  stimulus package. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The Government’s stimulus package does not “go far enough to prevent firms from folding”, a former secretary general of the Department of Finance, Joh(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin. Business leaders have cautiously welcomed  stimulus package. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Business leaders gave a generally cautious welcome to the Government’s stimulus package, which includes more than 50 measures designed to reboot econo(...)

Adrian Cummins, chief executive Restaurants Association of Ireland at a special committee meeting on Covid-19 response at Leinster House on Kildare Street, Dublin. Photograph:Gareth Chaney/Collins

Landlords renting commercial premises have not stepped up to the plate and taken their “fair share of the pain” during the coronavirus pandemic, the R(...)

The Red House, North Main Street, Youghal, Co Cork

The Red House in Youghal is an important and rare example of an 18th-century house in Co Cork. Constructed in 1705 by Dutch architect and builder Clau(...)

A waiter holds a sanitiser at a restaurant in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday. Irish restaurants are set to reopen on June 29th. Photograph: Prakash Singh/AFP via Getty Images

The hospitality industry has welcomed the publication of new guidelines on how it can reopen safely as coronavirus restrictions begin to lift, but som(...)

Tourism was one of the key drivers of economic recovery after the last economic crash  but the ability of the sector to lead the recovery this time is in grave doubt.

Social distancing of one metre rather than two in hotels should be the norm, a member of the Government’s new Tourism Recovery Taskforce has said. E(...)

The Health and Safety Authority will oversee compliance with the protocol and will be able to shut down workplaces which do not adhere to the  measures.   Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty

Every employer has “an absolute duty” to adhere to the new workplace safety protocols announced by the Government which are not “discretionary”, the I(...)

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