Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary might sit out talks with pilots, having only recently said they “do not have a difficult job”. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary famously said hell would have to freeze over or that he would cut off both his arms before he would negotiate (...)

US President Donald Trump gestures during a Make America Great Again rally in Great Falls, Montana. Photograph: REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Donald Trump has set the cat among the pigeons by imposing new tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese imports, a move that has been described by Beijing as(...)

Currently about 23 per cent of the State’s goods imports comes from the UK either as materials to be used as inputs in Irish business or as consumer goods for the retail sector.

The Republic’s grocery sector could be the hardest hit from Brexit with more than two-thirds of products on Irish supermarket shelves either manufactu(...)

A new advisory council on climate change, tasked with overseeing Ireland’s transition to a low carbon economy, has been established by Minister for Environment Alan Kelly.

A new advisory council on climate change, tasked with overseeing Ireland’s transition to a low carbon economy, has been established by Minister for En(...)