Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a criminal investigation into the awarding of the 2010 contract.   Photograph: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters

Down Stephen’s Lane in the south of Dublin city centre, near what used to be Dobbins bistro, an empire sits behind a set of wrought iron gates. It doe(...)

Sammon Contracting founder and chief executive Miceál Sammon confirmed that Carillion’s liquidation had forced his company into examinership. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Collapsed UK construction giant Carillion owed Irish group Sammon Contracting €8 million for work done on stalled school-building projects in the Rep(...)

A Shannon airport-based worker, who was sacked for refusing to drive a company vehicle that was not taxed or insured, has been awarded €50,000 for his unfair dismissal. Image: iStock.

A Shannon airport-based worker, who was sacked for refusing to drive a company vehicle that was not taxed or insured, has been awarded €50,000 for his(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said that in the case of many occupational schemes amounts paid in were not enough to match promises made. “It is regrettable, but I do not see any way of resolving it.” Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

More powers are to be given to the Pensions Authority in the winding up of pension schemes, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said. “Trustees are there to (...)

A US Department of Homeland Security officer carries out a preclearance check at Shannon Airport: the airport handled 1.71 million passengers in 2015, up from 1.64 million the previous year. Photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/The New York Times

A one-off €2 million payment to the old aviation staff pension scheme wiped out most of the profits earned by Shannon Airport last year. Profit at S(...)

 Mick WallaceTD:   “How in God’s name can we give permits to the civilian aircraft that we admit are carrying weapons with them when we know bloody well they are going to war?” Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Strict conditions governed the landing of any country’s military aircraft at Irish airports, Tánaiste Joan Burton said. She said the aircraft must b(...)

Rose Hynes:  chairwoman of  Irish Water

Irish Water Rose Hynes (chairwoman) Ms Hynes is the chairwoman of both Ervia (formerly known as Bord Gáis) and Irish Water, to which she wa(...)

Trade union Impact, which represents Aer Lingus cabin crew and other staff at the airline as well as at the DAA, said it would be balloting members on the expert group proposals for the pension scheme. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Trade union Siptu has poured cold water on hopes of an imminent solution to the long-running row over a €750 million hole in a pension fund operated j(...)

Donald Trump landed in Shannon Airport, vowing to bring hundreds of jobs over the next few years to Co Clare.

Having rolled out the red carpet early last week for US billionaire Donald Trump’s arrival, Shannon Airport Authority (SAA) chair Rose Hynes received (...)

Dublin Airport Authority (DAA), responsible for Dublin and Cork, this week wrote to the union seeking a meeting to discuss new proposals

Trade union Siptu says it is willing to talk to the managements of three airports threatened by strike next month in a row over a hole in a pen(...)

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