Nicole Kidman joins Graham Norton on Friday. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

The Late Late Show Friday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm After a heroic performance on Saturday which saw Ireland defeating the All Blacks by 16-9, man of the match(...)

Stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany: The Stoxx Europe 600 Index added 0.8 per cent, paring an earlier rise of as much as 1.4 per cent. Photograph:  Staff/Remote/Reuters

European shares rebounded further yesterday as investors speculated a sell-off that spurred their worst week since February was overdone, and banks a(...)

The UK Court of Appeal has ruled against Bank of Ireland in its a long-running tax avoidance dispute with UK authorities over a £27 million (€34.3 mil(...)

Aer Lingus: the key issue for the Government is the national airline’s  slots at Heathrow

The Government expects IAG to make a fresh approach for Aer Lingus, according to sources, with speculation in the market it could bid over €2.40 a sh(...)

International Airlines Group chief executive Willie Walsh: covets Aer Lingus’s 23 Heathrow slot pairs and more transatlantic traffic. Photograph: Alan Betson

So Willie Walsh wants to acquire Aer Lingus, despite numerous protestations to the contrary over the past nine years. His timing looks good. Aer Lingu(...)

Etihad Airlines has minority holdings in a number of airlines, including Aer Lingus,   Air Berlin of Germany, Jet Airways of India and Virgin Australia.

Etihad Airlines has increased its stake in Aer Lingus to more than 4 per cent suggesting the Government’s 25 per cent stake in the Irish carrier ma(...)

Aer Lingus chairman Colm Barrington welcomed yesterday’s ruling, saying: “Today’s CAT judgment is a key milestone on the path toward removing Ryanair from the Aer Lingus share register.”

Ryanair may have just one last avenue of appeal open to it before the UK competition regulator forces the airline to cut its near 30 per cent s(...)

Mountjoy Prison in Dublin

Most modern criminal justice systems give prominence to the idea of rehabilitation of offenders and acknowledge the need for their reintegration into (...)