Fly Leasing purchased two additional aircraft for $60.9m during the quarter, bringing its fleet to 98 aircraft and seven CFM engines on lease to 45 airlines in 25 countries. Photograph: iStock

Fly Leasing, an aircraft finance business led by former Aer Lingus chairman Colm Barrington, has reported a net income of $54.1 million (€49m), or $1.(...)

A Boeing 737 Max plane in flight.

Aircraft lessors in the Republic are unlikely to immediately feel the pinch from the decision to ground the global fleet of Boeing 737 Max 8s, industr(...)

Colm Barrington: “Fly is expecting another great financial result in 2019”

Fly Leasing, the aircraft finance business led by former Aer Lingus chairman Colm Barrington, earned net profits of $85.7 million (€76.3m) last year, (...)

Robert Dickson (Howth YC) and Sean Waddilove (Skerries SC)  competing during the Hempel Sailing World Championships at Aarhus, Denmark.  Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

After months of speculation, the 2018 Volvo Irish Sailor of the Year award has been jointly won by the 49er skiff under-23 world champions Robert Dic(...)

Colm Barrington: “It’s great to see all the young people coming through and competing at international events on the continent and around the world.” Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

After 12 years in the role, Colm Barrington has formally stepped down as chairman of Irish Sailing’s Olympic Steering Group (OSG). Previously known f(...)

Hibernia Reit is planning a 50% increase in basic pay for chief executive Kevin Nowlan for the current financial year, to €450,000. Photograph: Tom Honan

Four founders of Hibernia Reit have shared in a total €39.9 million pot of stock and cash resulting from the company’s move in November 2015 to “inter(...)

Fly Leasing chief executive Colm Barrington said the company expected to see improved earnings from newly-acquired aircraft and others in its pipeline. Photograph: Alan Betson

Profits at Fly Leasing, the Irish-based aviation financier headed by former Aer Lingus chairman Colm Barrington, fell more than a third to $7.9 millio(...)

Former Aer Lingus chairman Colm Barrington   has been a non-executive director of Hibernia since the company’s initial public offering (IPO) in 2013

An influential investor advisory firm has called on shareholders in Hibernia Reit to oppose the re-election of former Aer Lingus chairman Colm Barring(...)

Colm Barrington, former chairman of Aer Lingus and CEO of Fly Leasing: “We are thrilled to have added our first new generation 737 Max 8 to the fleet and to have added our fifth 787.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Fly Leasing, the aviation finance business led by former Aer Lingus chairman, Colm Barrington, has bought four new craft, including a Boeing 787 Dream(...)

The vote was cast and the result announced with surprising serenity. And so began a quiet revolution within the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI). An(...)

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