‘When the economy crashed back in 2008/2009 there was still a bit of business going on. Now there is little to no business going on.’ Michael Doorley of Shandon Travel, Cork city. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

During a 46-year career, Michael Doorley, who owns Shandon Travel on Cork’s Grand Parade, has seen many crises: recessions, terrorism, even an ash clo(...)

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange: the S&P 500, which sets the tone for markets globally, passed a landmark in August as it recorded its longest rally, having gone nine and half years without a fall of at least 20 per cent. Photograph: Reuters

US-China trade tensions. Brexit. Fears of a global recession. Drone attacks on Saudi Arabian oil refineries. Donald Trump becoming the third US presid(...)

INM shareholders last month overwhelmingly backed the Mediahuis buyout

Belgian group Mediahuis has overhauled the management team and board of Independent News and Media (INM), after formally completing its €145.6 million(...)

Ms Marsh has also served as a committee member of the UK’s Commercial Broadcasters Association

Independent News and Media has appointed a former executive vice-president of Sony Pictures Television as an independent non-executive director. Kat(...)

 INM’s Michael Doorly: says he is focused on returning the newspaper publisher to growth. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Independent News & Media’s (INM) chief executive, Michael Doorly, has insisted his management team “will not be distracted” from its task of retur(...)

Independent News and Media offices on Talbot Street. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Advisory work carried out by a company linked with businessman Denis O’Brien for Independent News & Media (INM) in relation to its former sharehol(...)

Shane McGowan:  The Pogues’ Fairytale is now 30 years old. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

I had forgotten the singer Dan Fogelberg was no longer with us until noticing that today is the 10th anniversary of his premature death. But on a happ(...)

The proposed changes would impose sharp cuts on pensions which were already reduced by 40 per cent in 2013. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Trade union leaders met trustees of Independent News and Media’s defined benefit pension schemes on Friday to discuss the company’s decision to cease (...)

A number of current and former media executives will appear before the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry later this month as it continues its investigation i(...)

A rise in the use of the internet to book travel, and a dramatic decline in consumer spending on leisure and business, left Shandon Travel managing di(...)