Air France-KLM and Lufthansa could end up with almost €20 billion of taxpayer cash between them. Photograph: AFP via Getty

Michael O’Leary knows plenty about state aid. Ryanair has been the focus of various subsidy disputes over the years, related to the small airports it (...)

Ryanair confirmed that about 900 “current staff could be impacted” by layoffs. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Fears are growing that some of Ryanair’s Irish-based pilots and cabin crew could lose their jobs as the airline prepares to cut up to 900 posts in com(...)

In January 2018 Michael O’Leary wrote to Paschal Donohoe stating there was a ‘pressing and urgent need’ to amend the tax laws. Photograph: Yves Herman/File Photo/Reuters

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary lobbied Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe to “urgently” introduce tax changes for airline crew members last(...)

 Ryanair boss  Michael O’Leary. Like Mourinho  he  has blazed through his career with an aura of invincibility, mounted on a steed of arrogance while lancing his enemies with gems from his oratorical arsenal. Photograph: PA Wire

Michael O’Leary would never admit it but the Ryanair chief executive has a lot in common these days with José Mourinho, the snarling, paranoid, embatt(...)

Apple’s Jade ridden by Jack Kennedy on the way to winning the Bar One Racing Hatton’s Grace Hurdle. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Michael O’Leary is famed for his ability to wrong-foot, and the Ryanair boss did it again after Apple’s Jade’s stunning Bar One Hatton’s Grace Hurdle (...)

Michael O’Leary: ‘People are whining and whingeing - but you can’t sit where you want.’ File photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has said that if passengers are not willing to pay for their seat they should “stop complaining and whingeing”. Mr O’Le(...)

3 Clyde Road, dating from 1876, was brought to the market last year with an asking price of €2.95 million

Michael O’Leary’s Bradley Investments has emerged as the €2.85 million buyer of a substantial period residence in Ballsbridge. 3 Clyde Road, a 284sq m(...)

Donagh Meyler guiding Lord Scoundrel to victory in the  Galway Plate at Ballybrit in July. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Michael O’Leary always insists the principal focus for his Gigginstown Stud team is Grade One success but the champion owner looks set to try to cont(...)

The Financial Services Ombudsman is sending   500 complaints about loss of cheap tracker mortgages to the Central Bank

Tracker mortgages A casebook of almost 500 complaints relating to the loss by homeowners of cheap tracker mortgages has been sent by the Financial Se(...)

Eddie O’Leary: Updates on race plans for Gigginstown Stud runners. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

Ante-post favourite Road To Riches is set to lead a powerful Gigginstown Stud team in Saturday’s Irish Gold Cup, as doubts surround the participation(...)

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