Glanbia managing director Siobhán Talbot, IAG chief executive Willie Walsh and Ardagh Group chairman Paul Coulson at the launch of Boston College’s Ireland Business Council. Photograph: Bryan Brophy

One advantage of being a nation of emigrants is that Ireland has a ready-made, extensive business diaspora, a network in every developed nation on Ea(...)

Speculation is rife on which measures Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will adopt in Budget 2018 on Tuesday and which will be quietly dropped. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Budget 2018 is the preoccupation for business coverage in all the Irish Sunday papers, with consensus that stamp duty on commercial property sales wil(...)

  Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise and Innovation  Frances Fitzgerald with  Enterprise Ireland chief executive Julie Sinnamon     at the Robotics and Drives stand at the National Ploughing Championships in Offaly. Photograph:  Karl Hussey/Fennells

What would you do with an extra two days off per week? This was the question posed to Irish dairy farmers this week by Dutch agri-robotics company Le(...)

IAG chief executive Willie Walsh  is frustrated by the rate at which the DAA is tackling the impact of the surge in passengers by adding extra aircraft parking, gates and other facilities.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

In 2014 when the airlines and Dublin Airport’s owner, DAA, were horse trading over passenger charges for the succeeding five years, Aer Lingus told th(...)

Aer Lingus made a profit of €59 million for the first half of 2017. Photograph: iStock

Bottlenecks at Dublin Airport threaten Aer Lingus’s expansion plans there, Willie Walsh, chief executive of the airline’s parent, warned on Friday. A(...)

IAG chief executive Willie Walsh says Brexit is the greatest challenge for the aviation industry in the short term. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA

Throwing his memory back to his days leading Aer Lingus in 2001, Willie Walsh remembers that Irish passengers wanting Mediterranean sun had to “get a (...)

St Flannan’s College, Ennis, Co Clare

The appointment of the only priest on the staff of St Flannan’s Diocesan College, Ennis, as its new principal is continuing to cause reverberations am(...)

International Airlines Group chief executive Willie Walsh told shareholders at its AGM in Madrid on Thursday that it was “truly sorry” for the disruption caused to BA passengers from recent power outage

British Airways owner IAG SA said a power outage that led to the cancellation of hundreds of flights last month probably cost it about £80 million (€9(...)

Passengers queuing at Heathrow Airport after British Airways cancelled all flights from Gatwick and Heathrow. Photograph: Emily Wilson/PA

So now we know: the computer crash suffered by British Airways was caused by an engineer pulling out a plug. Or, to be more precise, putting the plug (...)

Willie Walsh: IAG shareholders love him but other constituents are starting to doubt. Photograph: Bloomberg

Peter Lawson has flown the equivalent of 1½ times to the moon and back with British Airways. But after clocking up 750,000 miles, mostly in the airlin(...)