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Irish PM says he may compromise on Brexit border issue

18 Jul 2019

DUBLIN Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Thursday he was willing to listen to alternative proposals from the next British prime minister on keeping Northern Ireland's border open after Brexit and could compromise if his objectives were achieved.

Ryanair's British pilot union to vote on possible August strike

17 Jul 2019

DUBLIN Ryanair's British pilot union is to ballot members on possible strike action in coming weeks in a dispute over working conditions, the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) announced on Wednesday.

Ryanair halves 2020 growth plans on Boeing MAX delays

16 Jul 2019

DUBLIN Ryanair has halved its growth plans for next year due to delays in deliveries of Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet, lifting shares in rival European airlines which had feared a surge in new capacity would drag down ticket prices. | Video

Ryanair operations chief to step down at end of year

11 Jul 2019

DUBLIN Ryanair's Chief Operations Officer Peter Bellew is to step down at the end of the year, chief executive Michael O'Leary said in a memo to staff on Thursday seen by Reuters.

European airline chiefs push back against flight shaming, carbon taxes

10 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS The heads of some of Europe's largest airlines hit back on Wednesday against efforts to discourage Europeans from flying, arguing the industry was making huge strides in cutting its carbon footprint and that there was no shame in air travel.

With a round of golf, Trump ends European trip

07 Jun 2019

DOONBEG/SHANNON, Ireland U.S. President Donald Trump left Ireland on Friday to return to Washington following a five-day stay in Europe that also included a lavish state visit to Britain and a trip to France to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day operation.

Don't fret, Trump tells nervous Ireland, Brexit will work out 'very well'

06 Jun 2019

DOONBEG, Ireland Donald Trump, arriving in Ireland for the first time as U.S. president on Wednesday, sought to reassure the country that Britain's exit from the European Union would work out fine for its near neighbour. | Video

With free beers, Trump brothers thank devoted Irish village

06 Jun 2019

DOONBEG, Ireland When Eric and Donald Trump, Jr. arrived in the one corner of Ireland celebrating their father's first visit as U.S. president, they had one question for the locals: "Does Doonbeg love Trump?" | Video

With free beers, Trump brothers thank devoted Irish village

06 Jun 2019

DOONBEG, Ireland When Eric and Donald Trump, Jr. arrived in the one corner of Ireland celebrating their father's first visit as U.S. president, they had one question for the locals: "Does Doonbeg love Trump?"

Irish 'bad bank' surplus estimate hits $4.45 billion on property surge

30 May 2019

DUBLIN Ireland's state-run "bad bank" expects to post a surplus of at least 4 billion euros ($4.45 billion) over the next two years, up from an earlier estimate of 3.5 billion, thanks to a surge in demand for Irish real estate.

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