SIPTU says a proposal received from Aer Lingus management regarding staff tems and conditions in the event of an IAG takeover of the airline, does not go far enough.

Gains for European markets

The FTSE-100 index at the close was up 36.41 at 6891.43.


UK to launch new bank stress test

Britain’s seven biggest lenders will have to show how they would cope with a global economic downturn causing the worst deflationary spiral since the 1930s under ...


Donohoe: Aer Lingus talks to end in next few weeks

The Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe says discussions over the possible sale of Aer Lingus should come to an end in the "next few weeks".



Vodafone agrees deal to pave way for contactless card payment system

Vodafone says it will roll out a new contactless card payment system across Europe before the start of July.


Spotify launch Music app for Playstation

Spotify and Sony’s new partnership has officially launched the new Playstation Music app that will enable users to stream songs through their consoles while playing ...


Ethnic food producer creates 20 jobs in Meath

A UK-based ethnic food producer, Deko Foods Ltd, is to open a base in Co. Meath, creating 20 jobs.