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Outgoing Ryanair COO felt like 'dead man walking' - court hears

12 Dec 2019

DUBLIN Ryanair's outgoing chief operations officer Peter Bellew considered himself a "dead man walking" after a March performance review and resigned after being ordered to work at the airline's Austrian business, he said on Thursday.

Ryanair cuts planned capacity and jobs, blames 737 MAX delays

04 Dec 2019

DUBLIN Low-cost airline Ryanair trimmed its passenger traffic forecast on Wednesday, saying it would cut summer capacity and an unspecified number of jobs as a result of further delays in returning Boeing's grounded 737 Max aircraft to service. | Video

Ryanair CEO denies accusation of bullying former operations chief

04 Dec 2019

DUBLIN, Dec 4 Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary on Wednesday dismissed accusations that he bullied and forced out his former operations chief Peter Bellew, telling a court he was a highly paid professional who had failed to deliver.

Ryanair seeks to delay operations chief's flight to easyJet

03 Dec 2019

DUBLIN Ryanair launched a bid in Ireland's High Court on Tuesday to prevent operations chief Peter Bellew from joining arch-rival easyJet until 2021, saying he possessed information of immense competitive value and that he had signed a non-compete clause. | Video

UPDATE 1-Euro zone experiencing protracted weak growth - ECB's Makhlouf

20 Nov 2019

* New c.bank chief says external risks to Ireland heightened (Adds detail, quotes)

European pilot group demands action over Ryanair sick leave policy

14 Nov 2019

DUBLIN The European Cockpit Association (ECA) pilot group has urged regulators to take action over what it described as a "safety hazard" caused by Ryanair's approach to flight crews' sick leave, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

Ryanair growth to stall on further Boeing jet delays

04 Nov 2019

DUBLIN Ryanair expects further delay to its Boeing MAX 737 deliveries and may still be without the jets next summer, it said on Monday after half-year results that gave the Irish airline's shares a 7% uplift. | Video

Mixed martial arts star McGregor convicted of assault, fined 1,000 euros

01 Nov 2019

DUBLIN Irish mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor was convicted on Friday of assault for punching a man who refused a shot of whiskey from him in a Dublin pub in April and was fined 1,000 euros ($1,117).

EU and Ireland sceptical of a Brexit breakthrough after Johnson's offer

06 Oct 2019

DUBLIN/BRUSSELS The European Union and Ireland said on Thursday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit proposals were unlikely to yield a deal, with Dublin bluntly warning that Britain was heading towards a no-deal exit unless it made more concessions. | Video

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