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Frustrated Ryanair investors target chairman after year of strikes

Sep 20 2018

GORMANSTON, Ireland A significant minority of Ryanair shareholders voted against the re-election of the airline's long-serving chairman on Thursday but they overwhelmingly rejected calls by trade unions to oppose Chief Executive Michael O'Leary.

Ryanair cabin crew unions threaten major strike in late September

Sep 07 2018

DUBLIN Seven trade unions representing Ryanair cabin crew in five countries threatened on Friday to hold a strike in late September unless the airline agrees to improve working conditions.

Ryanair gets another union on board as Italian pilots back deal

Aug 28 2018

DUBLIN Italian pilots union ANPAC said on Tuesday a majority of its pilots had approved a collective labour agreement (CLA) with Ryanair in the airline's latest breakthrough in efforts to quell staff protests around Europe.

UPDATE 1-Ryanair gets another union on board as Italian pilots back deal

Aug 28 2018

* Ryanair to talk to other unions in coming days (Adds quotes from union and Ryanair; Ryanair says to talk to other unions in coming days)

Pope begs forgiveness for 'state of shame' inflicted on Ireland

Aug 26 2018

DUBLIN/KNOCK, Ireland Pope Francis on Sunday begged forgiveness for the multitude of abuses suffered by victims in Ireland at the hand of the church over decades as he concluded a tour of the once deeply Catholic country watched by parishioners and protesters. | Video

Catholic conference hears appeal for Church to welcome gay people

Aug 24 2018

DUBLIN A Catholic conference on family issues that Pope Francis is due to address this weekend heard a plea from a U.S. priest on Thursday for the Church to welcome gay members, who he said had been made to feel like lepers.

Catholic conference hears appeal for Church to welcome gay people

Aug 23 2018

DUBLIN A Catholic conference on family issues that Pope Francis is due to address this weekend heard a plea from a U.S. priest on Thursday for the Church to welcome gay members, who he said had been made to feel like lepers.

Weak summer fares, strikes clip Ryanair's wings

Jul 23 2018

DUBLIN Ryanair warned investors of more strikes and weaker ticket prices this summer, pushing its shares down sharply, as it heads into the worst week of stoppages it has faced in more than three decades of flying. | Video

Ryanair says summer fares weaker than expected

Jul 23 2018

DUBLIN, July 23 Ryanair on Monday warned that average fares would be lower than expected during its key summer period due to high competition, unusually hot weather in Northern Europe and uncertainty caused by a series of strikes.

Ryanair cancels 1 percent of flights on Friday as strike crisis deepens

Jul 17 2018

DUBLIN Ryanair plans to cancel only 1 percent of its flights during a strike by Ireland-based pilots on Friday, but Europe's largest low-cost airline is bracing for far wider industrial action across five countries next week.

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