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#Michael O'Leary

# michael-oleary - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Tiger Roll pencilled in for Cheltenham reappearance on Sunday
# You Gotta Roll With It
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# You Gotta Roll With It

Tiger Roll pencilled in for Cheltenham reappearance on Sunday

Nov 9th 2021, 9:19 AM 1,667 Views 0 Comments

Cross country glory remains the goal for dual National winner.

# michael-oleary - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Ryanair pumps €50 million into new Dublin training centre as the airline plots its recovery
# Takeoff
# Takeoff

Ryanair pumps €50 million into new Dublin training centre as the airline plots its recovery

Sep 16th 2021, 9:01 AM 15,195 Views 24 Comments

The budget carrier is aiming to hire 5,000 new workers, group chief executive Michael O’Leary said.

# michael-oleary - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Ryanair boss warns of ‘dramatically higher’ air fares next summer
# Flying High
# Flying High

Ryanair boss warns of ‘dramatically higher’ air fares next summer

Sep 12th 2021, 6:01 PM 86,869 Views 76 Comments

Michael O’Leary said today that huge demand for holidays would coincide with fewer flights next year.

# michael-oleary - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Diversion of Ryanair flight to Belarus breached ‘all international aviation rules’, O'Leary says
# Belarus
# Belarus

Diversion of Ryanair flight to Belarus breached ‘all international aviation rules’, O'Leary says

Jun 15th 2021, 12:40 PM 15,284 Views 16 Comments

The plane changed course to head for the Belarus capital Minsk escorted by a MiG fighter jet.

# michael-oleary - Monday 24 May, 2021

Michael O'Leary says diversion of Ryanair plane was 'state-sponsored hijacking'
# Minsk
# Minsk

Michael O'Leary says diversion of Ryanair plane was 'state-sponsored hijacking'

May 24th 2021, 9:20 AM 51,205 Views 28 Comments

O’Leary also said it appears there were some KGB agents on board the flight.

# michael-oleary - Saturday 13 March, 2021

'Michael just said, 'I'm paying Mouse to train him, I'm paying you to ride him, it's yere decision'
# Conor O'Dwyer
From The42
# Conor O'Dwyer

'Michael just said, 'I'm paying Mouse to train him, I'm paying you to ride him, it's yere decision'

Mar 13th 2021, 10:00 AM 48,445 Views 7 Comments

Conor O’Dwyer only won four races as a jockey at Cheltenham. Two Gold Cup and two Champion Hurdles made for an impressive strike rate though.

# michael-oleary - Monday 1 March, 2021

Michael O’Leary will ‘continue to support’ trainer Gordon Elliott despite ‘unacceptable’ photograph
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Michael O’Leary will ‘continue to support’ trainer Gordon Elliott despite ‘unacceptable’ photograph

Mar 1st 2021, 12:42 PM 75,932 Views 59 Comments

Betfair, however, has severed ties with Elliott after he was photographed sitting on a dead horse.

# michael-oleary - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Ryanair says it owes no money to travel agents, denies claims that airline is causing refund 'logjam'
# Travel
# Travel

Ryanair says it owes no money to travel agents, denies claims that airline is causing refund 'logjam'

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 2:39 PM 20,002 Views 25 Comments

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary said last week that there is no backlog and all refunds have been issued.

# michael-oleary - Monday 1 February, 2021

'To say everything is refunded is not true': Travel agents and Ryanair customers take aim at O'Leary over remarks
# Turbulent Times
# Turbulent Times

'To say everything is refunded is not true': Travel agents and Ryanair customers take aim at O'Leary over remarks

Feb 1st 2021, 3:53 PM 45,704 Views 57 Comments

The Commission for Aviation Regulation says that 80% of complaints relating to airline refunds have been resolved.

# michael-oleary - Thursday 15 October, 2020

'A major blow': Shannon and Cork airport bosses call for more government support after Ryanair base closures
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

'A major blow': Shannon and Cork airport bosses call for more government support after Ryanair base closures

Oct 15th 2020, 11:09 AM 20,629 Views 31 Comments

Calls for rapid airport testing have been backed by the chair of Dáil Covid Committee.

# michael-oleary - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Proposed EU traffic light system for air travel 'is still a bit up in the air', says Tánaiste
# Aviation Industry
# Aviation Industry

Proposed EU traffic light system for air travel 'is still a bit up in the air', says Tánaiste

Sep 23rd 2020, 1:10 PM 22,161 Views 26 Comments

Varadkar said he is worried about Cork and Shannon airports bouncing back from Covid.

# michael-oleary - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Debunked: Do European air travel guidelines show there is no need to quarantine visitors from overseas?
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: Do European air travel guidelines show there is no need to quarantine visitors from overseas?

May 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 42,402 Views 91 Comments

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary made a number of claims about Covid-19 and air travel on radio this week.

# michael-oleary - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

CMO dismisses O'Leary claim that quarantine for overseas visitors has 'no basis in science or health'
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

CMO dismisses O'Leary claim that quarantine for overseas visitors has 'no basis in science or health'

Updated May 27th 2020, 8:20 PM 43,343 Views 115 Comments

Michael O’Leary called for the government to halt the new regulation.

# michael-oleary - Thursday 23 April, 2020

'An idiotic idea': Michael O'Leary says Ryanair won't return to flying if middle seats must be left empty
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

'An idiotic idea': Michael O'Leary says Ryanair won't return to flying if middle seats must be left empty

Apr 23rd 2020, 11:12 AM 67,175 Views 102 Comments

The Ryanair Executive laid out plans for the airline’s recovery including plans to run 40% of flights in July.

# michael-oleary - Monday 16 March, 2020

Ryanair removes flight change fee, says it expects the grounding of most of its fleet in Europe
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ryanair removes flight change fee, says it expects the grounding of most of its fleet in Europe

Updated Mar 16th 2020, 1:33 PM 41,150 Views 48 Comments

The airline expects most of its planes to be grounded in 7-10 days.

# michael-oleary - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary slammed for ‘abhorrent’ remarks on Muslims
# Michael O'Leary
# Michael O'Leary

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary slammed for ‘abhorrent’ remarks on Muslims

Feb 22nd 2020, 9:40 AM 84,032 Views 170 Comments

The businessman said bombers ‘will generally be males of a Muslim persuasion’.

# michael-oleary - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Tiger Roll '50-50' to attempt historic Grand National treble as handicap weights announced
# Decision Time
From The42
# Decision Time

Tiger Roll '50-50' to attempt historic Grand National treble as handicap weights announced

Feb 11th 2020, 5:20 PM 4,878 Views 12 Comments

Two-timer winner handed top weight of 11st 10lbs ahead of Aintree showpiece.

# michael-oleary - Thursday 16 January, 2020

'Tax holiday': Ryanair and O'Leary fuming at British government for bailing out airline Flybe
# Tell Us Why
# Tell Us Why

'Tax holiday': Ryanair and O'Leary fuming at British government for bailing out airline Flybe

Jan 16th 2020, 9:20 PM 37,606 Views 35 Comments

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary said the rescue package for Flybe amounted to “illegal State aid”.

# michael-oleary - Friday 29 November, 2019

Johnny Ward: Gordon Elliott remains one of Irish racing's most glaring enigmas
# Column
From The42
# Column

Johnny Ward: Gordon Elliott remains one of Irish racing's most glaring enigmas

Nov 29th 2019, 11:28 AM 10,877 Views 1 Comment

‘He is the messer at the bar who wants the night to continue, yet there is no chance whatsoever of him being late for work at the morning.’

# michael-oleary - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Bonus scheme of up to €99m for Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary narrowly approved
# High Flyer
# High Flyer

Bonus scheme of up to €99m for Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary narrowly approved

Sep 19th 2019, 1:23 PM 19,281 Views 37 Comments

In the 12 months to the end of March 2019, O’Leary’s basic salary was €1.06 million.

# michael-oleary - Friday 30 August, 2019

Eddie Wilson named new Ryanair CEO
# New Job
# New Job

Eddie Wilson named new Ryanair CEO

Aug 30th 2019, 8:30 PM 67,024 Views 36 Comments

Wilson will replace Michael O’Leary from 1 September.

# michael-oleary - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Ryanair is suing outgoing second-in-command Peter Bellew
# Contract Dispute
# Contract Dispute

Ryanair is suing outgoing second-in-command Peter Bellew

Aug 8th 2019, 2:24 PM 32,693 Views 0 Comments

The Meath native, once tipped to become Michael O’Leary’s replacement, is moving to rival EasyJet.

# michael-oleary - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

'Unavoidable at this time': Ryanair says up to 900 jobs at risk
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

'Unavoidable at this time': Ryanair says up to 900 jobs at risk

Jul 31st 2019, 3:28 PM 31,197 Views 48 Comments

CEO Michael O’Leary told staff about the potential job losses in a video message this week.

Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary earned almost €10,000 a day in the past year
# Flying High
# Flying High

Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary earned almost €10,000 a day in the past year

Jul 31st 2019, 7:03 AM 30,731 Views 45 Comments

In the 12 months to March 2019, O’Leary pay package totalled €3.38 million.

# michael-oleary - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

'Loss of Michael O'Leary's financial investment will be felt across the board' - Ruby Walsh
# Stepping Back
From The42
# Stepping Back

'Loss of Michael O'Leary's financial investment will be felt across the board' - Ruby Walsh

May 15th 2019, 1:34 PM 6,012 Views 2 Comments

It was announced yesterday that operations at the Gigginstown House Stud are to be brought to a halt.

# michael-oleary - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Michael O'Leary stuns jump racing world with plan to wind down Gigginstown operation
# Final Call
From The42
# Final Call

Michael O'Leary stuns jump racing world with plan to wind down Gigginstown operation

May 14th 2019, 1:56 PM 42,360 Views 42 Comments

The scaling back policy will will take place over the next few years.

# michael-oleary - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Dear commissioner... The secret letters revealing Ryanair's friction with EU bureaucrats
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Dear commissioner... The secret letters revealing Ryanair's friction with EU bureaucrats

Apr 11th 2019, 1:22 PM 6,884 Views 12 Comments

Unpublished correspondence shows that Michael O’Leary is just as amusing in private as he is in public.

# michael-oleary - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Ryanair asked the EU to use its 'influential voice' to pressure Paschal Donohoe in a tax law dispute
# Fora
# Fora

Ryanair asked the EU to use its 'influential voice' to pressure Paschal Donohoe in a tax law dispute

Apr 6th 2019, 8:30 AM 62 Views 0 Comments

The airline had launched a High Court challenge relating to tax laws for Europe-based workers.

Ryanair asked the EU to use its 'influential voice' to pressure Paschal Donohoe in a tax law dispute
# Fora
# Fora

Ryanair asked the EU to use its 'influential voice' to pressure Paschal Donohoe in a tax law dispute

Apr 6th 2019, 8:30 AM 15,280 Views 10 Comments

The airline had launched a High Court challenge relating to tax laws for Europe-based workers.

# michael-oleary - Monday 4 February, 2019

Ryanair reports €20 million loss in third quarter of 2018
# Airline Overhaul
# Airline Overhaul

Ryanair reports €20 million loss in third quarter of 2018

Feb 4th 2019, 8:25 AM 20,968 Views 36 Comments

The airline has announced that CEO Michael O’Leary will stay at the helm until at least 2024.

# michael-oleary - Friday 1 February, 2019

Cooper has got talent and time on his side to grasp second chance
# Column
From The42
# Column

Cooper has got talent and time on his side to grasp second chance

Feb 1st 2019, 12:50 PM 5,603 Views 1 Comment

The 26-year-old has had to deal with losing the Gigginstown job but retirements will leave a gap to fill and he’s as good as anyone else left, writes Johnny Ward.

# michael-oleary - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Ryanair hopes to kill off weaker rivals with low fares and excess capacity - but they keep hanging on
# Transport
# Transport

Ryanair hopes to kill off weaker rivals with low fares and excess capacity - but they keep hanging on

Jan 26th 2019, 7:15 AM 20,999 Views 27 Comments

The low-cost airline recently announced its second profit warning in three months.

# michael-oleary - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Ryanair hopes its frailest rivals will die soon - but they keep clinging on for dear life
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Ryanair hopes its frailest rivals will die soon - but they keep clinging on for dear life

Jan 24th 2019, 3:26 PM 682 Views 0 Comments

The low-cost airline recently announced its second profit warning in three months.

# michael-oleary - Thursday 15 November, 2018

The letter Michael O'Leary sent to Matt Cooper when he asked to write a book on Ryanair
# Declined
# Declined

The letter Michael O'Leary sent to Matt Cooper when he asked to write a book on Ryanair

Nov 15th 2018, 9:05 PM 56,904 Views 28 Comments

O’Leary said he had “no interest in such books” and outlined he would not be available for an interview.

# michael-oleary - Monday 1 October, 2018

Michael O'Leary says strike action 'fear' has spooked passengers from booking with Ryanair
# Wary
# Wary

Michael O'Leary says strike action 'fear' has spooked passengers from booking with Ryanair

Oct 1st 2018, 1:04 PM 25,417 Views 61 Comments

The airline’s forward bookings for the October school mid-term and Christmas period have been hit.

# michael-oleary - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Michael O'Leary hits out at Matt Cooper's unauthorised biography of him
# Turbulent Times
# Turbulent Times

Michael O'Leary hits out at Matt Cooper's unauthorised biography of him

Sep 25th 2018, 2:44 PM 42,096 Views 38 Comments

His publisher Penguin Random House said it stands over the book.

# michael-oleary - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Ryanair cabin crew are pushing ahead with 'the biggest strike in the company's history'
# Grounded
# Grounded

Ryanair cabin crew are pushing ahead with 'the biggest strike in the company's history'

Sep 13th 2018, 10:48 AM 42,250 Views 37 Comments

Staff across mainland Europe will stage a stoppage on 28 September.

# michael-oleary - Monday 13 August, 2018

'We can't rule out further strikes': Ryanair and union reps meeting today in a bid to avoid further travel chaos
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

'We can't rule out further strikes': Ryanair and union reps meeting today in a bid to avoid further travel chaos

Aug 13th 2018, 7:49 AM 12,249 Views 18 Comments

Talks will begin later this morning to try to resolve the long-running Ryanair dispute.

# michael-oleary - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Michael O'Leary waived his €1m bonus last year - but it's not going to hit his pocket too hard
# Extras
# Extras

Michael O'Leary waived his €1m bonus last year - but it's not going to hit his pocket too hard

Jul 31st 2018, 7:21 AM 26,000 Views 62 Comments

The Ryanair CEO’s shares alone are worth €631.8 million.

# michael-oleary - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Ryanair cancels 24 flights this Friday due to ongoing pilots' strike
# Grounded
# Grounded

Ryanair cancels 24 flights this Friday due to ongoing pilots' strike

Jul 17th 2018, 12:53 PM 30,965 Views 41 Comments

All the cancelled flights are between Ireland and the UK.

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