‘Nobody does more for climate change than Ryanair’: Michael O’Leary renews calls for Dublin Airport expansion

O’Leary denied that his attacks on Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin had become personally abusive

Ryanair’s Michael O Leary poses with cut outs of Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin, the Green Party ministers. Picture: Gareth Chaney

Michael O’Leary has called on Eamon Ryan to issue a ministerial order to lift the Dublin Airport passenger cap, as he denied that his public row with Green Party government ministers had become personally abusive.

Announcing the company’s plans for summer 2024, the Ryanair chief said as Dublin Airport plays a large role in Ireland’s national infrastructure, the decision to expand it should should be taken out of the hands of an Bord Pleanála and ...