The merged firm also will sell specialty policies to businesses, as well as life and accident-and-health coverage.

(...) market. XL Group Plc agreed this month to buy Catlin Group Ltd., a Lloyd’s of London company, for about(...)

Tee-up in Taormina, Sicily
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(...) airport with its new twice-weekly Ryanair route in and out of Dublin, isn’t the best base to explore south(...)

Supporters of the Syriza Party react to exit polls at the party’s election campaign centre in Athens on Sunday. Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg 2:17

(...). He also said the euro would have to stabilise at some stage. “The market was largely anticipating a(...)

Judges for  Innovation Awards 2015 (front, from left) Dr Bernadette McGahon, Tim Brundle and Marion Boland, and back row (from left) Niall Cunningham, Pat Daly and Frank Roche. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The_Irish_Times

(...). BFree Foods made the shortlist for its new range of allergen-free fajita kits, claiming to be the first(...)

A worker waits to connect a drill bit on Endeavor Energy Resources LP’s Big Dog Drilling Rig 22 in the Permian basin outside of Midland, Texas. Of all the booming US oil regions set soaring by a drilling renaissance in shale rock, the Permian and Bakken basins are among the most vulnerable to lower oil prices. Photograph: Brittany Sowacke/Bloomberg

(...) has re-entered the market and, in spite of instability, continues to grow production and output,” said(...)

Chantal Burns, author of ‘Instant Motivation: The Surprising Truth Behind What Really Drives Top Performance’, believes we need to gain a better understanding of how our brain works

The market for self-help books aimed at those wishing to improve their performance and motivation(...)

Canada has launched a new residency selection system which allows authorities to hand-pick workers with the aim of delivering the workforce the country needs through immigration. Pictured: Canadian ambassador to Ireland Loyola Hearn and Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Anyone considering a move to Canada should take note of the new Express Entry selection system now(...)

The Government has called on the Central Bank to take a more ‘graduated’ approach to the new mortgage rules

(...) will be phased in over a number of years while the impact of the new rules on the market can be(...)

Hazelwood House, Co Sligo, on the shores of Lough Gill. Software developer David Raethorne plans to establish a craft distillery, restaurant and arts initiatives on the site. Photo:Wiki

Leinster House and Powerscourt House.The new owner David Raethorne, intends to establish a craft distillery(...)

Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation Damien English and Professor Mark Ferguson, director general of Science Foundation Ireland, at the launch of SFI’s review of important milestones and achievements for 2014 and  its plans for 2015

(...) smart grid for example: Ireland’s energy market is small and simple enough to make it very useful for(...)