The seven people were arrested under Operation Nascar which has been running for a number of years in Cork city and county

A man has been jailed for a year and six people received suspended sentences and/or community service for staging car crashes in order to make fraudul(...)

Students watch  as rescue service personnel respond to a simulated road crash  at Waterford Institute of Technology. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A mock traffic incident was being staged in Belfast city centre on Wednesday as part of a new hard-hitting road safety campaign. It is hoped the reco(...)

Phil Bradley has been named as Axa Ireland’s new chief executive in succession to John O’Neill.

Phil Bradley has been named as Axa Ireland’s new chief executive in succession to John O’Neill. Mr O’Neill, who has served as CEO for Axa Insurance in(...)

Stephen Hester, hired in 2014 to help the RSA restore profit and recover from an accounting scandal in Ireland, said the insurer hadn’t received any other approaches since Zurich first registered its interest in the company in July. (Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters)

RSA Insurance chief executive officer Stephen Hester said the company will attract bids from other suitors after Zurich Insurance abandoned its £5.6 (...)

Odessa restaurant, bar and nightclub at Dame Court off Wicklow Street in Dublin 2, for sale through agents Kelly Walsh at €1.6 million

A restaurant, bar and nightclub known as the Odessa at Dame Court off Wicklow Street in Dublin 2, and producing a rental income of €60,000 per annum i(...)

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1 Never change money at airports, either at cash desks or at ATMs. They will rip you off and give you the rates you deserve for being so disorganis(...)

Mama Lou: If she had kept her job in human resources at Axa financial, it would have all been so different

  A joyful circus full of performers and artists told the story of her life in a funeral celebration set to the Rocky soundtrack, with a s(...)

June 20th, 2015: Impact Journalism Day - a day dedicated to focusing on solutions-based journalism.

Today is Impact Journalism Day, dedicated to focusing on solutions-based journalism. Forty-eight news organisations from 43 countries are participatin(...)

 Nicolas Hulot, the French president’s envoy, said there was a new awareness on the part of the world’s two biggest sources of greenhouse gas emissions. Photograph: Frederic Stevens/Getty Images

When asked what is at stake in next December’s COP 21 conference on global warming, Nicolas Hulot quotes a participant at a recent climate change gath(...)

Axa’s chief executive says divestment move should inspire other financial institutions to follow suit

Axa, one of the world’s largest insurers, has become the first global financial institution to shun investments in coal companies. The French group, w(...)