Axa chief executive John O’Neill:    meeting with Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton  last October was arranged by Anthony Lavin, a Fine Gael councillor and customer care manager at Axa.  Photograph: Mac Innes.

A Fine Gael councillor who works with Axa Insurance sought a meeting for his boss with a Minister last year so the company could “explain the difficu(...)

A report commissioned by the Northern Ireland Bodyshop Alliance has warned against the use of non-original car parts

A report commissioned by a trade body in Northern Ireland has claimed that the use of “pattern” car parts is putting lives in danger on our roads. T(...)

I cannot, simply cannot stand Rachel and Steve. Or Steve and Rachel. I would pity that silent guy they live next door to if it wasn’t for the red, ant(...)

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(...)

 Martin and John Gerard Corcoran,  originally from Galway but living in a London halting site,  pictured leaving the Four Courts following a Civil Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

A group of Romanian immigrants is working with Irish Travellers to stage car crashes to lodge fraudulent personal injury claims, a judge has stated. C(...)

Last month, the National Consumer Agency (NCA) published a survey showing just how much consumers can save on their home insurance by shopping arou(...)

Former garda Stephen Cooper arriving at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court yesterday. Photograph: Collins Courts

A former garda who perverted the course of justice on two occasions and admitted having cocaine for sale or supply has been remanded in custody(...)

A butcher’s ‘no horsemeat’ sign after the scandal broke this year. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

JANUARY l The year started with confirmation, of sorts, of something sensible people have known since cars first took to the roads: men reckon they’re(...)

Loyaltybuild said last night that it had ceased taking bookings on its website and over the phone, effectively shutting down its operation.

Customers of a further eight companies including Clerys, Centra, Postbank and Pigsback have had their personal information stolen in the data breach a(...)

 The Loyaltybuild premises on Station Road, Ennis, Co Clare. Investigators from the office of Data Protection Commissioner Billy Hawkes were sent to the company today.  Photograph:  Eamon Ward

More than 1.5 million people are now known to have had personal information compromised by a major security breach at a Co Clare-based company which m(...)