Irish Life was acquired from the State by Canada Life owner Great-West Lifeco for €1.3 billion in 2013

Irish Life contributed €37.5 million in profits to its Canadian parent company, Great-West Lifeco, in the first quarter, new figures show. This marks(...)

Peter Fitzpatrick: said he  could not have proceeded with the deal without his chief executive’s approval

A former bank executive has denied that he was on a solo run in executing an allegedly back-to-back €1 billion deal with Anglo Irish Bank, a court has(...)

Clerys: Quadrant part-funded the €29 million purchase of the department store in Dublin last summer by Irish investment group D2 Private. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

US investment firm Quadrant Real Estate Advisors is planning to raise as much as €500 million for a Dublin-based fund aimed at financing Irish and UK (...)

John O’Dwyer, chief executive of VHI. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Health insurance firm VHI has entered the life insurance market, under the VHI Life brand. The move comes after the Central Bank granted it authoris(...)

Lieutenant Gerald Neilan was the first British officer to die in the Easter Rising.

Shirley Mowbray never knew her uncle Arthur Neilan and was in her late teens when he died in 1944. Neither did she hear her father Dr Charles James Ne(...)

Euromillions winner Dolores McNamara, It was not previously known she had an interest in the commercial property market

The Limerick-based woman who won the Euromillions jackpot has failed in her attempt to buy Limerick’s top performing retail park. Ms Dolores McNamar(...)

David Harney, managing director of Irish Life corporate business is to take over as chief executive.

Irish Life has announced that David Harney, the managing director of its corporate business, will take over as chief executive from June 30th, succeed(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny launching census 2016: The CSO acknowledges that current format of the question should be reviewed and we are committed to examining it in advance of the next census, expected to be held in 2021.

Next Sunday every person in Ireland will be included on a census form. By participating in the census, every one of us is helping to shape our underst(...)

Laya is moving deeper into its new rival’s core life insurance market, the ‘Sunday Times’ reported

Laya versus Irish Life Insurer Laya Healthcare is preparing a pre-emptive strike against Irish Life’s entry into health insurance by moving deeper int(...)

Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

An accountancy expert has told an alleged market deception trial that he believes a circular €7.2 billion deal between two banks could have gone on fo(...)