Laya’s new health insurance policy is aimed at getting those aged under 34 to sign up for health insurance before the introduction of Lifetime Community Rating.

Laya Healthcare on Tuesday launched what it claims is Ireland’s lowest-priced individual hospital scheme costing just under €9 a week, as the price wa(...)

The takeover of Laya Healthcare by international insurance giant AIG, announced today, is only the latest indication of vitality.

After years in the doldrums, the health insurance market is starting to signs of renewed life. The takeover of Laya Healthcare by international insura(...)

AIG has agreed to buy Irish health insurance provider Laya Healthcare.

AIG has agreed to buy Irish health insurance provider Laya Healthcare, for an undisclosed sum.The transaction is expected to close in the first half o(...)

Under revised tax rules, the Revenue Commissioners are targeting adults in receipt of financial support from their parents. Photograph: Joe St Leger

First-time buyers who receive a contribution from their parents towards a house deposit could face tax bills that run to tens of thousands of euro,(...)

Children are starting a digital footprint, so they need to tread carefully. Photographs: Thinkstock Images

Is your child’s first mobile phone, tablet, laptop or gaming device going to be under the tree this Christmas? If so, have you thought beyond the g(...)

AIB: said it should have been told customer was abroad

  How to get a better health insurance deal On the back of our item about health insurance last week, we got a mail in from a reader. (...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: recently presented  with a “number of solutions to address the affordability issues facing health insurance customers”.   Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A number of health insurance companies have welcomed proposals by the Minister for Health for a freeze on premium increases in return for no increase(...)

HIgh Court asked to approve transfer of health policies to Luxembourg based insurance entity ‘iptiQ’, which has a branch in Ireland. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh, Irish Times

The joint administrators of Quinn Insurance Limited want the High Court to approve the transfer of 5000 health policies to a subsidiary of one of the (...)

Goodness gracious, great City Spectacular

There’s a character in the 1980 comedy Airplane! who holds a special place in my heart. Control Tower supervisor Steve McCroskey has a string of epic (...)

Valentia Island from slopes of Bentee

All fired up The Street Performance World Championship takes place as part of the Laya Healthcare City Spectacular this weekend at Merrion Square in D(...)