The collapse of FBD’s share price on Monday represented the Perfect Storm for the Irish insurer but without George Clooney as eye candy. Disastrous i(...)

Renault Ireland is the new sponsor of The Late Late Show, following Sky Broadband’s decision not to renew its deal for a third year. Renault is under(...)

Andy and Jackie Pierce of J&B Hope  in Cavan. Andy used his savings to open  the coffee and kitchenware shop he describes as having “an Amish influence”, three years ago. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The people of Cavan certainly did not think they were in a post-recession era earlier this summer when they woke up to hear that 115 people at the tow(...)

Wexford’s Lisa Bolger with Brid Gordon of Dublin during the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship semi-final at Cullen Park, Carlow. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship semi-final Wexford 0-13 Dublin 1-7   Wexford will face Galway in the semi-finals of t(...)

Dublin players celebrate  at the final whistle after beating Clare in the Liberty Insurance Senior Camogie Championship quarter-final play-off at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph:   James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin’s defeated Clare at Semple Stadium to secure a spot in the Liberty Insurance senior camogie quarter-final. They play Wexford at Netwatch Culle(...)

The Liberty Insurance offices in Cavan. About 115 jobs are to go at the group’s operation there. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

  Liberty Insurance will be loss making for at least the next couple of years as it attempts to put its business in Ireland on a sustainab(...)

Clare Balding and Sonia O’Sullivan at yesterday’s Liberty Insurance Women in Sport Conference at Croke Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

“What women’s sport particularly needs is that it is seen as important,” said former world athletics champion Sonia O’Sullivan at the launch of a new(...)

A survey has found that 23 per cent of people in Dublin do not to lock their front door.  Photograph: Getty Images.

A fifth of Irish people rely on neighbours and family to look after their unattended house rather than buying an alarm, new research has shown.A surve(...)

John Sheehy is the latest senior executive to leave Liberty in recent months

Liberty Insurance’s head of claims John Sheehy has left the role after two years with the company. Staff were informed of his departure and told that(...)

Seán Quinn jnr (35) claims he was unfairly dismissed by Quinn Insurance and is entitled to two year’s gross pay. The company disputes the claim. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Seán Quinn jnr has said one of the administrators appointed to Quinn Insurance in 2010, Michael McAteer, took a year to fire him because he was afraid(...)