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(...)

 Sean Quinn junior told an employment appeals tribunal he was currently unemployed but “I believe I am close to recommencing.” Photo: PA Wire

Sean Quinn junior told one of the administrators appointed to the Quinn Insurance in 2010 that he and his family hoped one day to return as shareholde(...)

Ulster Bank economist Richard Ramsey:  says the Northern Ireland  economy is estimated to have grown by 2 per cent in real terms in 2014 and he expects a similar rate of growth (1.5-2 per cent ) to follow through next year

Will a new year herald a new beginning for the Northern Ireland economy now that the chance to set a lower rate of corporation tax is almost within it(...)

Patrick O’Brien was appointed to oversee a restructuring and change in name from Quinn Insurance. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Patrick O’Brien has resigned as chief executive of Liberty Insurance Ireland and will be replaced by Tom McIlduff, subject to the approval of the Ce(...)

For younger drivers, the key to cheaper car insurance is simply to stick to smaller engined cars – 1.0-litres is all you’re realistically going to get covered on  – and don’t start adding spoilers and wings either

So, you’ve decided that the clouds of recession have parted sufficiently for you to get back into the car market in 2015. Congratulations, and welcome(...)

Lisa Redmond: ‘I wait until I’m in a bad mood to call the insurance company.’ Photograph: Eric Luke

Insurance is not the sexiest word in the English language, but paying attention to the bottom line when it comes to car, home and life insurance wi(...)