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(...)

The building at 12A Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1, has been restored and refurbished to a high standard while retaining many of its original features

A city-centre period building hits the market this week at €1.2 million.CBRE is handling the sale of 12A Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1, which is adja(...)

Sky says the letter sent by the customer seeking to cancel his subscription ‘did not contain sufficient details’

Sky insists on hearing your voice to cancel a contract A reader called Robert wanted to cancel his contract with Sky TV since the beginning of(...)

It may be the best days of your life, but going to college may also be one of the most expensive times, particularly if you are not in a position to t(...)

Irish Rail has owned up to shortcomings in its online facilities

  Irish Rail’s ticketing service not up to speed  Colm booked a train ticket to Waterford last week, but got his days confus(...)

Patrick Trundle’s insurers had employed detectives to covertly film the victim  while walking her dog, and presented this evidence to suggest she was exaggerating her difficulties. Photograph: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

Mary Brennan, a golfer who suffered a stroke after being hit on the head by a golf ball, has been awarded just under €275,000 damages today in the Hig(...)

Minister for Health Dr James Reilly  said the option was still there for the IHCA to get involved. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA) will have to change its position if its members are to gain from the outcome of current talks on sp(...)

Joan Burton: Upon mature reflection, she might decide the mantle of leadership is too great a responsibility to take on and withdraw her name. And pigs might fly. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Joan sidled in beside Enda during Questions to the Taoiseach and lingered in the Tánaiste’s pew until the Order of Business. Not, you understand, that(...)

Senator Feargal Quinn. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

It is time to “cut the apron strings” and let the VHI stand on its own two feet, Independent Senator Feargal Quinn said as he introduced legislation (...)

Senator Feargal Quinnn: says it is  untenable that  VHI  not subject to  same regulatory or solvency requirements as other health insurance providers. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Legislation to radically reform the health insurance sector will be debated in the Seanad next week. Independent Senator Feargal Quinn published(...)