Bailouts are something of a national obsession in this country, so there will be some relief in Government circles this week that VHI has managed to r(...)

VHI extended its reinsurance arrangement with Berkshire Hathaway by four years in 2014

Ciarán Hancock State-owned VHI has raised €90 million in subordinated debt from Warren Buffett’s conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway to boost its reserve(...)

 Dónal Clancy, managing director of Laya Healthcare, blamed a rise in the number and cost of claims for price rises that will apply to more an half the firm’s customers from September.

Most Laya Healthcare customers will face price increases averaging 4 per cent from the beginning of September. The company blamed the price inc(...)

Airspeed: €1.5 million investment in facilities across the country to help deliver multi-gigabit connectivity.

AirSpeed Telecom is set to boost its broadband connectivity with a €1.5 million investment in its facilities across the country to help deliver multi(...)

Airside South Quarter near Swords in north Dublin: Two four-storey multi-let adjoining buildings are for sale with a guide price of €12 million

A mixed development of mainly leisure and dining facilities on the edge of the Airside Business Park near Swords in north Dublin is to be offered for(...)

 VHI has been given an extra month by Minister for Health Leo Varadkar to raise the capital necessary to complete its switch to being a regulated non-life insurer as per an EU ruling in 2011. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

State-owned health insurance group VHI has been given an extra month by the Government to raise the capital necessary to complete its switch to being(...)

 Joan Burton: The Labour Party is fully committed to UHI, though not at any cost. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Tánaiste Joan Burton has criticised some of the models put forward for universal health insurance (UHI)as potentially very expensive. Ms Burton was sp(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar is looking at other models of UHI such as single payer insurance, as well as a model funded fully through taxation using social insurance. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar is looking at major alternatives to the plans for universal health insurance (UHI) put forward last year by his prede(...)

Waiting to start the Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The rain teemed down in Dublin and the city centre streets were also awash with the multitudes trooping towards Merrion Square for the start of the a(...)

Irish Times technology journalist  Ciara O’Brien (right) and her sister Sorca  celebrate upon  finishing the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin on June 1st, 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Run the mini marathon, they said. It’ll be fun, they said. The weather’s always great, they said. Well, they were right on one of those things: the V(...)