Beacon Hospital  non-executive chairman Colm Doherty. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Beacon Hospital, the private hospital owned by entrepreneur Denis O’Brien, has appointed a new board led by non-executive chairman Colm Doherty, t(...)

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. (...)

Varde Partners is in negotiations with Lloyds Bank to buy the Spectrum portfolio of shopping centres. Photograph:  Carl Court/Getty Images
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US investment fund Varde Partners is in exclusive negotiations with Lloyds Bank to buy the Spectrum portfolio of shopping centres, reports the (...)

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Have you been faithful to a health insurer for more than two years? If the answer is yes, there’s a very good chance you’re paying well over the od(...)

Many families living modestly will have to come up with a lot more cash to make ends meet.

During his fourth budget speech, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan announced that a new universal social charge (USC) rate of 8 per cent was to a(...)

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(...)