Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has challenged insurance companies to deliver on their commitment to provide cover for areas with flood relief (...)

Floods surround a house in the Golden Island area of Athlone.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Latest estimates show that nearly 900 properties have been inundated over the past month, with 470 homes and 388 businesses suffering significant wate(...)

 Flooding in Athlone. Major insurance companies  must do more for those who have been flooded, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said. Photograph: Irish Air Corps

Major insurance companies are making “sizeable” profits in Ireland and must do more for those who have been flooded or face a high risk of being affe(...)

Emigration and Irish Water featured on one of the most topical higher-level economics papers for years. Photograph: Getty Images

Emigration, Irish Water, the price of private rented accommodation, the value of the US dollar and restrictions on residential mortgage lending featur(...)

One industry source said with more people moving to annual insurance products, the summer suspension may not be all that remarkable; holiday insurance is no longer necessarily seasonal.

Axa has withdrawn its travel insurance products over the busy summer period citing ongoing upgrade works on its website’s ecommerce system. The compan(...)

Michael Horan, James Nugent , Emma Coffey and David Byrne of Lisney

The latest in a string of announcements by Lisney this year is that they are to make three senior appointments. Earlier this year they qu(...)

Residents use a boat to navigate flood waters after a flash flood on the Lee Estate in Limerick City.

The recent spate of floods has extracted a terrible emotional toll on the people whose homes and businesses have been flooded. Not only that, but they(...)

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has said the existing monetary limits have rendered the District and Circuit Courts redundant in respect of some classes of civil proceedings. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Insurers have joined their voice to those warning the Government that increasing the monetary limits of cases dealt with by the District and Circuit C(...)