Taoiseach Enda Kenny at Shay Murtagh Concrete Products Raharney, Co Westmeath, on the first day of canvassing in the general election. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Taoiseach made a concrete start to the general election campaign Thursday. It was first stop Meath West and a visit to local company Shay Murtagh(...)

RSA has confirmed that it has settled its legal dispute with former chief executive Philip Smith, who had been awarded €1.25 million last year by the Employment Appeals Tribunal relating to his departure from the company in controversial circumstances in late 2013.

Ireland’s largest insurance company RSA has confirmed that it has settled its legal dispute with former chief executive Philip Smith, who had been awa(...)

Philip Smith outside the Employment Appeals Tribunal last year: he was one of three executives suspended by RSA in Ireland in 2013.

Ireland’s biggest insurer, RSA, has reached an out-of-court settlement with its former chief executive Philip Smith relating to an appeal by the compa(...)

The restructuring in Ireland is part of a wider refocus by RSA at international level. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Ireland’s biggest insurance company RSA expects to return to profit in 2016 after three years of heavy losses following the emergence of financial iss(...)

Aishling Barry and James Hoare at Ladychapel Church in Maynooth Co Kildare

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

RSA’s Irish division sufferd “significant” losses in the year’s first half, but the chief executive said the unit will remain part of the group. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

RSA Insurance Group’s Irish unit is likely to be fined following its accounting scandal last year. Group chief executive Stephen Hester said: “There w(...)

Eoin McFadden (centre left) carrying the remains of his mother Nicky Mc Fadden into at Our Lady’s Queen of Peace Church, Coosan, Athlone for funeral Mass. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins and Taoiseach Enda Kenny were among hundreds of mourners in attendance today at the Funeral of Nicky McFadden, the (...)

RSA Insurance has fired two Irish executives after a PwC probe showed inaccurate financial reporting. Photo: Bloomberg

RSA Insurance has fired two Irish executives after a PricewaterhouseCoopers probe confirmed financial irregularities and “inappropriate collaboration”(...)

One analyst asked why Simon Lee’s resignation as group chief executive had been accepted, but the scandal created such difficulties for RSA, his position was probably untenable

Blame it on the Paddies, seemed to be the message yesterday from UK-based insurer RSA about the mess at its Irish subsidiary that has put a £200 milli(...)

RSA’s Irish subsidiary in  Dundrum, south Dublin, has been the focus of an investigation by PwC following the discovery of financial irregularities in November last year.

Shares in RSA Insurance rose by 2.5 per cent this morning, up to their highest level since December 11th, ahead of the delivery of a report into the (...)