Garda Chief Superintendent Paul Smyth and his brother, businessman Philip Smyth, who claims he risked his life meeting Dublin gangster Martin Cahill (pictured) to help gardaí recover stolen paintings, are entitled to proceed with their action for damages against the Garda Commissioner and State, the High Court has ruled.

Garda Chief Superintendent Paul Smyth and his brother, businessman Philip Smyth, who claims he risked his life meeting Dublin gangster Martin Cahill t(...)

The Central Bank pointed out that PwC has been “on site” within RSA’s Irish operation since the week beginning October 28th and had not been brought in over the weekend, as may have been the impression given by RSA. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

RSA seems to have a been somewhat economical with the the truth when it comes to the Central Bank’s role in uncovering problems at its Irish subsidiar(...)

The Central Bank said yesterday that it identified an issue with regard to “delays in increasing case reserves on large claims in a timely manner and this informed the terms of an internal audit that RSA had already scheduled in relation to the same area”.

The Central Bank of Ireland identified concerns about the operations of insurer RSA Ireland some three months before three senior executives at the co(...)

In an interview with the Sunday Times about 14 months ago, Philip Smith, chief executive of insurer RSA Ireland, said: “It’s a privilege to lead this (...)

Irish chief executive Philip Smith

The acting chief executive of RSA’s insurance business in Ireland told The Irish Times yesterday that its decision to inject €100 million into the res(...)

Four Courts: Horse breeder Renata Coleman has won an appeal to the court

The High Court has ruled that the operator of a sports club at Leopardstown racecourse breached a mediation agreement designed to settle a long- runni(...)

The inflatable structures near Leopardstown racecourse housing Westwood gyms. Photograph: Alan Betson

A man operating a fitness centre on part of Leopardstown Racecourse deliberately breached a mediation agreement intended to have settled a long-runnin(...)