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Panda Green’s takeover of Greenstar went to a phase-two investigation by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Competition regulators ruled on 70 mergers in the Republic in 2016, according to a review published on Friday. The Competition and Consumer Protecti(...)

Managing Director of Irish Life Health Jim Dowdall: “Irish Life is not entering the health market to stay still.”   Photograph: Fran Veale

The smell of new furniture and freshly painted walls filled the air late last month at the offices of the newly-created Irish Life Health as staff beg(...)

Chief executive of the Irish Life Group, David Harney: “Through the acquisition of these two very strong existing businesses...we will create a significant new force in the Irish health insurance market.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish Life Health has become the latest brand to enter the Republic’s health insurance market after Irish Life Group completed the necessary transacti(...)

The price of health insurance with Laya Healthcare and GloHealth is to go up by as much as 14 per cent starting next month. A Laya spokeswoman stress(...)

The countdown has begun. From May 1st, the older you are, the more you will pay for your health insurance – if you have not already taken out a policy(...)

One Big Switch co-founder Oliver Tattan. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Consumer network group One Big Switch has chosen Glohealth as the health insurance partner for its latest initiative.One Big Switch operates by signin(...)

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(...)

GloHealth has created 70 jobs since it started up in the Republic in July last year. Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

Health insurer GloHealth has taken €35 million in insurance premiums from 52,000 customers in its first year in business.It has created 70 jobs since (...)

Prof John Crown:  said a patient battling malignant melanoma had been deemed appropriate for the drug, Ipilimumab, but the insurance company, GloHealth, had informed him that it would not cover its members for the treatment.

MICHAEL O’REGAN Some cancer patients with private health insurance were being denied treatment they assumed they were covered for, Prof John Crown (In(...)

While Irish Life is one of the State’s largest insurers, with around a million customers, Canada Life holds only about 5 per cent market share. Following the merger, Canada Life, which has had a presence in Ireland since 1903, will be subsumed under the Irish Life brand. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The European Commission has approved the acquisition of Irish Life by insurance giant Canada Life, ruling that the proposed transaction will “not sign(...)

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