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Irish Life said it will cut prices by an average of 9.5 per cent for adults, and 14.2 per cent on children’s premiums.

Competition in the health insurance market is heating up with Irish Life Health the latest insurer to announce a price cut. On Tuesday the health ins(...)

The seemingly endless increases in house prices of recent times will have concerned many homeowners ahead of a review of house valuations in November 2019 for the local property tax. Photograph: iStock

A deluge of property news this week laid bare the challenges facing the State, with firms being driven out of Dublin, planning difficulties, (...)

Irish Life was sold by the State to Canada’s Great-West Lifecoin 2013 for €1.3bn to recoup some of the cost of the lender’s rescue

Irish Life is being threatened with industrial action – including potential strikes – as it moves ahead with a plan to close its defined benefit pensi(...)

Nigel Farage: he  declared the day of the Brexit referendum result as Britain’s “independence day”

Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage produced a head-scratcher this week when he suggested he was “warming” to the idea of a second referendum on Britain’s(...)

 Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm pictured leaving court   with his solicitor Michael Staines. Photograph: Collins Courts

The former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank, David Drumm, has pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to defraud and false accounting in a tria(...)

Irish Life has said it is not considering a foray into private hospital ownership.

Irish Life is preparing its first incursion into the Irish residential property market. The pensions and fund manager has indicated it is at an “advan(...)

The Holyhead ferry terminal on the Island of Anglesey in Wales: “Even a native of Anglesey in Wales such as myself must admit that by bypassing Holyhead, they are not missing much.” File photograph:  Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

The Holyhead boat is not what is it used to be. In decades past, the often-challenging conditions on the 70 or so miles of sea separating Ireland from(...)

A meeting in Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, to protest against the extension of conscription to Ireland. Photograph: George Rinhart/Corbis via Getty Images

One hundred years ago the first World War ended and Ireland embarked on a course of action that led rapidly to the independent Irish State. After a re(...)

Richard Cullen prepares the former public phone box at Clooneyquinn in Co Roscommon for Christmas. Photograph: Brian Farrell

When Richard Cullen placed a Christmas crib in a disused telephone box at Clooneyquinn, Co Roscommon, he was thinking, he says, of another mother and (...)

Proposed US tariffs pose an existential threat to Bombardier’s Belfast operation, the union Unite says. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

MONDAY Indicators: euro-zone inflation (Nov); UK industrial trends orders (Dec); United States housing market index (Dec). TUESDAY Results: FedEx,(...)

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