More than 2.2 million people in the Republic now have health insurance policies, according to the Health Insurance Authority.

If you are one of the more than a million people in Ireland who have had the same health insurance policy for more than three years you are almost cer(...)

A GP will expect to spend an average of 10-15 minutes with you, hoping the quicker, more straightforward visits will balance out the longer, more complicated cases over the course of a day and prevent congestion in the waiting room. Photograph: iStock

Aspirations for a healthier body and mind will be behind many a New Year resolution, in the hope of increasing zest for life and reducing risk of illn(...)

Laya Healthcare managing director Dónal Clancy said 2019 looked set to be “another solid-performing year”. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Pretax profit at the country’s second-largest health insurance provider, Laya Healthcare last year increased by 4 per cent to €20.6 million as revenue(...)

Workvivo chief executive John Goulding pictured with Zoom founder Eric Yuan

The founder of Zoom, a popular videoconferencing platform which recently went public, has emerged as a backer of Cork-based internal communications so(...)

Many of us still find ourselves looking disconsolately at drained bank accounts towards the end of the month

For years now we have been told by the powers that be that the good times are here again. And while it may be true that the economy has recovered to (...)

The offices at Park Place will occupy a pivotal site at the entrance to Eastgate Retail & Business Park

Developer Michael O’Flynn has secured planning permission for further office accommodation on the last remaining commercial site at Park Place in Cork(...)

For the fifth year in a row the Irish Credit Union has taken  the top spot for customer experience, followed by Laya Healthcare and Phonewatch. Photograph: iStock

Bus company CityLink and insurer Allianz were among the biggest losers as they took a hit to their “customer experience” score in a survey of Irish br(...)

Rivals VHI and Irish Life Health have also increased prices this year

Insurer Laya Healthcare is to increase the cost of its plans for the second time this year with prices set to increase by 1.7 per cent from November 1(...)

One of the biggest pressure points can be the change in routine. Mealtimes, bedtimes, everything changes in one fell swoop at the end of August. Photograph: Getty Images

August heralds in a lot of change: it’s the beginning of autumn and thoughts turn to new beginnings, and the new term. Everything seems to come at onc(...)

Get out into the light and soak up some vitamin D which helps regulate the stress hormone. Photograph: Getty Images

1. Get out into the light  Get out in the sun to soak up some vitamin D which helps regulate the stress hormone. Only 10 per cent of our vitamin(...)

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