The percentage of the Irish population over 64 years of age is forecast to grow from 13.4 per cent in 2016 to 18.4 per cent by 2030, which will increase the demand for care home beds. Photograph: Getty Images

AXA Investment Managers’ (AXA IM) real estate arm has acquired a portfolio of 10 purpose-built care homes on behalf of an unnamed client, marking the (...)

The Cayman Islands’ premier said the UK move to open up company directorship registers in overseas territories smacked of “colonial despotism”. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

This week’s move by the British government to direct its 14 overseas territories, places such as the Cayman Islands and Bermuda, to whip the kimono f(...)

It’s unclear what is going to happen when the sector’s steady supply and full occupancy meet growing demand for nursing home beds brought about by Ireland’s rising elderly population.

There is a notable disconnect between the weight of investor interest in the Irish nursing home market and the number of transactions taking place, es(...)

Mowlam Healthcare, responding to the Hiqa report, told Hiqa  residents of Waterford Nursing Home who were up and dressed early had chosen to get up at that time. File photograph: Getty Images

Vulnerable elderly residents of a Waterford nursing home were being got out of bed, washed and dressed by 6am, the Health Information and Quality Auth(...)

Chairman Pat Shanahan said yesterday that Mowlam Healthcare’s current performance is consistent with 2011, that it is profitable and continues to invest heavily in each of its homes.

Profits at the State’s largest nursing home group – where two indebted Nama developers transferred ownership to their wives – increased in 2011 by 58 (...)