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The insurance industry says average payouts in Ireland for soft-tissue injuries are about €15,000, compared with €5,000 in the UK.

After a few difficult years characterised by steep losses, profit warnings and a declining share price, FBD’s full-year results on Tuesday were hugely(...)

A graphic representation of proton in anti de-Sitter (AdS) space, which forms part of the AdS/CFT correspondence, aiming to unite string theory with quantum field theory

The detection of gravitational waves in 2015, caused by the merging of a pair of black holes 1.4 billion light years away, reminded us of the strength(...)

Director Paul Haggis has denied accusations of sexual misconduct made by four women. File photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis has denied accusations of sexual misconduct made by four women, including two who accused him of rape. On Friday,(...)

National potato day: try Maris Piper for making chips and for roasting. Photograph: iStock/Getty

Happy Potato Day, everybody! For the day that’s in it we thought we’d dig up all the interesting things we could find about the humble spud. 1 Irish (...)

Kennedy Wilson plans a substantial overhaul of the Stillorgan Shopping Centre in Dublin.

Shares in Kennedy Wilson Europe (KWE), which owns over €1 billion of Irish property, soared as much as 10.6 per cent on Tuesday as the US group that s(...)

Fine Gael TD Bernard Durkan said it was vital the new compensation rules were fair to serving members given the nature of their work.

New laws governing Garda compensation will allow for future claims to be brought before the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) in a move design(...)

Kennedy Wilson chairman and chief executive Bill McMorrow. Kennedy Wilson Europe has upgraded parts of the Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links in north Co Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Kennedy Wilson Europe (KWE), the UK-listed property group with €1 billion of Irish assets that is at the centre of a takeover bid, said its income inc(...)

George Soros’s Quantum Partners has asked  KWE directors “to honour their fiduciary duties”. Photograph: Reuters

Hedge fund guru George Soros’s Quantum Partners fund has written to the board of Kennedy Wilson Europe (KWE) to say he is “disappointed” with the prop(...)

Overall BT Young Scientist & Technologist of the Year 2017 Shane Curran from Terenure College. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The following projects at the 2016 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition have been described as highly commended. Biological and Ecological J(...)

Cost of motor insurance has risen by 51%  since January 2011. Photograph: David Sleator

The Government is to establish a new database to allow insurance companies share details of motor claims. Minister of State at the Department of Fina(...)

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