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Minister of State Michael D’Arcy says  he does not hold the insurance industry in high regard. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The Alliance for Insurance Reform is calling on the judiciary to speedily implement new legislation which would reset the guidelines around the level (...)

Mr D’arcy said he doesn’t hold insurance companies in ‘high regard’ and had made ‘pretty strong statements’ about them. Photograph: iStock

Fifty cases of suspected insurance fraud have been reported to the gardaí in the past eight months, the Minister of State at the Department of Finance(...)

AIB is to make €5 billion of green loans available over the next five years, including products to make homes more energy efficient, as the Republic seeks to become a lower-carbon economy

AIB is to make ¤5 billion of green loans available over the next five years, including products to make homes more energy efficient, finance for elect(...)

Maria Bailey:  case has added  political fuel to stories about soaring insurance costs and threats to jobs. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

It is ironic that Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has called in a senior counsel to review the facts of Maria Bailey’s insurance claim. This involves two theme(...)

“When we formulate the ideas around quantum gravity, in the form of mathematical theories, we are aiming to say something fundamental about the world, and not just our experience of it.”

Originally from Sicily, Daniele Oriti has spent the past decade at the Albert Einstein Institute in Potsdam, Germany, working on quantum gravity, an i(...)

Independent News & Media is not appealing a High Court decision to grant the State’s corporate watchdog application to appoint inspectors to inves(...)

Quantum machines, which tap into the weirdness of quantum mechanics – a branch of physics that deals with the behaviour of sub-atomic particles – are a long-held dream in the tech world. Illustration: Maciej Frolow/Getty Images

As a keen player of the board game Go, Mark Griswold was enthralled by the 2016 contest between the world’s top player and a computer – a milestone in(...)

Photograph: iStock

Google Chrome may be the biggest web browser at the moment, but things can change. It wasn’t too long ago that Microsoft was on top. Now Chrome is the(...)

Derek Handley, who runs Seniors Money in Ireland, said the transaction was part of a “restructuring” of the wider group. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Irish-based management team of boom-time “reverse mortgage” provider Seniors Money has bought full control of its Irish and Spanish units from ma(...)

Athy businesswoman Marcella O’Reilly: says a doubling of her rates bill was “just a kick in the teeth”. Photo: Laura Hutton

Marcella O’Reilly was angry. The owner of a ladies’ clothing shop in Kildare, she opened her rates bill one day in early 2017 to find they had doubled(...)

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