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John O’Dwyer, chief Executive of Vhi. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Another 46,000 people took out private health insurance last year as the economy continued to improve, according to the latest annual report of the He(...)

When looking for travel insurance with a cancer diagnosis, most insurers simply say no. Photograph: iStock

Last week we devoted the full Pricewatch page to the issue of travel insurance. Over the course of more than 2,000 words we thought we had all the bas(...)

Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick. ‘I want to fix you,’ say those Laois eyes. ‘I want to put splints on your limbs and give you lovely drugs and wrap you in a fluffy blue blanket.’

If you type “Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick” into Google image search you will be inundated by photos of the eponymous fur-physician cradling dogs and cats(...)

Private health insurer VHI has announced price increases of 6 per cent. Photograph: iStock

Private health insurer VHI has announced price increases of 6 per cent which will see the cost of some of its premiums climbing by more than €300 a ye(...)

Don’t leave it until the last minute to get travel insurance  - almost 40 per cent of the claims are made before travel with illness and death the most likely reasons for cancelled holidays

We all get hung up on packing like Ninjas at this time of year as we ready ourselves for holidays overseas and look to save ourselves the costs associ(...)

Vhi’s Alexa “skill” comes following a survey that found only 13 per cent of corporate employees get a good night’s sleep on a daily basis.

Health insurer Vhi is stepping into the digital assistant and smart speaker market to try to encourage Ireland’s corporate employees to get a better n(...)

Working Well encourages employees to look out for each other and to pay more than lip service to asking someone if they are OK. Photograph: iStock

Cara Driscoll is an organisational psychologist at the Oberstown Children Detention Campus. It caters for young people up to the age of 18 who have be(...)

Karen Ward (left) who received open heart surgery 6 months ago and  her daughter Kim Ward, from Carrikmacross in Co  Monaghan who ran the Marathon  for the Irish Heart Foundation. Photograph:  Collins

Liz Collins is a seasoned mini-marathon participant. Every year since the birth of her daughter, she has joined thousands of women in running the 10km(...)

Trinity is the number one university in Europe when it comes to start ups and new businesses developed by students. Aerial photo of Apple new campus building, Cupertino California, USA . Photograph: iStock

Dublin has the potential to become another Silicon Valley, due in no small way to the strength of ideas and talent that is emerging from Trinity Colle(...)

‘It is time to interrogate Ireland’s two-tier healthcare system and its consequences.’ File photograph: Flashfilm/Getty Images

We are at a crossroads. It is time to interrogate Ireland’s two-tier healthcare system and its consequences. A system that divides us in terms of heal(...)

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