Bermuda

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AIG recently acquired a Bermuda reinsurer, Validus, for $5.6 billion. Photograph: iStock

AIG has purchased a UK life insurance business from Munich Re, the latest deal by the expanding New York-based insurance company. Ellipse, based in L(...)

Tax haven: Yanis Varoufakis says Ireland is a freerider piggybacking on the rest of the world. Photograph: Matteo Bazzi/AFP/Getty

If some malicious fairy cursed us to have to speak only the truth, we would be forced to admit that our most precious national symbol is not the Trico(...)

Carmel Breen, before her illness, supports Munster at a rugby match.

Imagine: you slip gently into the Land of Nod as a high-drive, progressive, active, healthy person only to awaken to an unexpected, uninvited invader.(...)

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(...)

Áine Ryan and her father, George: “After I strap him into the front seat of my car we head off on a most bizarre wild goose chase.”

So I arrive at the nursing home around my usual mid-afternoon time and Daddy is having yet another stand-off about his car. The car that was sold over(...)

Staff at Apex Financial Services after the announcement of the creation of 50 new jobs at the company in the next 18 months. Photograph: Denis Hyland

Cork has received another jobs boost with the news that a second financial services company is to expand its operations in the city by adding 50 new p(...)

Prisoners on board the Neptune included Irish nationalist John Mitchell, who preached social revolution in Ireland during the Famine. He later became a proponent of slavery in America and supported the Confederate States  during the American Civil War. Photograph: Wikicommons

Towards the end of 1847, the worst year of the Great Irish Famine known as “Black 47”, an exhibition opened at the Rotunda in Dublin depicting the Bos(...)

The flag of Bermuda flies over  Front Street in the capital city, Hamilton. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Bermuda has become the first country in the world to repeal legislation allowing same-sex couples to marry. The British Overseas Territory had allow(...)

The Chateau Louis XIV, which was sold for over $300 million two years ago, in Louveciennes, France. Photograph: Lea Mandana/The New York Times

When the Chateau Louis XIV sold for over $300 million two years ago, Fortune magazine called it “the world’s most expensive home,” and Town & Coun(...)

Opponents of the legislation said it would be unprecedented to strip  right to same-sex marriage after it had been granted in a jurisdiction. Photograph: iStock

The Senate in Bermuda has voted to end same-sex marriage in the British island territory and allow only domestic partnerships. Senators approved the (...)

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