Central Bank of Ireland deputy governor Ed Sibley has warned about the impact of a no-deal Brexit on the insurance sector. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Irish consumers may struggle to secure wedding, pet or gadget insurance in the event of the UK crashing out of the EU with no deal. Central Bank of (...)

Kieran Whelton with some of his UK imported secondhand cars at his car dealership in Knock, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

For the Irish motor trade, the market is as much about currency rates as cars. Dealers watch the latest forex market as closely as the IFSC currency t(...)

Even with the plan to limit the impact on Irish insurance policy holders of the UK crashing out of the EU at the end of March without a withdrawal agreement, consumers may be hit in other ways.

The Republic is working on legislation to allow UK and Gibraltar-based insurers and brokers to continue to service Irish customers’ policies for a per(...)

Non-electric vehicles are still most popular in the Republic, as figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry show. Photograph: iStock

Sterling’s weak exchange rate in relation to the euro drove Irish motorists to increase the amount they spent on an imported vehicles by 34 per cent i(...)

Goodbody analyst Dermot O’Leary expressed surprise at how little sterling had moved in the past week.

Irish currency specialists believe the risk of a no-deal Brexit – the worst case scenario – has receded in recent months and that sterling is now more(...)

Tourism Ireland’s publicity stunt  promoting “Earth’s Wild Atlantic Way” from space.

Irish tourism has never had it so good with record numbers coming into the State spending record amounts of money last year. But it would be wrong to (...)

A laptop in Stormont shows a live feed of DUP leader Arlene Foster giving evidence to the RHI inquiry on the “cash for ash” scandal. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Two years ago, following days of political fever, a tiny group of journalists was called hurriedly to Martin McGuinness’s office in Stormont. There th(...)

PwC has reportedly been appointed to review spiralling costs at the new Children’s hospital

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe met senior executives from Apple while on a trade mission to Silicon Valley last week, according to the Sunday Bu(...)

 Michael D’Arcy, the Minister of State with special responsibility for insurance. “I find the settlement channels incredibly diverse,” he says. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Some insurance companies are settling personal injury claims without medical reports to prove injuries actually occurred, the Minister of State with r(...)

AIB is pressing ahead with plans to disband its complex web of staff grades and replace it with a streamlined career structure from July. Photograph: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Staff in AIB are set for a pay increase that is expected to comprise two parts, one tied to individuals’ performance and a flat rate linked to the ris(...)

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