5 Harbourmaster Place: comes to market with a guide price of at least €18.5 million

With Dublin’s International Financial Services Centre in constant demand by investors and tenants, FBD Insurance plc plans to capitalise on its landma(...)

Insurance Ireland chief executive Kevin Thompson said fraudulent claims are another increasingly big problem. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The head of Insurance Ireland said today that claims for whiplash in motor accidents here now accounts for up to 80 per cent of motor insurance claims(...)

Phil Bradley has been named as Axa Ireland’s new chief executive in succession to John O’Neill.

Phil Bradley has been named as Axa Ireland’s new chief executive in succession to John O’Neill. Mr O’Neill, who has served as CEO for Axa Insurance in(...)

5 Harbourmaster Place:   1,133 sq m (12,200 sq ft) on the first floor of the building let to Irish Insurance Federation on a 10-year lease at an initial rent of €322 per sq m (€30 per sq ft)

The continuing pick up in office lettings in Dublin city centre has opened the way for the FBD Group to lease all the remaining space in its investmen(...)

A solitary figure battles with high wind and waves , on the Great South Wall, at Poolbeg last December.  Insurance claims relating to storm damage and flooding last winter was about €156 million, according to the Irish Insurance Federation. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The cost of insurance claims arising from damage caused by storms and flooding last winter is estimated at €156 million, according to the Irish Insura(...)

A deficit of trust

In a prolonged economic downturn many more people experience financial difficulties, and some are left in great financial distress. Against that backg(...)

Irish Insurance Federation: expressed fears. Photograph Brenda Fitzsimons

If, as expected, legislation amending the Central Bank Act 2013 is passed in September of this year, from that date onwards the Financial Services Omb(...)

Central Bank, Dame Street, Dublin. Photo: Matt Kavanagh

Given the role that inadequate regulatory oversight played in almost bringing down the banking sector – and with it the whole economy – it make(...)