Jim Dowdall

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The Government has taken  over the facilities of 19 private hospitals. That has left many of those who are paying thousands of euro each year in private health insurance wondering what they are paying for

There are many thousands of people across the country who either pay monthly or annually for a range of services – from trains to schools to health cl(...)

The indication comes as a result of the Government’s decision to bring all private hospitals under public control during the pandemic. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish Life Health has become the first private health insurer in Ireland to indicate to its customers that they can expect a discount in the months ah(...)

Irish Life, in its pre-budget statement, says pension auto-enrolment must be “expedited”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government’s plan to introduce mandatory private pensions for all workers above a certain income limit by 2022 is now in danger of being stalled, (...)

Irish Life said it will cut prices by an average of 9.5 per cent for adults, and 14.2 per cent on children’s premiums.

Competition in the health insurance market is heating up with Irish Life Health the latest insurer to announce a price cut. On Tuesday the health ins(...)

Irish Life has said it is not considering a foray into private hospital ownership.

Irish Life is preparing its first incursion into the Irish residential property market. The pensions and fund manager has indicated it is at an “advan(...)

Irish Life Health says it will be the first health insurer to cover all Affidea Express Care diagnostic centres and offer reduced rate for consultations, at €100, a 33 per cent discount on the standard consultation fee.

Members of Irish Life Health will be able to avail of reduced cost access to Affidea’s minor injury clinics, opening later this year in Cork and Dubli(...)

The conference heard by 2027 the average consumer will be paying €11,000 a year between taxes and insurance premiums for public and private health services. Photograph: Getty Images

Average health insurance premiums are set to jump by at least €600 per person over the next decade due to increased claims from an ageing population, (...)

Irish Life is the third-ranked player in the health insurance sector. File photograph: Getty Images

Irish Life’s new health insurance business made a loss of eight million Canadian dollars (€5.7 million) in its first five months of operation, accordi(...)

Irish Life Investment Managers  managing director Patrick Burke. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish Life Investment Managers (ILIM) has received more than 50 inquiries from companies considering relocating activities from the UK following the (...)

Chief executive of the Irish Life Group, David Harney: “Through the acquisition of these two very strong existing businesses...we will create a significant new force in the Irish health insurance market.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish Life Health has become the latest brand to enter the Republic’s health insurance market after Irish Life Group completed the necessary transacti(...)

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