John O Dwyer

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VHI paid out €1.147 billion in claims on its policies last year, 17 per cent less than the €1.387 million claimed by customers in 2019. Photograph: iStock

Profits at State-owned health insurer VHI grew 17 per cent to almost €53 million last year as claims tumbled in the face of Covid-19’s impact on hospi(...)

The Beacon Hospital came under severe Government criticism for vaccinating 20 teachers and staff at the private Co Wicklow school attended by the children of its chief executive. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The lawyer investigating the misuse of coronavirus vaccines at the Beacon private hospital wants to talk to HSE officials, months after the health aut(...)

John O’Dwyer, the chief executive of VHI: the investigation found that he received a Covid-19 vaccine at the Beacon Hospital due to his medical condition. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The chief executive of State-owned health insurer VHI is to resume his duties after an investigation commissioned by its board found he had received a(...)

John O’Dwyer, the chief executive of VHI, who received a Covid-19 vaccine at the Beacon Hospital. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The chief executive of the VHI has stepped aside from his position while the Board investigates “to establish the facts” after he received a Covid-19 (...)

As well as offering the rebate, VHI is also increasing the cost of a number of its plans at the end of this month

Health insurer VHI said on Monday it would waive a portion of members’ premiums in recognition of a drop in claims due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The m(...)

One of Liam Sheedy’s singular abilities as manager has been to demand that his teams produce the hunger to succeed. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

There are patterns in sport. Saturday lunchtime brings Liam Sheedy and Tipperary back to the Gaelic Grounds, the venue that acted as their crossroads (...)

Limerick’s Pat Ryan has his shot saved by Brian Hogan of Tipperary. Photograph: Inpho

Limerick 3-23 Tipperary 2-17 The winter championship bared its teeth in Pairc Uí Chaoimh with Cork doubling as Atlantis on Sunday evening. In horrend(...)

John O’Dwyer, chief executive of VHI, is to step down.

Health insurer VHI is on the hunt for a new chief executive after current head John O’Dwyer said he would step down next year. Mr O’Dwyer has led th(...)

VHI chief executive John O’Dwyer said the insurer continued to strengthen its leadership in the marketplace in 2019, and grew its membership for the fifth year in a row. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

VHI, the State’s largest private health insurer saw pretax profits slide by 45 per cent to €51 million last year, due in part to a €57 million increas(...)

Fine Gael general election candidate Mary Newman Julian with Frank Mockler, left, and Con O’Dywer at the Mid Tipperary Co-Operative Livestock Mart in Thurles, Co Tipperary. Photograph: Diarmuid Greene

Canvassing in Co Tipperary resumed on Wednesday afternoon, after it was confirmed that voting will go ahead on Saturday. Voting in the constituency ha(...)

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