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A consumer watchdog is to carry out an investigation into the public liability insurance market as businesses raise concerns about rising costs. The (...)

Minister of State Michael D’Arcy says  he does not hold the insurance industry in high regard. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The Alliance for Insurance Reform is calling on the judiciary to speedily implement new legislation which would reset the guidelines around the level (...)

The pub  in Co Kildare claims CCTV footage shows a person pretending to choke

A Co Kildare pub has released CCTV footage which it says shows a customer placing shards of glass in her mouth and pretending to choke, claiming the g(...)

Mr D’arcy said he doesn’t hold insurance companies in ‘high regard’ and had made ‘pretty strong statements’ about them. Photograph: iStock

Fifty cases of suspected insurance fraud have been reported to the gardaí in the past eight months, the Minister of State at the Department of Finance(...)

Maria Bailey told a Sunday newspaper she wanted to ‘draw a line in the sand’ on the issue, insisting that she had been hurt in the incident and left with €7,000 worth of medical bills. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has admitted that Fine Gael TD Maria Bailey’s now-dropped personal injuries claim against a Dublin hotel caused “reputational h(...)

Fine Gael Maria Bailey. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Fine Gael TD Noel Rock has called for the clarification of issues around Maria Bailey’s civil case taken against a Dublin hotel. Speaking to The Iris(...)

Children’s play centre – It has been claimed that the high level of payouts isdriving insurers away. File photograph: iStock

The Oireachtas finance committee has been told that huge increases in insurance payments are endangering jobs and businesses who cannot afford their p(...)

The committee will also be addressed by the Alliance for Insurance Reform, which says insurance costs are “crippling”

Lawyers are stymieing reforms of the insurance industry and the way the courts deal with compensation claims, an Oireachtas committee will be told on (...)

Zipit co-founder Eamonn Flynn: “Having gone through difficult times and good times, I just have a huge admiration for small business people now.”

On holidays in France, Eamonn Flynn and his business partner Chris Beattie were inspired to bring a forest zipline adventure park business to Ireland.(...)

Athy businesswoman Marcella O’Reilly: says a doubling of her rates bill was “just a kick in the teeth”. Photo: Laura Hutton

Marcella O’Reilly was angry. The owner of a ladies’ clothing shop in Kildare, she opened her rates bill one day in early 2017 to find they had doubled(...)