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The former RSAII executive admitted his participation in the breach at an early stage of the investigation, and co-operated with the Central Bank to “an exemplary degree”. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Central Bank has fined former RSA Insurance Ireland chief financial officer Rory O’Connor €70,000 and disqualified him from working in a regulated(...)

The RSA building in Dundrum, Dublin.  The claimants allege the company   made misleading statements on its financial position before the accounting irregularities were reported. The issue blew a large hole in the Irish unit’s balance sheet and dented the group’s capital position. Photograph: John Reid/Fennell Photography

UK insurance giant RSA Group has vowed to “robustly” defend itself as dozens of investors have sued it over the impact of an accounting scandal in its(...)

Gothic Dublin gate at Markree Castle near Sligo

The arrival of a new Pevsner in the magisterial Buildings of Ireland series is something to cherish, causing a frisson of excitement in the normally s(...)

The regulator said individuals in RSA Insurance Ireland were able to “deliberately manipulate claim reserve estimates” by setting aside less money than needed for large insurance loss claims. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The Central Bank of Ireland has fined RSA Insurance Ireland €3.5 million for regulatory breaches relating to the accounting scandal at the general ins(...)

Ulster Unionist Assembly member Mike Nesbitt, former Ireland international Trevor Ringland and Rev John Dunlop. File photographs: The Irish Times/Inpho

A “civic unionism” group of more than 100 people from various sections of Northern Irish society has challenged what it says is a nationalist assumpti(...)

Mike Nesbitt: among the former Ulster Unionist Party leaders who joined 400 delegates at the party’s annual conference in the Armagh City Hotel on Saturday.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Three former Ulster Unionist Party leaders – Mike Nesbitt, Tom Elliott and Reg Empey – joined 400 delegates at the party’s annual conference in the Ar(...)

RSA Insurance Ireland: three former staff have been fined a combined £182,000 (€206,090) by the UK Financial Reporting Council.

Three former RSA Insurance Ireland staff have been fined a combined £182,000 (€206,090) under sanctions tied to an investigation by a UK accounting wa(...)

Former DUP minister Jonathan Bell  is standing for re-election as an independent unionist. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

All eyes will be on the Strangford constituency in the upcoming Assembly election to see how rebel politician Jonathan Bell does against his old part(...)

Members of Sinn Fein  in the Great Hall at Stormont, Belfast. Outgoing Minister for Finance Máirtín Ó Muilleoir has announced a public inquiry into the North’s Renewable Heat Incentive controversy.  File photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Outgoing Sinn Féin Minister for Finance Máirtín Ó Muilleoir has announced that he is to institute a public inquiry into the North’s Renewable Heat Inc(...)

The seat of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Stormont, in Belfast. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has strongly indicated that it would like Northern Ireland politicians to hold back on an inquiry into the £1.2(...)

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