Peter Boland

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Unpublished report on the matter was drafted by a seven-judge committee of the council chaired by president of the High Court, Mary Irvine (pictured). File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

A remote meeting of the State’s judiciary on Saturday to discuss a proposed new regime for personal injury awards has been adjourned to allow time for(...)

A Cool Running Events ice rink: the owner of the company is unsure   if he can open next winter if his insurance premiums continue to rise. Photograph:

Bill Cremin, the owner of a company that runs winter season ice rinks in Dublin and Cork, is phlegmatic about the coronavirus pandemic killing off any(...)

The High Court decided the only purpose that would be served by handing over the CCTV footage in advance of the plaintiff giving evidence and undergoing cross examination was whether the assertion that they fell to the ground was correct. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

The Alliance for Insurance Reform has welcomed a High Court ruling in support of a refusal by fast food group Supermacs to hand over CCTV footage to a(...)

The Private Motor Insurance Report said that on average Irish motor insurance premiums had dropped by 9 per cent from the middle of 2018 following a 66 per cent surge over the previous five years. File photograph: Getty

Legal bills accounted for a third of the average €71,050 settlement of litigated motor injury cases in the Republic in the past five years, and even w(...)

The guidelines being prepared by the Judicial Council will eventually replace the Book of Quantum, which is produced by the Personal Injuries Assessment Board.

The Alliance for Insurance Reform has welcomed a new report from the Law Reform Commission about legislation that would put a cap on personal injury i(...)

Blueway Waterpark in Co Leitrim. “The elephant in the room is the blatant ‘claim culture’ and excessive awards that unfortunately still exists in Ireland”

Two years ago this month the Blueway Waterpark opened on Lough Allen in Co Leitrim. Consisting of 1,600sq m of inflatable trampolines, obstacles, slid(...)

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Patrick Hanley, a former general manager of the Park Hotel Kenmare and the Sheen Falls Lodge in his native Kerry, had long dreamed with his wife, Aile(...)

The Central Bank said it ‘expects that firms will continue to protect their customers and to comply with all regulatory requirements’.

The Central Bank will write to insurers in the coming days to press them to offer fair settlements to customers who are entitled to payouts on claims (...)

Central Bank Governor Gabriel Makhlouf. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Alliance for Insurance Reform has written to Central Bank governor Gabriel Makhlouf urging the bank in its consumer-protection role to address a (...)

Members of Lucan Roller Hockey Club and Southside Roller Hockey Club training in Lucan at the weekend. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The future of roller hockey in Ireland is at risk after clubs were denied cover due to insurance companies pulling out of the Irish market, organisers(...)

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