Peter Boland

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FBD’s shares have jumped about 80 per cent since Fiona Muldoon took over as chief executive in 2015.

As corporate turnarounds go, none has been as spectacular on the Irish stock market in the past five years as that of insurer FBD Holdings. The comp(...)

Michael D’Arcy, the Minister of State responsible for knocking heads together to deliver more reasonable insurance costs for consumers. Photograph: Alan Betson

It doesn’t seem like a lot but it has been a long time coming. Insurers are finally having to remind private motorists what they paid last year at the(...)

Eighty-three per cent of participants, which include groups such as community centres, scouting clubs and tidy towns organisations, reported that their insurance premiums increased over the past three years. File photograph: Getty

Almost half of community and volunteer groups say they are facing closure and have had to reduce the number of activities they are involved in as a re(...)

Rathbeggan founder and owner Dave Robinson says the closure is a direct consequence of his insurance premiums going from €20,000 to €40,000 in a single year.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The owners of a family adventure park in Co Meath say they are closing their business this weekend after their insurance premiums doubled in a year. (...)

Photograph: iStock

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(...)

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