A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Three men are being questioned on suspicion of theft after police spotted some sheep being transported through the suburbs in the back of a people carrier.
Wed, 11 May, 2016
A wanted man with a propensity for “extreme violence”, who was brought to the High Court by five officers in full riot gear, must wait to hear whether he will be extradited to the UK where he is wanted for a number of offences.
Thu, 05 May, 2016
Former FBD chief executive Andrew Langford received €269,000 in lieu of working his notice period after resigning from the insurer last July as the company struggled with one of the most difficult periods in its history.
Fri, 01 Apr, 2016
Historian and ‘Irish Examiner’ contributorfondly remembers his mother Margaret, who had a long and eventful life
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
A hearing date has been set for a man wanted for attempted murder and grievous bodily harm in the UK.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2016
Tue, 09 Feb, 2016
Fri, 27 Nov, 2015
Tue, 20 Oct, 2015
A man wanted by the British authorities in connection with a number of alleged violent offences including attempted murder has been brought before the High Court in Dublin.
Sat, 15 Aug, 2015
FBD shares slumped as much as 11% yesterday after the insurer said that its chief executive of seven years has stepped down.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2015
Insurance customers are set to foot the bill for difficult market conditions last year which cost insurer FBD badly and saw it post a €4.5m pre-tax loss.
Tue, 03 Mar, 2015
Visa’s Irish operations had a record year in 2014 with €28.4bn being spent by consumers via the payments technology firm’s products.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
A pilot has died after his small twin-engine cargo plane crashed into a bungalow in Chicago.
Tue, 18 Nov, 2014
Pre-tax profit at insurance company FBD tumbled by almost 83% in the first half of the year as winter storms took their toll on the insurer’s business.
Wed, 27 Aug, 2014
FBD has no plans to increase home insurance premiums, but it expects to see a rise in claims costs on the back of the harsh weather conditions.
Tue, 04 Mar, 2014
Some €21.3bn worth of consumer transactions were carried out last year via Visa card products in Ireland.
Thu, 23 Jan, 2014
Charlie Sheen has wished death on two of his ex-girlfriends after claiming they tried to scam him out of money.
Tue, 03 Dec, 2013
FBD’s management has said it is getting closer to its stated goal of delivering shareholders a dividend of up to 50% of annual earnings per share and claims the group can continue to outperform its peers.
Wed, 28 Aug, 2013
Ex-Wallaby second row John Langford travelled north to become one of Irish rugby’s most significant overseas signings during a three-season spell with Munster from 1999 to 2002. He doesn’t get to watch the game he loves too often these days but he's making an exception this summer.
Sat, 22 Jun, 2013
FBD insurance reported strong pre-tax profits for the second year in a row as the weather improved following the freak conditions of 2010.
Tue, 05 Mar, 2013
Insurance company FBD posted a solid performance over the first six months of 2012, which included a marginal increase in pre-tax profit and a rise in market share.
Wed, 29 Aug, 2012
Insurance giant FBD has returned to profit on a pre-tax basis for the first time in four years, but has warned that insurance costs for customers will be higher this year.
Tue, 06 Mar, 2012
INSURANCE giant FBD has made a further step towards refocusing its business on its core interests, by selling three subsidiaries for a combined €8.5 million.
Sat, 31 Dec, 2011
Nearly 57,000 anxious teenagers will open their Junior Certificate results today.
Wed, 14 Sep, 2011
INSURANCE premiums could come down next year because fewer people are making motor and property insurance claims.
Thu, 25 Aug, 2011
GIVEN the tough market conditions in the general insurance sector, FBD reported strong operating profits that rose 41% to €40.7 million in 2010.
Wed, 09 Mar, 2011
FBD is not planning any premium hikes despite paying out €50 million as a result of the big freeze and the floods last year.
Thu, 26 Aug, 2010
ORGANISERS of the Junior and Leaving certificate exams being taken by more than 116,000 students from this morning are confident there will be no repeat of last year’s controversial rescheduling of a paper handed out by mistake.
Wed, 09 Jun, 2010
FBD, the country’s second largest general insurer, has warned that increases of up to 10% for some general insurance products are on the cards due to the rising cost of claims.
Thu, 04 Mar, 2010
INSURANCE premiums are likely to increase by up to 15% having already soared around 20% over the last year.
Thu, 27 Aug, 2009
INSURANCE premiums will increase this year as FBD posts losses of more than €33 million for 2008, compared to €140m profit reported the previous year.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2009
Some 300 jobs were lost today as two companies cut their workforce.
Tue, 02 Dec, 2008
The prosecution in the €440m cocaine trial made its closing address to the jury this afternoon and asked if it was possible to believe that the three accused men were simply unlucky.
Mon, 14 Jul, 2008
THE Minister for Children is looking at generous donors to help fund the Government’s roll-out of youth cafes nationwide.
Mon, 12 Nov, 2007
Grades have continued to slip in higher level Irish and maths subjects, this year’s Leaving Cert results show today.
Wed, 15 Aug, 2007
A £13,000 (€19,000) diamond was found in a prison shower drain after an inmate told authorities he had swallowed and regurgitated the jewel each time he was transferred.
Sat, 10 Mar, 2007
Fire swept through a third-floor apartment in Chicago earlier today, killing six children and injuring their mother and three siblings, authorities said.
Sun, 03 Sep, 2006
A section of Chicago’s transit system was shut down after a derailment and fire forced commuters to evacuate a smoke-filled subway line.
Wed, 12 Jul, 2006
Being forewarned is to be forearmed and Munster captain Anthony Foley is now being forewarned —
Tue, 16 May, 2006
HAMPSHIRE began the defence of the C&G Trophy with a comprehensive eight-wicket victory over Ireland in Dublin, despite the absence of star names Shane Warne and Kevin Pietersen.
Mon, 24 Apr, 2006
Three teens were shot this morning on a street near their Chicago high school, officials said.
Tue, 31 Jan, 2006
FBD Holdings has announced the appointment of Andrew Langford to the Board as executive director of finance and Adrian Taheny as executive director of insurance, marketing and sales.
Mon, 08 Nov, 2004