A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Every three minutes someone in Ireland receives a diagnosis of cancer, according to the National Cancer Registry of Ireland, becoming one of the 40,000 new cases of cancer diagnosed each year.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
A solicitor has accepted responsibility for failing to "twig" a client had informed him of two previous accidents following a consultation about suing in relation to a third, the High Court has heard.
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019
Aviva Ireland says it is too early to know whether or not it will be affected by the British insurance group's plans to cut 1,800 jobs in its global operations.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2019
Aviva appointed internal candidate Maurice Tulloch as its new chief executive after a lengthy selection process, a choice which analysts say could herald change at Britain’s second-biggest insurer.
Tue, 05 Mar, 2019
Job done, but a lot more to do.
Sat, 07 Oct, 2017
A throwback this and not just because it was, in the main, an atavistic reversion to the old long ball game from Ireland, an all too familiar one-dimensional approach which looked like it was never going to pay off – until it did.
Mon, 12 Jun, 2017
An insurer refused to pay out a €30,000 claim after a house fire in Moyross, Limerick, as the man had failed to declare criminal links.
Sat, 01 Apr, 2017
Insurance companies have been accused of “putting lives at risk” by loading levies of up to 20% on premiums for motorists who volunteer to respond to medical emergencies in their communities.
Thu, 29 Sep, 2016
Thu, 25 Aug, 2016
Urgent action is needed to tackle spiralling car insurance costs, as the cost of insuring a car has already increased by one-third in the last year.
Sat, 09 Apr, 2016
Thirteen people yesterday pleaded guilty to attempting to defraud insurance firms by taking part in staged road accidents.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015
A group of Romanians, mainly based in Galway, had been linked to Irish Travellers in an utterly dishonest scam of staging car crashes to mount fraudulent personal injury claims, a judge stated yesterday.
Thu, 09 Jul, 2015
There are now fears of spiralling health insurance premiums after Aviva’s announcement that it is to increase charges across a range of plans this summer.
Sat, 30 May, 2015
There has been a last-minute surge in people taking out health insurance ahead of the imposition of new membership rules at midnight tonight, a spokesperson for the Health Insurance Authority said yesterday.
Thu, 30 Apr, 2015
Rob Kearney made his appeal count as arguably Ireland’s most marketable rugby player last year with accumulated profits at his firm jumping to more than €220,000.
Thu, 30 Oct, 2014
Health insurance reforms designed to get more people to sign up for private health cover and to do so at an earlier age may fall short of expectations.
Wed, 09 Jul, 2014
Consumers are facing further hardship as another major health insurer has announced an average hike in premiums of 5.2%.
Tue, 03 Dec, 2013
Insurance giant Aviva reported a “satisfactory” first half after cost-cutting boosted earnings by 5%, but delivered another blow to investors as it almost halved its interim dividend payout.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2013
Private health cover is set to cost 25% to 30% more in the next two years, adding to the pain for customers whose premiums have already doubled since 2007.
Tue, 14 May, 2013
Last week, the HSE admitted that more than 5,600 patients in Limerick have been waiting four years or more for an outpatient appointment.
Tue, 14 May, 2013
A second health insurer is set to ask cash-strapped customers to pay even more for cover, less than a week after politicians were warned a fresh 20%-40% industry hike is on the cards.
Wed, 27 Feb, 2013
Customers of Laya Healthcare face premium hikes of up to 13% from Jan 1 next year, the private health insurer announced yesterday.
Sat, 24 Nov, 2012
Nearly a quarter of people over indulged during the Christmas holidays, eating double what they normally would, new research has revealed.
Fri, 06 Jan, 2012
THE Supreme Court has overturned a court order requiring the Garda Commissioner to give a publican security footage taken from his burnt-out Donegal premises and forensic reports related to the premises.
Sat, 19 Nov, 2011
THE International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has offered to facilitate the exchange of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit for Palestinian prisoners.
Fri, 14 Oct, 2011
Insurance giant Aviva is under increasing pressure to make an announcement amid fears a business review is earmarking 500 redundancies at its Irish operations.
Wed, 21 Sep, 2011
Amnesty International has said it "fully accepts and welcomes" a statement from Aviva that it (Aviva) has no investments in companies that manufacture cluster munitions.
Tue, 16 Aug, 2011
VHI has promised that controversial price hikes of up to 45% in premiums this year are unlikely to be repeated in 2012 if the Government increases the current level of tax credits for elderly customers of health insurance firms.
Fri, 15 Apr, 2011
THE final death-knell for a Cork private hospital will sound in the next few days when a liquidator is appointed to the €90 million facility owned by Sheehan Medical.
Mon, 28 Mar, 2011
ALMOST 500 people queued for 100 medical jobs at the country’s newest private hospital at the weekend.
Mon, 24 Jan, 2011
IRISH workers are facing a pension deficit of over €20 billion a year, a pan-European survey has established.
Thu, 23 Sep, 2010
Irish workers need to bank an extra €9,100 a year to financially survive retirement, a report on the pensions timebomb said today.
Wed, 22 Sep, 2010
THE sale of the VHI is not likely to drive the price of health insurance down in the forseeable future, it has been warned.
Fri, 28 May, 2010
The Fastnet yacht race started today – 30 years since 15 people lost their lives in one of Britain and Ireland's worst modern maritime disasters.
Sun, 09 Aug, 2009
Aviva has appointed Mr Leslie Van de Walle as an independent non-executive director with effect from today.
Wed, 06 May, 2009
More than £50 billion was wiped off the value of blue chip stocks today as news of Lehman Brothers’ dramatic demise spread havoc throughout world stock markets.
Mon, 15 Sep, 2008
Hibernian Group owner Aviva warned of up to 1,800 redundancies today as part of a restructuring of its general insurance arm over the next two years.
Fri, 06 Jun, 2008
Insurance giant Prudential raided Norwich Union rival Aviva for its new finance director today.
Fri, 21 Sep, 2007
British Airways received a much-needed boost today after better-than-expected first quarter results caused its shares to surge.
Fri, 03 Aug, 2007
The FTSE 100 Index saw another volatile day of trading today as it swung between gains and losses after further fears over the health of the US economy spooked investors.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2007
Norwich Union owner Aviva said half-year profits rose by 27% today after benefiting from a strong pick-up in the UK pensions market.
Wed, 09 Aug, 2006
A strong performance from energy companies on the back of a rise in the price of crude oil ensured the London market regained lost ground today.
Mon, 05 Jun, 2006