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News - Irish Life Corporate Business

Posted on February 01, 2016

Banking Inquiry committee members Joe Higgins and Eoghan Murphy are in studio to discuss the committee's findings, along with host Ciaran Hancock and political reporter Sarah Bardon

Posted on January 28, 2016

Ireland’s largest life assurance company, Irish Life, has welcomed the decision by Fitch Ratings to upgrade Irish Life Assurance plc (Irish Life) one notch, to ‘AA’ from ‘AA-‘.
The upgrade of Irish Life's rating reflects Fitch's view that Irish Life has become 'core' to its parent company, Great-West Lifeco Inc. Previously, Fitch viewed Irish Life as being 'very important' to its owner. Great-West Lifeco’s ownership of Irish Life has resulted in a three-notch uplift in Irish Life's Insurer Financial Strength rating to ‘AA’ from its stand-alone assessment of ‘A’.

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Posted on January 21, 2016

We know lobbying happens, but who lobbies whom about what? A new register reveals the answer for the first time. From pleas for more beach volleyball courts to tobacco, alcohol and rezoning submissions, Business Affairs Correspondent Mark Paul has story.

Posted on January 21, 2016

Should David Drumm be detained in a U.S. prison while awaiting an extradition hearing? Irish Times columnist Fintan O'Toole argues the former Anglo CEO should be released, while Washington Correspondent Simon Carswell provides more background to Drumm's detention and the limited options open to him for further legal challenges.

Posted on January 07, 2016

Exchequer figures for 2015 paint a picture of economic recovery that Michael Noonan could scarcely have dreamed of when he took over the Department of Finance in the dark days of 2011.

Posted on January 07, 2016

Danny McCoy of Ibec, Pat Byrne of CityJet and Fiona Muldoon of FBD Insurance join Ciarán and Arthur to discuss the year ahead for Irish business.

Posted on January 07, 2016

Pamela Newenham, Laura Slattery and Cliff Taylor join co-hosts Arthur Beesley and Ciaran Hancock for a look back at the big winners and losers in Irish business and economic life throughout 2015.

Posted on December 18, 2015

In part one Irish Times Economics Editor Arthur Beesley and Davy Stockbrokers Chief Economist Conall Mac Coille join host Ciarán Hancock to discuss the expected Federal Reserve move to increase US interest rates and what effect this long-awaited move may have on the US, Eurozone and Irish economies.

Posted on December 17, 2015

Ireland’s largest life assurance company, Irish Life, announced today that its employees have donated a phenomenal total of €220,000 to two Irish charities, which has been raised through various fundraising initiatives undertaken throughout the year by its 2,200 employees.

Funds to be split between St. Francis Hospice and ‘Friends of Frank’ Trust

Posted on December 10, 2015

Denis O'Brien's lawyers are back in the High Court this week where he has brought a case against a communications company Red Flag for alleged conspiracy to damage his reputation.