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Monday 5 June 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# Irish Life

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# The Banks
Ulster Bank topped the Financial Ombudsman's complaints table in 2020 for the second year in a row
The watchdog also received 492 new complaints about tracker mortgages in 2020.
# building and property
Irish Life is worried Amazon's huge data centre in Tallaght could affect its future housing projects
The pensions fund has a site adjacent to the facility being planned by the tech giant.
# 24 Hours
Irish Life workers to strike for 24 hours over pension scheme this Thursday
A rally will be held outside the Irish Life Dublin offices from 12pm to 2pm on Thursday.
# 24 Hours
Irish Life workers to strike for 24 hours over pension scheme
Irish Life members of the Unite trade union are to strike on 12 April.
# Court
Two former bankers involved in Anglo Irish Bank defraud scheme lose court appeal
The Court of Appeal upheld the convictions of two former bankers jailed for conspiracy to defraud the public Anglo Irish Bank in 2008.
# the small print
Why you should be very wary of signing this insurance form on arrival at an Irish hospital
Signing up for private health care where none is available increases your bill ten times, and sometimes the situation can be even worse.
# Irish Life
European court sides with the government over bank recapitalisation
The court found there is a greater public interest in protecting financial systems.
# DOn't do it
13 behaviours that are only acceptable in Ireland
Take note.
# my rage
21 things Irish people have absolutely no patience for
# denis casey
Former CEO of Irish Life and Permanent convicted of €7.2 billion conspiracy to defraud
Denis Casey (56) and three other former banking executives had pleaded not guilty to charges.
# sponsored by irish life
7 situations bound to make every Irish person uncomfortable
# the old sod
19 Of The Hardest Things About Living In Ireland
The hardships…
# what is life
18 stupid questions the world has about Ireland
We are a misunderstood country.
# irish siblings
13 things that make Irish siblings the best siblings
You can’t beat em.
# Storage Heaters
32 milestones in every Irish person's life
Growing up, growing up to be…
# short story
'He’s grand but he’s an irritatin’ little pr*ck as well' - Roddy Doyle's post on marriage equality is going viral
The author posted the short story on his Facebook page.
# cash machine
Permanent TSB won't cut rates on mortgages - it wants to boost profits from them instead
The bank is about to go on a fundraising drive.
# lovely fags
Being unhealthy can be a bit of a goldmine...
An Irish pension provider is offering larger payouts to people who are, well, likely to die sooner.
# irishproblems
10 little things life in Ireland would be better off without
Just little things. Annoying little things.
# deal reached
Low paid Irish Life workers to get 7% pay rise
Almost 1,000 staff will get a rise and a lump sum payment.
Extract: The bits of Irish history you weren't taught at school
Do you remember when ‘I Shot JR’ windscreen sticker were ubiquitous or The Hucklebuck dominated the Irish music scene?
# sponsored
WATCH: Here's what Irish dads mean to their children
What makes a good father – and how will you let him know tomorrow?
# life insurance
€168m in claims were paid out by Irish Life last year --- including one of over a million euro
Data from the company’s 2013 accounts shows cancer accounted for almost half of all life insurance claims.
Column: Economic rights are just as vital to a democracy as civil rights
We must rail against the insidious notion that moral norms are not rights at all but, rather, privileges bestowed upon us by our kindly masters, writes Dr Tom Hickey.
# Exchequer Returns
Irish Life sale boosts exchequer surplus in July
The €1.3 billion sale of Irish Life held a exchequer surplus last month of €1.43 billion as tax take in July was lower than predictions.
# mosaic
Historical mural ripped off Irish Life building and put in black bags
The mural had been part of the Irish Life Centre on Lower Abbey Street since 1987.
# Irish Life
This man is the new CEO of Irish Life
Bill Kyle will take over once the acquisition of Irish Life by a Canadian firm has been completed.
# Sold
Sold: Government confirms sale of Irish Life for €1.3 billion
The government has finally sold off the life and pensions arm of Irish Life and Permanent which was split from Permanent TSB after it required a €4 billion bailout in 2011.
# Interview
Soccer move an 'easy' one for Celtic fan McGuinness
The Donegal boss also explained the similarity between the Scottish team and GAA sides.
# Liberty Hall
Liberty Hall: SIPTU disappointed at planning refusal, while An Taisce seeks review
SIPTU is left disappointed as An Bord Pleanála turns down an application to rebuild Liberty Hall – while An Taisce says reviews are needed.
# Planning
An Bord Pleanála refuses permission for new 23-storey Liberty Hall
The planning authority says the proposed multistorey would be “unacceptably dominant in the city”.
# Permanent TSB
Noonan hasn't asked Permanent TSB staff on over €200k to take pay cut
The finance minister says his department is reviewing bankers’ pay, but he hasn’t asked staff to waive parts of high salaries.
# Pay Cap
Irish life CEO remuneration breaches government's pay cap - Doherty
Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty says Kevin Murphy’s total remuneration package of €586,000 breached the government’s own pay cap.
NAMA sells 17 per cent stake in holding company to UK firm
The State’s ‘bad bank’ has announced the sale of 17 per cent of shares in its investment holding company to a UK firm.
# Irish Life
Irish Life chief "optimistic" that group can return taxpayer cash
The Irish Life group reports profits of €112 million for the first half of 2012, boosted by the splitting-off of Permanent TSB.
# Competition
New health insurer to create jobs and competition
GloHealth is Ireland’s fourth health insurer.
# Debt Crisis
Ireland recorded a 13.1 per cent deficit last year
Without the whole banking debt, it could have been down to 9.4 per cent.
# In Numbers
Census and celsius: the week in statistics
How many of us are there in Ireland? How hot was it here last week? And how much is Will Ferrell’s next film going to make?
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.