This week our population's health in Ireland was put under the spotlight again. A study published by the British Journal of Dermatology on data compiled by the National Cancer Registry of Ireland highlighted new research indicating further evidence of the need for specified illness cover with an 80% increase in diagnosis of...

The OECD published their review of the Irish pension system last week. It highlights a number of risks facing Ireland's population, not least an increase in old age poverty in Ireland. The principal risks are flagged by the recommendations for Ireland of at least an auto-enrollment pension scheme...