Aston Lark Ireland acquires McMahon Galvin Limited

Aston Lark Ireland acquires McMahon Galvin Limited

Aston Lark Ireland has acquired McMahon Galvin Limited, a general and commercial insurance brokerage based in Dublin. McMahon Galvin was founded in 1970 and provides home and car insurance to individuals and a full range of insurance services to businesses. It is currently led by the management team of Peter Hanlon (pictured left) and John … Read more

Viewpoint: Health warning on easing alcohol laws in Northern Ireland

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It’s always a risk when there is any change to licensing laws anywhere in the world given the negative impact alcohol can have on society. In Northern Ireland, the Auditor General’s report last year put the cost of drink related illnesses at a staggering £900m a year with 200 hospital beds occupied on any one … Read more

The renaissance of vintage fashion in Ireland

Postmaster General and Mrs Harry New leaving the White House after the New Year reception, Washington DC, January 2, 1928. Their coon skin coats of collegiate fame attracted considerable attention among the more somber formal wear of the other Cabinet members. (Photo by Underwood Archives/Getty Images)

Providing a glimpse into the origins of vintage fashion while examining motivations to shop sustainably, Sarah Gill speaks to two Irish vintage shop owners – Valarie Keogh of Ripe Vintage and Gracie Collier of SPICE Vintage – to etch out the vintage shopping scene here in Ireland. It is believed that the term ‘vintage’ entered … Read more

Marsh taps new leader for UK & Ireland construction business

Marsh taps new leader for UK & Ireland construction business

Marsh has appointed Andy Desmond (pictured) as UK & Ireland construction industry leader. He reports to Scot Peachey, CEO of the UK construction, infrastructure & surety practice at Marsh Specialty and Charles Beresford-Davies, head of industries, UK & Ireland. In this role, Desmond will support Marsh’s construction clients by bringing together construction sector, technical, placement … Read more