Sailor in the storm

On the eve of a 120-mile race some years ago, Irish yachtsman Colm Barrington described the ‘‘fear and trepidation’’ he felt as worsening weather conditions loomed.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
10th February, 2007

On the eve of a 120-mile race some years ago, Irish yachtsman Colm Barrington described the ‘‘fear and trepidation’’ he felt as worsening weather conditions loomed.

With legal loopholes threatening the implementation of risk equalisation, Barrington may well be feeling some trepidation as he enters the turbulent waters of the Irish health insurance market.

Barrington, a former Guinness Peat Aviation (GPA) executive and director of Babcock & Brown, is chairing a...

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