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#Insurance

# insurance - Monday 30 January, 2017

Public liability claims against Dublin City Council hit €8.5 million last year

In Fingal, a spokesperson said the figure was over €2.5 million.

# insurance - Monday 9 January, 2017

Driver stopped for not wearing seatbelt - has no licence, insurance, NCT or tax

Their 4×4 was seized and they will appear in court.

# insurance - Friday 6 January, 2017

1,666 Setanta Insurance claimants still waiting on payouts

It is nearly three years since the insurer collapsed.

# insurance - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Gardaí given new powers to test drivers for drugs at roadside

A number of new measures about drug driving, written-off vehicles and uninsured drivers have been given the green light.

# insurance - Sunday 27 November, 2016

FactCheck: Are motor insurance claims and legal fees going up or down?

Using previously unpublished data, FactCheck steps in to referee a heated dispute between the Law Society and the insurance industry.

# insurance - Friday 25 November, 2016

Your paper insurance disc could soon be a thing of the past

The committee chairperson had some harsh words for Insurance Ireland and the Central Bank yesterday.

# insurance - Monday 21 November, 2016

It costs over €16,500 a year to run and maintain the average Irish home

Those in negative equity were also found to be paying over €5,000 more a year than the average homeowner.

# insurance - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

There are new insurance guidelines out, but do they do enough to tackle sky high insurance premiums?

Some groups have already criticised the new ‘Book of Quantum’, which guides injuries payouts.

# insurance - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Retired woman sues insurer for refusing to pay disability because she wouldn't take a test

48-year-old Tipperary mother of three Bridget Daly has taken the case against Zurich Life Assurance.

# insurance - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Insurance industry claims spiralling costs are returning premiums to "correct base level"

Politicians have been hearing about why costs are rising.

# insurance - Friday 9 September, 2016

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Ireland In 2016?

We’re going to put you to the test.

# insurance - Friday 12 August, 2016

'Shocking figures': Motor premiums up almost 40% in the last year

In the last year, one third of Irish drivers have seen their insurance rise by up to 50%.

# insurance - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Four out of 10 smokers lie on their life insurance applications

A study by the AA found a discrepancy between the number of people who smoke compared to the number of people who say they do.

# insurance - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Axa Insurance fined €675,000 by Central Bank for four-year breach of consumer code

The firm failed to insure that properly accredited people were supervising those handling insurance claims during that time.

# insurance - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Setanta Insurance customers are still waiting to be paid up to €90 million

The Maltese-based firm was wound up in April 2014.

# insurance - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Gardaí stop to help driver with flat tyre ... end up impounding car That Escalated Quickly This post contains images

Gardaí stop to help driver with flat tyre ... end up impounding car

The driver had no insurance, no NCT certificate or no tax.

Thousands of drivers to get refunds after collapse of Enterprise Insurance

The insurance firm, which was declared insolvent on Friday, has about 14,000 Irish customers.

# insurance - Friday 22 July, 2016

This is how drivers will be protected if a motor insurance company collapses

The liquidation of Setanta Insurance in 2014 left over 1,700 people out of pocket.

# insurance - Monday 4 July, 2016

Gardaí clamp down on motorists without correct tax and insurance

Three vehicles were seized today in the Dublin Metropolitan Region.

# insurance - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Insurance premiums could spike by €50 if ruling stands, insurers warn

The High Court ruled last September that the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland was liable for claims left behind by Setanta Insurance.

# insurance - Sunday 22 May, 2016

A European ruling "could close Mondello Park"

Currently, under Irish law compulsory motor insurance only covers the use of vehicles on a road or any other public place.

# insurance - Thursday 21 April, 2016

'It's time we asked questions': Some drivers' insurance premiums are up 400%

TDs said it was time the insurance companies were transparent about why the costs were on the rise for customers.

# insurance - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

This truck was spotted by gardaí in Limerick today

The driver had no licence or insurance and will be prosecuted by Limerick County Council.

# insurance - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Crisis continues: Homeowners refused flood insurance or quoted unrealistic prices

Government and insurance firm representatives met this afternoon.

From The Daily Edge It's not just you - that GloHealth ad is driving everyone mad GloHeath

# insurance - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Drivers saw insurance rise by up to 50% this year and the increase looks set to continue

Irish drivers will collectively pay €300 million in extra premium costs this year, according to the AA.

# insurance - Monday 30 November, 2015

Motorists are conning insurance companies

The AA estimates that false documents fraud is driving up premiums by as much as €50.

# insurance - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

# insurance - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Here's how much accident victims in Ireland have been paid this year

In total the Injuries Board has awarded €128.45 million in the first six months of this year.

# insurance - Friday 4 September, 2015

Setanta Insurance customers will finally get the money they're owed

The firm was wound up in 2014, but over 1,700 claims were outstanding.

# insurance - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

This kid tripped in an art gallery and punched a hole in a €1.3million painting

Oh, I’ll just walk past this paNOOOOOOOOO.

# insurance - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Are you burning money on car insurance? Premiums have shot up recently

The AA say they’ve gone up by more this year than any time in a decade.

# insurance - Friday 14 August, 2015

British police apologise for shaming homeless couple living in their car

Officers from the West Yorkshire Police tweeted an image with the hashtag #luggagewalkofshame.

# insurance - Thursday 9 July, 2015

# insurance - Monday 6 July, 2015

"We are astonished": Insurance firm appealing €1.25 million payout to former boss

Philip Smith was awarded €1.25 million by an employment tribunal after he took a constructive dismissal case against the company.

# insurance - Monday 22 June, 2015

Record €1.25m award for RSA boss who says he was made "fall guy" for cash shortfall

Philip Smith left the insurance company in 2013.

# insurance - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

J1 students directly affected by Berkeley tragedy can get a free flight back to Ireland

Medical expenses of up to €7.5 million will also be covered by insurance.

# insurance - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

161,000 credit card customers are in for a €200 windfall...

Certain card-holders are entitled to redress after paying for insurance they don’t need.

# insurance - Thursday 30 April, 2015

'800 per cent' surge in traffic - as people rush to get health insurance before deadline

The deadline for ‘Lifetime Community Rating’ is midnight tonight.

# insurance - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Here’s what you need to know about the health insurance changes

The LCR deadline is midnight tomorrow – and providers have been reporting a rush to the phones as people sign up