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#Insurance

# insurance - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Drivers have been acting the absolute goat on Ireland's roads in the last 24 hours

Faked insurance discs, a doctored disabled pass, and rampant speeding are just some of the offences the road traffic corps have been battling.

# insurance - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

'It has a profound impact': Insurance companies cancel policies over minor non-disclosures

Ireland’s financial services watchdog has said companies need to ask questions in a clear manner when customers sign up.

# insurance - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Cost of running family car down almost €180 on last year AA

Cost of running family car down almost €180 on last year

That’s according to an annual survey by the AA which recorded a drop in motor insurance premiums.

# insurance - Monday 7 August, 2017

Driver tries to forge their insurance disc, fails miserably

See if you can spot what the guards spotted.

# insurance - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'We've seen people diving on the floor' - Brokers want a register of insurance claimants

Jonathan Hehir, Managing Director of the CFM Group says that the idea “needs to happen” as it harms businesses.

# insurance - Monday 12 June, 2017

Older people overpaying €1,000 for health insurance as they're 'afraid to switch plan'

At least two in every five policyholders are on “dated and hugely overpriced plans”.

# insurance - Friday 9 June, 2017

Dublin City Council issues warning regarding safety of rickshaws

The council has stated that rickshaws are not regulated, and are often not insured.

# insurance - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Disqualified driver caught drinking bottle of beer and using phone had no tax, insurance or NCT

Other than not wearing a seatbelt, there’s not many more offences left.

# insurance - Friday 26 May, 2017

Setanta Insurance customers waiting on claim payouts will have to wait some more

The Supreme Court yesterday made a significant court ruling about the wound up insurer.

# insurance - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Nearly 2,000 people refused a car insurance quote last year - just 53 were denied one in 2008

The sharp rise in refusals has been described as a “dramatic and worrying this trend”.

# insurance - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

'When doctors and their loved ones are patients in hospital, the health insurance form tends to get signed'

The delivery of hospital care is not quite the same for those without health insurance, writes an Irish consultant.

# insurance - Monday 24 April, 2017

Irish parents routinely lie about being a car's main driver to lower their children's premiums

Over 13% of parents have ‘fronted’ for their children’s insurance according to a new survey.

# insurance - Monday 17 April, 2017

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.

# insurance - Monday 13 March, 2017

'I'm still heartbroken': Woman who lost partner and friend in horrific crash in 'substantial' debt

Kate Flynn was awarded a large payout but hasn’t received any money due to a long-running legal battle.

# insurance - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

The cost of buying a car has gone down, but fewer new ones were sold last month

The cost of fuel and insurance have increased, however.

# 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.

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