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#Insurance

# 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

# insurance - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Are returning emigrants paying more for insurance?

A TD says they are.

# insurance - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

One year since collapse, Setanta Insurance customers "haven't seen a cent"

Over 1,700 people are out of pocket.

# insurance - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Planning to get your bike out for the bright evenings? You should probably read this

Cyclists are most likely to be injured from May to September.

# insurance - Friday 20 March, 2015

One person got almost €1 million in a personal injury claim last year

The number of claims made to the Injuries Board has risen steadily in the past five years.

# insurance - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Lots of people still have complaints about their mortgages

Mortgage issues continue to be the highest drivers of complaints.

# insurance - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Why do so many cars have dashboard cameras now?

It’s not as big in Ireland (yet) but it’s huge in other countries.

# insurance - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Good news: Irish-owned insurer to hire 125 more people nationwide

The Acorn Life Group is growing year-on-year.

# insurance - Monday 10 November, 2014

Rolling Stones in legal insurance feud over tour cancellation

The tour was cancelled following the suicide of Mick Jagger’s girlfriend L’Wren Scott.

# insurance - Friday 24 October, 2014

Sick of parking costs, the price of fuel and paying at toll gates? - Get an electric car

(But only if you live in Cork, where a new initiative is being rolled out)

# insurance - Monday 29 September, 2014

There's currently no obligation for doctors to have insurance but there soon will be

Does your doctor have medical indemnity insurance?

# insurance - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

The family car costs more than €10,000 a year to run

A new study by the AA finds that, despite a slight decrease, the cost of running a family car remains high.

Rain cheque as storm payouts wipe almost €20 million off FBD's profits

Analysts think that the insurer could hike car premiums to protect profits.

# insurance - Monday 25 August, 2014

Ann Gibney lost her home in a fire, she had no insurance but her community is 'rallying around'

Richard Corrigan and Mary Lou McDonald are auctioning off their cooking skills in a bid to raise money to help rebuild the home of the former Sinn Féin councillor.

# insurance - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Universal health insurance by 2019? No chance, says Varadkar

The new Health Minister says the plan is “too ambitious”.

# insurance - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Setanta customers won't be covered by insurance emergency fund

The Motor Insurance Bureau of Ireland would be “exceeding its brief” by paying out to customers of the bust Maltese outfit.

# insurance - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Obamacare on the rocks? Controversial law hits major court setback

The ruling means many low and middle-income people could face price hikes.

Poll: Do you shop around for services to save money? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you shop around for services to save money?

Shopping around can save you money – but do you tend to go for the first option available?

Shopping around for home insurance could save you €421 a year

Shopping around for home insurance could save you €421 a year

It might be a head-wrecker, but it could also be a money-saver.

# insurance - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Regulator had concerns about Setanta Insurance seven months before warning consumers

The failed insurer has combined unpaid liabilities and premiums of around €45 million, the Finance Committee was told today.

# insurance - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Over-35s to face penalty on first-time health insurance policies

The move is designed to bring younger customers into the market.

# insurance - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

More than 200 million people in Europe bring one of these cards on holidays

More than 8 million citizens carried a card in 2013 compared to the previous year.

# insurance - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Vhi announces after-tax surplus of €65 million, but can't rule out premium increases

The company also announced that it had finalised a reinsurance deal with Warren Buffett’s company, Berkshire Hathaway.

# insurance - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Everything you need to know about what it will cost you to go to hospital

Going private, going public or have a medical card? How much is it going to set you back?

Man diagnosed with advanced cancer - then finds out his mortgage insurance was mis-sold

The man is waiting to hear if he will get mortgage insurance and fears that he may end up in financial trouble.

# insurance - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Opinion: Considering health insurance? The devil is in the detail.

We can’t be blamed for being confused about health insurance schemes, the market has undergone significant change in the last few years.