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# premiums - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Pearse Doherty: Why TDs should support my Bill to end the loyalty penalty and reduce insurance costs
# Opinion
# Opinion

Pearse Doherty: Why TDs should support my Bill to end the loyalty penalty and reduce insurance costs

Feb 17th 2021, 7:00 AM 42,126 Views 105 Comments

The Dáil will today vote on the Sinn Féin TD’s Bill to ban the practice of dual pricing by insurance companies.

# premiums - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Tralee Aqua Dome warns centre could close over number of insurance claims
# Kerry
# Kerry

Tralee Aqua Dome warns centre could close over number of insurance claims

Feb 18th 2020, 9:56 PM 34,967 Views 45 Comments

Accounts show the aqua dome is loss-making eight months of the year.

# premiums - Friday 1 November, 2019

Insurers must give customers information on previous year premiums, Central Bank rules
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Insurers must give customers information on previous year premiums, Central Bank rules

Nov 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 15,564 Views 30 Comments

The rules mean that insurers must also extend their renewal notification period from 15 to 20 working days.

# premiums - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Finance Committee to investigate 'rip-off' dual pricing by insurance industry
# Insurance
# Insurance

Finance Committee to investigate 'rip-off' dual pricing by insurance industry

Sep 26th 2019, 5:43 PM 20,300 Views 33 Comments

Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty said companies are punishing loyal customers when they renew their policies.

# premiums - Monday 8 July, 2019

Government accused of 'washing its hands' of pledge to publish insurance claims database
# Michael McGrath
# Michael McGrath

Government accused of 'washing its hands' of pledge to publish insurance claims database

Jul 8th 2019, 5:13 PM 14,541 Views 41 Comments

The Central Bank is to publish its report on the database later this year – but it was meant to have been set up at the end of 2018.

'It's time we called out the insurance industry': Courts figures show drop in number of personal injury cases
# Premiums
# Premiums

'It's time we called out the insurance industry': Courts figures show drop in number of personal injury cases

Jul 8th 2019, 1:08 PM 31,101 Views 56 Comments

Awards in medical negligence cases in the High Court were also down last year.

# premiums - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Insurance companies quizzed about why they aren't reporting fraudsters to the gardaí
# Premiums
# Premiums

Insurance companies quizzed about why they aren't reporting fraudsters to the gardaí

Jul 4th 2019, 2:11 PM 22,361 Views 64 Comments

Insurance premiums will fall if the cost of claims in Ireland falls, insurance companies told an Oireachtas committee today.

# premiums - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Summer festivals at risk of being cancelled as rocketing insurance premiums throw them into doubt
# SUMMER IS CANCELLED
# SUMMER IS CANCELLED

Summer festivals at risk of being cancelled as rocketing insurance premiums throw them into doubt

May 8th 2019, 3:19 PM 26,505 Views 47 Comments

A Mayo festival has seen its insurance premium jump from €6,500 to €25,000 in just three years.

# premiums - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Drivers seeking compo through Personal Injuries Board will have to take a medical under new law
# Insurance Courts
# Insurance Courts

Drivers seeking compo through Personal Injuries Board will have to take a medical under new law

Jul 8th 2018, 4:00 PM 31,094 Views 34 Comments

When one or both parties refuse taking medicals, it can result in claimants taking their case to the courts.

# premiums - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Poll: Did your car insurance premium increase this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did your car insurance premium increase this year?

Dec 23rd 2017, 9:48 AM 26,422 Views 106 Comments

Insurance premiums have risen for many people in recent years.

# premiums - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Customers will be able to take a 6 month break from their health insurance without being penalised
# Premiums
# Premiums

Customers will be able to take a 6 month break from their health insurance without being penalised

Nov 14th 2017, 7:21 PM 22,260 Views 22 Comments

The approval of the Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2017 today will result in better value for those who have private health insurance.

# premiums - Monday 19 December, 2016

'A very high stakes game': Over 150,000 cars on the road without insurance
# Not Covered
# Not Covered

'A very high stakes game': Over 150,000 cars on the road without insurance

Dec 19th 2016, 8:18 AM 18,573 Views 106 Comments

The Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) said it was deeply concerned with the spike in numbers.

# premiums - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 5th 2016, 9:45 PM 17,039 Views 31 Comments

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

# premiums - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Car insurance: Commission investigates possible 'unspoken co-ordination' between firms
# Anti-competitive Practices
# Anti-competitive Practices

Car insurance: Commission investigates possible 'unspoken co-ordination' between firms

Sep 13th 2016, 10:29 PM 17,459 Views 46 Comments

The CCPC is investigating possible breaches of competition law, due to industry players openly signalling upcoming increases in premiums.

# premiums - Monday 5 September, 2016

Motorists paying an extra €250 per year over spiralling insurance costs
# Premiums
# Premiums

Motorists paying an extra €250 per year over spiralling insurance costs

Sep 5th 2016, 7:39 AM 15,088 Views 68 Comments

Insurance premiums are wiping out any savings motorists are making from low fuel prices.

# premiums - Saturday 3 September, 2016

"My generation are shackled by the mistakes of institutions which should have known better"
# Opinion
# Opinion

"My generation are shackled by the mistakes of institutions which should have known better"

Sep 3rd 2016, 7:00 PM 289 Views 62 Comments

Kian Griffin argues that young motorists are being left to foot the bill for a broken system.

# premiums - Friday 12 August, 2016

'Shocking figures': Motor premiums up almost 40% in the last year
# On The Road
# On The Road

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

Aug 12th 2016, 8:19 AM 21,936 Views 108 Comments

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

# premiums - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

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

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

Jul 27th 2016, 6:04 AM 8,063 Views 16 Comments

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

# premiums - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Thousands of drivers to get refunds after collapse of Enterprise Insurance
# Premiums
# Premiums

Thousands of drivers to get refunds after collapse of Enterprise Insurance

Jul 24th 2016, 6:36 PM 14,165 Views 16 Comments

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

# premiums - Thursday 14 April, 2016

8,000 Irish drivers overcharged by insurance company 123.ie
# Refund
# Refund

8,000 Irish drivers overcharged by insurance company 123.ie

Apr 14th 2016, 2:53 PM 32,372 Views 37 Comments

The company is refunding customers and paying an additional 5% in compensation.

# premiums - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Car insurance is up 100% for some drivers. What's going on?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Car insurance is up 100% for some drivers. What's going on?

Mar 10th 2016, 5:00 PM 1,162 Views 95 Comments

We can’t have high awards and low motor insurance premiums, writes Caeva O’Callaghan.

# premiums - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Are returning emigrants paying more for insurance?
# Paying A Premium
# Paying A Premium

Are returning emigrants paying more for insurance?

Apr 16th 2015, 9:53 PM 20,614 Views 100 Comments

A TD says they are.

# premiums - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

How much will Universal Health Insurance cost you?
# ReillyCare
# ReillyCare

How much will Universal Health Insurance cost you?

Apr 2nd 2014, 3:19 PM 20,275 Views 87 Comments

Minister Reilly said he doesn’t know but if we’d implemented it last year, it would have cost less than €920 on average.

# premiums - Friday 21 March, 2014

Men reaping benefits of insurance gender directive – women not so much
# Premiums
# Premiums

Men reaping benefits of insurance gender directive – women not so much

Mar 21st 2014, 7:45 AM 7,450 Views 36 Comments

Women who smoke, in particular, have been hit by the introduction of the directive with premiums between one and 25 per cent higher

# premiums - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Insurance levy on the horizon to help pay for flood repairs
# Premiums
# Premiums

Insurance levy on the horizon to help pay for flood repairs

Mar 18th 2014, 5:08 PM 10,453 Views 87 Comments

A spokesperson for Minister Hogan said he was “expressing his frustration” with the insurance industry when he spoke about the levy in a recent interview.

# premiums - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

If you have Aviva health insurance you could be paying more from next month
# Price Hike
# Price Hike

If you have Aviva health insurance you could be paying more from next month

Feb 19th 2014, 10:28 AM 6,781 Views 19 Comments

Some plans will increase by up to 20 per cent, with the average hike being 12.7 per cent.

# premiums - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Reilly: Consumers can opt for cheaper policies to avoid impact of tax relief cap
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Reilly: Consumers can opt for cheaper policies to avoid impact of tax relief cap

Jan 5th 2014, 7:45 AM 10,025 Views 40 Comments

However Minister James Reilly said it is important that they fully understand the level of cover their policy provides.

# premiums - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Number of people with private health insurance drops (again)
# Coverage
# Coverage

Number of people with private health insurance drops (again)

Dec 10th 2013, 1:53 PM 10,445 Views 58 Comments

Just under 45 per cent of the population now has health insurance, down from a high of 51 per cent five years ago.

# premiums - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Health insurance bosses stress the need to attract young people to the market
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

Health insurance bosses stress the need to attract young people to the market

Nov 28th 2013, 12:29 PM 6,317 Views 34 Comments

Speaking before the Oireachtas committee today, one stressed that proposed legislation won’t cause an increase in premiums.

# premiums - Friday 18 October, 2013

Budget changes will affect 1.4 million health insurance customers
# Tax Relief
# Tax Relief

Budget changes will affect 1.4 million health insurance customers

Oct 18th 2013, 12:13 PM 8,624 Views 30 Comments

The cap on the tax relief on health insurance policies will increase the costs for customers.

# premiums - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Laya Healthcare rejects comments by Reilly about targeted age groups
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Laya Healthcare rejects comments by Reilly about targeted age groups

Mar 20th 2013, 6:18 PM 6,366 Views 24 Comments

In a speech today Reilly said the insurance provider targets younger, more profitable customers rather than the more expensive, older customer”.

# premiums - Friday 21 December, 2012

Gender equalisation car insurance policy comes into effect today
# Insurance
# Insurance

Gender equalisation car insurance policy comes into effect today

Dec 21st 2012, 7:15 AM 7,310 Views 60 Comments

The EU guidelines on gender equality mean female drivers will see a rise in their premiums while male drivers stand to make savings in their insurance.

# premiums - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

The Evening Fix...now with added gangnam-style Noam Chomsky
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added gangnam-style Noam Chomsky

Oct 31st 2012, 8:00 PM 9,011 Views 3 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Oct 31st 2012, 4:50 PM 5,962 Views 4 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

'Unisex' insurance will be mandatory in Ireland
# Premiums
# Premiums

'Unisex' insurance will be mandatory in Ireland

Oct 31st 2012, 4:26 PM 8,208 Views 55 Comments

Alan Shatter confirms that the EU directive that gender no longer be used as a criterion for calculating premiums is being implemented in Ireland.

# premiums - Monday 15 October, 2012

Car insurance premiums for female drivers set to soar after December
# Car Insurance
# Car Insurance

Car insurance premiums for female drivers set to soar after December

Oct 15th 2012, 6:51 AM 10,215 Views 74 Comments

New European Commission rules will mean that insurers can no longer take gender into consideration when assessing customers.

# premiums - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Poll: Will premium hikes put you off health insurance?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will premium hikes put you off health insurance?

Dec 22nd 2011, 10:29 AM 2,958 Views 22 Comments

Today we’re asking if the increases in health insurance premiums will discourage you from renewing your coverage next year.