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European Commission says Insurance Ireland restricted competition and drove up prices on premiums
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European Commission says Insurance Ireland restricted competition and drove up prices on premiums

Updated Jun 18th 2021, 3:28 PM 33,033 Views 63 Comments

The European Commission accusations were made against Insurance Ireland this morning.

Publication of green list to be delayed as Cabinet meeting is postponed
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Publication of green list to be delayed as Cabinet meeting is postponed

Updated Jul 19th 2020, 10:24 PM 73,452 Views 133 Comments

Meanwhile, Insurance Ireland said that a green list does not equal relaxation on travel, and non-essential travel is still discouraged.

Gardaí confirm they have launched 'comprehensive' probe into ghost insurance brokers
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Gardaí confirm they have launched 'comprehensive' probe into ghost insurance brokers

Updated Nov 21st 2019, 9:05 PM 26,557 Views 19 Comments

Customers are urged to check that their broker is registered before taking out insurance.

Insurance industry says it will engage with Central Bank probe into dual-pricing
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Insurance industry says it will engage with Central Bank probe into dual-pricing

Oct 16th 2019, 4:24 PM 9,489 Views 23 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty claims customers are being hit by a ‘loyalty penalty’.

'There's no excuse': Central Bank says some insurance firms not prepared for no-deal Brexit
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'There's no excuse': Central Bank says some insurance firms not prepared for no-deal Brexit

Sep 27th 2019, 11:44 AM 10,792 Views 15 Comments

Ed Sibley said overall the Irish financial system is resilient enough to withstand a hard Brexit.

Insurance Ireland 'confident' over online data system despite EU Commission investigation
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Insurance Ireland 'confident' over online data system despite EU Commission investigation

May 15th 2019, 11:57 AM 8,862 Views 37 Comments

The EU Commission announces yesterday that it will investigate whether Insurance Ireland practices are restricting competition.

European Commission to investigate whether Insurance Ireland is operating a cartel
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European Commission to investigate whether Insurance Ireland is operating a cartel

May 14th 2019, 11:28 AM 37,628 Views 87 Comments

Insurance Ireland said it is confident its practices are fully compliant with competition law.

Concerns raised about proposed referendum to reduce whiplash payouts
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Concerns raised about proposed referendum to reduce whiplash payouts

Nov 10th 2018, 7:31 PM 26,791 Views 71 Comments

New figures revealed that the average award in a whiplash case is over €20,000.

No evidence of older cars being forced off road because owners can't get cover, Insurance Ireland says
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No evidence of older cars being forced off road because owners can't get cover, Insurance Ireland says

Jul 29th 2018, 8:30 PM 41,291 Views 90 Comments

Minister Michael D’Arcy is to write to Insurance Ireland over concerns older vehicles can’t get insurance cover.

Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here?
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Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here?

Apr 22nd 2018, 7:30 AM 20,833 Views 33 Comments

Britain and Ireland are currently the outliers of Europe when it comes to soft tissue injury claims, and the UK has announced plans to cap whiplash payouts via legislation.

All young drivers 'should have tracking devices installed to reduce car insurance costs'
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All young drivers 'should have tracking devices installed to reduce car insurance costs'

Apr 7th 2018, 8:00 AM 20,135 Views 91 Comments

Junior Minister Michael D’Arcy said young people are choosing to pay higher premiums rather than have the devices installed in their cars.

So why won't insurance companies cover your 10-year-old car?
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So why won't insurance companies cover your 10-year-old car?

Mar 10th 2018, 9:00 PM 194,077 Views 164 Comments

Many insurers refuse to offer policies for older cars regardless of their roadworthiness.

Is my car insurance void if I drive in a red weather alert?
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Is my car insurance void if I drive in a red weather alert?

Oct 16th 2017, 10:20 AM 192,644 Views 15 Comments

Insurance Ireland has clarified that a post doing the rounds on social media is false.

Why you should be very wary of signing this insurance form on arrival at an Irish hospital
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Why you should be very wary of signing this insurance form on arrival at an Irish hospital

Apr 17th 2017, 12:05 AM 136,714 Views 92 Comments

Signing up for private health care where none is available increases your bill ten times, and sometimes the situation can be even worse.

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

Nov 27th 2016, 10:00 PM 22,468 Views 41 Comments

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

What on earth is going on with motor insurance premiums in Ireland?
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What on earth is going on with motor insurance premiums in Ireland?

Jul 2nd 2016, 7:00 AM 48,433 Views 105 Comments

A protest took place in Dublin today over the spiralling cost of car insurance premiums here.

Car insurance premiums set to rise as judgement rules sector must pay out claims
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Car insurance premiums set to rise as judgement rules sector must pay out claims

Mar 2nd 2016, 4:43 PM 30,036 Views 90 Comments

The insurance sector is being made to honour the claims of customers from Setanta Insurance Company.

Insurance Ireland say that building flood defences is the government's problem, not theirs
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Insurance Ireland say that building flood defences is the government's problem, not theirs

Jan 8th 2016, 9:07 AM 10,766 Views 57 Comments

The body representing the insurance industry in Ireland has rejected suggestions that insurers are not doing enough to help protect those affected by flooding.

Insurance industry: Too early to estimate cost of damage caused by storms
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Insurance industry: Too early to estimate cost of damage caused by storms

Jan 6th 2014, 8:36 AM 7,408 Views 17 Comments

Meanwhile, the government has been urged to seek funding from the European Union’s Solidarity Fund to assist with storm damage caused by the extreme weather.

Private hospitals 'risk closure' if State changes charges for public beds
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Private hospitals 'risk closure' if State changes charges for public beds

Jun 16th 2013, 6:24 PM 8,776 Views 49 Comments

A group of independent hospitals says asking private patients to waive public rights will send premiums even higher.

Charges for public beds will drive insurance premiums up 30%
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Charges for public beds will drive insurance premiums up 30%

Jun 15th 2013, 10:51 AM 6,943 Views 50 Comments

In the government’s health bill, published yesterday, there could now be a daily charge for a single occupancy room of up to €1,122.