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

Feb 17th 2021, 7:00 AM 42,857 Views 104 Comments

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

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

Feb 18th 2020, 9:56 PM 35,016 Views 45 Comments

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

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

Nov 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 15,682 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Sep 26th 2019, 5:43 PM 20,315 Views 33 Comments

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

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

Jul 8th 2019, 5:13 PM 14,545 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
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'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 31,126 Views 56 Comments

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

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

Jul 4th 2019, 2:11 PM 22,388 Views 64 Comments

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

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

May 8th 2019, 3:19 PM 26,701 Views 47 Comments

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

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

Jul 8th 2018, 4:00 PM 31,119 Views 34 Comments

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

Poll: Did your car insurance premium increase this year?
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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.

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

Nov 14th 2017, 7:21 PM 22,282 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Dec 19th 2016, 8:18 AM 18,600 Views 105 Comments

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

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

Oct 5th 2016, 9:45 PM 17,081 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Sep 13th 2016, 10:29 PM 17,460 Views 46 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 3rd 2016, 7:00 PM 293 Views 62 Comments

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

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

Aug 12th 2016, 8:19 AM 21,952 Views 108 Comments

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

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

Jul 27th 2016, 6:04 AM 8,065 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Jul 24th 2016, 6:36 PM 14,169 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Apr 14th 2016, 2:53 PM 32,392 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Mar 10th 2016, 5:00 PM 1,173 Views 95 Comments

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

Are returning emigrants paying more for insurance?
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Are returning emigrants paying more for insurance?

Apr 16th 2015, 9:53 PM 20,620 Views 100 Comments

A TD says they are.

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

Apr 2nd 2014, 3:19 PM 20,281 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.

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

Mar 21st 2014, 7:45 AM 7,455 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

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

Mar 18th 2014, 5:08 PM 10,456 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.

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

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

Jan 5th 2014, 7:45 AM 10,027 Views 40 Comments

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

Number of people with private health insurance drops (again)
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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.

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

Nov 28th 2013, 12:29 PM 6,325 Views 34 Comments

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

Budget changes will affect 1.4 million health insurance customers
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Budget changes will affect 1.4 million health insurance customers

Oct 18th 2013, 12:13 PM 8,626 Views 30 Comments

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

Laya Healthcare rejects comments by Reilly about targeted age groups
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Laya Healthcare rejects comments by Reilly about targeted age groups

Mar 20th 2013, 6:18 PM 6,371 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Dec 21st 2012, 7:15 AM 7,367 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.

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

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

Oct 31st 2012, 4:26 PM 8,209 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.

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

Oct 15th 2012, 6:51 AM 10,223 Views 74 Comments

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

Poll: Will premium hikes put you off health insurance?
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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.