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#car insurance

# car-insurance - Today’s News

Insurance 'Green Card' no longer needed to drive in North in event of no-deal Brexit

It had previously been warned that the cards would be required after the UK left the EU.

# car-insurance - Monday 8 July, 2019

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

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.

# car-insurance - Thursday 4 July, 2019

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

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

# car-insurance - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Dáil told insurance profits have jumped more than 1000%, but government says it's being 'as aggressive as it can be'

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said customers are being ‘fleeced’ by insurance providers.

# car-insurance - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

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

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

# car-insurance - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Data on insurance costs from industry could be knowingly misrepresenting 'full picture', Doherty claims

The official CSO stats say the cost of insurance is going down but that isn’t being felt by many on the ground, Pearse Doherty has claimed.

# car-insurance - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Irish motorists to require 'Green Card' to drive across Northern Ireland border in event of no-deal Brexit

Irish vehicles travelling to the UK may no longer by covered by EU rules after 29 March.

# car-insurance - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Remaining motorists affected by Setanta Insurance collapse should get their money by Christmas

Motorists will receive 100% compensation, totalling €21 million.

# car-insurance - Saturday 6 October, 2018

'That is insane': Taxi driver quoted €17,000 for insurance 'had no choice' but to pay so he could work

The cost of insurance for taxi drivers has increased sharply in the past three years, the National Private Hire and Taxi Association.

# car-insurance - Sunday 29 July, 2018

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

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

# car-insurance - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Advice column: How to lower your car insurance premium

Price discrepancies across the Irish car insurance market are as wide as ever, writes Jonathan Hehir.

# car-insurance - Saturday 7 April, 2018

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

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

# car-insurance - Monday 2 April, 2018

Survey finds many motorists are still seeing a rise in their car insurance

Recent research from the Central Statistics Office indicated that the cost of motor insurance has dropped by 12.8% in the past 12 months.

# car-insurance - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Insurance company pays €4k to woman after initially refusing crash claim over technicality

The Financial Services Ombudsman’s office said that in 2017 there were 1,914 complaints about insurance.

# car-insurance - Thursday 25 January, 2018

There could be a 'dedicated' Garda unit to tackle 'increasing' insurance fraud claims

A report said that one of the main problems with fraudulent injury claims is that it can be viewed as a “victimless crime”.

# car-insurance - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Here’s why you may not be benefitting from the government’s big plan to bring down your car insurance

While stats show that car insurance is going down as a whole, the cost of premiums skyrocketed 70% from 2013 to 2016.

# car-insurance - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Poll: Did your car insurance premium increase this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did your car insurance premium increase this year?

Insurance premiums have risen for many people in recent years.

Woman has lost over €100,000 since car accident affected by Setanta collapse

Lost income, medical expenses and legal fees have taken a huge toll on her life.

# car-insurance - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Former Setanta policyholders worried they're 'personally on the hook' for outstanding claims

In May, the Supreme Court ruled that the Irish State must be held liable for the claims.

# car-insurance - Monday 16 October, 2017

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

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

# car-insurance - Monday 7 August, 2017

Driver tries to forge their insurance disc, fails miserably

See if you can spot what the guards spotted.

# car-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”.

# car-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.

# car-insurance - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Car insurance gone up? Insurers will soon have to tell you why

New laws will be in place by the end of the year to ensure that insurance companies tell customers why they are paying more.

# car-insurance - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Poll: Is owning a car worth the cost? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is owning a car worth the cost?

Motor insurance, fuel, tax, etc. It all adds up.

# car-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.

# car-insurance - Thursday 24 November, 2016

'Thrown to the wolves': There's no justification for 300% price hike in car insurance, says committee

An Oireachtas committee said Irish drivers must get detailed breakdown of why their car insurance costs so much.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# car-insurance - Friday 28 October, 2016

Nissan is hoping to tempt new customers with two years' free insurance

The offer is aimed at making the cost of running a car more affordable.

# car-insurance - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Here's why your insurance premiums look set to rise more this year

Ireland’s leading motor insurers have laid bare the losses made by the industry in 2015.

# car-insurance - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

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

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

# car-insurance - Monday 5 September, 2016

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

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

# car-insurance - Saturday 3 September, 2016

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

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

# car-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%.

# car-insurance - Sunday 24 July, 2016

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.

# car-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.

# car-insurance - Saturday 2 July, 2016

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

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

# car-insurance - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Motor claim payouts are not behind rocketing car insurance premiums: Michael McGrath

Figures released to the Fianna Fáil finance spokesman show insurance companies paid out more in 2011 and 2012 than in 2014.

# car-insurance - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

'His car insurance jumped from €7k to €56k - he's being forced out of business'

The Dáil will debate a Fianna Fáil motion to tackle the spiralling costs of car insurance.

Poll: Has your car insurance premium gone up this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has your car insurance premium gone up this year?

TDs are set to debate the issue today.

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