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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.
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.
"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.
'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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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?
TDs are set to debate the issue today.
There's been a big jump in the number of people being refused car insurance
This week, Fianna Fáil is to propose a motion to tackle the rise in motor insurance costs.
Land that deal: How to get the best car insurance rate
Motor insurance costs are the biggest issue facing Irish drivers – we’re here to help.
Car insurance is up 100% for some drivers. What's going on?
We can’t have high awards and low motor insurance premiums, writes Caeva O’Callaghan.
Here's how you could save a fortune on your car insurance
It’s a bad idea to sign up to the first company whose flyer drops in your letterbox, that’s for sure.
Credit Unions say they will provide members with good-value car insurance
The ILCU believes members will be very interested in the alternative.
This has gotta be the most convincing ad for car insurance yet
This Turkish car insurance ad will scare the LAW into you.
Young women fare worst as gender neutral pricing drives up car insurance
On average, women under 25 saw an increase of 20 per cent with some reporting rises of up to 50 per cent while younger men reap the benefits of the new pricing system.
Bank of Ireland moves into the car insurance market
The bank said they are entering the car insurance business as a response to ‘market demands’.
Women drivers see the biggest increase in motoring costs
General motor costs, car tax and driving licences all increased over the last 12 months while the price of petrol decreased.
6 ways social media can improve your road trip
Do you bring along your smartphone when you hit the road?
Open thread: What is the best piece of driving advice you have ever been given?
“And don’t forget to indicate!”
Poll: Should there be a mandatory prison sentence for uninsured drivers?
A new survey has shown that almost 7 per cent of people have had their vehicle damaged by an uninsured driver, so should the penalties be harsher?
Poll: Do you shop around for your car insurance?
A survey has found that you could save up to €1,335 if you shopped around for your car insurance.
Survey shows differences of over €1,000 between car insurance quotes
The National Consumer Agency said that they “strongly urge motorists” to get a number of quotes before committing.
Bad news, Scorpios: you’re the worst for making car insurance claims
Good news for Arians though (if you believe this kind of thing, that is…).
Handy tips to help cut your car insurance
Keeping a car on the road is majorly expensive. has some tips and tricks to help put some money back in your pocket.
Insurance companies to have full access to drivers' offences
The measures mean that insurance companies will be able to take serious offences into account when applying a loading on an insurance policy for penalty points.
Poll: Should men and women's car insurance premiums be the same?
A new EC directive on gender discrimination reckons that men and women should pay the same for their motor insurance. Do you agree?
Car insurance premiums for female drivers set to soar after December
New European Commission rules will mean that insurers can no longer take gender into consideration when assessing customers.
Insurers' index shows Waterford drivers get cheapest premiums
Data produced by shows that 11 out of 12 hypothetical drivers would get cheaper insurance in Waterford than anywhere else.
Priests, teachers and Instagram: the week in statistics
How much does it cost to live? How much are we saving? How long do we have to get a job? And plenty more…
€59 million paid out on behalf of uninsured drivers - report
Around €40 is added on to each driver’s insurance premium as a result of crashes which involved uninsured and hit-and-run drivers.
Call to put speed monitors in all new vehicles
Irish MEP asks EU to introduce legislation to make devices mandatory.
Poll: Do you agree with the European ruling that ends cheaper car insurance for women?
Insurance companies can no longer offer women a discount for safer driving. Let us know what you think.