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# insurance-ireland - Friday 18 June, 2021

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

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

Updated Jun 18th 2021, 3:28 PM 33,019 Views 63 Comments

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

# insurance-ireland - Sunday 19 July, 2020

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

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

Updated Jul 19th 2020, 10:24 PM 73,451 Views 133 Comments

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

# insurance-ireland - Thursday 21 November, 2019

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

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

Updated Nov 21st 2019, 9:05 PM 26,555 Views 19 Comments

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

# insurance-ireland - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 16th 2019, 4:24 PM 9,488 Views 23 Comments

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

# insurance-ireland - Friday 27 September, 2019

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

'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 - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

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

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.

# insurance-ireland - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

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

European Commission to investigate whether Insurance Ireland is operating a cartel

May 14th 2019, 11:28 AM 37,627 Views 87 Comments

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

# insurance-ireland - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Concerns raised about proposed referendum to reduce whiplash payouts
# Insurance Payout
# Insurance Payout

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.

# insurance-ireland - Sunday 29 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 29th 2018, 8:30 PM 41,287 Views 90 Comments

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

# insurance-ireland - Sunday 22 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 22nd 2018, 7:30 AM 20,829 Views 32 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.

# insurance-ireland - Saturday 7 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 7th 2018, 8:00 AM 20,125 Views 87 Comments

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

# insurance-ireland - Saturday 10 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 10th 2018, 9:00 PM 193,864 Views 164 Comments

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

# insurance-ireland - Monday 16 October, 2017

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

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.

# insurance-ireland - Monday 17 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 17th 2017, 12:05 AM 136,678 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.

# insurance-ireland - Sunday 27 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 27th 2016, 10:00 PM 22,464 Views 41 Comments

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

# insurance-ireland - Saturday 2 July, 2016

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

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

Jul 2nd 2016, 7:00 AM 48,432 Views 105 Comments

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

# insurance-ireland - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 2nd 2016, 4:43 PM 30,035 Views 90 Comments

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

# insurance-ireland - Friday 8 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 8th 2016, 9:07 AM 10,761 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-ireland - Monday 6 January, 2014

Insurance industry: Too early to estimate cost of damage caused by storms
# Counting The Cost
# Counting The Cost

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.

# insurance-ireland - Sunday 16 June, 2013

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

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.

# insurance-ireland - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Charges for public beds will drive insurance premiums up 30%
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

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.