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# insurance - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

J1 students directly affected by Berkeley tragedy can get a free flight back to Ireland
# Insurance
# Insurance

J1 students directly affected by Berkeley tragedy can get a free flight back to Ireland

Jun 17th 2015, 3:45 PM 59,183 Views 36 Comments

Medical expenses of up to €7.5 million will also be covered by insurance.

# insurance - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

161,000 credit card customers are in for a €200 windfall...
# Happy Days
# Happy Days

161,000 credit card customers are in for a €200 windfall...

May 12th 2015, 3:32 PM 34,214 Views 14 Comments

Certain card-holders are entitled to redress after paying for insurance they don’t need.

# insurance - Thursday 30 April, 2015

'800 per cent' surge in traffic - as people rush to get health insurance before deadline
# To The Phones
# To The Phones

'800 per cent' surge in traffic - as people rush to get health insurance before deadline

Apr 30th 2015, 6:08 AM 12,985 Views 49 Comments

The deadline for ‘Lifetime Community Rating’ is midnight tonight.

# insurance - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Here’s what you need to know about the health insurance changes
# The Big Deadline
# The Big Deadline

Here’s what you need to know about the health insurance changes

Apr 29th 2015, 4:19 PM 68,330 Views 140 Comments

The LCR deadline is midnight tomorrow – and providers have been reporting a rush to the phones as people sign up

# insurance - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Are returning emigrants paying more for insurance?
# Paying A Premium
# Paying A Premium

Are returning emigrants paying more for insurance?

Apr 16th 2015, 9:53 PM 20,623 Views 100 Comments

A TD says they are.

# insurance - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

One year since collapse, Setanta Insurance customers "haven't seen a cent"
# Not One Red Cent
# Not One Red Cent

One year since collapse, Setanta Insurance customers "haven't seen a cent"

Apr 7th 2015, 6:00 AM 10,732 Views 9 Comments

Over 1,700 people are out of pocket.

# insurance - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Planning to get your bike out for the bright evenings? You should probably read this
# I Want To Ride My Bicycle
# I Want To Ride My Bicycle

Planning to get your bike out for the bright evenings? You should probably read this

Mar 29th 2015, 7:00 AM 36,715 Views 56 Comments

Cyclists are most likely to be injured from May to September.

# insurance - Friday 20 March, 2015

One person got almost €1 million in a personal injury claim last year
# Out Of The Courts
# Out Of The Courts

One person got almost €1 million in a personal injury claim last year

Mar 20th 2015, 11:35 AM 14,479 Views 27 Comments

The number of claims made to the Injuries Board has risen steadily in the past five years.

# insurance - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Lots of people still have complaints about their mortgages
# Satisfied Customers?
# Satisfied Customers?

Lots of people still have complaints about their mortgages

Feb 25th 2015, 1:20 PM 9,570 Views 23 Comments

Mortgage issues continue to be the highest drivers of complaints.

# insurance - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Why do so many cars have dashboard cameras now?
# Dashboard Confessional
# Dashboard Confessional

Why do so many cars have dashboard cameras now?

Feb 8th 2015, 5:30 PM 44,539 Views 59 Comments

It’s not as big in Ireland (yet) but it’s huge in other countries.

# insurance - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Good news: Irish-owned insurer to hire 125 more people nationwide
# Break A Leg
# Break A Leg

Good news: Irish-owned insurer to hire 125 more people nationwide

Jan 20th 2015, 11:01 AM 8,508 Views 5 Comments

The Acorn Life Group is growing year-on-year.

# insurance - Monday 10 November, 2014

Rolling Stones in legal insurance feud over tour cancellation
# Suicide
# Suicide

Rolling Stones in legal insurance feud over tour cancellation

Nov 10th 2014, 10:24 PM 13,657 Views 8 Comments

The tour was cancelled following the suicide of Mick Jagger’s girlfriend L’Wren Scott.

# insurance - Friday 24 October, 2014

Sick of parking costs, the price of fuel and paying at toll gates? - Get an electric car
# Cork
# Cork

Sick of parking costs, the price of fuel and paying at toll gates? - Get an electric car

Oct 24th 2014, 12:46 PM 11,316 Views 37 Comments

(But only if you live in Cork, where a new initiative is being rolled out)

# insurance - Monday 29 September, 2014

There's currently no obligation for doctors to have insurance but there soon will be
# Protection
# Protection

There's currently no obligation for doctors to have insurance but there soon will be

Sep 29th 2014, 1:37 PM 6,083 Views 16 Comments

Does your doctor have medical indemnity insurance?

# insurance - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

The family car costs more than €10,000 a year to run
# Big Money
# Big Money

The family car costs more than €10,000 a year to run

Aug 26th 2014, 11:16 AM 12,255 Views 50 Comments

A new study by the AA finds that, despite a slight decrease, the cost of running a family car remains high.

Rain cheque as storm payouts wipe almost €20 million off FBD's profits
# Battered
# Battered

Rain cheque as storm payouts wipe almost €20 million off FBD's profits

Aug 26th 2014, 10:32 AM 6,676 Views 15 Comments

Analysts think that the insurer could hike car premiums to protect profits.

# insurance - Monday 25 August, 2014

Ann Gibney lost her home in a fire, she had no insurance but her community is 'rallying around'
# Gutted
# Gutted

Ann Gibney lost her home in a fire, she had no insurance but her community is 'rallying around'

Aug 25th 2014, 6:45 AM 16,060 Views 25 Comments

Richard Corrigan and Mary Lou McDonald are auctioning off their cooking skills in a bid to raise money to help rebuild the home of the former Sinn Féin councillor.

# insurance - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Universal health insurance by 2019? No chance, says Varadkar
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Universal health insurance by 2019? No chance, says Varadkar

Aug 5th 2014, 8:11 AM 13,598 Views 41 Comments

The new Health Minister says the plan is “too ambitious”.

# insurance - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Setanta customers won't be covered by insurance emergency fund
# Take Cover
# Take Cover

Setanta customers won't be covered by insurance emergency fund

Jul 23rd 2014, 8:48 AM 9,253 Views 17 Comments

The Motor Insurance Bureau of Ireland would be “exceeding its brief” by paying out to customers of the bust Maltese outfit.

# insurance - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Obamacare on the rocks? Controversial law hits major court setback
# Trouble
# Trouble

Obamacare on the rocks? Controversial law hits major court setback

Jul 22nd 2014, 4:39 PM 8,054 Views 37 Comments

The ruling means many low and middle-income people could face price hikes.

Poll: Do you shop around for services to save money?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you shop around for services to save money?

Jul 22nd 2014, 9:38 AM 7,759 Views 30 Comments

Shopping around can save you money – but do you tend to go for the first option available?

Shopping around for home insurance could save you €421 a year

Shopping around for home insurance could save you €421 a year

Jul 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 7,357 Views 11 Comments

It might be a head-wrecker, but it could also be a money-saver.

# insurance - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Regulator had concerns about Setanta Insurance seven months before warning consumers
# Delay
# Delay

Regulator had concerns about Setanta Insurance seven months before warning consumers

Jul 9th 2014, 4:23 PM 6,509 Views 30 Comments

The failed insurer has combined unpaid liabilities and premiums of around €45 million, the Finance Committee was told today.

# insurance - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Over-35s to face penalty on first-time health insurance policies
# Insurance
# Insurance

Over-35s to face penalty on first-time health insurance policies

Jul 8th 2014, 7:52 AM 13,198 Views 50 Comments

The move is designed to bring younger customers into the market.

# insurance - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

More than 200 million people in Europe bring one of these cards on holidays
# SICK ABROAD
# SICK ABROAD

More than 200 million people in Europe bring one of these cards on holidays

Jun 25th 2014, 7:15 AM 20,284 Views 27 Comments

More than 8 million citizens carried a card in 2013 compared to the previous year.

# insurance - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Vhi announces after-tax surplus of €65 million, but can't rule out premium increases
# In Good Health
# In Good Health

Vhi announces after-tax surplus of €65 million, but can't rule out premium increases

Jun 17th 2014, 9:53 AM 3,972 Views 22 Comments

The company also announced that it had finalised a reinsurance deal with Warren Buffett’s company, Berkshire Hathaway.

# insurance - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Everything you need to know about what it will cost you to go to hospital
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Everything you need to know about what it will cost you to go to hospital

May 18th 2014, 8:30 PM 180,319 Views 135 Comments

Going private, going public or have a medical card? How much is it going to set you back?

Man diagnosed with advanced cancer - then finds out his mortgage insurance was mis-sold
# Cancer
# Cancer

Man diagnosed with advanced cancer - then finds out his mortgage insurance was mis-sold

May 18th 2014, 8:00 AM 39,294 Views 48 Comments

The man is waiting to hear if he will get mortgage insurance and fears that he may end up in financial trouble.

# insurance - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Opinion: Considering health insurance? The devil is in the detail.
# Health
# Health

Opinion: Considering health insurance? The devil is in the detail.

May 14th 2014, 8:00 AM 6,023 Views 22 Comments

We can’t be blamed for being confused about health insurance schemes, the market has undergone significant change in the last few years.

# insurance - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

20,000 van drivers could be uninsured from this week
# Setanta Insurance
# Setanta Insurance

20,000 van drivers could be uninsured from this week

May 13th 2014, 11:55 AM 14,801 Views 42 Comments

By the end of this week all remaining Setanta van insurance policies will be cancelled.

# insurance - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Regulator knew about Setanta Insurance concerns since last November
# Liquidated
# Liquidated

Regulator knew about Setanta Insurance concerns since last November

May 6th 2014, 9:52 PM 9,950 Views 22 Comments

An estimated 75,000 customers are believed to have been left without insurance after the company entered liquidation.

# insurance - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Setanta policyholders advised to get new insurance
# Search Starts
# Search Starts

Setanta policyholders advised to get new insurance

May 1st 2014, 9:53 AM 498 Views 0 Comments

A liquidator has now been appointed to the company.

# insurance - Monday 21 April, 2014

State Claims Agency doubles its remits to save €4 million
# Insurance
# Insurance

State Claims Agency doubles its remits to save €4 million

Apr 21st 2014, 3:12 PM 8,426 Views 8 Comments

It now covers bodies such as the Criminal Assets Bureau, Nama, and the Labour Court.

# insurance - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Setanta Insurance wind up leaves policyholders 'stranded without cover'
# In Limbo
# In Limbo

Setanta Insurance wind up leaves policyholders 'stranded without cover'

Apr 17th 2014, 1:39 PM 22,064 Views 45 Comments

The Central Bank said today that Setanta is not in a position to confirm that claims will be met in full.

# insurance - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Updated: Terminal cancer patient has arrangement in place with AIB over mortgage arrears
# Insurance
# Insurance

Updated: Terminal cancer patient has arrangement in place with AIB over mortgage arrears

Apr 10th 2014, 6:30 AM 22,129 Views 98 Comments

Senator Deirdre Clune is calling for the Central Bank to keep track of the number of people falling into arrears on mortgage-related insurance.

# insurance - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

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

How much will Universal Health Insurance cost you?

Apr 2nd 2014, 3:19 PM 20,287 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.

Homeowners opposed to flood levy to help others get insurance
# Flooding
# Flooding

Homeowners opposed to flood levy to help others get insurance

Apr 2nd 2014, 8:55 AM 7,409 Views 31 Comments

The idea of a 1 per cent levy was mooted by Minister Phil Hogan last month – but a recent survey shows little desire among the public.

# insurance - Friday 21 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 21st 2014, 7:45 AM 7,458 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 - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

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

Insurance levy on the horizon to help pay for flood repairs

Mar 18th 2014, 5:08 PM 10,467 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.

Here's how much a fire in your house could cost you
# Insurance
# Insurance

Here's how much a fire in your house could cost you

Mar 18th 2014, 10:05 AM 16,334 Views 14 Comments

Plus, new insurance figures show that just one in eight claims are related to burglary.