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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Life Assurance

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# Probe
Minister seeks 'greater clarification' on suicide clauses in life assurance policies
When asked if he would make such clauses in policies illegal, Paschal Donohoe said he wanted to delve into the matter further.
# Mental Health
System slammed as 'outdated' after person who recovered from mental illness denied life assurance
Fianna Fáil TD James Browne said that legislation needed updated to reflect a more “modern understanding of mental health”.
# Intesa
Central Bank fines life assurance firm €1m over money laundering and terrorist financing breaches
The fine reflects the significant increase in penalties imposed for such breaches in recent years.
'She was inspirational" - a Kerry woman whose life assurance lapsed over arrears of €244 has died
Jackie Crowe came to national notice last year in a TV3 documentary ‘Jackie’s Story: My Life, My Legacy’.
# news wrap
Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know
Catch up as you refuel.
Column: Getting financial advice is a good idea, but check the small print
High commissions charged by financial advisors means there is always a conflict of interest when dealing with clients and many are far too well paid for their efforts, writes David Quinn.
# Life Assurance
Average life cover payout of €101,200 'not sufficient'
A life assurance business said that while the money might seem like a lot, it would last some families just two years.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added Law & Order
Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today.
# Irish Life
Irish Life chief "optimistic" that group can return taxpayer cash
The Irish Life group reports profits of €112 million for the first half of 2012, boosted by the splitting-off of Permanent TSB.
# Irish Life
Irish Life agrees deal to buy Quinn Life Direct policies
Irish Life said it expects the deal to be completed by the end of 2012, subject to the necessary approvals.
# Pensions
Number of people relying on State pension to grow
New research has revealed that thousands of people without a pension are planning to rely on the State pension when they retire.
# Irish Life
Court grants order for Irish Life business to be sold
The High Court grants an order to the Minister for Finance directing Irish Life & Permanent to sell its life assurance business.
# Irish Banks
IL&P reports €197m operating losses - but sees upturn
Irish Life & Permanent’s end-of-year results are disappointing, but still well improved on the figures posted for 2009.
# Deaths
70 per cent of 2010 accidental deaths were male
Irish Life says more than two-thirds of the claims made in respect of accidental deaths in 2010 were for male deaths.