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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 1°C

# Quinn Insurance

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‘How times have changed’ – Seán Quinn takes the stand
Seán Quinn took the stand in the Anglo trial today and was combative, but cagey.
Seán Quinn tells supporters he will be vindicated
Ireland’s one-time richest man believes the current government is anti-Seán Quinn because it has been “sold a pup”.
Court refuses to lift freezing orders on Quinn family bank accounts
The orders were put in place in 2011 as the bank alleged the family were trying to put assets out of its reach.
Former Quinn auditors will 'vigorously defend' €1bn negligence claim
The joint administrators of Quinn Insurance are suing the firm’s former auditors Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PWC) for €1 billion over alleged negligent auditing.
Seán Quinn released from Mountjoy after nine-week sentence for contempt
The bankrupt Cavan businessman, formerly Ireland’s richest man, has completed a nine-week sentence.
Seán Quinn to be released from jail for 3 days over Christmas
The decision was taken following talks between the Attorney General, the Prison Service and the Minister for Justice, Alan Shatter.
Kevin Spacey is definitely not playing Seán Quinn in new movie
No more Oirish accents from Spacey, for the time being anyway.
Quinn family call for public inquiry in wake of Liberty Insurance job losses
The family say a public inquiry into the Administration of Quinn Insurance is now more necessary “than ever”.
Liberty Insurance to cut 285 jobs
The company that took over from Quinn Insurance will make 140 redundancies in Dublin, 75 in Cavan, and 70 in Enniskillen.
GALLERY: At least 5,000 attend rally supporting Quinn family in Co Cavan
The Concerned Irish Citizens group is demanding “natural justice for the Quinn family and the citizens of Ireland”.
There's another rally for the Quinns in Cavan today
Organisers say they’re expecting thousands to turn out in support of Seán Quinn and his family.
Oireachtas committee to discuss State’s liability over Quinn Insurance losses
The Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform will discuss the possible €1.65bn liability to other insurers.
Sean Quinn's daughter to appear on TV3's Tonight show
Quinn said she expects her father will join his son behind bars as the family is unable to purge their contempt.
Astronomical figures and Dáil drinks: The week in quotes
“Either take off the cross or put on pants.”
Seán Quinn says Quinn Insurance liability costs are 'truly shocking'
Quinn suggested that the Government had been misled by administrators – whom he accused of “destroying one of the most profitable companies in Irish corporate history”.
Cost of Quinn Insurance administration may exceed €1.6bn
The Government has been called on to clarify its plans for the 2 per cent insurance levy in light of the escalation of covering losses at the former business.
Seán Quinn: It’s Anglo, and not us, that owes billions to the State
In an interview with TV3, the former billionaire says IBRC has already repossessed the companies which owed money to it.
Quinn Insurance administration may cost €1.6bn
The new figure is hundreds of millions of euro more than the original estimate given last year.
Seán Quinn escapes jail – for now – after being found guilty of contempt
The former billionaire was ordered to stop moving assets out of the reach of the bank formerly known as Anglo.
Sean Quinn found guilty of contempt of court
The judge described Sean Quinn as “evasive and uncooperative” and said on a number of occasions he embarked on “lengthy criticisms of Anglo” rather than answering questions.
Quinn Healthcare announces name change
The company is abandoning the name of Seán Quinn, its bankrupt former owner whose finances have been the subject of controversy.
Quinn announces second health insurance price hike of 2012
The insurer said prices across its schemes will rise by six per cent from March.
'Vendetta' against Seán Quinn, say former tycoon's daughters
Ciara and Aoife Quinn spoke out as part of a New York Times profile of the businessman, who has claimed bankruptcy.
Health insurers set to absorb new levy hike - for now
The government’s levy on health insurance has been raised by €80 for adults – but VHI and Aviva will not pass on the increase.
Sean Quinn ordered to repay €1.6 billion
Businessman Quinn has been ordered by the Commercial Court to repay €1.6 billion to the IBRC, formerly known as Anglo Irish Bank.
Quinn: "What happened over the last two years shouldn't have happened"
In an interview with a Fermanagh newspaper Sean Quinn vowed to restore his family’s reputation – and said that he has received thousands of letters of support from well-wishers.
Quinn ordered to repay €417m of Anglo debt
The judgement is the largest before the courts in the history of the State.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
Catch up on the day’s biggest stories – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
Court told Quinn Insurance will need €738m from State fund
Administrators for Quinn Insurance tell the High Court that the company will need €738m to remain a viable concern.
Government proposes levy on insurance policies - to pay for Quinn bailout
A new bill published by Michael Noonan will place a 2 per cent levy on insurance premiums – to cover Quinn Insurance’s losses.
Aviva to hike cost of most popular health plan
The health insurer will increase its premiums for the second time this year, with its Level 2 plan now costing over €1,000.
The Daily Fix: Friday
All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…
Quinn Group reports operating loss of €888m for 2009
Over €640m of that loss comes from losses at Quinn Insurance, which is currently under administration.
Quinn insurance lost €706 million in 2009
The news of the figures come as the company is expected to be sold off to an American insurance giant and Anglo Irish Bank. The losses will also mean it will need help from the Insurance Compensation Fund.
Quinn told politicians he "made mistakes" in racking up €2.9bn debt
The fallen businessman acknowledges his failings to local politicians – as over 4,000 employees await confirmation of their jobs.
Quinn administrations refuse to name takeover bidders
Quinn Insurance’s administrators say they will not publish a shortlist of interest bidders because it could effect the sale.