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#Quinn Insurance

# quinn-insurance - Monday 10 February, 2014

‘How times have changed’ – Seán Quinn takes the stand

Seán Quinn took the stand in the Anglo trial today and was combative, but cagey.

# quinn-insurance - Monday 12 August, 2013

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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”.

# quinn-insurance - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

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.

# quinn-insurance - Monday 29 July, 2013

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.

# quinn-insurance - Thursday 3 January, 2013

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.

# quinn-insurance - Friday 21 December, 2012

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.

# quinn-insurance - Friday 7 December, 2012

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Kevin Spacey is definitely not playing Seán Quinn in new movie

No more Oirish accents from Spacey, for the time being anyway.

# quinn-insurance - Thursday 15 November, 2012

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.

# quinn-insurance - Sunday 14 October, 2012

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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.

# quinn-insurance - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

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.

# quinn-insurance - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

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.

# quinn-insurance - Sunday 12 August, 2012

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Astronomical figures and Dáil drinks: The week in quotes

“Either take off the cross or put on pants.”

# quinn-insurance - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

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”.

# quinn-insurance - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

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.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# quinn-insurance - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

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 - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Quinn Insurance administration may cost €1.6bn

The new figure is hundreds of millions of euro more than the original estimate given last year.

# quinn-insurance - Friday 29 June, 2012

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.

# quinn-insurance - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

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-insurance - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

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-insurance - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Quinn announces second health insurance price hike of 2012

The insurer said prices across its schemes will rise by six per cent from March.

# quinn-insurance - Monday 9 January, 2012

'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.

# quinn-insurance - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

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.

# quinn-insurance - Monday 28 November, 2011

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-insurance - Thursday 24 November, 2011

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-insurance - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Quinn ordered to repay €417m of Anglo debt

The judgement is the largest before the courts in the history of the State.

# quinn-insurance - Saturday 12 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# quinn-insurance - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

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.

# quinn-insurance - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

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.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know by 9am: Results day for Junior Cert students, cabinet meets to discuss selling off state assets, and what Irish people are more likely to lie about than anyone else…

# quinn-insurance - Friday 29 July, 2011

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.

# quinn-insurance - Friday 27 May, 2011

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 - Thursday 28 April, 2011

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-insurance - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Sony admits Playstation users’ details hacked; German anger after seven Irish Travellers arrested in Cologne after a “drunken rampage”; and Mrs Brown’s Boys is up for a BAFTA.

# quinn-insurance - Saturday 16 April, 2011

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-insurance - Tuesday 12 October, 2010

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.