Minister for Finance Michael Noonan. The 10 largest insurers wrote to him late last year calling for urgent action following the collapse of Setanta Insurance.

Motor insurers are growing increasingly concerned at the lack of Government action to tackle pressure on premiums due to the €90 million collapse of (...)

Tim Redfern’s motor insurance renewal quote was €600, up from €456 the previous year, but he shopped around and eventually got his cover renewed for €404

Irish motorists could be forgiven for thinking car insurance companies are making it up as they go along. Take Robert Bogue’s case. He is in his 30s, (...)

Insurance Ireland chief executive Kevin Thompson said fraudulent claims are another increasingly big problem. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The head of Insurance Ireland said today that claims for whiplash in motor accidents here now accounts for up to 80 per cent of motor insurance claims(...)

Cars in the flooded car park  at Seapoint, Salthill, Galway, following the gales and high tides on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

The insurance sector has said it is impossible to provide blanket national flood insurance but stressed fixed defence schemes will greatly enhance th(...)

Michael Horan and Kevin Thompson, from the representative body, Insurance Ireland, at Government Buildings on Tuesday. Photograph: Eric Luke

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has urged chief executives from major insurance companies to reflect on the cover being offered to households in flood-affected a(...)

Kevin Thompson, chief executive of Insurance Ireland, called for steps to address the increasing cost of motor claims. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The price of motor insurance will rise again next year as both the number and the cost of injury claims continue to climb significantly. The warning (...)

Motorists are set to pay around €300 per year more for a comprehensive policy in 2016 than they did in 2014. Photograph: Getty Images.

Motorists are to be hit with premium hikes of around 25 per cent next year, the chief executive of the group which represents the vast majority of (...)

A liquidator has been appointed to Setanta Insurance, which collapsed earlier this month.The Dublin-based insurance firm, which was licensed by the Ma(...)

A woman walks through flood water in Cork city last month. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

An information-sharing agreement between the State and insurers will make flood insurance more widely available to those who currently find it (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has refused to rule out the introduction of a levy to help flood victims secure adequate insurance protection. A 1 per cen(...)