The cost of driving 20,000km in an EV is somewhere between €250 and €500 a year depending on the home electricity package used, while running a petrol car for the same distance will cost at least €2,000. Photograph: Getty Images

It is safe to say the Irish motorist has not exactly been electrified by the electric car. At least not yet. But the times they are a-changing and, w(...)

Ireland’s  Sophie Spence  after her team’s Women’s Rugby World Cup game against Australia in Belfast in August 2017. Photograph: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Irish people are more than twice as likely to attend or watch a women’s sports event as people in the UK, according to a new survey. More than one-th(...)

Frustrated: returning emigrants are being treated like 17-year-old boy racers.

The motor insurance industry has let Irish consumers down at almost every turn in recent years. First it engaged in a reckless price war that left the(...)

Jailed fraudster Michael Darcy, from his Facebook page.

A man believed by insurance companies to have perpetrated significant frauds against them was jailed on Thursday after one of his scams unravelled. H(...)

 Nauris Zeps aka Blade performing on stage in 2015. Photograph: Collins Courts/Facebook

A Chippendale-style male stripper who, a judge heard, had danced his way through more than three years of back pain, has lost a €60,000 damages claim (...)

Research shows that 8 per cent of drivers know somebody who has submitted a fraudulent insurance claim. Photograph: iStock

Almost 90 per cent of Irish drivers believe those who submit fraudulent insurance claims should face harsher penalties, a survey commissioned by Liber(...)

Wexford’s Una Leahy gets her shot away despite the efforts of Tipperary’s Julieanne Burke. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

Cork rubber-stamped their place in the semi-finals of the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship as Group Two winners with a hard-e(...)

Liberty Insurance offices in Cavan. Photograph: Alan Betson

Liberty Insurance has called for a planned database to tackle fraudulent claims to be extended to capture a new and growing illegal phenomenon of oper(...)

Younger drivers often experience fear on the road despite passing the driving test. Photograph: iStock

Nearly two-thirds of Irish drivers still feel underprepared for driving after passing their test, while 70 per cent of drivers think Irish roads are m(...)

“I started looking into getting speculative quotations on a 1.4 litre petrol-engine Toyota Corolla, year 2010”

We have frequently written about the spiralling cost of car insurance and the manner in which readers are messed around by multiple providers but Nick(...)

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