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Malta-based insurer Setanta, which sold private, commercial and motor insurance in the Republic, was wound up in 2014, leaving around €90 million in outstanding claims.

The State must pay almost €21 million to more than 1,200 people who made claims against the now-defunct Setanta Insurance, the High Court ordered on M(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said the State would ensure Setanta third-party claimants were compensated in full through the Insurance Compensation Fund. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Every motor insurance policyholders will ultimately foot the bill associated with a shortfall of funds following the collapse of insurance company Set(...)

High Court: Collapsed insurance company Setanta’s liquidator has estimated the cost of around 1,750 claims could be €90 million. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Four cases in which motorists insured by the collapsed firm Setanta may be personally liable for 13 per cent of any awards made against them over traf(...)

‘Years before we left Ireland, I had my cards read by a man named “Silk” who was well known in our community as a fortune teller. He told me I would go to a cold country, not by boat but by some other means. It appears that he foretold my destiny.’ Eileen Jones pictured in Devonshire in England, 1942.

For the 150th Canada Day on July 1st, Irish Times Abroad readers in Canada have been sending us their stories. This is one of the dozens we (...)

The collapse of Setanta Insurance has left 60,000 drivers with the same renewal date: April 17th.

The collapse of Setanta Insurance is leading to renewal chaos for van drivers as more than 60,000 of them have the same renewal date – April 17th – th(...)

In Ireland, according to the isurance  industry, the average whiplash settlement is €15,000 compared with €5,000 in the UK

One in five people knows somebody who has exaggerated an insurance claim and 15 per cent are aware of someone who has falsified information, according(...)

The Supreme Court will give judgment at a later date on the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland’s appeal against decisions it is potentially liable for claims brought against collapsed insurer Setanta.

The Supreme Court will give judgment at a later date on the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland’s (MIBI) appeal against decisions it is potentially lia(...)

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by the Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) against rulings it is liable for claims made against col(...)

The High Court had decided the MIBI had to pay out after it was asked to determine whether the MIBI or the Insurance Compensation Fund, used until now to cover the claims of insolvent insurance companies, was liable for the claims.

Irish motorists are likely to face an average once-off insurance premium hike of €50 following a court ruling which forces the Motor Insurance Bureau (...)

The Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland maintains it is not liable for   claims following the collapse of Setanta Insurance in 2014 and wants the Court of Appeal to set aside a High Court decision that it must pay out  in respect to  persons insured with Setanta at the time of its liquidation. Photograph: Thinkstock

The Law Society has argued that the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) is liable for hundreds of outstanding claims following the collapse of S(...)

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