Conor Faughnan

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The impact exaggerated or fraudulent motor insurance claims are having on premium prices could actually be worsened by the exaggerated claims being made by the industry itself, according to the AA’s Conor Faughnan.   File photograph: Getty

The impact of exaggerated or fraudulent motor insurance claims on premiums could be worsened by exaggerated claims made by the industry itself, accord(...)

 Ryanair logo is pictured on the the jacket of a cabin crew member. File Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Ryanair finally plays fair over paid fare A reader based in Belgium is furious with Ryanair after a flight he was due to take with his family last ye(...)

East Link toll in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Motorists are overpaying tolls on Ireland’s motorways by hundreds of thousands of euro each year, prompting calls for the cash to be donated to charit(...)

The AA survey noted that one in eight who had learned to drive within the past five years initially delayed doing so because of the cost implications.

More than a quarter of parents have helped their children by paying for a portion of their motor insurance policy, a survey of more than 5,000 people (...)

Last year, 1,147 drivers refused cover by three or more insurers applied for a quote under the Declined Cases Agreement.

Three motorists seek last-resort help every day in Ireland after being repeatedly turned down for car insurance, latest figures show. Last year, 1,14(...)

Why does car insurance cost more in Longford than it did in Dublin? Photograph: iStock

We recently got a mail from a reader by the name of Geraldine Conaty which started with the three words: “Can you help?” Geraldine had just moved from(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross:  asked to clarify how long he has known 125,860 learner-driver permit holders who obtained their first licence between 1984 and 2016 have never taken a driving test.  Photograph: Laura Hutton

The Government must urgently address a loophole which allows more than 120,000 learner drivers continue driving for years without taking a driving tes(...)

Motorists in Dublin spend a total of 246 hours – more than 10 full days – in their cars, travelling at an average speed of less than 10 km per hour at peak times, according to new research. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

This week, Dublin scored highly in two international charts – one for the most liveable cities in the world and the other for chronic traffic congesti(...)

Almost 65 per cent of the cost of each litre of petrol sold in Ireland is made up of taxes. File photograph:  PA Photo

There has been some good news for Irish motorists since the beginning of the year with the price of some fuels on forecourts falling to their lowest l(...)

Gardaí will have early-evening, night and “morning-after” checkpoints over the Christmas period. Photograph: Frank Miller

One in eight drivers admitted to drink-driving in the past two years, according to a new survey. The survey of almost 4,000 motorists by AA Insurance(...)

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