Gerry Hassett

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Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: ‘Strong case for some type of refund of consumers’ motor premium package.’

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has warned insurers they should offer some refunds to motorists because traffic has slumped during the coronaviru(...)

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Patrick Hanley, a former general manager of the Park Hotel Kenmare and the Sheen Falls Lodge in his native Kerry, had long dreamed with his wife, Aile(...)

Insurers last week agreed that Government advice to close a business to combat the spread of coronavirus would be treated as a direction to close, potentially opening the door to claims for loss of income. Photograph: Getty Images

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will meet insurers this week amid claims that some are relying on small print to avoid paying out on claims for l(...)

Insurers have promised to reduce premiums for business customers to reflect the reduced level of exposure during the Covid-19 crisis.

Insurers have promised to reduce premiums for business customers to reflect the reduced level of exposure during the Covid-19 crisis. For the first t(...)

The Beacon Clinic in Dublin. It is understood insurers are to look for clarity in relation to a number of scenarios regarding subscribers being treated in both public and private hospitals in the weeks ahead.

Private patients with non-Covid-19 illnesses will continue to be treated in public hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic, it has emerged. The Gov(...)

Blackrock Clinic: Insurers say they need exact details of the deal reached between the Government and private hospitals before deciding how to respond. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Health insurers have indicated they need time to assess the implications of the Government’s decision to bring all private hospitals under public cont(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has been urged to act on insurance companies.

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has called on insurers not to reject businesses’ claims for loss of earnings if they were advised by the Governme(...)

Only at  Brown Thomas? The State acts like it “only does its shopping” at the high-end retailer when looking for a barrister, Fianna Fáil justice spokesman Jim O’Callaghan  said. File photograph: Eric Luke

The State acts like it “only does its shopping at Brown Thomas” when it is looking for a barrister, Fianna Fáil justice spokesman Jim O’Callaghan has (...)

Deciding how to generate an income from your pension pot is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever makeunhappy senior couple worrying about expenses

Wouldn’t retirement (for those lucky enough to get there) be so much easier if we knew when we were going to die? At least financially it would. There(...)

Women continue to underperform men in terms of pensions savings, with men accounting for about 70 per cent of all of Irish Life’s customers.

Residents of Dun Laoghaire Rathdown in south county Dublin are saving the most for their pension, according to an analysis by Irish Life, with an ave(...)