31 08, 2016

On Your Bike, But Are You Covered?

Wednesday, August 31, 2016|Company News, Motor|Comments Off on On Your Bike, But Are You Covered?

On Your Bike, But Are You Covered? Paul Kavanagh (CID QFA CIP), Managing Director of McCarthy Insurance Group reminds consumers that cyclists don’t always need separate / specialist bicycle cover, but they do need cover! We've gone bonkers over bicycles! Cycling for fitness and sport is now mainstream, and not just as a means to [...]

24 07, 2016

Enterprise Policies With A Renewal Date Between 22nd July 2016 and 31st December 2016 Affected

Sunday, July 24, 2016|Motor|Comments Off on Enterprise Policies With A Renewal Date Between 22nd July 2016 and 31st December 2016 Affected

Are YOU an Enterprise Customer with a Renewal Date between 22nd July 2016 and 31st December 2016? Statement from MD Paul Kavanagh. “Thankfully, less than ½ a per cent of our customers are affected, and we have identified them and are in the process of contacting them, to advise them to take up new policies [...]

19 07, 2016

Insurers ‘should pay into fund’ to cover claims if rival goes bust

Tuesday, July 19, 2016|Motor|Comments Off on Insurers ‘should pay into fund’ to cover claims if rival goes bust

Article originally posted on the Irish Times on 18th July 2016. Insurers 'should pay into fund' to cover claims if rival goes bust Third-party motor claims arising from the liquidation of an insurer should be met in full by the Insurance Compensation Fund (ICF) and part-funded by a 35 per cent direct contribution from the [...]

11 07, 2016

Why is My Motor Insurance Premium Going ‘Through the Roof”?

Monday, July 11, 2016|Motor|Comments Off on Why is My Motor Insurance Premium Going ‘Through the Roof”?

Why is My Motor Insurance Premium Going ‘Through the Roof"? The real issue now is that a number of ‘Direct’ insurers during recent years went after growth and market share, with unprofitable pricing. Every second advert on the TV, was for Go Direct for Motor Insurance - €269, €259, €239, €219 and €199 – How [...]

26 05, 2016

Penalty Points For 3,129 Learner Drivers

Thursday, May 26, 2016|Motor|Comments Off on Penalty Points For 3,129 Learner Drivers

Penalty Points For 3,129 Learner Drivers Six learner drivers a day slapped with penalty points since 2014 Over 3,000 learner drivers have received penalty points for driving unaccompanied since changes to the penalty points system were introduced in 2014. Figures released to the Irish Examiner by the Department of Transport note that points have been [...]

26 05, 2016

Car Insurance Up By 32% In A Year

Thursday, May 26, 2016|Motor|Comments Off on Car Insurance Up By 32% In A Year

Car Insurance Up By 32% In A Year Young drivers and those living in Dublin are being hit hardest, with experts warning that more price hikes are on the way. Irish car insurance bills have soared 32% in the last year with the average price now a whopping €909. Young drivers and those living in [...]

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