Irish Motorists Report An Increase In Car Running Cost In The Last Year

Key findings 61% of motorists have reported an increase in running costs in the last year 1 in 3 (29%) spend over €250 on car running costs Insurance is still the top concern despite 32% seeing a decrease or no change in their premium Over half of parents spend more than two hours driving each […]

Motorists Urged To Exercise Caution As Post-Ophelia Clean-up Begins

AA Ireland has urged motorists to exercise caution and expect delays on many routes across the country as the clean-up operation following Hurricane Ophelia continues. The motoring organisation is reminding drivers that even though conditions will have eased by the time most begin their commute to work on Tuesday morning, debris and fallen trees are still likely […]

AA Ireland Welcomes Joint Committee Report on Motor Insurance

AA Ireland welcomes the publication of today’s report from the Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform on plans to tackle the current motor insurance crisis which includes many proposals first made by the motoring organisation in November 2015. “This is a good day in that a lot of the recommendations that we have […]

61% Of Motorists Support “Black Box”Insurance Policies – AA

70% say driving data to be kept out of State’s hands, while 1 in 4 claim it belongs to insurers Motorists say Gardaí must get court order to access their data Motorists driven round the bend with soaring insurance costs say they would be open to installing “black box” style devices in their cars, new […]

97% believe restriction of planning law “key” to reducing flooding

Ninety-seven percent of people believe that a restriction of planning law in Ireland is “key” to solving the country’s flooding headache. An AA Home Insurance survey of over 7,500 people indicates the majority of people think a restriction of planning law that would see no houses built on floodplains is the most important step to […]

Motorists Scramble To Save As Insurance Jump By Up To 50%

More than one third of Irish motorists have seen the cost of their insurance rise by up to 50% this year, leading many to drive with reduced levels of insurance cover in an attempt to manage costs, says The AA.  An AA Motor Insurance survey of over 5,000 motorists reveals that 34 percent have seen their insurance […]

New Local Country Sports Organisation Launched

A new local country sports organisation has been launched with the aim significantly improving the representation of all country sports throughout Ireland and also offering better value for money membership for all Irish country sports men and women. Country Sports Ireland has teamed up with a leading global insurer to develop an outstanding €6.4 million […]