Galway restaurant’s insurance bill jumped from €14,000 to €102,000

There have been five insurance claims against the store in the last five years

19th March, 2017
Eoin McCambridge of McCambridge’s in Galway Picture: Michael Dillon

Eoin McCambridge has seen his insurance bill increase from €14,000 to €102,000 in just four years.

He is worried about the impact of the policy rises on the famous McCambridge food store and restaurant in Shop Street in Galway.

“That’s €2,000 a week we have to find. It’s going to drive small businesses like ours out of business,” he said. McCambridges has been in Galway since 1925 – another member of the family moved to...

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