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Sustained cold weather could push up insurance costs

More regular episodes of freezing or extreme weather events could push up household premiums further, according to the Irish Insurance Federation (IIF).

27th November, 2010

More regular episodes of freezing or extreme weather events could push up household premiums further, according to the Irish Insurance Federation (IIF).

The organisation, which is the representative body for insurance companies in Ireland, issued advice to householders this weekend on the prevention of burst pipes, as temperatures dropped to as low as minus 5 degrees Celsius.

After a record pay-out of €545 million for large-scale floods followed by the ‘big freeze’ last December and January,...

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