Wednesday July 15, 2020

Dublin Council’s insurance bill nearly doubles

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
14th April, 2019

Dublin City Council has seen its annual insurance bill rise from around €10 million per year to almost €20 million due to a switch of provider.

It used to largely ‘self insure’ against compensation claims up to the value of €500,000, but it switched two years ago to a mutual insurance company which is owned by the country’s councils.

According to documentation supplied by the council to the Public Accounts Committee,...

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