Irish insurers not ‘unique’ in giving rebates to motorists

Insurance Ireland boss Moyagh Murdock made the inaccurate claim in spite of several other European insurers also offering refunds due to Covid-19

Moyagh Murdock, chief executive at Insurance Ireland.

The head of Insurance Ireland claimed Irish insurers were “unique” among their European peers in issuing rebates to motor customers despite policyholders in several other countries also receiving such payments.

Moyagh Murdock, the chief executive at Insurance Ireland, last month said members of the lobby group were “acutely aware” of the challenges posed by the pandemic for customers and, as such, had taken a number of steps to assist them.

“For example, during the first ...