Saturday July 4, 2020

Donohoe is urged to put pressure on insurers over Covid-19 business claims

Fianna Fáil wants the Minister for Finance to meet with insurance company chief executives and “impress on them the need to meet their obligations” to businesses hit by pandemic closures

25th May, 2020
Robert Troy, Fianna Fáil’s business spokesman, said Paschal Donohoe should meet with the heads of insurance companies. Picture: Rollingnews.ie

Fianna Fáil has called on Paschal Donohoe to meet with the chief executives of Ireland’s major insurers following revelations that the industry’s representative group told the Minister for Finance some policyholders had a “strong case” for their claims to be paid out.

On Sunday the Business Post reported that Insurance Ireland officials accepted in a private meeting with Donohoe that there were “subsets” of customers where “there...

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