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  • Home insurance with previous claims history | Ireland

    It is fair to say that the volume of home insurance claims has increased substantially over the past 2 years. This can be attributed to a number of factors including some of the worst flooding in living memory and 2 of the hardest winters on record. Despite the large number of homeowners in Ireland who have been unfortunate enough to have a claim as a result of these events, we at Martin Insurance are always surprised to find that most home insurance companies operating in Ireland do not want to even consider providing cover for anyone who has had a…

  • Plastering & Insulation Contractor Insurance (Ireland) available from Martin Insurance

    Martin Insurance provide excellent value public and employers liability insurance for plastering and insulation contractors. We also provide a range of additional extra cover options as follows: Public / Products / Pollution Liability Cover – Indemnity limits of € 6,500,000 and higher available if required. – Indemnity to County Councils, Local Authorities or other public bodies where required. – Range of excess options. Employers Liability Cover – Indemnity limits of € 13,000,000 and higher available if required. – Range of excess options. Contractors All Risks – Annual or single contract basis. – Damage to contract works including: 1. Offsite storage.…

  • Civil Service Car Insurance | Ireland | Civil Servant Car Insurance

    Martin Insurance is delighted to be able to offer discounted rates to civil servants. We access a panel of more than 20 specialist car insurance companies. Many of the insurers we work with are household names such as Zurich, Allianz & Aviva but we also work with specialist niche insurance companies & underwriters such as KennCo Highway, Travelers, Kiln & Asgard. Who are Martin Insurance? Martin Insurance is part of Martin Insurance Brokers, a company with a 30 year history in the Irish insurance market, regulated by The Central Bank of Ireland. We don’t do call centres, so when you deal with Martin Insurance your call…

  • Useful links from Martin Insurance

    Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) InjuriesBoard.ie is the independent government body which assesses the amount of compensation due to a person who has suffered a personal injury. PIAB P.O. Box 8 Clonakilty Co. Cork Email: enquiries@injuriesboard.ie Web: www.piab.ie Helpline-Lo-Call: 1890 829 121 Financial Services Ombudsman The Financial Services Ombudsman is a statutory officer who deals independently with complaints from consumers about their individual dealings with all financial services providers that have not been resolved by the providers. The Ombudsman is therefore the arbiter of unresolved disputes and is impartial. It is a free service to the complainant. Broader issues of consumer…

  • Small Business Insurance (Ireland) – The importance of getting the right cover.

    Business insurance is a complex area. Brokers are still involved in the vast majority of commercial insurance policies arranged in Ireland at present, however there seems to be commonly held view that many small business insurance policies will be arranged online in future, without the need for a broker or advisor to be involved. Martin Insurance is part of Martin Insurance Brokers, a commercial insurance brokerage and risk management consultancy with a 30 year history. At Martin Insurance, we conduct SME client reviews every day to assess the ongoing adequacy of our clients insurances. Part of our job is to…

  • Convicted drivers insurance | Ireland

    At Martin Insurance, we have recently had an increased number of enquiries from drivers with convictions for drink driving and other offences. Fortunately, we have been arranging cover for convicted drivers for many years and have substantial experience in this area. We work with a number of specialist insurers who can provide comprehensive cover at excellent rates. If you have a driving conviction and would like to received a competitive quotation, please call us on 1890-399-399 or e-mail quotes [at] Martin Insurance.