Insurance Ireland Spokesperson John Byrne on Government Efforts to Reduce Insurance Costs

The high cost of insurance has become a major political issue in Ireland and threatens the viability of businesses and community organisations across the country.

Government has sought to lower the level of insurance claims awarded in Irish courts. And it’s promised to get tougher on fraud and perjury in the courts. But will this be enough to lower premium prices?

To get the views of the insurance companies Mark Godfrey talked to John Byrne, spokesperson for Insurance Ireland.