Monthly Archives: November 2013

Top Christmas Presents in 2013 – Compare cheap insurance at Paddy Compare!

Are you ready for Christmas? With just 25 days to go before Santa arrives, time is running out. Want to know what the top Christmas gifts will be in 2013? We asked our users what they thought and here is what they said. For boys the top 10 Xmas presents for 2013 include an indoor remote control helicopter, LEGO, soccer goalposts, walkie talkies and a Batman action set. The top 10 Christmas presents for girls in 2013 included a pram, Disney toys, a Radica Girl electronic diary, Barbie and a One Direction bag. The top 10 gifts for men in 2013 include novelty cuff links, wallets, socks, aftershave and DVDs. The top 10 Christmas presents for women in 2013 included a onesie, in-car hair straighteners, designer hand-bag, a watch and slippers. The top 10 gadget gifts for Christmas 2013 include the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, iPad, iPhone, MacBook Air and the Kindle Fire HDX.

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Can anyone beat the All Blacks? Heartbreak for Ireland

Heartbreak for Ireland as they lose 24-22 to New Zealand in the dying seconds of the game. Ireland started strong, scoring three tries in the first half. The All Blacks hit back hard in the second half and worked a try in the last minute of the game from deep inside their own half to take the win. The victory means they end the year unbeaten and Ireland are still to defeat the All Blacks. Hugely positive signs from the Irish team and a game that should have been theirs. Hard luck guys.

Global launch for Xbox One – Paddy Compare for Gadget Insurance

At midnight the Xbox One was launched as Microsoft hope to secure the top spot for home entertainment ahead of Sony’s Playstation 4 launch next week. The Xbox One will be available for about €514, somewhat €100 more expensive than it’s rival the PS4. Microsoft say the increase in price is due to the inclusion of a Kinect sensor, Skype and the fact that it will act as a hub for anything seen on TV. Both machines offer similar specifications, although early reports would suggest the PS4 has the edge on graphics and the increase price tag could prove a stumbling block.

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Wake up call for Ireland rugby team ahead of All Blacks next week!

A poor performance from the Ireland yesterday resulted in a demoralising 15-32 defeat to the hands of Australia. Ireland fell well short of the quality rugby required to mix it with the best in the world and it comes as a huge set back for Joe Schmidt and his team. Ronan O’Gara gave his reaction to the game and urged the fans to get behind the team ahead of their match against the All Blacks next week.

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VW to recall over 2.5 million vehicles – Compare car insurance at Paddy Compare!

One of the world’s largest car manufacturers Volkswagen, has announced that it plans to recall around 2.6 million cars. The bulk of the problem lies in China, a key growth market for Volkswagen as it is set to call in approximately 640,000 cars many of which have problems with lights, fuel leaks and poor quality engine oil. The main model hit is the Tiguan SUV which was one of VW’s best sellers this year. It is estimated that over 1.5 million cars and vans could have other gear box problems. This recall is still nothing compared to that of Toyota in 2009 when they recalled 10 million cars.

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Irish construction on the rise – Liability insurance at Paddy Compare!

Good news for the Irish construction industry as the latest figures in a report from Ulster Bank show a significant rise in total construction activity across the province. This marks some of the largest increases in activity over the last six to eight years. This boost in construction comes at a time when we start to see house prices rise again. UK house prices have nearly reached an all time average high of £245,000, while Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and us still remain well behind the peaks experienced during the property boom.

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RSA execs suspended – Paddy Compare for cheap car insurance!

One of Ireland’s largest insurers Royal and Sun Alliance has suspended three of it’s top executives following a €83 million gap found in the group accounts. This comes after a routine internal audit triggered a profit warning and as a result shares in the insurer dropped over 15%. RSA have appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers to carry out a review of the Irish operation and the Central Bank confirmed that there seems to be a “regulatory issue”. The suspension comes days after the insurer admitted to increasing motor insurance premiums in Ireland by 13% over the last year.

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Female car insurance on the rise – PaddyCompare for cheap car quotes!

Young women could see a rise up almost 25% in their car insurance. This is a direct result of the implementation of an EU ruling that gender cannot be used to rate risk in late 2012. This is likely to result in higher car insurance for women and lower ones for men.

The worst affected are young female drivers with the average increase for a 25 year old up being up to 24%. However, the increases ranged from 13% to 36% in that age category, so that shows the need to shop around for your motor insurance.

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Cut costs & compare PI insurance in Ireland at Paddy Compare!

For most professional service firms, professional indemnity insurance or PI insurance as it’s often referred is one of their largest items of expenditure. Difficult economic conditions have resulted in firms looking to manage costs even more carefully. It is at times like these that all firms and businesses need to ensure that they are getting the best possible value for money with regards to professional indemnity insurance. Having a clear understanding of what options are available to your firm and business is paramount, therefore it is important to shop around and compare prices.

If you own a business providing a service that is involved in giving advice or consultations to customers, you will need Professional Indemnity Insurance. At Paddy Compare you can quickly compare PI insurance across Ireland. Simply complete our one-page online PI insurance quote form and receive professional indemnity quotes. Our trusted PI providers can provide tailored quotes for all types of professional service businesses to include accountants, solicitors, legal, surgeries, consultancies, IT specialists and much more. Visit Paddy Compare and get cheap professional indemnity insurance quotes for your business today.

Decline in Irish pub trade? Paddy Compare for pub insurance!

Poor news for Dublin city centre pub Flannery’s as the High Court appoint an interim examiner. Flannery’s which employs 39 people has been classed as insolvent as they are unable to pay their debts. The company Camden Taverns Ltd which owns the pub got into financial difficulties and owe approximately €11 million to an Irish venture capital fund Vanguard Property Finance Ltd. Despite the level of debt, an independent accountant’s report said the business could continue if certain measures were taken.

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