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Top recessionary investment tips for Mayo investors

With the economic downturn and turmoil in the financial markets continuing, investors in Mayo should follow three simple steps when considering their investment strategy. This was the message from David Leydon, investment expert with Ireland’s largest and most trusted insurance company, Hibernian Aviva, who was speaking in Mayo this week.

Insuring your home and contents

Your home and its contents are among your most valuable possessions. Insuring them against fire, theft, and other damage should be a priority. If you have a mortgage you will be required to take out compulsory buildings insurance, which varies in price depending on the size, location, and rebuilding cost of your property. Lenders require this insurance not for your benefit but for theirs, as their priority is to protect their financial interest in the property.

A Taste of Galway

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Emer Murray, crowned by food writer John McKenna as ‘the best baker in Ireland,’ was an unhappy law student at NUIG. She came from a business and insurance agents background, and the law just didn’t have the excitement she thought it would have. One day her mother Ena told her that John and Anne Sherry were looking for outside caterers. They had recently taken over Lydon House, and wanted croissants and Danish pastries for their breakfast menu. Emer, who had a passion for cooking, went into O’Gorman’s bookshop, bought a book on making breads and pastries, and, that evening called round to the Sherry household with samples. She got the job.

“3 Generations of Sheridan’s celebrate Sheridan Insurance’s award sweep”

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It was a week to remember for Donagh Sheridan of Sheridan Insurances. Still celebrating the birth of his first son Isaac born just days before, the Thomastown resident not only picked up the Customer excellence Service provider of the year award at this year’s Kilkenny business awards but scooped the overall award for Business of the Year 2009

‘Spooked’ horse smashes through car, court hears

The owner of an out of control horse that caused serious damaged to a car in a city centre housing estate last year has been ordered to pay €3,000 in compensation or risk going to jail.

School’s out, sun and fun begins

As the Leaving Certificate exams come to an end and thousands of Irish students get ready to leave the books behind, pack their bags, and head off for their much anticipated holiday, drinkaware.ie and the ITAA is issuing a reminder to students of the dangers of mixing sun and alcohol.

Top tips when buying travel insurance

In the first quarter of 2009 more than €1,241 million was spend on international travel by people in Ireland. This is the equivalent of €36 million spent by people in Mayo alone. Ireland’s consumers are exposing themselves to a variety of risks by purchasing travel insurance as a commodity rather than seeking expert advice in relation to the cover, according to Brian Mullins, Irish Brokers Association Council member in Mayo.

Beware of some common car insurance rip offs

Insurance fraud began when insurance first began. Incidents have been recorded as far back as ancient Greece. Ship scuttling was an insurance scam in ancient Greece where ships were purposely sunk. Later insurance fraud travelled to England then to America. When cars were introduced it opened a whole new arena for fraudulent insurance claims.

Beware of some common car insurance rip-offs

Insurance fraud began when insurance first began. Incidents have been recorded as far back as ancient Greece. Ship scuttling was an insurance scam in ancient Greece where ships were purposely sunk. Later insurance fraud travelled to England and then to America. When cars were introduced it opened a whole new arena for fraudulent insurance claims.

Marketing is now more relevant than ever

“Customers are the life-blood of business,” according to Brian Burke, principal of Relevant Marketing. “Our mantra is that we know how to find them and we’ll help you to mind them.”

 

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