Irish Independent: Winter of discontent predicted as consumers face raft of price hikes


Health insurance broker Dermot Goode warned of more rises to come from other insurers after the Irish Life Health increase. “There is no doubt others will follow suit. Consumers need to brace for what is coming,” he said. The 2.5pc average rate increase will mean annual costs rising from between €30 and €150 for a family of two adults and two children.