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Allianz Business to Arts Awards 2017 – The Wait Is Nearly Over!

On Monday next, 4th September, the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre will come alive once again, but this time not for a show or play, instead the Docklands venue will host the annual Allianz Business to Arts Awards which recognise the importance of the partnership between arts and business.

Allianz’s sponsorship of Business to Arts spans 17 years and during this time many worthy projects, organisations and businesses have been acknowledged for their contribution to the arts and community at these awards.

One award on the night has particular resonance with the staff of Allianz Ireland. For a number of years to engage staff wi...

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Personal Effects and Clothing Cover for Car Insurance

Here at Allianz we know that everyone values their possessions. Personal Effects and Clothing cover is there to protect you against loss of or damage to your possessions while in or on your private car (used for social, domestic and pleasure purposes) by Fire; Theft; or by accidental means. We will pay up to a maximum of €200 should such instances occur.

The personal effects covered; range from personal entertainment systems to groceries; however, there are some items that are not covered under the policy. To see a full list of exclusions, including vehicle use for Hire and Reward i.e. any use other than social, domest...

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Going on holiday? Here’s What You Need to Know About Renting a Car Abroad

Hiring a car when travelling abroad can give you the freedom and independence to go where you want, do what you want and get off the beaten track. For those who aren’t so au fait with renting a car when abroad here are some useful tips to make sure you get your road trip off to a flying start and don’t suffer any unexpected surprises.

Before you Leave

Shop Around

In most major destinations, there is typically a good choice of car rental companies from which to choose. Some will also have partnership agreements with the airline you are travelling with, so it’s worth investigating the different options, but this is a compe...

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Fighting Fraud

€200 Million Lost from Your Claims Funds Each Year

Each year in Ireland, an estimated €200 million is lost from Insurance claims funds due to Fraud. At Allianz Ireland, our Fraud teams work with our Claims & Underwriting Functions; as well as with An Garda Síochana to protect our valued customers.

Insurance fraud has been steadily growing in Ireland in recent years. While often seen as a victimless crime, Fraud sees hundreds of millions of euros taken from funds set aside by Insurance Companies to pay valid claims each year. Insurance companies pool customers’ premiums, in a claims fund, to cover the cost of claims; wit...

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Team Allianz Conquer the 4 Peaks Challenge

Our intrepid 4 Peaks Team have completed the 4 Peaks Challenge and raised a massive €51,000 for The Alzheimer Society of Ireland.

Our 4 Peaks Team have visited the 4 provinces of Ireland and climber top to the highest point in each. Over the course of 3 days our team travelled the length and breath of Ireland and climbed 11,901 feet.

Friday morning saw our team climb Carrauntoohil (3,406 ft) in Kerry before travelling to Connaught to take on Meeelrea (2,670 ft) on Saturday morning. Next to Ulster for our team and an early start on Sunday morning to take on Slieve Donard (2,790 ft). Finally, Team Allianz travelled to Wi...

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Made in Ireland

A History of Cars Manufactured on the Emerald Isle

Ireland has given the world colour photography, submarines, Guinness and Bono – you’re welcome – but Ireland isn’t exactly known for its contribution to the motoring world.

Ireland doesn’t initially spring to mind when talking about great car manufacturing countries, but Ireland does have an interesting automotive history, especially for such a small Island.

Actually, three cars have been produced on these shores as well as many others that were assembled in factories from CKD (complete knocked down) kits.

DeLorean DMC-12, Co. Antrim

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The most famous car made in Ireland is ...

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