Following the Covid-enforced absence in 2021, we are delighted to announce that the Fleet Bus & Coach Awards are BACK and will be returning to the Johnstown Estate Hotel, Enfield, County Meath on Thursday 16th November 2023.Read more →
The National Transport Authority (NTA) has published the Commercial Bus Services in Ireland 2022 Bulletin.Read more →
High visibility clothing is a vital and necessary requirement in any workplace where a significant proportion of the work occurs near, in, on and around moving vehicles.Read more →
Students who use private bus companies to travel to college could see their fares cut in half, with the Government planning on cutting the cost before third-level institutions return. Transport Minister Eamon Ryan said that it was difficult to implement the changes due to different ticketing systems on commercial buses.Read more →
The third and final annual report under the HSA's Strategy Statement 2019–2021. This three-year strategic cycle commenced with a period of initial strong economic growth in 2019, followed by major change during 2020-21, as Ireland’s economy and society grappled with the unprecedented impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic.Read more →
Many of our clients are presently undertaking journeys across Europe, bringing aid and returning with refugees from war torn Ukraine are showing remarkable courage, empathy and a "do something" attitude that we are immensely proud of. We wish them a safe journey. We have put in place arrangements to ensure our ability to respond to protect the interests of our clients as they cross borders within the EU in the event of accident.
Our best wishes to these brave operators and drivers from all at J.F.Dunne InsurancesRead more →
J.F.Dunne Insurances are looking for someone to join their team dealing with our clients on a daily basis, on the phone, in person and online. Your role will include maintaining and updating policies, responding to insurance queries, handling renewals, advising clients on insurance requirements, assisting and dealing with claims on behalf of the client and providing quotations as required across a wide spectrum of insurance products.Read more →
The Jack & Jill Children's Foundation - J.F.Dunne Insurances County Champion for County Kildare 2021Read more →
The latest information from Government on the seating capacities for carriage of students under the School Bus contractsRead more →
Further correspondence with the Department of Education and Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport with reference to the resumption of schools and the school transport contractRead more →
Email to Minister for Education Norma Foley August 21st 2020Read more →
Letter to Minister Halligan requesting that the department look at amending the age restrictions currently in place to facilitate more school buses on the road come September should social distancing be requiredRead more →
The Ministers announced today (24/04/2020) that school bus contractors will continue to receive a 50% payment while schools are closed in this academic year.Read more →
The No Alcohol or Substances Allowed (NASA) is a new initiative supported by Kildare Joint Policing committee in conjunction with the Safer Communities Alcohol group of the South Western Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Force (SWRDATF). The initiative aims to ensure that young people travelling to under 18 events are doing so in a safe, and alcohol free manner.Read more →
Green Card Information Update - what happens if there is a No-Deal BrexitRead more →
Following on from a report on RTE’s This Week programme, and a report on the RTE website, FOTO have written to the RSA, from whom RTE obtained their information.Read more →
School Bus Safety called into Question & Response from J.F.Dunne Insurances LtdRead more →
Notice to stakeholders on road transport that was published by the Commission on 19 January 2018.
It is important to note that this notice is intended to facilitate preparation by EU-27 Member States and by wider stakeholders for the contingency that on 30 March 2019 the UK leaves the EU without a deal on a transitional period having been agreed (i.e. the no deal, disorderly Brexit scenario). If, as part of the withdrawal process, the draft legal text as published in late February is agreed and approved by Member States and the European Parliament, many of the elements reflected in this notice will only become relevant at the end of the transition period.Read more →
J.F.Dunne Insurances are looking for someone to join their team dealing with our clients on a daily basis, on the phone, in person and online. Your role will include maintaining and updating policies, responding to insurance queries, handling renewals, advising on insurance requirements, assisting and dealing with claims on behalf of the client and providing quotations as required across a wide spectrum of insurance products.Read more →
The J.F.Dunne Insurances Grand Dublin Swim takes place this year (with a new name) on July 23rd, encouraging new and experienced swimmers into the water.
Get close to the action – Join our Grand Dublin Swim 2016
There are four distances to choose from this year, 1600 metres Olympic Distance, 750 metres, or 250 metres fun swim, or if you are really serious about your swimming, 5000 metres, new for this year.
Dublin senior footballer Rory O'Carroll and Dublin senior hurler Paul Ryan were put through their paces by pupils at Scil Aine, Raheny at the launch of the Pupil Protector Plan underwritten by AIG Europe and administered by J.F.Dunne Insurances on May 14th 2015Read more →
With new legislation, known as Lifetime Community Rating, due to come in to effect on May 1st 2015, J.F.Dunne Insurances Ltd is urging consumers who are aged 35 or over to take the opportunity in the next two months to review their health insurance needs.
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Yesterday the European Commission ruled that the giving of exclusive rights to Bus Eireann to operate the School Transport Scheme was not "compatible with state aid rules" This opens up the prospect of the School Transport Scheme contract being put out to tender.Read more →
Telematics has been the buzzword around motor insurance for the last few years.
Originally little black boxes that you plugged into your car, Telematics have become a lot more advanced and can now be downloaded onto your mobile phone. Typically Telematics records speed, acceleration, braking, cornering, distances travelled, time of day or night travelling occurs etc.. All of this helps the insurer to better understand the risk you may present behind the wheel and rate your policy accordingly.
Our online motor insurance will soon be offering you the option of purchasing a standard or telematics policy. You will get a discount for taking out this policy but you also have the chance of increasing this discount with your good driving, you could earn up to 20% further discount after 90 days depending on your driving score.
The telematics policy has some terms and conditions that will differ from your standard policy and it is important to understand these before committing to the policy.Read more →
This guide provides useful, straightforward advice for homeowners to prepare for a flood and cope with the aftermath. It gives helpful tips and valuable guidance on what to do and who to contact for general advice as well as financial assistance.Read more →