Donegal Deputy welcomes High Court insurance ruling

There's been a broad welcome from publicans and their representatives to a High Court ruling over insurance cover for pubs that had to close during the pandemic.

Mr Justice Denis McDonald decided that cover is not lost when the closure is prompted by nationwide outbreaks of disease.

The case was taken by four pubs, three in Dublin and one in Athlone against FBD Insurance.

Donegal Deputy Pearse Doherty who has written to the Central Bank calling for a Business Interruption Insurance Examination to be carried out has been welcoming today's ruling: