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Hay fever…can it be avoided? The changing seasons and how it is affecting us!

Posted on October 10, 2018

As one of the millions of people worldwide who suffer from hay fever, I am completely aware of the misery this can cause. The great weather of the summer was great, but for hay fever sufferers it does no favours. A lot of occasions are held outside and while I don’t really want to complain as we get so little good weather, the constant sneezing and streaming eyes are not a good look. Last year we saw a merge of seasons...

Are your Podcast choices affecting your sense of safety?

Posted on October 3, 2018

Are you a Podcast Addict? My addition currently sits with true crime pods like Serial, My Favourite Murder, Criminal and West Cork (The gripping Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder mystery) there is almost too much choice! If like me you are a bit of a chicken but love a good scare, after listening to too many of these stories you start to pay much more attention to your safety! Starting with you and your home. Are all the doors and...

Evolution of Technology in the Home and the Need to Protect our Valuables

Posted on September 27, 2018

Your home is the most expensive item you will ever purchase, and we Irish are a nation of people who like to own our homes. Is it any wonder that we like to fill our homes with all of the modern appliances that make life more comfortable for us. Perhaps we all have a little bit of “keeping up with the Jones’s” in us, so we are always upgrading or replacing things, and ensuring that we have the best and...

“Do I need Cyber Insurance?”

Posted on September 19, 2018

Who needs cyber insurance? Well, if you are a business owner of any size, then the short answer to this question is most likely: You. Anybody who has a website, uses e-mail, has computer systems, or just handles data - in paper form or digital – requires cyber insurance to protect their business. The CSO (from IDG) outline the following astonishing stats: Cyber crime damage costs to hit $6 trillion annually by 2021. This makes it more profitable than the global...

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint And Reduce Your Bills At Home

Posted on August 29, 2018

Reduce, reuse, and recycle…buzzwords that we as consumers have heard over the last decade and beyond. You can reduce your carbon footprint and reduce your bills at the same time in your own home. Homeowners are accustomed to getting hit with increase after increase in their home electricity and gas bills. Today, we are lucky to have readily available technology and knowledge of additional ways we can improve and protect our home. Solar Panels, also known as Photovoltaic Panels are...

KennCo Travel Insurance for Fórsa Members

Posted on July 26, 2018

KennCo Insurance have teamed up with Fórsa   Fórsa was formed in January 2018 after members of IMPACT, the Civil, Public and Services Union (CPSU), and the Public Service Executive Union (PSEU) voted to form a new trade union together. KennCo Insurance are offering Fórsa members a special discount on their travel insurance. KennCo are offering Fórsa members Annual Multi-Trip travel insurance for just €59. Included in this price is cover for your partner and children too.* KennCo Travel Insurance has a...

Unrated insurance providers: Quality insurance vs. a Lower Premium

Posted on July 23, 2018

Should insurance brokers and customers deal with financially unrated insurance providers? This is a question that has been hugely prevalent in the last few years, particularly in Ireland. We’ve seen the chaos caused from the collapse of Quinn Insurance and every single insurance customer has been paying dearly for this since its collapse through government levies on all premiums. Prior to this, we saw this happen with the Independent Insurance Co., and since then we’ve had Setanta, Enterprise and more...

First time Buyer Home Insurance – KennCo Insurance Four Top Tips

Posted on July 18, 2018

Buying your first home will bring on a range of emotions over the course of the process. From preparing, searching, waiting and finally signing on the dotted line. We believe that worrying about your new home should be left to the experts. Although, as a homeowner, you are not legally obliged to have home insurance, your mortgage lender can insist that you have a minimum protection of buildings insurance. Your lender will have first-time buyer Home Insurance options available to...

Body & Soul 2018 – Directions and Driving Tips!

Posted on June 20, 2018

Body & Soul 2018 Summer Solstice Weekend, 22nd – 24th June, 2018 at Ballinlough Castle, Westmeath, Ireland What’s worse than driving to a festival and getting a flat tyre? The possibility of driving home from a festival and getting a flat tyre! There are always a few poor souls seen on the journey to and from festivals parked up waiting for help or frustratedly trying to change a tyre. KennCo are here to help with some tips and directions for...

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend; Travel Tips and Weather Warnings

Posted on March 16, 2018

How to travel to the parade The St. Patrick's Day parade 2018 will be in the City Centre, starting at Parnell Square, Dublin 1. Are you are planning to travel into the parade this year? We advise that you plan your route to and from the city. Some road closures are expected to impact traffic and parking within the city. For this reason, we advise you to leave the car at home if you are going into the city. We...