Businesses and Festivals lash out at rise in public liability insurance costs

The cost of public liability insurance for the organisers of the Taste of Donegal Food Festival has risen from 600 to 12,000 euros in the past few years, while the Five Star Fun business in Grange are now paying 13k per year more in insurance than they have been. Ernan McGettigan of the Festival and Michael Farrell of Five Star Fun discuss the associated difficulties and what needs to be done