Minister Griffin says “sickening” compensation culture is destroying tourism businesses

Kerry’s junior minister says the “sickening” compensation culture is destroying businesses in the tourism sector.

Tourism Ireland’s launched its plans for the next 3 years, and expects to grow visitor numbers by 900 thousand.

An extra 5 thousand jobs are also due to be created in the sector by 2022.

But junior minister for tourism, Brendan Griffin, admits rising insurance premiums will pose a threat to many businesses heading into the new year: