Just a quick post on Health Insurance in Ireland.
Check out this this article in Wikipedia about Health Insurance in Ireland, it gives a good overview of how it all works in Ireland.
Another website I would recommend you bookmark is called citizensinformation.
Variety of subjects covered, health care in Ireland being one of them. Please check this article !
Although less “official”, do have a look at Boards , as you’ll find you are not alone in having questions about your plan, provider, costs.
If you are looking to buy Health Insurance in Ireland, there are a few players in the market:
The Voluntary Health Insurance Board (VHI)
is the largest (and oldest)provider of voluntary private health insurance.
Laya Healthcare, formerly QUINN-healthcare,
HSF Health Plan( Hospital Saturday Fund) – more info here