Important Announcement

First Ireland announce acquisition by Gallagher

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About First Ireland

First Ireland is proud to be a fully 100% Irish owned and operated company. We are one of the largest brokerages in Ireland. Our head Office is in Parkgate Street, Dublin.

The company is owned and operated by its senior partners who work full time in the business. All our resources are dedicated to, and all our business strategies are aimed at meeting the needs of our valued customers in Ireland. They’re the only ones we have.

We now employ over 130 people at First Ireland and our vast client list extends from individuals to large corporations.

About First Ireland

How We Are Different

Our Dedicated

Our friendly and experienced staff will offer you excellent personal service and expert advice.

We partner with
high-value Insurers

We are one of the largest brokerages in Ireland and we partner with high-value insurers.

We engage with
our members

We always put our customers’ needs first and we focus on helping them achieve their goals.

Our Mission

We aim to guard our customers wealth and bring value to all their business arrangements with us. Whether it is Business Insurances, Personal Insurances, Wealth Management, Pensions, Life Cover, we are always beside you working to help you achieve your goals. We succeed because you succeed!

"Without a satisfied and loyal customer base we would wither and die. Instead thanks to the efforts of our staff, the loyalty of our customers and our supplier partners we continue to grow year on year. Why not contact us and find out first hand about the First Ireland experience."
John Roe, Executive Chairman

First Ireland Insurance Broker Mission
General Insurance Educational Achievement Award 2019
My brokers Awards
General Insurance Educational
Achievement Award 2019
The LPI Awards
The LPI Awards
Shortlisted 2017
The LPI Awards
The LPI Awards
Best Life and Pensions Broker 2016

Our Story

  1. We opened our doors in 1982.
  2. At a ceremony hosted by the then Taoiseach Bertie Ahern, our new brand First Ireland Risk Management Ltd. was launched.
  3. First Ireland acquired Excel Insurance Brokers Ltd.
  4. First Ireland expanded further with the acquisition of Pat Mee Insurances.
  5. We moved to our new specially constructed HQ in Parkgate Street
  6. Our staff numbers hit 100.
  7. First Ireland Finance was established as an in-house Premium Payment Facility
  8. We added a new 6000 sq. ft wing to our HQ in Parkgate Street
  9. First Ireland won "Best Life & Pensions Broker 2016" in Ireland at the 2016 LPI awards.
  10. First Ireland won the “General Insurance Educational Achievement Award 2019”
  11. We launched our online easy payment and account management solution MyFI.
  12. Linda Gallagher (Joint MD) formally elected to the Office of Deputy President of the Insurance Institute 2020-2021