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We offer a simple and cheap classic car insurance and vintage car insurance in Ireland for cars aged 20 years and over. Our affordable classic car insurance products are designed specifically to serve classic car enthusiasts and are supported by our vast experience in this area. We combine our cheap classic car insurance with high quality customer care. If you want to get the cover that suits you and your classic car use our on-line quote or give us a call.

At First Ireland we can offer you not only our best classic car insurance deals in Ireland, but we can help you find a cheap insurance for your car and van too. We can even offer a very competitive and affordable car insurance for performance cars.

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Our Affordable Classic Car Insurance

  • Four mileage options

  • Classic car windscreen cover

  • Free cover for driving in EU

  • Bonus discount up to 6 years

  • Special rates for classic car collectors

  • Up to 70% off of multiple classic cars

  • Classic car insurance for all ages

  • Classic tractors insurance

  • Classic camper vans

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Classic Car Insurance Clubs

See the list:

Classic Car Clubs List

Club Phone Web
American Automobile Association 0402 32726 www.geocities.com/aaairl
Austin Healey Club Ireland 071 9170386 
Blessington Vintage Car & Motorcycle Club 045 865176
Capriclub of Ireland 087 2953661
Celbridge Classic Bike & Car Club 01 6272126
Celtic Old Vehicle Owners Club Ltd 045 861683
Connaught Veteran & Vintage Car Club
Eircooled Club www.eircooled.com
Fiat 500 Club 01 4931286
Ford RS Owners Club 01 8256656
Irish Jaguar & Daimler Club
Irish Mini Owners Club 01 8427247
Irish Morris Minor Owners Club 01 8425739
Irish Veteran & Vintage Car Club 01 8425739
Italian Classic Car Club
Jaguar Enthusiasts Club
Kingdom Veteran, Vintage & Classic Car Club 066 7124447
Limerick Classic & Vintage CC
Mercedes-Benz Club 01 8555564
MG Enthusiasts Club Ireland 086 3676372 www.mgireland.com
North East Vintage & Classic Car Club 01 8490664
Rover Enthusiasts Club of Ireland 087 635379
Triumph Classic Owners Club
Western Veteran & Vintage Motor Club
Cortina Owners Club of Ireland 01 6234586

About First Ireland

First Ireland is one of largest Irish-owned Insurance Brokers in the country. Founded in 1981, the company is owned and operated by its senior partners who work full time in the business. We now employ over 160 people and our extensive client list includes Irish and International Companies, large and small, including many services firms, right through to Individual Professionals.

Classic Car Quote Assumptions

Your quote is based on the following assumptions. If the following are not true then unfortunately we cannot provide a quote online.
If for any reason you are not able to agree with the assumptions below don't give up on us - We are still very likely to be able to quote. You just need to call us instead on 01 8820884
The Proposer should:
  • be the legal owner and main user of the vehicle.
  • be currently resident in the Republic of Ireland and have permanently resided in the Republic of Ireland.

  • disclose all material information for all drivers(i.e. information likely to influence the assessment and acceptance of your Proposal). Providing false information could result in claims not being paid and/or your policy being treated as null and void.

  • Be a genuine classic car enthusiast and a member of a classic car club


All Drivers should:
  • Be aged 25 years or more.
  • Hold a full licence (with the exception of the policyholder spouse).

  • not suffer from any medical condition which may affect their ability to drive, unless notified to and approved by the Licence authority.

  • not have had a proposal declined, cancelled, refused or special terms imposed by an insurer.


The Vehicle MUST NOT:
  • be less than 20 years old

  • be used to carry corrosive, toxic, explosive or flammable goods

  • be used in airports

  • be used for hire or reward or the carriage of other peoples goods

  • be used for the carriage of people for Hire and Reward –(taxi, hackney, chauffer, vehicle hire)

  • be used for Delivery

  • be used for Driving Instruction or Tuition

  • be used for Embassy / Diplomatic Service

  • be modified unless to cater for a disability

  • be mass produced. (Car types such as a Fiat Punto do not qualify under our classic car scheme)

  • be the proposers only vehicle


Driving Experience:
  • Any No Claims Bonus entitlement must be in your own name and the expiry date must be within 2 years from cover date.

  • Any Named Driving experience will be quoted on an indicative basis only and these quotes will be subject to Insurers acceptance and variable expiry date criteria.

Car Quote Assumptions

Your quote is based on the following assumptions. If the following are not true then unfortunately we cannot provide a quote online.
If for any reason you are not able to agree with the assumptions below don't give up on us - We are still very likely to be able to quote. You just need to call us instead on 01 8820884
The Proposer should:
  • be the legal owner and main user of the vehicle

  • be currently resident in the Republic of Ireland and have permanently resided in the Republic of Ireland

  • disclose all material information for all drivers (i.e. information likely to influence the assessment and acceptance of your Proposal). Providing false information could result in claims not being paid and/or your policy being treated as null and void


All Drivers should:
  • be free of any convictions(Motoring Offences or Criminal Convictions), and have no prosecutions pending

  • be free of any penalty points in the last 3 years

  • not suffer from any medical condition which may affect their ability to drive, unless notified to and approved by the Licence authority

  • not have had a proposal declined, canceled, refused or special terms imposed by an insurer


The Vehicle MUST NOT:
  • be used to carry corrosive, toxic, explosive or flammable goods

  • be used in airports

  • be used for hire or reward or the carriage of other peoples goods

  • be used for the carriage of people for Hire and Reward –(taxi, hackney, chauffer, vehicle hire)

  • be used for Delivery

  • be used for Driving Instruction or Tuition

  • be used for Embassy / Diplomatic Service

  • be modified unless to cater for a disability

  • have an expired motor tax disc

  • have any gap in taxation since taking ownership of the vehicle

  • have an expired NCT certificate


Driving Experience:
  • Any No Claims Bonus entitlement must be in your own name and the expiry date must be within 2 years from cover date

  • Any No Claims Bonus obtained outside Ireland or the UK will need to be verified to us by the Insurer within 14 days of the policies inception date

  • Any Named Driving experience will be quoted on an indicative basis only and these quotes will be subject to Insurers acceptance and variable expiry date criteria

  • If a gap in cover is present between the expiry of your previous policy and the start date of your new policy the quotation provided will be on an indicative basis only. All quotations provided where there is a gap in cover is subject to Insurers acceptance criteria