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All first time drivers (subject to normal underwriter acceptance criteria) who complete a course of 10+ lessons with a First Ireland insured Driving Instructor qualifies for our DRIVEfirst discount.

First time drivers who complete a course of 10+ lessons with a driving instructor insured with First Ireland are entitled to our exclusive DRIVEFirst discount

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Please contact our DRIVRFirst & Young Drivers Insurance Team

What is DRIVEFirst ?

    What do I do?
  • Sign up for 10+ lessons with a First Ireland Insured Driving Instructor. Call our DriveFirst team for your personal insurance quotation - mention the programme - and we’ll negotiate your discount for you!

    How does it work?
  • At First Ireland, we’ve negotiated discounts for first time drivers from our select panel of insurers. First time drivers who complete a course of 10+ lessons with a driving instructor insured with First Ireland are entitled to our exclusive DRIVEFirst discount. Just send us on your "Certificate of Lessons" which your Driving Instructor will issue once you successfully complete your lesson package!

    What does this discount mean to me?
  • Substantial savings on the cost of your first insurance! Insurance rates, benefits and policies are constantly changing. Using our 30 years experience and extensive market knowledge, we'll negotiate the best rate for you depending on your vehicle, age, occupation, licence and experience. Acceptance criteria, terms and conditions apply.

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Our Affordable Young Drivers Insurance

  • Cover from Age 17 years

  • Provisional or Full Licence

  • Good deals for additional young drivers

  • Discounts for Named Experience

  • Parents with own car go Free

  • Refunds for passing test mid-policy

  • Cars up to 20 years old

  • Claims & Convictions

  • Access to our DRIVEFirst Program

Young Drivers Insurance Claims

We offer a Full Claims Advice and handling Service, and are here to help you every step of the way. We will also help you get the best possible settlement if you do. With First Ireland you are also not alone in the event of making a claim against a third party – we have a specialist service to help you right through to claim settlement, including recovery of your uninsured losses.
    What to do in the event of an accident:
  • Make sure no one is injured. If you have any doubts ring the emergency services.

  • Get the registration numbers of the other vehicle(s) involved.

  • Get the insurance details (insurer and policy number) from their insurance disc(s).

  • Get the phone numbers of the other people involved.

  • Contact details and insurance information of anyone else involved.

  • Contact details of any witnesses or Gardai (or other police if abroad).

  • If possible, try to take some photos of the scene using your mobile phone (from a safe place).

  • Ring us and report the claim as soon as possible.

  • Don't admit liability, even if you think the accident is your fault.

  • Don't move your vehicle until it is safe to do so.

  • to help with accidents.

    What to do in the event of theft:
  • Contact your local Garda Station immediately to report the theft.

  • Ask the Gardai for their case Reference number, contact person and contact details (if they don’t have it yet, they will post it out to you).

  • Ring us and report the theft as soon as possible, and will we take it from there.

    Windscreen Claims:
  • Call us to check your approved repairer for windscreen damage

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. 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 extensive client list extends from individuals to large corporations.