Great deals and exclusive discounts for young and first time drivers
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.
Qualify for discounts equivalent to a minimum of one year no claims bonus !
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What is DRIVEFirst ?
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!
What do I do?
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!
How does it work?
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.
What does this discount mean to me?
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.
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.
www.accidentsketch.com to help with accidents.
What to do in the event of an accident:
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.
What to do in the event of theft:
Call us to check your approved repairer for windscreen damage
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.