Phone lines closed

Call today: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Tuesday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Larne

106-108 Main Street, Larne, County Antrim, BT40 1RG

Visit today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Welcome to NFU Mutual's Larne branch. Although our grassroot customers are from the farming community we now cater for a wide range of insurance needs from individual homes and cars to tradesman, retailers, caterers, commercial property and motor fleet policies.

We are committed to providing a first class local service. Our friendly and dedicated team are ready to help with any query you may have. Why not call us or drop into our branch and we will be delighted to discuss your insurance requirements.

NFU Mutual

Our team

Ian Kernohan

Ian Kernohan ACII

Senior Agent

Ian managed the Ballyclare branch for over 18 years before taking on the exciting new role managing the merged branch of Ballyclare and Larne offices. Ian has over 25 years’ experience in the agricultural and commercial marketplace and takes pride in what sets NFU Mutual apart from our competitors by putting the customer first and providing a personal local service.

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Joyce McConnell

Joyce McConnell BSc Agric Hons

Assistant Agent

Joyce joined NFU Mutual in 1992 having graduated from Edinburgh University. She has lived and worked on the family's farm, training horses all of her life and being actively involved in local horse and pony club events. As a result, Joyce specialises in equestrian insurance lines as well as farming and agricultural related commercial insurances.

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Richard Lee

Richard Lee Dip CII

Assistant Agent

Richard graduated from the University of Ulster with a BSc (Hons) in Marketing and joined the Larne agency transferring from the Agent role in Magherafelt and having previously worked as a Locum Agent for NFU Mutual covering both Northern Ireland and Scotland. Richard takes pride in providing close personal service to our agricultural and commercial customers.

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Laura Evans Cert CII

Assistant Agent

Laura graduated from University of Ulster with a BSc (Hons) Business Management in Practice. She has joined the Larne branch with 15 years' insurance experience, specialising in commercial, farm and equine insurance. Laura looks forward to building relationships with the clients in the local area and providing a high level of service.

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Carrie Anne Ross

Carrie-Anne Ross

Agency Manager

Carrie-Anne graduated from University of Ulster in 2006 with a BA (Hons) in English Literature & Philosophy and in 2008 obtained a Level 5 Diploma in Management from The Chartered Management Institute. Carrie-Anne joined the Ballyclare office in 2011 within a sales role and is now responsible for managing both the Ballyclare and Larne offices.

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Karen Adrain

Karen Adrain

Key Accounts Manager

Karen graduated from Newcastle Upon Tyne in 2007 with a BA (Hons) in Marketing & Management. She has been in the Larne branch for over 9 years and oversees the general running of the office and accounts. Karen is more than happy to assist customers with their motor, personal and commercial insurance needs.

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Ciara Black

Ciara Black

Insurance Sales Executive and Claims Administrator

Ciara graduated from University of Ulster with a BSc (Hons) in Communications in 2010 and has over 7 years' experience in the insurance industry having been with the agency for 5 years. Ciara can help with motor, personal and commercial insurances but specialises in Fertility Guarantee and Luckpenny policies for farming customers and also manages claims in the agency.

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Laura Withers

Insurance Sales Executive

Laura graduated from University of Ulster with a BSc (Hons) in Business Studies in 2009. Laura joined the agency in June 2018 with a background of large account management in the retail and manufacturing industries. Going forward she will be working predominately with our commercial clients including property owners, retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers and tradesmen amongst others.

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Louise McErlain

Louise McErlain

Insurance Administrator

Having joined the agency over 3 years ago, Louise can provide you with a quotation for your motor and personal insurances. She can process policy changes on your policies and help in processing your renewal documentation, along with day to day administration in the office.

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Lisa McFetridge

Lisa McFetridge

Insurance Administrator

Lisa graduated with a degree in Law from Queens University Belfast and has been with the Larne agency since February 2017. Lisa is licensed to assist with your motor and personal policy queries including new quotes, mid-term adjustments and renewal queries.

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Joshua Neill

Insurance Administrator

Joshua graduated from the University of Ulster with a BA (Hons) in History and Media Studies and joined the agency in July 2018, with experience in personal lines insurance. Joshua is also responsible for managing the day to day membership services for the Ulster Farmers' Union in the office, assisting the Group Managers.

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Sam Ayre

Sam Ayre

Financial Services Executive - Investments, Pensions and Protection

Sam has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry and works in the branch booking appointments for customers with NFU Mutual Financial Adviser Gary Coogan. He also deals with the administration of queries relating to investments, pensions and life insurance.

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Gary Coogan

Financial Adviser

Gary handles all financial services within the branch and is happy to discuss your financial matters either in the branch or in the comfort of your home. He has many years of experience within the financial services industry and firmly believes that the personal approach that NFU Mutual offers really makes us stand out from competitors.

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Ed Patterson

Risk Management Surveyor

Ed is based in Northern Ireland and works closely with the Larne branch to provide health & safety and risk management advisory service to all customers. This can range from a basic risk audit through to a full monthly advisory service for larger customers. Ed believes our products and services are excellent value and you can rest assured they are delivered in a professional manner, taking the pressure off you so that you can run your business more efficiently.

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