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Larne Branch

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

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.

Our team

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. expand text

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. expand text

Richard Lee CII Dip

Assistant Agent
Richard graduated from the University of Ulster with a BSc (Hons) in Marketing and joined the Larne branch transferring from the agent role in Magherafelt with over 4 years’ experience working for NFU Mutual. Richard takes pride in providing close personal service to our agricultural and commercial customers. expand text

Laura Evans CII Cert

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. expand text

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. expand text

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. expand text

Ciara Black

Sales Executive
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 branch 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 branch. expand text

Carla Spence

Sales Executive
Carla has worked within the insurance industry for 3 years and has been with NFU Mutual in Larne for over a year. Her main duties are providing new quotations for clients for motor and personal insurances, processing policy changes and preparing your renewal documentation. Carla also assists with Ulster Farmers Union Memberships and Union related queries. expand text

Louise McErlain

Sales Administrator
Having joined the branch 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. expand text

Lisa McFetridge

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

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. expand text

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. expand text

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 service 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. expand text

NFU Mutual Financial Advisers advise on NFU Mutual products and selected products from specialist providers. When you contact us we'll explain the advice services we offer and the charges.

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