We are members of both Irish Brokers Association and Brokers Federation of Ireland which assists us in keeping up to date with all current issues affecting our industry.
Our ethos is very much on providing a service to our clients in an honest and transparent way and we will always seek to provide our clients with the best possible cover for the most affordable premium.
Michael Kennedy Insurance Group commenced trading in 1973 under the stewardship of Michael Kennedy and operated in the City Centre. MKIG has been providing excellence in insurance for over 40 years.
In 1999 we relocated to our current office in Swords, North County Dublin and have benefited hugely from this.
All our staff are fully compliant with the CPD regulations and undergo annual continuous professional development.
We have access to a vast number of markets so no matter how complex the issue is we can arrange a suitable product for your needs.
Michael founded the company in 1973. He is professionally qualified as an ACII (Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute). He is well experienced in all classes of insurance from Property, Liability, Marine, Bonds, and more! Michael is also a council member of Fingal Dublin Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club of Dublin Fingal.
Michael is married with 3 children and is a former inter county hurler and footballer and is an avid fan of all sports and is currently a member of The Island Golf Club.
Maria became a director of the company in 1997 and manages the Accounts Section.
In her spare time she is a keen photographer and a member of Sutton Camera Club for the past number of years. She also loves to spend time with her Grandchildren spoiling them rotten!
Fergal joined Michael Kennedy Insurance Group in 1994 commencing his career in the personal lines department and quickly progressing to commercial lines. He attended college by night and obtained a BBS Insurance in 2003 followed by his QFA and CIP. Fergal became a director of MKIG in 2003 and now manages the business. Fergal is a past president of Brokers Federation Of Ireland.
Fergal is married with 3 children. When not chasing after his young family he can generally be found on a golf course or at a GAA match.
Ciara graduated with a Management & Accountancy Degree from DIT Aungier St in 2004. In between travelling the world, she worked in the Finance Industry as an Accountant for over 4 years. She joined MKIG in 2009, qualified as a Certified Insurance Practitioner (CIP) in 2011 and a Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA) in 2016.
Ciara is a keen sportswoman & enjoys being outdoors. She played hockey with Malahide Fingal Hockey Club for over 20 years. She is a member of Sutton Camera Club and some of her photos are on display in our Reception area. Ciara is a regular visitor to Croke Park & the RDS/Aviva Stadium cheering on the boys in blue & green respectively.
Linda has been a Commercial Broker with MKIG since April 2004. Having worked in the Industry over 25 Years previously with many of Ireland’s Largest Brokers including Global Brokers she has gained invaluable and extensive Commercial/Corporate insurance knowledge to assist in providing advice to our Clients. Insurance can be difficult but Linda always likes to make it easy for the Client.
Outside of work she is married with two children and in between cheering on sports matches etc. enjoys Walking, Pilates, Tennis, exploring new places, good food and Travel.
Colette has worked in the insurance profession for the past 28 years, initially in the UK for 10 years and thereafter in the Irish market. She has a wealth of knowledge in both the personal lines and commercial sectors, with particular expertise in placing motor fleet and special vehicle type risks. Strong customer service is the hallmark of her approach to work and she has a ”can do” attitude which she uses to good effect in her negotiations with insurers on behalf of clients.
Married and a busy Mum of 3 children, she still manages to find time for fitness, walking most days around the by-roads of Co. Meath and socialising with family and friends.
Before joining MKIG Eddie had been employed as an accountant for over 40 years including 15 years as part owner of an established company in the Printing Industry.
Away from the office Eddie enjoys all sports especially all codes of football, golf and tennis. He has been captain of Balbriggan Rugby Club and chairman of Portmarnock Tennis Club. Eddie loves all types of music and his big claim to fame is that he has sung ‘Sunny Afternoon’ more times than Ray Davis of the Kinks!
Bernie joined Michael Kennedy Insurance Group in 2003. She is responsible for all aspects of administration and support within the office and is probably the friendly voice that you first hear when phoning the office. Along with her administrative duties Bernie is at the forefront of MKIG’s customer services and telecommunications.
She has recently become a Grandmother and when not in the office can be found spending much loved time with her Grandchildren. Bernie also loves to bake and is a keen reader.
Emma first started in the insurance industry in April 2012 training in both personal and commercial insurance before joining MKIG in October 2014 where she has completely immersed herself into the personal lines role. To date she has qualified as an Accredited Product Adviser (APA) in Personal and Commercial Insurance and is working towards her Certificate Insurance Practitioner (CIP) qualification.
Outside of work, Emma volunteers as a sacristan in her local church. In between work and volunteering she enjoys minding her young cousins, catching up on the most recent TV series’ and brushing up on her Spanish language skills.
Emma graduated with QQI level 5 in Business and Finance in 1999 and began her career in Banking. She started her insurance career in 2001 and for the past 15 years has attained vast experience in both personal lines and commercial insurance in the Broker sector.