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Sports

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logo of Federation of Irish SportMarsh Sports – Supporting your club and community

Marsh are leading experts in the sports insurance with many years' experience providing insurance solutions to International Sports Associations, National Sports Associations, Clubs and Athletes.

We are proud to work as official partners and insurance brokers to the Federation of Irish Sport providing support directly to many National Governing bodies and local sports groups right across Ireland.

Our joint focus and aim is to bring together Irish Sports in a cohesive fashion to ensure all associations and clubs benefit from cost effective, comprehensive insurance solutions.

Our experience spans the breadth of the globe and includes placement, risk management and claims management for some of the largest sporting events in the world. With Marsh, you benefit from global experience combined with local expertise and servicing.

On your side

Marsh Ireland is committed to working with Federation of Irish Sport members. We have negotiated premium insurance cover and, should the need arise, we will be there to support you to ensure that you receive a fast, efficient claims service.

You will be able to draw on Marsh’s global sports insurance experience and also benefit from our on-going claims trend analysis, whereby we will follow claims trends in your sector and provide advice to help you avoid similar claims.

"With many years of experience providing Insurance and Risk Management Solutions to sporting associations from grass roots to National Governing Bodies and International Sports Federations, Marsh Ireland are uniquely positioned to ensure all our members can benefit from extensive coverage and cost savings through the benefit of scale.”

Mary O’Connor, Chief Executive, Federation of Irish Sport

 

 

National Governing Bodies

Marsh Ireland, in association with Federation of Irish Sport, offers an insurance facility specifically designed for National Governing Bodies.

Our holistic approach reflects the diversity of risk within a National Governing Body and helps national sport associations understand their risks and exposures. Through this facility, organisations can benefit from cost-effective insurance packages tailored specifically to meet their needs.

At Marsh, we pride ourselves on knowing our clients and what they are about. Our philosophy is quite simply to provide innovative solutions to our clients accompanied by the highest quality service.

National Governing Bodies can have peace of mind knowing that your insurance package will be tailored to provide you with the specific covers you require to allow you peace of mind.

Insurance packages can include:

  • Public/Products Liability
  • Personal Accident
  • Employers Liability including cover for Volunteers
  • Directors & Officers Liability
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Professional Indemnity
  • Property
  • Business Interruption
  • Travel
Sports Clubs and Coaches

In association with Federation of Irish Sport, we offer an insurance facility specifically designed for Sports Coaches.

Our facility offers insurance packages tailored to meet the needs of sports coaches and our dedicated team will be happy to discuss your requirements with you.

In association with Federation of Irish Sport, we offer an insurance facility specifically designed for Sports Coaches and clubs aligned to Local Sports Partnerships.

Our facility offers insurance packages tailored to meet the needs of sports coaches and our dedicated team will be happy to discuss your requirements with you.

At Marsh, we constantly review the risks and exposures for coaches working independently and our philosophy is quite simply to provide innovative solutions to our clients accompanied by the highest quality service.

You can have peace of mind knowing that your insurance package is tailored to provide you with the specific covers for your organisation and insurance packages can include:

  • Public/Products Liability
  • Employers Liability including cover for Volunteers
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Property
  • Business Interruption
  • Cyber
  • Travel
  • Mini-bus Insurance
  • Life & Pensions

Our Sports Team

Marsh have a dedicated team with a passion for sport available to support clubs and organisations in delivering comprehensive tailored solutions.

Our team have years of experience and expertise in sports insurance and are available by phone and email to assist all clubs and organisations across the country.

Head of Sport and Enterprise

Ciaran Whelan

t: 087 6382526

Ciaran.Whelan@marsh.com

Account Executive/Team Leader

Barbara McCluskey

t: 087 6361206

Barbara.McCluskey@marsh.com

New Business Sports Team

John Mc Dermott

t: 01 2026051

John.Mcdermott@marsh.com

Keith Heffernan

t: 01 2026041

Keith.Heffernan@marsh.com

Tom O'Leary

t: 01 2026018

Tom.Oleary@marsh.com

Frankie Nolan

t: 01 2026030

Frankie.Nolan@marsh.com

Sports Advisory Team

Eibhlin Bergin

t: 01 2026013

Eibhlin.Bergin@marsh.co

Jennifer Jones

t: 01 2026074

Jennifer.Jones@marsh.com

Louise McEvoy

t: 01 2026043

Louise.McEvoy@marsh.com

Our Approach

Partnership is fundamental to our philosophy. We work closely with each sporting partner to ensure we recognise their requirements and their future direction. From the largest corporate sporting group to grass roots clubs, our solutions are designed to deliver clearly defined benefits to ensure each of our partners achieves their goals through our professional advice and superior service.

Global Strength

We are proud of our reputation as pioneers in the development of quality insurance and risk management outcomes for our commercial and community based partners across the globe, including:

  • • National, International and Local Sports Associations
  • • Clubs
  • • Individual Athletes
  • • Stadium and Venue Owners
  • • Event Organisers

Marsh Sporting Clients

Gaelic Athletic Association Gymnastics Ireland
Swim Ireland World Rugby
Archery Ireland The English Football League
Sailing Ireland International Tennis Federation
Swimming Australia Hockey Australia
FIFA World Cup 2018 IOC Olympics
Motorsport UK The Jockey Club
Paralympics Ireland UK Athletics

 

Related Services

Personal Insurance

As a leading provider of affinity scheme business solutions, Marsh offers a range of personal insurance products:

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  • Car
  • Travel
  • Van

We can provide:

  • A suite of products specifically tailored to you, your employees or members
  • Excellent customers service
  • A dedicated phone numbers for scheme clients
  • Personalised fliers and online material to promote your scheme
Employee Benefits

In the constantly evolving world of Employee Benefits, employers, trustees and financial directors find themselves spending increasing amounts of time and money fulfilling corresponding legislative and regulatory obligations. And they must keep abreast of a growing array of employee benefits to attract new staff and address the changing needs of their existing staff. It goes without saying therefore that any Employee Benefits programme must be well planned properly controlled, efficient, cost effective and individually tailored to the needs of your business.

  • Reviewing your company’s pension arrangements - ensuring, as an employer, you have the best options in place for your workforce. More information
  • Reviewing your company’s health insurance and life insurance provision. More information
  • Reviewing your benefit implementation and communication, so that information flows easily between HR, payroll, employees and providers. More information
  • Employee and individual financial planning - around pension, investments and protection around illness, death etc. More information

Please contact Rachel O'Sullivan, Darwin and MMB Sales Lead - Ireland:
rachel.osullivan@mercer.com
tel: 01 411 8545