Cavanagh Hooper Dolan Insurances Limited (CHD) was formed in December 2007 from the amalgamation of two of the best known names in the Irish insurance industry.
The Cavanagh name was first established in the insurance industry in the North West in 1943 by the late L.C.Cavanagh. Charles Cavanagh the Managing Director of Cavanagh Hooper Dolan Insurances entered the business in 1981. In 1987 Charles and his wife Catherine formed the successful Life and General Brokerage Charles Cavanagh Ltd. Since 2004 Charles has worked in various management positions with a number of International corporate brokers extending his knowledge of both national and international markets.
The other half of (CHD) is made up from Hooper Dolan Insurances which was established in 1978, and is a leading wholesale and retail Insurance Broker, having the largest network of associate offices on this Island. They were the first provisionally accredited Lloyds Broker in Ireland and currently place business with Lloyds through The Underwriting Exchange in London among others.
Cavanagh Hooper Dolan Insurances operate from three locations – Donegal, Sligo and Derry.
The Cavanagh Hooper Dolan Insurances Ltd, team is made up of dedicated insurance professionals. These people live in the community they serve and are dedicated to finding the right insurance for each client. Our staff work diligently to keep up with important industry developments, so they can pass the most accurate information on to you.
CIP BBS Manager
Orla is working with Hooper Dolan since 2005 after qualifying from Sligo IT with a bachelor of business studies (Marketing).
Orla is the office manager in the Sligo branch and looks after the commercial lines business. Orla is very much involved in the BNI group in Sligo and is also a past President of the Insurance Institute in Sligo.
Orla was awarded Team Leader of the Year 2015 by the IBA.
CIP BBS (Ord)
Mairead is working with Cavanagh Hooper Dolan Sligo since 2008 after qualifying with an ordinary degree in front office and tourism management from Athlone IT.
Mairead looks after the personal lines and healthcare business as well as dealing with day to day client service and accounts.
Michael joined FBD in 1996 where he worked as a customer adviser dealing with Personal and Farm Insurance. In 2001 he was recruited by Aviva as a Farm Insurance Advisor to grow the Agri book of business in the northwest covering the Letterkenny Sligo and Castlebar branches. He was appointed Aviva Branch Manager Sligo in 2003 with responsibility for the overall Commercial and Private Insurance business and during this time was commended as Branch Sales Manager of the Year.
He joined Cavanagh Hooper Dolan in 2012 as a Business Development Executive for the Northwest. He has a keen interest in the GAA and has played and managed at all levels and is currently secretary of his local Club.