Where We Began & Milestones

Paddy started his career as Garda in Dublin in the 50’s – keeping law and order!

Sports mad Paddy showing his competitive spirit – rowing and rugby!

Paddy in his full uniform – with the Northern Rhodesian Police Force up until the late 60’s

Sunrise Insurance Brokers started from Thomas Street, Limerick in 1975.

How technology has moved on since the 70’s! – Typewriter, Dictaphone and Life rates book

Just a sample of Paddy’s many achievements and awards down through the years.


Sunrise Insurance Brokers - 34 O’Connell Street where we were based for over 37 years.

Taking the Insurance world by storm – Paddy and Gráinne’s first Insurance event together. LIA annual convention October 1999.

Family photo - 2007

Sunrise sweeps Awards ! Grainne wins the Young Sales Person of the year and Deirdre finalist Customer Service category – great day! 2009.

“Unaccustomed as I am to public speaking …… “ Never short of a few words! Paddy at Deirdre’s wedding in 2009.

Great colleagues and lifelong friends. Teddy Black and Paddy Ryan 2015

Name change to Sunrise Financial Planning – reflecting our services more accurately 2017

Proud day, another string to her bow – Gráinne graduates in UCD 2019. She completes her Graduate diploma in Financial Planning along with obtaining the prestigious CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™ designate

Sunrise proudly celebrates 45 years in business 2020 along with Fiona’s 20th work anniversary! Great day had by all

Sunrise is awarded the prestigious All Star Business Accreditation Award 2020

2022 - another move - this time to Steamboat Quay, Dock Road, Limerick

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