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Irish Towing Services, a leader in the field of vehicle recovery in Ireland, was established by Alan Sherwood in 1986. Over the last number of decades the company has assisted hundreds of thousands of motorists. A family business Alan is now joined in the company by his two eldest sons and daughter-in-law who will help him ensure the continued success of this business for future generations.

The reputation of its 24/7 year-round service has been built on the knowledge, experience and expertise gained over the past 30 years. This reputation has helped to secure Contracts with Motoring Assistance Organisations, Insurance Companies, An Garda Siochana and as well as Car Franchise Dealers, Fleet Management Companies, Car Rental Companies, and Financial Institutions.

The company’s fully-uniformed recovery teams are all trained and qualified Vehicle Recovery Technicians with backgrounds in the motor trade. All Irish Towing Vehicle Recovery Technicians are Garda Vetted, carry ID and in the near future you can check their qualifications on

All our vehicles are regularly inspected and certified in compliance with all legislation and also in compliance with PAS43 which is a recognised “Best Practice” within the recovery industry.

Irish Towing Services has also received ISO-9001 2008 accreditation for providing a quality service.

Irish Towing Services is a Licenced Transport Operator, which allows us to transport all vehicles not only those that have broken down or been involved in an accident.

Irish Towing Services is a member of:

Institute of Vehicle Recovery (IVR)
Society of Irish Motor Industry (SIMI)
Association of Vehicle Recovery Operators (AVRO)
International Federation of Recovery Specialists (IFRS)