Irish Life Health
Welcome to Ireland’s newest health Insurer, Irish Life Health. Bringing fresh options and innovation to the health insurance market.
Irish Life
Irish Life the largest life and pensions group and fund manager in Ireland, employing 2,000 people and servicing one million customers.
Irish Life Investment Managers
Managing assets in excess 39bn, ILIM manages money on behalf of multinational corporations, charities and domestics.

News - Irish Life Corporate Business

Posted on June 08, 2016

Irish Life, the leading provider of income protection benefits in Ireland*, paid out over €53 million to people who were unable to work due to illnesses or injuries during 2015. An analysis of Irish Life’s claims data provides a valuable insight into the health of the working population, and includes a breakdown of the illnesses and conditions that led to over 3,000 Income Protection claims being paid in 2015. 

Posted on May 16, 2016

Further insights into the habits of Ireland’s workforce have been revealed through recent employee research carried out by Irish Life*. The research found that Ireland’s workforce remains committed to their jobs, with over a third of employees in Ireland stating they have never missed a day in work. However, Ireland’s workforce are not as dedicated to securing their financial future, as they are only saving an average of 10% of their salary into a pension fund, Irish Life figures show. 

Posted on April 14, 2016

Irish Life held a major pensions conference attended by almost 200 delegates in Dublin today.  On the theme “Empowering Retirement” speakers discussed new initiatives to engage members of defined contribution pension schemes. Recent research conducted by Irish Life shows that only 29% of us know how much we need to live on in retirement,* and the conference focused on ways to help Irish people become more retirement ready.

Posted on April 04, 2016

Enhanced Annuities now account for 25% of all Irish Life’s annuity business

Smoking, Blood Pressure and Obesity main qualifying conditions in 2015

Irish Life has released figures for the take-up of its Enhanced Annuity product for 2015. Figures show that up to 25% of Irish Life’s annuity customers are making the most of this innovative product which gives customers a significant bonus in their retirement income*. As awareness for this new retirement product grows, an increasing number of people are qualifying for increased retirement income. During 2015, the highest enhancement paid was 27% and the average enhancement paid was 9%.



Posted on March 10, 2016

9 March, 2016 – The Irish Life Group, the parent company of Irish Life, Ireland’s leading provider of life insurance, pensions and investments, has announced agreements to acquire Aviva Health and to take full 100% ownership of GloHealth.

Over two million health insurance customers will benefit from the combination of the two businesses and the creation of a significant new force in the health insurance market.

Posted on February 24, 2016

Irish Life wins overall IBA Life Award for 6th consecutive year and also wins Best Claims Support Award.

Posted on February 12, 2016
As people in Ireland prepare to celebrate the most romantic day of the year, Valentines Day, recent research by Irish Life has revealed that romance can often blossom in the workplace. 
Posted on January 28, 2016

Ireland’s largest life assurance company, Irish Life, has welcomed the decision by Fitch Ratings to upgrade Irish Life Assurance plc (Irish Life) one notch, to ‘AA’ from ‘AA-‘.
The upgrade of Irish Life's rating reflects Fitch's view that Irish Life has become 'core' to its parent company, Great-West Lifeco Inc. Previously, Fitch viewed Irish Life as being 'very important' to its owner. Great-West Lifeco’s ownership of Irish Life has resulted in a three-notch uplift in Irish Life's Insurer Financial Strength rating to ‘AA’ from its stand-alone assessment of ‘A’.

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Posted on December 17, 2015

Ireland’s largest life assurance company, Irish Life, announced today that its employees have donated a phenomenal total of €220,000 to two Irish charities, which has been raised through various fundraising initiatives undertaken throughout the year by its 2,200 employees.

Funds to be split between St. Francis Hospice and ‘Friends of Frank’ Trust

Posted on November 27, 2015

Irish Life has been awarded two top accolades at the Irish Pension Awards 2015, held in association with European Pensions. At the award ceremony in Dublin, Irish Life Investment Managers won Investment Manager of the Year for the third year in a row and Setanta Asset Management, part of the Irish Life Group, was awarded Equities Manager of the Year for the fourth year in a row.