What is Life Insurance?

Life Insurance is a form of insurance that pays a lump sum to your family if you die, provided of course that you have taken out a life policy.

They can use this lump sum to pay off bills or the mortgage, and it could give them an income when they need it most. You can choose to take out life insurance by itself, or as part of a broader life policy, providing other benefits such as specified illness cover.

Alternatively, if you are interested in Pension Life Insurance, information can be found on our Pension Life Insurance page.

Family Protection

Get peace of mind that if you die or are diagnosed with a specified illness, your family will not have to struggle financially.

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Income Protection

Are you looking for a regular income in case you are out of work due to illness or injury? You need income protection.

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Mortgage Protection

Are you looking for a basic life insurance product that will pay off your mortgage if you die? We have that product for you.

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Life Insurance Calculator

Use our Life Insurance Calculator to calculate the right amount of cover for you.

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If you're looking for even more information about life insurance and all the other important areas then we can help.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our FAQ section contains plenty of information about investments and other areas of personal finance.

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For more general information around life insurance and some of our other products, then try our guides.

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Breakdown of Charges

This section gives a breakdown of premium payments for all our Life Insurance products.

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Contact Us
Irish Life Call: +353 (0)1 704 1010
Canada Life Call: 1850 203 203
Outside Ireland Call: 01 704 1740

Email: customerservice@irishlife.ie

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Irish Life Financial Services ltd. is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. Irish Life Assurance plc. is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.
Irish Life Financial Services ltd and Irish Life Assurance plc Registered Office - Lower Abbey Street, PO Box 129, Freepost, Dublin 1. Phone: 01 704 2000, E-mail: customerservice@irishlife.ie.
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