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About Irish Life

Find out about the history of Irish Life, who currently sits on our board of directors, and our group activities.

Established in 1939, Irish Life is one of Ireland’s leading financial services companies with over 1 million customers. For over 75 years, we’ve been helping people in Ireland look after their life insurance, pension and investment needs. Since July 2013 Irish Life has been part of the Great-West Lifeco group of companies, one of the world’s leading life assurance organisations.

A list of key events in Irish Life's corporate history from our incorporation in 1939 to the completion of the acquisition by Great West Lifeco.

Irish Life is Ireland’s leading life and pensions group with a domestic market share of c.30%. The company provides a wide range of risk protection, pension, savings and investment products for both the individual and group markets in Ireland.

Find out more about our Board of Directors

Each year Irish Life Staff Charities selects two charities to receive donations collected throughout the year.

Irish Life is to invest €1million in the GAA’s Healthy Club Project as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility programme to celebrate the company’s 75th anniversary of business in Ireland.

All you need to know about latest news surrounding Irish Life.