Pensions in Ireland

Pensions In Ireland

Pensions in Ireland: No universal solution

February 2016 (Magazine)By

Despite promising comprehensive pension reform and after five years in government, Ireland’s Fine Gael-Labour-led coalition is months away from an election without a significant road map for change

IAPF: Look to the future

February 2016 (Magazine)By

Despite a growing economy and regulatory developments in the defined benefit sector, Ireland still faces challenges in its pensions system. Jerry Moriarty urges long-term considerations to form part of future pensions policy

Ireland's DB funding steps up a gear

February 2016 (Magazine)By ,

Irish DB schemes face a new financial buffer from this year. Each of the various ways to meet the risk-reserve standard comes at a considerable cost

Ireland's risk reserve requirement: New duties

February 2016 (Magazine)

Philip Shier and Aidan Kennedy review the new risk reserve requirement for pension funds 

Pensions Accounting: Deficit pain lingers

February 2016 (Magazine)By

Mick O’Byrne provides an update on the accounting deficits of defined benefit pension schemes of Irish listed companies and state entities

Pensions In  Ireland: Towards a DC future

Pensions In Ireland: Towards a DC future

February 2015 (Magazine)By

At its first meeting of 2015, the Irish Cabinet discussed the introduction of a “new, universal supplementary pension savings scheme”. The plan was presented by Joan Burton, deputy prime minister and minister for social protection. 

Pensions In Ireland: Do the right thing

February 2015 (Magazine)By

Jerry Moriarty welcomes the planned end to the pensions levy but calls for definite action on auto enrolment

Pensions In Ireland: Needing a break

February 2015 (Magazine)By

Defined benefit scheme deficits continue to have a significant presence on Irish balance sheets, according to Mick O’Byrne

Pensions In Ireland: The illusion of power

February 2015 (Magazine)By

Recent court rulings have given the impression that trustees are set to wield greater powers when negotiating with sponsors over deficits. But despite a notable victory, Jonathan Williams finds the power might be an illusion

Pension in Ireland: Route change

February 2015 (Magazine)By

Funds are shifting assets to fixed income following Pension Authority concerns about equity risk, writes Carlo Svaluto Moreolo

Pensions in Ireland: The recovering Celtic tiger

February 2015 (Magazine)By

With a target of stimulating growth while investing along commercial lines, the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund will have to find attractive and viable projects. Jonathan Williams talks to Donal Murphy about how to deploy €7bn, and across what sectors

Top 1000: Ireland - The state steps in

September 2014 (Magazine)By

As a new regulatory structure beds down, minor but important changes have been made to reintroduce equity into the pensions system.

All Ireland

Dublin, Ireland

Irish roundup: AIB, Fianna Fáil, Pensions Authority, Bord na Móna

Fri, 20 Jan 2017By

State-owned AIB agrees pay and pensions deal with union; Fianna Fáil tables pensions law amendment

Dublin, Ireland

Irish sovereign fund invests in online sales platform

Wed, 18 Jan 2017By

Firm pledges to establish new office as part of investment by sovereign development fund

Martello tower, Dublin

Ireland Strategic Investment Fund commits €30m to SME lender

Mon, 28 Nov 2016By

Sovereign wealth fund to take 32% stake in Finance Ireland


Irish pension fund deficits soar to €6.8bn

Thu, 17 Nov 2016By

Quantitative easing, Brexit and corporate bond yields all contribute to combined shortfall


Ireland's sovereign fund backs €40m life sciences investment

Tue, 1 Nov 2016By

ISIF investment will see creation of research centre, employing 150 staff

Four Courts, Dublin

Irish regulator urged to tackle risk of master-trust monopolies

Mon, 31 Oct 2016By

Irish industry association, consumer group back regulation to avoid monopolies

Martello tower, Dublin

Ireland's IAPF calls for rethink on defined benefit funding calculation

Thu, 6 Oct 2016By

Chief executive says action on universal pension has also been ‘parked for too long’

Dublin, Ireland

Irish insurers back auto-enrolment reform, call for 10% contributions

Wed, 14 Sep 2016By

Industry group draws inspiration from New Zealand, Australia

All Ireland News


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